DNR redoubles Mille Lacs Lake walleye management efforts
Public invited to comment on special fishing regulations
Minnesota fall duck and goose seasons
Wolf population remains stable
Outdoors Events Calendar:
---Women can fish, shoot muzzleloaders and more at workshop, Sept 11-13
---Goose Fest, Sept 25-27
---American Suppressor Assn Minnesota Rally, Sept 25
---DNR considers changes to Rainy walleye regs, mtg Sept 29
Minnesota Fish Tales
Statewide Fishing Report
ELY -Smallmouth bass fishing has exploded throughout the area. Whether you are live bait fishing, dragging crank baits, or flipping top water lures, the fish are eager and willing to bite. Some large specimens have been reported nearing the six pound mark.
CO Weekly Report
CO Brian Holt (Bemidji) worked bear baiting and ATV activity throughout the week. Complaints were received regarding ATVs operating in areas they shouldn’t be. CO Holt investigated a complaint of two dogs which had chased down a fawn and killed it. The officer also checked on a complaint of bears damaging crops.
Fishing & Hunting Reports
Musky action is very good right now, as the muskies start responding to the drop in water temps and look to begin their fattening up process for winter. The musky action will markedly improve as Eagle River heads into fall.
DNR Outdoor Report
On Green Bay, walleye were still being caught from Pensaukee down to Oconto, as well as out of the Green Bay metro launch outside of University Bay, and along the east shore off Larson's reef, along the Sturgeon Bay shipping canal and at Little Sturgeon Bay.On Lake Michigan, the chinook salmon and steelhead trout bite remained good this week out on the Bank Reef.
From the Dakotas
North Dakota Events
South Dakota Reports
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