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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

March 19, 2018
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., shows off a 28.5-inch walleye he caught in June 2017 on Mille Lacs Lake.  Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Third consecutive catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Lake Mille Lacs
March 19, 2018 - 9:42pm
March 1, 2018
Tom Landwehr, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
DNR says more timber available on state land
March 1, 2018 - 6:50pm
Deadline nears to remove fish houses
March 1, 2018 - 2:51pm
February 17, 2018
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., shows off a 28.5-inch walleye he caught in June 2017 on Mille Lacs Lake. Walleye regulations on Mille Lacs need to be structured to minimize the impact on local resorts and others businesses that suffer when walleye season is closed, as it was during portions of last year's open water season, said state Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, assistant House majority leader. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Mille Lacs stands to be a focus of Minn. legislative session, lawmaker says
February 17, 2018 - 10:55am
January 19, 2018
Tribune file photo 

A catfish working group is proposing that the current limit allowing five total, with no more than two being flathead, be increased to seven total, but retaining the limit of two on flathead. Catfish guru John White holds a channel catfish he caught in the Minnesota River.
New fishing regs in the offing: Talk turning to new walleye, panfish and catfish limits
January 19, 2018 - 6:39pm
January 18, 2018
Minn. DNR says changing name of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis to become official
January 18, 2018 - 5:58pm
December 29, 2017
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Minnesota DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr and his hunting companion taking a break during the 2015 Governor's Pheasant Opener near Montevideo. The commissioner released a survey in September that found 86 percent of users of wildlife management areas support ongoing acquisition of these public lands.
Meeker County Board splits twice but on second vote approves transfer of land for wildlife area
December 29, 2017 - 8:27pm
December 27, 2017
Renville County OKs Minnesota River master plan
December 27, 2017 - 5:23am
December 24, 2017
Brad Dokken
Minnesota DNR taking comments on draft timber harvest report
December 24, 2017 - 7:15am
December 19, 2017
Dangerous ice: Minn. fatalities already match 2014-15 winter, and it's only December
December 19, 2017 - 4:18pm
December 17, 2017
New northern pike regulations go into effect March 1 on Minnesota inland waters, but anglers can't begin targeting pike until the general fishing opener Saturday, May 12. Minnesota DNR photo
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
December 17, 2017 - 6:36am
Nick Anthony of Ballard's Resort takes some time to wet a line Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, as he talks about the work that goes into getting ready for another winter fishing season on Lake of the Woods near Baudette, Minn. Walleyes and saugers provided steady action throughout the day. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service                               play button
Resort workers keep Lake of the Woods winter fishing industry running smoothly
December 17, 2017 - 6:00am
December 11, 2017
Submitted/ No chronic wasting disease was detected in more than 11,000 precautionary samples from deer harvested in the north-central, central and southeastern Minnesota, including the Willmar area.
No CWD found in Willmar area testing
December 11, 2017 - 12:25pm
December 3, 2017
 Boats anchor up along the edge of the channel in Four-Mile Bay of Lake of the Woods in May 2013. A volunteer fisheries input group will begin meeting this month to provide input to the Department of Natural Resources as they draft a new five-year management plan for Lake of the Woods. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks herald)
Group to offer input on Lake of the Woods
December 3, 2017 - 4:06pm
November 28, 2017
Staked and frozen into the shallow water of North Long Lake in front of Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center, the bog will spend the winter on the swimming beach at the Merrifield camp. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Bog on North Long near Brainerd to remain in place for winter
November 28, 2017 - 10:09pm