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April 12, 2017
Assistant Area Supervisor Mandy Erickson, left, reaches for a female walleye. The females are moved into tubs when staff members determine that they are ready to release their eggs. Meagan Pittelko / Forum News Service
Annual walleye run underway at Dunton Locks in Becker County
April 12, 2017 - 2:43pm
March 21, 2017
Mille Lacs Lake fishing guide Steve Fellegy holds a 26-inch walleye taken on his boat in this 2013 photo while fishing mud flats at the north end of the lake. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
March 21, 2017 - 11:13am
February 27, 2017
Forum Communications file photo
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
February 27, 2017 - 8:43pm
May 15, 2016
Mark Lindstrand of Willmar fishes at sunrise Saturday on Ringo Lake for his 16th consecutive fishing opener. (DAN WALLERT | TRIBUNE)
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
April 28, 2016
Three Minnesota House committee chairmen brief reporters Wednesday on spending legislation. From left are Reps. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake, Pat Garofalo of Farmington and Denny McNamara of Hastings. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
GOP pushes 'smarter government' spending plan
April 28, 2016 - 5:30am
April 22, 2016
Brad Carlson with the Spicer fisheries crew holds a walleye netted during a previous year’s spawning run. (TRIBUNE FILE PHOTOS)
The Spicer Strain: Walleyes may be better able to reproduce on own when stocked in area waters
April 22, 2016 - 2:34pm
April 7, 2016
The DNR decided to allow live bait after committee members and the DNR met Wednesday and had a productive discussion about the pros and cons of the live-bait ban. The lake is a key destination for walleye anglers. (ONLINE PHOTO)
DNR changes Mille Lacs restriction: Live bait will be allowed this year
April 7, 2016 - 11:26am
October 26, 2015
DNR sets Mille Lacs winter walleye limit at one fish
October 26, 2015 - 11:00pm
October 6, 2015
DNR to make a decision on Mille Lacs ice fishing later this month
October 6, 2015 - 11:24pm
September 8, 2015
Will Mille Lacs have an ice fishing season? Resorts await winter rules
September 8, 2015 - 12:08am
August 27, 2015
DNR will add fisheries staff and hatchery facility at Mille Lacs
August 27, 2015 - 11:33pm
August 1, 2015
Gov. Mark Dayton addresses a standing-room-only crowd Friday inside Isle High School Auditorium near Lake Mille Lacs during a public forum regarding the potential early closure of the walleye fishing season. (Zach Kayser | Forum News Service)
Dayton sees ‘resentment’ from public at walleye forum
August 1, 2015 - 12:13am
July 21, 2015
Lake Mille Lacs walleye kill approaches state quota
July 21, 2015 - 11:30pm
May 10, 2015
Walleye were hard to find opening morning, but Mark Lindstrand and two friends had seven 24- to 28-inch northerns by 9 a.m. Saturday, fishing from the Ringo Lake shore. Lindstrand has opened in the same spot north of Willmar with family and friends for 15 years. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Perfect stage for walleye opener, but star actor reluctant
May 10, 2015 - 11:12pm
May 8, 2015
Every year around ice out, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and the Department of Natural Resources hire Jim Carlson and Dave Kuehn to set up on Pelican Island for a few weeks and kill about 1,000 cormorants. On April 30, they returned to shore with 145 pounds of cormorants stacked in tubs. (MPR NEWS/John Enger)
Minnesota pulls out all the stops to protect walleye
May 8, 2015 - 11:29pm