Weekly Conservation Officer Report

Weekly Conservation Officer Report

Highlights: (Pierz) CO Paul Kuske ran into a group of parents at a gas station. They joked with the Officer, “Don’t come to our lake.” Later CO Kuske did go to “their” lake and found one of “their” kids illegally operating a jet ski CONSERVATION OFFICER WEEKLY REPORT  06-29-2015   District 1 – Baudette area … Continue reading

Lake of the Woods Fishing Report

Lake of the Woods Fishing Report

By: Joe Henry An incredible week of fishing.  On the big water of Big Traverse Bay, walleyes being caught along Pine Island in 8-15′.  Some nice fish caught in 30′ in front of the Lighthouse Gap.  Lems, Archie’s and Arnesen’s reefs heating up out west.  Reefs near Knight, Bridges and Garden Island still holding fish.  … Continue reading

RUFFED GROUSE COUNTS ANNOUNCED

RUFFED GROUSE COUNTS ANNOUNCED

Minnesota’s ruffed grouse spring drumming counts were unchanged this year compared to last year, according to a survey conducted by the Department of Natural Resources. This follows a significant increase of 34 percent from 2013 to 2014, said Charlotte Roy, DNR grouse project leader. “While it can be tenuous to compare the results of only … Continue reading

Prairie Chicken Lottery

Prairie Chicken Lottery

  Prairie chicken hunt lottery opens July 1 Starting Wednesday, July 1, hunters can enter a lottery for one of 126 permits available for the 2015 Minnesota prairie chicken season. Applications are available wherever Minnesota Department of Natural Resources hunting and fishing licenses are sold. The deadline is Friday, Aug. 14. For application procedures and a permit area … Continue reading

MNSJ RADIO – ON DEMAND:  Bill Sherck from Due North Outdoors

MNSJ RADIO – ON DEMAND: Bill Sherck from Due North Outdoors

You may have caught Due North Outdoors this week on FSN, if not, you would have seen Minnesota Sporting Journal tag along with Bill Sherck and check out an island lodge on Eagle Lake in Ontario.  We targeted walleyes, lake trout and muskie.  How’d we do?  Bret Amundson spoke with Bill on last week’s MNSJ … Continue reading