Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is proposing an experimental fishing regulation aimed at reducing an overabundance of channel catfish in the Sauk River chain of lakes as well as Long, North Brown’s, Eden, and Mud lakes. The proposed regulation would increase the daily and possession limit for channel catfish [...]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Following recent rains across the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is urging boaters, paddlers and swimmers to think twice before heading out on the water right now. People must be especially cautious around high water; making sure they wear a life jacket and are aware of local flooding conditions [...]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota and may be seen in large numbers across parts of the state over the next few weeks, according to the Department of Natural Resources. “Ice is breaking up along the rivers, so it’s definitely time for folks to keep their eyes out,” said [...]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources If you have not done much fishing before do not worry. It is not hard. To catch fish all you need is a pole, tackle, bait and a fishing license. You will also want to do some research on the regulations, where fish live and what they eat. What does [...]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages homeowners to complete necessary open burning now, as restrictions will take effect shortly after snowmelt occurs. “Warm temperatures will continue to erode the snowpack in the next few weeks,” said Larry Himanga, DNR fire prevention coordinator. “This will expose last year’s leaves and [...]

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Anglers are reminded that 2013 fishing licenses expired on Friday, Feb. 28, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. Fishing licenses for 2014 now are available from DNR license agents, online at www.mndnr.gov/buyalicense and by telephone at 888-665-4236. All 2014 fishing licenses become effective Saturday, March 1. Customers who purchase online via smartphone won’t receive [...]

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Minnesota Department Of Natural Resources Sales of Minnesota state park permits increased in 2013, an indication that more people are connecting with the outdoors, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Sales of year-round permits totaled 136,300 in 2013, up 2 percent from 2012 and 21 percent from 2008, when Minnesota voters approved the Clean [...]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources With recent reports of vehicles breaking through the ice from Douglas to Beltrami counties, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is cautioning everyone about driving on the ice. “Ice is never 100 percent safe,” said Capt. Greg Salo, DNR enforcement manager. “Winter recreationists need to think twice before driving out on [...]

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