Archive for the ‘Central MN’ Category

  • Pelican Lake

    Pelican Lake

    • 5082 Views • Central MNComments Off on Pelican Lake

    At 3,760 acres Pelican Lake is a large body of water located in west central Minnesota. It is a shallow lake with a max depth of only 21 feet but boasts great fishing and water recreation opportunities. The water quality indicates that is a fertile lake with...

  • Lake Osakis

    Lake Osakis

    • 6170 Views • Central MN, Destination SpotlightComments Off on Lake Osakis

    Covering 6,270 acres Lake Osakis is well known for great angling and recreational activities. It is also the headwaters of the Sauk River with a small channel that brings you through to Little Lake Osakis. The lake has a diverse fish population and is known...

  • Lake Minnewaska

    Lake Minnewaska

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    Lake Minnewaska is the 13th largest lake in Minnesota covering 7,110 acres.It is located in Central Minnesota. For the size of the lake it is relatively shallow with a max depth of only 32 feet. It is a popular lake for anglers and recreational water...

  • Grass Carp caught in Sartell

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    Last week a bow fishing angler on the Mississippi River near Sartell arrowed a 25-pound Grass Carp. This species has previous only been found in Southern MN and lower portions of the Mississippi River. Although Grass Carp are not discussed as heavily as...

  • Minnesota Governers Fishing Opener

    Brainerd Will Host The Minnesota Governer’s Fishing Opener In 2014

    • 1430 Views • Central MNComments Off on Brainerd Will Host The Minnesota Governer’s Fishing Opener In 2014

    Brainerd will host the Minnesota Governer’s Fishing Opener in 2014. We all know how much fun Brainerd is in the summer so this is great news. The options for food, drink and lodging are endless. From the mngovernersopener.com: ST. PAUL, Minn. (April...

  • Mille Lacs Lake Ice

    Mille Lacs Lake Making Headlines with Ice Sheet

    • 1950 Views • Central MNComments Off on Mille Lacs Lake Making Headlines with Ice Sheet

    The second biggest lake in Minnesota, Mille Lacs lake is making national headlines as high winds caused large ice sheets to wash up on shore threatening homes and businesses. Strong winds have pushed huge ice sheets ashore, right up to people’s...

  • Walleye Tags by DNR

    Fishing On Lake Mille Lacs? You could get a free lure from the DNR

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    As with most Minnesotans in Central Minnesota or the Minneapolis/St. Paul Area fishing on Lake Mille Lacs is a regular occurrence. Fishing on Lake Mille Lacs is a great starting point for people wanting to catch walleye as it is always up there in the talks...

  • New Minnesota Fishing License Options

    New Minnesota Fishing License Options Cater to Anglers Interests

    • 1585 Views • Central MN, Home, Minneapolis / St. Paul Area, Northeast MN, Northwest MN, Places, Southern MNComments Off on New Minnesota Fishing License Options Cater to Anglers Interests

    Ranking third in the nation as an inland fishing destination, wherever you are in Minnesota you are close to great fishing. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has listened to feedback and has created new options for Minnesota Fishing license...

  • Zebra Mussels

    Dogs used by the Minnesota DNR to sniff out Zebra Mussels

    • 1873 Views • Central MN, Minneapolis / St. Paul Area, Northeast MN, Northwest MN, Places, Southern MNComments Off on Dogs used by the Minnesota DNR to sniff out Zebra Mussels

    For the first time the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be using three zebra mussel sniffing K-9 teams to help combat the spread of the aquatic invasive species (AIS). During the open waters season the K-9 teams will be used throughout the...

  • Aquatic Invaders

    Minnesota DNR Educates the Public on Aquatic Invaders

    • 1433 Views • Central MN, Minneapolis / St. Paul Area, Northeast MN, Northwest MN, Places, Southern MNComments Off on Minnesota DNR Educates the Public on Aquatic Invaders

    There are over 11,000 lakes in the state of Minnesota and the majority of them are free of aquatic invaders. Ann Pierce, DNR Invasive Species unit supervisor, wants to keep it that way. As anglers gear up for the Minnesota fishing opener on May 11, the...