Posts Tagged ‘invasive species’

  • Zebra Mussels Found In Itasca County Lakes

    • 1659 Views • Northwest MNComments Off on Zebra Mussels Found In Itasca County Lakes

    As a homeowner on Sand Lake began to install their dock this spring they removed dead zebra mussels from it’s structure.They then informed the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) about their findings. They have confirmed the species and...

  • bowfishing

    Bowfishing Season Extended in Minnesota

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    Interest in the sport of bowfishing has increased throughout Minnesota the last couple of years and thanks to changes made by the Legislature their will be more opportunities for bowfisherman. For those unfamiliar with the sport bowfishng uses a bow and arrow...

  • Invaders of the Great Lakes

    Become An Aquatic Superhero With The “Invaders Of The Great Lakes” Pocket Guide

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    What’s an aquatic superhero you ask? It’s an fisherman who has taken the time to learn about his foes. He understands how aggressive the Brown Goby can be. He knows that Eurasian Ruffe have an unfair advantage due to their ability to detect water...

  • Minnesota Invasive Species

    Minnesota Invasive Species Threat re-emerges with Boating Season Underway

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    As Minnesotans prepare for Memorial Day weekend and the start of the boating season for most people. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds boaters and anglers of the threat Minnesota invasive species have on the health of all Minnesota...

  • 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...

  • Aquatic Invaders

    Minnesota DNR Educates the Public on Aquatic Invaders

    • 1211 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...