Posts Tagged ‘lake’

  • Zebra Mussels Found In Itasca County Lakes

    • 1603 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...

  • Leech Lake

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    Leech Lake is the third largest lake in Minnesota, covering 102,947 acres. It gets down to 156 ft deep, but most of the lake is under 35 ft deep. The state record whitefish and pumpkinfish were both caught here, and Leech Lake is a popular destination for...

  • Northern Pike

    Northern Pike

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    Appearance The Northern Pike is a voracious predator and one of the easiest fish to catch in Minnesota because of its willingness to bite lures or bait. It is a close cousin to the muskie, but varies in appearance. A northern pike has a dark body with light...

  • Governor Dayton Minnesota Fishing Opener

    Lake ice will complicate Governor’s Minnesota Fishing Opener

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    For the first time in recent memory ice will play a factor for most anglers in the Minnesota fishing opener, including Governor Dayton. Most northwest Minnesota and Northeast Minnesota lakes still have ice, which is something locals have not seen in decades....

  • Zebra Mussels

    Dogs used by the Minnesota DNR to sniff out Zebra Mussels

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    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...

  • Lake Commandos with Steve Pennaz

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    In this episode of Lake Commandos, Steve Pennaz goes head to head with legendary Fishing Biologist Hal Schramm. The mission is to find and catch mid-summer Largemouth Bass on big water and in heavy cover. The Lake is a popular Muskie and Walleye lake. Both...