Tag: Fishing

New Bluegill Restrictions on Area Lakes

Detroit Lakes, MN — A reminder to anglers who are seeking to catch panfish on Minnesota lakes: There are a number of area lakes with new Bluegill bag limit reductions. The reductions are part of the state’s new Quality Bluegill Initiative to increase the size of bluegill in the fisheries. Throughout the state, there are…
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May 24, 2022 0

R&J Outdoors Show – Explore MN and Fishing with Dave Genz

Lauren Beent McGinty – Executive Director, Explore Minnesota Dave Genz – Professional Fisherman (see below for full interview with Dave)


May 19, 2022 0

R&J Outdoors Show – MN Fishing Opener

R&J Outdoors Show host Leif Bakken talks with fisherman Mark Askelson about fishing across Minnesota, places that will have activity, and the tradition of the Minnesota fishing opener. MN DNR provided information on the Governor’s Fishing Opener and Aquatic Invasive Species.


May 12, 2022 0

Boat or Not, Many Opportunities for Beginning Fisherman in Minnesota

Minnesota, MN — One of the great things about the fishing tradition in the State of Minnesota is that it’s a past-time that is easily accessible by all. While your neighbor or friend might be hitting the water in $100,000 boat with another $10,000 worth of fish finding electronics, it’s important to know that you…
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May 11, 2022 0

R&J Outdoors Show – Furbearing Animals and Kilen Woods State Park

Jason Abraham – MN DNR Furbearer Specialist Phil Nasby – Kilen Woods State Park Manager


May 5, 2022 0

Registration Open for Confidence Learning Center’s Camp Classic Weekend

(Press Release)EAST GULL LAKE, MINN –Confidence Learning Center has opened registration for the 2022 Camp Classic Weekend. The Camp Classic Weekend consists of a golf and fishing tournament, the Sertoman Mariucci Fest, and a live/silent auction June 17th-18th 2022. The Camp Classic Weekend is the largest in-house fundraiser for the Programs and Campers at Confidence Learning…
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April 30, 2022 0

R&J Outdoors Show – MN DNR News and Birding/Fishing Update

Leif talks about some of the headlines from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Some beautiful birds are arriving in the state in May, be on the lookout for them! There is still some ice on the lakes but open water fishing is coming soon.


April 28, 2022 0

Keeping pike? Minnesota has pike zone regulations

If you want to keep northern pike this fishing season, double check regulations and be prepared to measure your fish. Minnesota has three northern pike zones that apply to inland waters and reflect the differing characteristics of pike populations across the state. You can find those zone regulations, including a zone map, on the DNR…
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February 4, 2022 0

Mordern Carnivore Reconnecting Adults with Skills for Hunting, Fishing, and Foraging

Syre, MN — A big focus of conservation groups and state departments of natural resources is getting the next generation of hunters and anglers involved in the sport and interested in wildlife, but another Minnesota based organization is switching the focus to what they say is a missed generation. Modern Carnivore is a platform that…
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August 12, 2021 0

Drought’s Impact on Lakes

The long hot summer has been driving recreationalists to the lakes each weekend and they have probably noticed a slightly lower water line compared to past years. Nathan Olson is the area supervisor with the Minnesota DNR at the Detroit Lakes area fisheries and says there may be some boat access issues as the water…
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July 29, 2021 0