Tag: Nathan Olson

Anglers Finding Difficulties Getting Around Lakes; DNR Concerned About Left Behind Waste

Detroit Lakes, MN — While it’s been cold enough this winter to make ice, it’s the snow conditions that’s causing some headaches for local anglers. Heavy snowfalls have helped insulate area lakes, slowing the ice making process, causing flooding and slush pockets to form, and making vehicle traffic more difficult. Detroit Lakes Area Fisheries Supervisor…
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January 27, 2022 0

Take Your Mom Fishing this Weekend, but Not for Walleye

Detroit Lakes, MN — This coming weekend is Mother’s Day weekend and most year’s that means it would also be the walleye opener for the state of Minnesota. This year, that’s not the case and anglers will have to wait another weekend to cast a line for walleye, bass, and northern pike. Detroit Lakes DNR…
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May 4, 2021 0

MN DNR Detroit Lakes Fishery Completes Long, but Successful Walleye Egg Take

Detroit Lakes, MN — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologists recently wrapped up their annual spring walleye egg take at Dutton Locks in Detroit Lakes. Last year, the DNR fisheries biologists did not collect walleye eggs because of COVID-related considerations and now this year the procedures were re-engineered to minimize close contact among employees.…
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April 28, 2021 0

New Sunfish Regulation Take Effect on a Handful of Area Lakes

Detroit Lakes, MN — Sunfish anglers will need to closely check the 2021 Minnesota Fishing Regulations booklet and signs at water accesses for new sunfish limits that are now in effect on 94 waters. The new regulations lower limits on specific waters as part of a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources initiative to protect and…
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March 3, 2021 0

Kaleidoscope 12/11/20: Nathan Olson of MN DNR DL Area Fisheries Supervisor

On today’s edition of the KRJB Kaleidoscope, R & J News Director Mark Askelson chats with MN DNR Detroit Lakes Area Fisheries Supervisor about ice fishing reminders, the new Bluegill Initiatives, and a look back on fishing this past summer. LISTEN:


December 11, 2020 0

Interest in Fishing Likely to Continue this Winter; Trash a Concern with Ice Campers

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/8/20) Detroit Lakes, MN — The boats have been put away for the year and back out are the ice shacks and portable fish houses for Minnesotans. Many of our area lakes have begun to freeze over and some of them have even had safe, fishable ice for the past couple…
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December 8, 2020 0