Tag: Rainy Lake

Fisherman’s Net Rainy Lake 8-12-22

Fishing Rainy Lake and surrounding area, with Mike Bolstad and Dave Peterson. Segment 1 Segment 2


August 12, 2022 0

Boating Accident on Rainy Lake

On 08/04/2022, at approximately 2119 hours, the Koochiching County Dispatch center received a 911 call of a boating accident on Rainy Lake near Franzen Island. The reporting party stated that he and another party were severely injured. The reporting party stated they had been boating when the motor came out of the water and injured them.  The Koochiching…
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August 5, 2022 0

National Park Service to Search Lakes for Zebra Mussels

The National Park Service will search for zebra mussels in and near Voyageurs National Park from August 2 through August 5, 2022. The effort will include a SCUBA team who will dive to inspect areas of Black Bay on Rainy Lake just outside of park boundaries where the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR)…
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August 3, 2022 0

Fishermans Net Rainy Lake 7-29-22

Fishing Rainy Lake and surrounding area, with Mike Bolstad and Dave Peterson. Segment 1 Segment 2


July 29, 2022 0

Voyageurs National Park Places Hazard Markers, Lifts No Wake Restriction on Rainy Lake Basin, and Starts Boat Tours on Kabetogama Lake

Lake levels on the Rainy Lake Basin of Voyageurs National Park have receded to the level allowable for the lifting of the No-Wake restriction on Rainy Lake within the park, effective Friday, July 29. As a precaution and courtesy, park staff encourage all boaters to reduce their wake when traveling near any docks or infrastructure…
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July 28, 2022 0

Fishermans Net Rainy Lake 7-15-22

Fishing Rainy Lake and surrounding area, with Mike Bolstad and Dave Peterson. Segment 1 Segment 2


July 15, 2022 0

Fishermans Net Rainy Lake 7-8-22

Fishing Rainy Lake and surrounding area, with Mike Bolstad and Dave Peterson. Segment 1 segment 2


July 8, 2022 0

MnDOT to begin removing Hwy 11 temporary grade raises

MnDOT will begin removing the temporary, emergency grade raises on Hwy 11 near Rainy Lake as soon as the end of the week of July 5 or the beginning of the week of July 11. Work will begin near Tilson’s Bay and move to the east. It is expected to take several weeks to remove…
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July 6, 2022 0

Voyageur National Park Flooding update

Water levels are dropping. As I write this it looks like Namakan is just a few inches above the IJC all gates open stage, about a foot above the top of the high level of the rule curve; and Rainy is approximately 3.5′ above the IJC all gates open stage. One challenge we currently face…
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June 30, 2022 0

More good news to report with the receding floodwaters from Voyageur National Park

Lake levels in the Namakan Basin have dropped enough to allow the reopening of 11 more campsites on Kabetogama, Namakan, and Sand Point Lakes, as well as the Backcountry Cruiser Lake Trail System, beginning Saturday, July 2. All Houseboats sites remain open. Backcountry trails, campsites, and canoes associated with the Chain of Lakes that are…
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June 28, 2022 0