Tag: walleye

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

Detroit Lakes Area Fisheries Supervisor Nathan Olson Previews the Walleye Opener

Detroit Lakes, MN — Anglers across the state of Minnesota will return to open water this weekend with the walleye season opener set for this Saturday. Weather looks to be favorable for anglers, especially compared to most fishing opener in recent history. But fishing for walleye and catching walleye are two different things. Nathan Olson,…
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May 13, 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

Preparation Key Ahead of this Weekend’s Minnesota Fishing Opener

Detroit Lakes, MN — Just a few days remain before the great Minnesota angling tradition known as the Fishing Opener and fisherman and women can get back out into the boat to target walleye and northern pike. And while there is still time, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is encouraging anglers to not just…
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May 10, 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

Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs Lake opens July 16th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/14/21) (Mille Lacs Lake, MN) — Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs Lakes returns to catch-and-release regulations on Friday, July 16th according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The two-week walleye fishing closure remains in place until Thursday, July 15th while all other species are open for angling. Catch-and-release walleye fishing…
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July 14, 2021 0

DNR reminds Mille Lacs walleye anglers of June 1st, summer regulations

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/1/21) (Mille Lacs Lake) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds walleye anglers on Mille Lacs Lake that the catch and release walleye season starts June 1st and to stay up to date on the fishing regulations. The Catch and Release season runs from June 1st to Wednesday, June 30th.…
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June 1, 2021 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

Knights of Columbus Final Walleye Fish Fry of Lenten Season

Ada, MN — Join the Knights of Columbus Council #8280 for their 3rd and final Drive-thru Walleye Fish Fry of the Lenten season this tonight at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Ada. This fish fry will also be a  fundraiser for Erica Kritzberger and her family. Kritzberger is currently battling cancer. Dave Steen with…
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March 26, 2021 0