Big Catches At The Tailrace

If a fishing trip is on your agenda, you could do a lot worse than the Garrison Dam Tailrace on the Missouri River right now. I’ve only fished the Tailrace once, in the late 1980s, but after seeing the reports since late August, it’s high on my places-to-go list. Just in the past week, 11…
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Wildfire Forces DNR To Close Pools 2 And 3 Of Roseau River WMA To Hunting

A large wildfire burning in the Roseau River Wildlife Management Area in northwest Minnesota has forced the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to close Pools 2 and 3 to hunting and other public use, the DNR said this afternoon. The DNR is advising waterfowl hunters to hunt elsewhere or call the Roseau River WMA office…
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Looking Good On Lake Of The Woods

The excellent fishing anglers have enjoyed on Lake of the Woods in recent years should continue for the foreseeable future. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently wrapped up its fall population survey on the big lake, and there’s plenty of cause for optimism. Tom Heinrich, the DNR’s Lake of the Woods fisheries biologist in…
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Let’s Have October Weather!

It’s Oct. 5, and the mercury is supposed to hit 90 degrees today. While many people out there are absolutely gushing about the warm weather, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t hope it goes away soon. To me, October is all about crisp days and walks in the woods for ruffed grouse, or…
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