Lucky Anglers And Raffle Ticket Holders Land Big Prizes During Devils Lake Ice Fishing Tourney

I had a chance to spend some time on the ice Saturday afternoon for a story on the Devils Lake Volunteer Fire Department’s 34th annual Ice Fishing Tournament. And while deadlines didn’t allow me to stick around for the whole event, it was obvious the 4,500 to 5,000 anglers who braved the elements to try…
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Heinrich Leaves Lake Of The Woods To Become DNR’s Mille Lacs Lake Fisheries Supervisor

Lake of the Woods’ loss is Mille Lacs Lake’s gain. Tom Heinrich, large lake specialist who has worked in the DNR’s Baudette area fisheries office since 1990, has left the Lake of the Woods area to supervise fisheries management on Mille Lacs. Heinrich starts his new job as Mille Lacs Lake fisheries supervisor Wednesday and…
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Big Lake Trout Catches Roseau Fisherman By Surprise At Northwest Angle

David Stone of Roseau, Minn., had quite a surprise Saturday evening while ice fishing near Brush Island of Lake of the Woods on Minnesota’s Northwest Angle. Fishing in a permanent fish house, Stone was set up over 15 feet of water when he marked a big cloud of baitfish suspended several feet off the bottom…
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Grand Cities Bird Club Announces Christmas Bird Count Results

Observers tallied 52 bird species during the 57th Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Christmas Bird Count, the Grand Cities Bird Club said in reporting results from the Dec. 17 count. Three more species were observed during count week, bringing the total to 55. This was the fifth time 50 or more species were recorded on count…
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Game And Fish Department Closes Zone 1 Mountain Lion Season In Western North Dakota

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department issued a news release this morning to announce the mountain lion season in Zone 1, which covers the cat’s prime range in the western part of the state, is closed immediately. Here’s the full news release: Mountain lion hunting during the late season in Zone 1 is closed…
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