New Dock For Fishing And Nonmotorized Watercraft Ready For Use In Downtown Grand Forks

A new floating dock for canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and other nonmotorized watercraft has now been installed on the Red River in downtown Grand Forks. The Greenway this morning sent out an update about the new dock, which is designed to give nonmotorized watercraft users a place to launch without fighting the nasty mud that’s so…
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DNR Confirmes Starry Stonewort In Upper Red, Cass Lakes; Rita Albrecht Is New Director Of DNR’s Northwest Region

A couple of noteworthy items from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources hit my inbox late this morning so I thought I’d share them while they’re fresh. Just days after starry stonewort was confirmed in Turtle Lake in Beltrami County, the invasive algae has been confirmed in Upper Red Lake in Beltrami County and Cass…
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Grand Forks Fisherman ‘Swims With The Fishes’ To Land Big Bass During Cataraft Excursion On Hayes Lake (With Video)

Saturday was a first for me, as I had a chance to fish from a cataraft, courtesy of Grand Forks fly fishing enthusiast Kevin Jeffrey. I’d never heard of a cataraft until contacting Jeffrey a couple of weeks ago about doing a fly fishing story. He suggested fishing with his catarafts, which as the name…
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Devils Lake To Host Cabela’s MWC Walleye Tourney Friday And Saturday

The Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit returns to Devils Lake on Friday and Saturday for the “High Plains Shootout” walleye tournament. Grahams Island State Park is tournament headquarters, and two-person teams from across walleye country will be able to weigh in five walleyes 14 inches or longer each day. The team with the heaviest weight will…
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DNR Names John Williams Acting Northwest Regional Director

John Williams has been named acting director of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ northwest region in Bemidji. He replaces Greg Nelson, who retired Aug. 2 after 34 years with the DNR. Nelson was regional director from 2013 to 2016. Williams, northwest regional wildlife manager for the DNR in Bemidji, will be acting permanent director…
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