MN DNR

Is Minnesota’s Moose Population Declining?
I can honestly say I've only witnessed a live moose in the wild once in my life.  It was just outside of Remer, MN on our way back from Walker.  He was standing in the ditch near the road lazily chewing his cud not really caring that we had stopped to gawk at him.  I guess we wer…
It’s Our Yearly Reminder to Stay Off The Ice, Seriously!
We've had an early blast of winter with below freezing temps and snow for a few solid weeks.  That means lakes are starting to freeze over.  Which also means there will be somebody too eager to go out on the ice and break through.  It happens every year.  So, once again we&a…
MN Fishing Licenses Expire on Friday
We are definitely going to have another solid few weeks of ice fishing.   I'd even venture to guess with current ice conditions we could be fishing into April.  ( As always, be careful... ice can break up fast once it warms up.)  However, if you're planning on fishing p…
Deadline to Remove Ice Houses This Weekend For Many Lakes
It's been warming up the last few days and the snow has been melting.  Also, the ice has been starting to get a little thinner.  This is normal for this time of year and the deadlines to remove ice shelters reflect that.  In Minnesota, if you're south of the Highway 2 line y…
Take A Kid Ice Fishing Event Happens February 16th
Every year, the Minnesota DNR has a free weekend for parents to ice fish with their children.  On Feb. 16th -18th, anyone 16 or older does not need a fishing license if they are accompanied by a child.  The DNR website also has some tips for beginners who would like to take out their child…

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