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Pine to Palm
July 30, 2016
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
The last week I have been pleased to see a significant reduction on the number of muskie anglers on several of the area muskie lakes. Not because I disapprove of them muskie angling, but because the hot weather spell we are just finishing up has warmed surface temperatures to the...
July 30, 2016 - 5:10am
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has withdrawn its proposal to stock muskellunge in Franklin, Lizzie or Loon lakes in Otter Tail...
July 30, 2016 - 5:05am
July 9, 2016
Hawley man hauls in record-setting muskie
On the morning of June 25, around 6:30 a.m., Andrew Slette of Hawley landed what is now recognized by the DNR as the largest muskie ever caught...
July 9, 2016 - 5:25am
June 17, 2016
Muskie number- about 366 in Detroit Lakes
Professional and amateur anglers alike dream of someday making that big catch. For many Minnesota fishermen, that big catch is a trophy muskie....
June 17, 2016 - 2:33pm
January 2, 2016
Otter Tail County Board wants DNR to stop stocking muskies
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution requesting that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stop muskellunge...
January 2, 2016 - 5:45am
December 5, 2015
Monster muskie caught on Lake Mille Lacs
A muskie caught on Lake Mille Lacs the day before Thanksgiving could have been a world record — although it’ll never be official. Caught...
December 5, 2015 - 5:45am
November 21, 2015
8-year-old lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
Jeremy Tieken has always wanted to go muskie fishing because he hadn’t caught one yet. That all changed Nov. 1. He and his father, Daniel,...
November 21, 2015 - 5:30am
DNR seeks comments on muskie lake management
The Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input to help determine if new muskellunge lakes spread geographically throughout Minnesota should be established in 2016. “The DNR is committed to seeking broad public input as it considers new muskie waters,” said T.J....
November 21, 2015 - 5:25am
November 6, 2015
Muskie discussion draws crowd
It was an overflow town hall meeting last Thursday evening, when people for and against stocking more muskies in Otter Tail County lakes gathered...
November 6, 2015 - 5:45am
November 5, 2015
Perham council against stocking muskie in local lakes
The Perham City Council has joined forces with the local Chamber of Commerce and the Otter Tail Coalition of Lakeshore Associations (COLA) to oppose the stocking of muskies in the Otter Tail lakes chain. By unanimous resolution, city council members approved drafting a letter to...
November 5, 2015 - 5:55am
October 7, 2015
Muskie-walleye war snags DNR
“Basically, it’s the 800-pound gorilla in the room.” That may seem an odd way to describe a fish swimming in a lake. But Dave Majkrzak believes it’s spot-on when talking about the muskie population in Pelican Lake and the problems he says the fish — and the Minnesota...
October 7, 2015 - 10:15am
August 23, 2015
DNR seeks muskie lake: Why 3 Otter Tail lakes are in the running
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Fisheries Section, is considering implementing a muskie management program in Loon Lake, Lake Lizzie or Franklin Lake in Otter Tail County. Here is a list of commonly asked questions regarding muskie management, answered by the DNR. Q:...
August 23, 2015 - 5:30am
August 19, 2015
Residents upset that DNR plans to stock lakes with muskie
The great muskie war continues. Several lake associations are up in arms over DNR plans to start stocking muskie in one of three Otter Tail County lakes. And now, after 36 years, the Pelican Lake Association wants the DNR to stop stocking muskellunge in that lake. The concern...
August 19, 2015 - 11:45am
June 13, 2015
DNR studies MN muskie to improve fishing for anglers
Researchers carefully hoist a huge muskellunge onto a boat. They record its measurements, identify the sex of the fish, scan an electronic tag...
June 13, 2015 - 5:10am
June 5, 2014
Muskie season open Saturday
Anglers have one big reason to cast again and again when the statewide muskellunge season opens Saturday, June 7 – big muskie live in Minnesota waters. Minnesota is a muskie fishing destination, thanks in part to research-based management by the Minnesota Department of Natural...
June 5, 2014 - 8:00am