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FISHING

Some of the research confirmed details that anglers have long suspected.
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Conducted every five years since 1990, the survey originally was scheduled for the summer of 2020 but was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Improper handling of fish increases the odds they may swim away, but die.
Neither Lake Ida or Lake Charley northwest of Alexandria are stocked with muskies by the Minnesota DNR, but a connection to Lake Miltona means some of the big fish make their way in. Park Rapids native Tayden George has quite a fish story to tell after landing a muskie near 50 inches long while fishing the channel that connects the two lakes.

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Local authorities were contacted, and loss-prevention personnel arrived to retrieve the stolen scooter.
Lake of the Woods is considered one of the best walleye fisheries in North America and there’s a good reason for that.
TIP call leads Detroit Lakes-area DNR conservation officer to several fishing violations.
Host Chad Koel explains the types of spinners, the Colorado blade and the willow leaf blade, and which one may work best for you. "
Here are a few tasty walleye recipes to sample.
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First it was the COVID-19 pandemic, now it's flooding that has dried up another summer season at Jake's Northwest Angle Resort on Lake of the Woods.

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Did the 2012 flood make St. Louis River Estuary walleyes harder to catch? Or are there fewer of them?
Dr. Peter Anagnostopoulos, medical director of emergency medicine at CHI St. Joseph’s Health in Park Rapids, said about 400-500 fish hook cases are seen each year in the hospital’s emergency room, mostly during the summer.
Injured- and orphaned-animal calls continue to come in. People are encouraged to leave animals in the wild. The chances of animals surviving drastically dwindle if they are taken into a home. If you care, leave it there!

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