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Area fisheries managers for the Minnesota DNR have prepared these summary outlook reports based on their observations and experience.

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01/14/2019Minnesotans age 16 or older fish free with kids Jan. 19-21
01/03/2019CWD discovery in Houston County prompts additional late-season deer hunts
12/21/2018In 2018, DNR worked to enhance outdoor opportunities for all Minnesotans
12/13/2018DNR seeks comments on Grand Marais area lake and stream management plans
12/13/2018DNR seeks comments on Finland area lake management plans
12/10/2018Fishing regulation changes effective in March on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
12/10/2018Leech Lake walleye regulations allow more chances for harvest starting in spring
12/03/2018Northern pike anglers and spearers gearing up for winter action, new regulations
11/29/2018DNR seeks input on master plan for Red Lake Wildlife Management Area in northwest Minnesota
11/29/2018DNR urges extreme caution on early ice, around cold water
11/20/2018On thin ice – teach kids the dangers of ice
11/19/2018Upper Red Lake walleye regulations continue for winter season
11/19/2018Angler sets new benchmark for northern pike state record
11/01/2018Lakeville artist wins walleye stamp contest
10/30/2018Lake Mille Lacs winter anglers allowed 1 walleye starting Dec. 1
10/29/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Riley, Carver County
10/29/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in several central Minnesota lakes
10/25/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in Elkhorn Lake in Kandiyohi County
10/25/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Sarah in Murray County
10/22/2018Angler sets first catch-and-release record for northern pike
10/15/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in Pomme de Terre lakes and Perkins Lake in Grant and Stevens counties
10/15/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in Sugar Lake in Wright County
10/15/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in Big Fish Lake in Stearns County
10/08/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis
10/01/2018Whitefish sport netting to open on northern lakes
10/01/2018Anglers can give input on continuous season for South Dakota border waters
09/24/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in Blandin Reservoir near Grand Rapids
09/24/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in Sauk Lake in Todd County
09/24/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in Big Pine Lake in Aitkin County
09/20/2018DNR confirms zebra mussels in lakes downstream of West Battle Lake
09/20/2018Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
09/20/2018Lake Christina drawdown underway in Douglas County
09/17/2018DNR seeking input on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River regulation changes
09/14/2018Angler surveys show walleye overage can be paid back on Lake Mille Lacs
09/12/2018DNR releases plan for sustainable groundwater use in Little Rock Creek area

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