Fishing Opener

Lunch with Ken & Cathy
Really the only way to know for sure if ice is going to be off the lakes is to see it up to the minute for yourself.  Temperatures have been warming up, and ice has been deteriorating, but so far, you can see ice on just about all of these webcams.  Take a look for yourself at some of Nort…
Ken's WI Fishing Opener Was An Icy one!
Months ago me and some friends made plans to fish the Wisconsin fishing opener.   We kept the date open, got babysitters lined up, bought our licenses and eagerly waited to get back on the water.  However, it was apparent last week that we were going to have to change plans with the b…
Will Ice Be Off Lakes By Fishing Opener?
For the first time that I can remember, we are in actual danger of not having open lakes for fishing opener.  No one can say for sure, but we are definitely cutting it close if they do thaw out.  Local reports in the Northland have ice thickness anywhere from 2-3 feet.  That would be …
Download Handy Fish Watch Guide From MN DNR
If you're like me, you're probably already itching for fishing season, which in Minnesota is a little more than a month away.   Today I was looking around on the DNR website and found a handy guide that you can download that helps you identify fish and where to find them.  I…
Brush Up On New Laws For 2012 Fishing Opener
Every year there are new laws added to the book.  This year there is no exception.  Make sure to pick up a booklet so you have it handy for this weekend.  Also a big thing this year is the invasive species prevention push, so make sure to follow those rules as well.  The DNR will…
MN Hunting & Fishing Licenses Go Up, Fishing Opener Stays Put
The MN Senate passed the bill approving license fees for fishing and hunting to increase for the first time in 11 years.  The bill, if signed, will increase the price for residents and non residents for fishing, small game, and big game licenses.  The bill has wide support from many outdoor organiza…
Do You Want MN Fishing Opener A Week Early? [POLL]
There was some talk a few weeks ago about moving up the fishing opener to May 5th because of the record warm March. Well now isn't that funny, considering up North in the Arrowhead there is at least a half of foot of snow on the ground today.