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Mille Lacs ‘Co-management’ Walleye Quota: Dead-End for Anglers

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Updates|

Steve Johnson,  writing in Mille Lacs Messenger, weighs in on the DNR's co-management of Mille Lacs walleye. It’s come to this ... By Steve Johnson Mille Lacs Messenger Oct 25, 2019 I’m convinced the Minnesota DNR can no longer guarantee that the anglers of Minnesota can fish for walleye on Mille Lacs Lake for a full season–even if the lake’s [...]

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Mille Lacs County faces complex defense over claimed reservation

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Updates|

Randy Thompson is an attorney for Mille Lacs County in a dispute over claims that old reservation still exists. Thompson reviews complexities in unraveling these claims despite more than 95 percent of the original 61,000-acre reservation having already passed out of Indian ownership. Mille Lacs Band vs County lawsuit: A Legal Context  By Randy Thompson   Mille Lacs Messenger   Oct 23, [...]

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Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee Meets Monday, Oct. 14 AND Thursday, Nov. 7

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: Updates|

The Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee (MLFAC) will meet from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.: *** Monday, Oct. 14, at Appeldoorn’s Sunset Bay Resort, 45401 Mille Lacs Parkway, Isle *** Thursday, Nov. 7, at Izatys Resort, 40005 85th Ave., Onamia The October agenda will focus on DNR’s in-progress lake management planning process. The November agenda will focus on winter regulations. [...]

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Walleye regulations take another hit on Mille Lacs economy, Part I and Part II

By |September 13th, 2019|Categories: Updates|

Mille Lacs Messenger Updates Recently, The Mille Lacs Messenger has published a two-part series on "co-management" walleye regulations' impact on the Mille Lacs economy. They show how this "wonderful" thing called co-management has cost so many people so much. In a recent "State of the Tribe" report, it was noted casino profits were down. Duh. Fewer people in the area [...]

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Lake Mille Lacs “controversy” continues

By |August 29th, 2019|Categories: Updates|

Joe Fellegy writes about the ongoing Mille Lacs controversy, A look at the record lake trout, MN-FISH, and Mille Lacs Outdoor News August 30, 2019. His report starts with Ron Schara’s question raised in Schara’s last Ramblings column in Outdoor News: Schara asks “The status of walleye fishing on Mille Lacs needs some kind of resolution, but who, what, when?” [...]

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Mille Lacs Walleye Angling Shut Down—Again

By |August 27th, 2019|Categories: Updates|

'Limit Reached' based on a pyramid of estimates Well, the MN DNR has just announced that Mille Lacs Lake will be closed for targeting walleye on Sept 6.  How many times, throughout its history, has Mille Lacs Lake been closed down entirely or limited to catch and release of walleye, prior to tribal gillnetting during the spawn? Ever? DNR/tribal co-management [...]

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