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Public needs to know what’s happening with ‘co-management’

In the past, the public was always invited to observe MLFAC and DNR rep discussions. Plus, 15 minutes were reserved for public comments and questions. Not this time. A DNR Press Release for the January 28 MLFAC meeting never showed up. We found out about it the day before and quickly sent out an Email Alert. [...]

By |2020-02-11T21:57:58-06:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Public needs to know what’s happening with ‘co-management’

DNR CANCELS MLFAC meeting

The DNR has CANCELED the MLFAC meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, January 28 The meeting was canceled around 6:30 this evening. A rescheduled meeting is to be set in about three weeks. PERM will send an ALERT about the next MLFAC meeting as soon as we learn the date.

By |2020-01-27T20:36:24-06:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on DNR CANCELS MLFAC meeting

PRIORITY NOTICE: MLFAC meets TUESDAY 28

Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee Meets TOMORROW, Tuesday, January 28th at 5 pm PERM just learned of a MLFAC Meeting being held TOMORROW, Tuesday, January 28th at 5 pm. (Prior notice by the DNR may have had limited distribution.) The Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee (MLFAC) will meet from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, [...]

By |2020-01-27T16:42:29-06:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on PRIORITY NOTICE: MLFAC meets TUESDAY 28

Mille Lacs Treaties Explained

The US Supreme Court did not order the State of MN, or the MN DNR, to discriminate in the Mille Lacs Treaty Case! The 1837 Treaty did not promote discrimination; it did exactly the opposite. The treaties were promoting equal rights. Currently, the so-called "co-management" of Mille Lacs Lake discriminates--different rules for tribal vs. non-tribal anglers [...]

By |2020-01-16T20:31:26-06:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Mille Lacs Treaties Explained

Court rules in favor of state in 1855 Treaty netting case

Lawsuit part of campaign to expand "harvest rights" across entire 1855 ceded territory Take a look at the Brainerd Dispatch article below by Jennifer Kraus. It's the latest development in a case over illegal gill netting of walleye on Gull Lake. We need to watch this case over an attempt to establish "treaty harvest rights" that [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:26-06:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Court rules in favor of state in 1855 Treaty netting case

What is Really Happening at Mille Lacs?

By Clare Fitz -- CERA Report Member Update -- December 2019 The economy of and surrounding Mille Lacs Lake, located 100 miles north of Minneapolis-St Paul, whose economy for many many years has been based on Walleye fishing and the tourism built around it, once known as the Walleye Capitol of the World, is being destroyed. [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on What is Really Happening at Mille Lacs?

WINNERS! PERM Fall Raffle

The Results of PERM’s Legal Fund (Fall) Raffle was held Monday, December 9, at 8 pm. Winners are listed below. We very much appreciate your continued support. Follow the efforts you are supporting by returning to this website, perm.org. Also, follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/perm.org) Please “Like” and “Share” when you visit to really help us [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on WINNERS! PERM Fall Raffle

Questions behind Mille Lacs co-management standoff

Joe Fellegy highlights obvious questions in his latest article, Mille Lacs news cycle breaks records, raises questions, Outdoor News, November 15, 2019. Many of these are questions that get buried in the well-organized agendas at MLFAC meetings that are forever wrestling with the “co-management” of the Mille Lacs fishery. These are the same questions I’ve heard [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Questions behind Mille Lacs co-management standoff

Small role frustrates ML Fishery Advisory Committee

Why is there no real transparency when the decisions made behind closed doors? The co-management decisions effect all residents of MN, not just the local stakeholders. If in fact Mille Lacs is being managed biologically, than net locations should be changed to reflect the changes in the lake. Politics must be taken out of these decisions! [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Small role frustrates ML Fishery Advisory Committee

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

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 [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Mille Lacs ‘Co-management’ Walleye Quota: Dead-End for Anglers

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