Hooking Mortality’s Flimsy Science Drives Mille Lacs Shutdowns

Eric Jacobson's recent opinion piece in the Mille Lacs Messenger is to the point and worth reading. Mille Lacs post mortality walleyes, Mille Lacs Messenger, July 16, 2021. (See Below) Jacobson questions the use of post-release hooking mortality in setting treaty harvest limits under a (negotiated) allocation. "Nowhere else in the state does the DNR keep [...]

2021-07-20T18:24:52-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Hooking Mortality’s Flimsy Science Drives Mille Lacs Shutdowns

Congratulations PERM Legal Fund Raffle Winners!

Here are the WINNERS of PERM’s Spring 2021 Legal Fund Raffle I’m always happy to share some good news. It also gives me a chance to talk to some of our raffle winners. There’s no question PERM has a very supportive membership. Thanks to everyone who got in on the raffle. We really count on your [...]

2021-07-13T21:56:07-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Congratulations PERM Legal Fund Raffle Winners!

Rationale for DNR Mille Lacs Walleye Regs Doesn’t Add Up

Eric Jacobson does a great job of challenging the DNR's inexplicable self-defeating tactic of preserving (rather than conserving) the Mille Lacs 2013 year class of walleyes. How good does the fishing have to be? Mille Lacs Messenger, July 2, 2021. Jacobson points out that while walleye fishing on Mille Lacs lake has been "nothing short of [...]

2021-07-09T15:34:42-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Rationale for DNR Mille Lacs Walleye Regs Doesn’t Add Up

Mille Lacs Walleye Angling Shutdown ‘Unnecessary and Unethical’

In a similar vein to Eric Jacobson’s editorial, Joe Fellegy is very much to the point regarding the unnecessary and unethical extremism of the DNR's shutdown of Mille Lacs walleye angling. June heat and drought: impacts at Mille Lacs? Mille Lacs Messenger Jul 3, 2021 "The upcoming July 1 – July 15 walleye fishing closure at [...]

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Hope for actual Mille Lacs Walleye Harvest in the Fall?

Erik Jacobson reported on the DNR's Mille Lacs fishery numbers from opening day on May 15 through May 31, Spring creel data looks promising for walleye season, Mille Lacs Messenger Jun 30, 2021 The total number of walleyes harvested and designated as "hooking mortality" was 7,167 for a total weight of 19,091 pounds. Adding the winter [...]

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DNR’s plan to divert funds intended for habitat purchases draws fire

Dennis Anderson March 13, 2021 How seriously the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) led by Commissioner Sarah Strommen has blundered in its ongoing attempt to change the law governing expenditures from the Critical Habitat Program account remains to be seen. But blundered it has. Laid bare a few weeks ago, when Gov. Tim Walz's budget was [...]

2021-06-02T11:41:57-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on DNR’s plan to divert funds intended for habitat purchases draws fire

Habitat plates veer from their intended mission

By DENNIS ANDERSON danderson@startribune.com February 7, 2021 Minnesota’s Critical Habitat license plates are increasingly popular with vehicle owners. But with record-level revenue from the plates’ sale, the DNR is purchasing less habitat than ever. Now the DNR wants to direct some of the money toward research and monitoring, among other uses. Dedicated accounts are the backbone [...]

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Mille Lacs Band’s Boundary Lawsuit on hold for Appeals Court decision

PERM is reporting on the Mille Lacs Messenger’s recent article to keep this issue before the public, and to encourage support for equal protection of the law for all Minnesota citizens. Briefly, on December 21 U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson ruled in favor of the Mille Lacs Band’s lawsuit over the boundary issue. The County’s [...]

2021-05-22T15:22:17-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Mille Lacs Band’s Boundary Lawsuit on hold for Appeals Court decision

Court sets next steps in reservation boundary dispute

Both parties to the Mille Lacs reservation boundary dispute in U.S. District Court made requests for Summary Judgement. While summary judgments can sometimes lead to a quick resolution, there won't be one in this case. The question of the Court actually having the jurisdiction to make a decision has led to the court stepping back and [...]

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Early and late season walleye harvest to be allowed on Mille Lacs in 2021

March 23, 2021         Early-season walleye anglers on Mille Lacs Lake will be able to keep one walleye 21-23 inches long or one longer than 28 inches. Summer will bring catch-and-release walleye fishing, with a mid-season closure, before the potential for a one-fish limit returns in the fall. “Lower walleye harvest this winter is allowing us to [...]

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