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 [...]

2021-03-25T22:11:42-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Court sets next steps in reservation boundary dispute

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 [...]

2021-03-23T11:46:01-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Early and late season walleye harvest to be allowed on Mille Lacs in 2021

Can MnDOT highway signs help create a ‘reservation’?

Recently, Joe Fellegy called out Gov. Walz, AG Ellison, MnDOT, over the latest tactic driving the Mille Lacs ‘reservation’ narrative. “Those new ‘Mille Lacs Indian Reservation’ signs,” Joe Fellegy, Mille Lacs Messenger, Feb 24, 2021. These signs quietly appeared just in time for the Mille Lacs Band’s annual State of the Band Address. The signage followed [...]

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UPDATED Mille Lacs County sidelined, left in dark over boundary claims

Governor Walz snd Attorney General Ellison's decision to change the State's long-held opinion on the current boundary of the Mille Lacs reservation is a critical issue for all Minnesotans. Last week T.A. LeBrun reported on a letter from Mille Lacs County Commissioners to Gov. Walz and Attorney General Ellison "Mille Lacs County sends letter to Gov. [...]

2021-02-26T15:19:18-06:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on UPDATED Mille Lacs County sidelined, left in dark over boundary claims

Scams, shams, and lies promote ‘treaty rights’ causes?

Joe Fellegy weighs in on a Q & A interview with himself. In this excerpt, he clarifies a common misperception that gets in the way of transparency and accountability. Fellegy takes on relevant questions from … Fellegy Joe Fellegy Rocking the Boat Outdoor News February 12, 2021 Q: We’ve entered a new year and a new [...]

2021-02-18T13:32:33-06:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Scams, shams, and lies promote ‘treaty rights’ causes?

PERM Board Member Stan Visser Passed Away February 8

Stan Visser, a long-time PERM member, and Board member passed away on February 8. His death came after a lengthy hospitalization. Stay was involved with PERM from its earliest days. He later served on PERM's Board of Directors for many years. An avid fisherman, Stan was well-known for his advocacy for having Minnesota anglers getting an [...]

2021-02-10T15:48:46-06:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on PERM Board Member Stan Visser Passed Away February 8

MLFAC seeking new members

Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee (MLFAC) is seeking new members to fill several open seats. PERM regularly attends these meetings and encourages anyone concerned about the co-management of Mille Lacs to apply. The deadline is February 22. Details were reported in the Mille Lacs Messenger on February 3rd. See the link and more info in their [...]

2021-02-04T17:03:50-06:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on MLFAC seeking new members

Misleading Highway Signs Provoke Mille Lacs County Residents

The Mille Lacs Band called on the MN Department of Transportation to erect highway signs on the "reservation boundaries." These are based on tribal claims that the long-since disestablished reservation still exists. The secretly-negotiated signage campaign went up without the knowledge of any Mille Lacs County Commissioners. It's just another tactic to support tribal boundary claims. [...]

2021-02-04T16:56:53-06:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Misleading Highway Signs Provoke Mille Lacs County Residents

Reservation Boundary Signs Tell Half the Story

Tracy LeBrun writing in the Mille Lacs Messenger, Reservation Boundary Signs Go Up, January 11, 2021, provides details about the Mille Lacs Band’s MnDOT "reservation boundary" campaign. Mille Lac tribal claims for the existence of the long-since-disestablished Mille Lacs reservation are being amped up with MnDOT highway signage. The signs include the words “Established in 1855 [...]

2021-01-19T21:15:28-06:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Reservation Boundary Signs Tell Half the Story

Time for a new approach to DNR ‘co-management’

Steve Johnson makes some good points in his recent opinion article in the Mille Lacs Messenger, "When will we be able to keep a walleye?" Mille Lacs Messenger, Nov 27, 2020. He says, "On the Native American side, subsistence and culture are the claimed reasons for the harvest." But Steve believes neither reason forces DNR to [...]

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