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Update: 1855 Ceded Territory potential lawsuit

By |2018-12-14T20:38:02-05:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

1855 Ceded Territory potential lawsuit - UPDATEJudge hears arguments in Gull Lake netting casePAY ATTENTION MINNESOTA!Jennifer Kraus' report today (Sept 6) in the Brainerd Dispatch Judge hears arguments in Gull Lake netting case provides important details of a case that potentially has more far-reaching consequences than the Mille Lacs 1837 Treaty case, for several [...]

First MLFAC meeting under Brad Parsons

By |2018-12-14T20:40:08-05:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

This will be the first Mille Lacs Fishery Advisory Committee meeting under Brad Parsons, DNR's new fisheries chief. Remember, there is a 15-minute period at the end of the meeting reserved for public comments and questions. PERM invites everyone concerned about the Mille Lacs situation to attend. Douglas Meyenburg The Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory [...]

1855 Ceded Territory potential lawsuit – August UPDATE

By |2018-12-14T20:50:45-05:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

Crow Wing County Court Administration staff reported nothing new since the January 17, 2018 plea hearing (when the only remaining defendant, James Northrup, failed to even show up.) Joe Fellegy commented that "there are questions and uncertainties. James Northrup is a Fond du Lac Band member. Fond du Lac is outside the 1855 ceded [...]

Candidates for Governor invited to address questions on outdoor issues

By |2018-12-14T20:58:34-05:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

Going to Game Fair on Saturday, August 18th? Be sure to attend the "Outdoor Issues Forum" starting at 1 pm. Topics "may" include those listed below.It's a great chance to find out where candidates for Governor stand on outdoor issues. Hoping they will answer some meaningful questions about Mille Lacs, so whoever gets elected [...]

Misleading

By |2018-12-14T21:05:02-05:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

Response to 'Co-management for peace and friendship'Mille Lacs Messenger MailbagLetter of the Week August 1, 2018Messenger Editor Vivian LaMoore's long July 25 editorial -- "Co-management for peace and friendship" -- is misleading and dodges historical facts. Her summary of nine years of legal happenings after Mille Lacs Band government sued Minnesota in 1990 blasts [...]

PERM founder Hanson dies at 84

By |2018-12-16T22:36:56-05:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

Howard Hanson (l) and former Minnesota Vikings coach Bud Grant often collaborated in the fight for state anglers' rights regarding Mille Lacs. By Javier Serna, Assistant Editor Outdoor News July 13, 2018Hopkins, Minn. — Howard Hanson, 84, who fought for state fishing rights on Lake Mille Lacs, died June 25.Hanson, of [...]

Howard Hanson, long-time advocate for landowner, equal hunting and fishing rights, passed away June 25th

By |2018-12-16T22:35:11-05:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

Howard Hanson with Bud Grant at Capitol Rally, St Paul, 1993 It is with much regret that I share the sad news of Howard Hanson passing away.About 30 years ago at the Sportsman Show, I wasapproached by this enthusiastic gentleman handing out information regarding equal hunting and fishing rights. Howard spearheaded [...]

Letter on Don Pereira’s Legacy

By |2018-12-14T21:26:01-05:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

Erik Jacobson does a great job in a few words explaining DNR Fisheries chief Don Pereira's legacy, which he says goes hand in hand with Governor Dayton's.As Jacobson points out, Pereira oversaw Mille Lacs' walleye limits reduced each year until the first closure to walleye fishing in history. Every year after was catch-and-release only [...]

Senseless loss of walleye foreshadows fate of Mille Lacs fishery

By |2018-12-14T22:11:47-05:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

On Sunday, May 20th, based on a tip from a local resident, an abandoned tribal gillnet with close to 100 dead and rotting walleyes (see photo) was removed from Mille Lacs by a Tribal/GLIFWC game warden with assistance from MN DNR Conservation Officer. The abandoned gillnet had been un-attended from at least Thursday, May [...]

Tribal protest on Lake Bemidji buries the facts

By |2018-12-15T11:30:54-05:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

Recent articles in the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press (below) reported on Chippewa tribal members' protest involving a one-day "fish-off" the day before fishing opener. This will be the third such public violation of Minnesota's conservation laws to make a point.The tribe is claiming that off-reservation hunting, fishing, gathering rights exist in the 1855 [...]

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