Minnesota Trails Report

The Winter Wonderland Snowmobile Trails running through the Detroit Lakes vicinity are holding up well, however, some bare spots are developing. Some trails have been regroomed for the weekend, and conditions are described as good. Over 250 miles of trails in the Detroit Lakes area offer views of rolling prairie to secluded woodlands with abundant […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

Few anglers have been venturing out onto area lakes. Anglers that do head out are advised not to drive their vehicles onto the ice since most plowed roads have snow drifts making travel difficult. Snowmobiles, track vehicles and foot travel are the best mode of travel on the lakes. The ice measured 28-30 inches thick […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, March 28, 2013 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. With the coming of warmer weather, the migrants are starting to return to the northwest this week. The snow is starting to erode […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, March 21, 2013 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. This has been a cold week in the northwest, a real return to winter conditions including the blizzard early in the week. Now […]

Winter Trails Report

Experience Otter Tail Country Trail Association’s 280 miles of well maintained and signed trails, with numerous connections to other area trail systems. Groomers are working to shape up the trails for the weekend following the additional 4-6 inches of snow. Expect the entire system, from the north at Cormorant Pub, Rothsay, Elizabeth, Pelican Rapids and […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

An additional 8 inches of snow hit the Detroit Lakes area earlier this week, and high winds created significant drifting on some area lakes. Few anglers are venturing out and no reports have been received over the past few days. Anglers are advised to not drive their vehicles out onto the ice since most plowed […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

Fewer anglers are venturing out now that additional snowfall and high winds have drifted in many of the plowed ice roads. Many of these roads will not be plowed again this season. Slush is developing under the deep snow cover on many area lakes. Ice remains 28-plus inches thick. Anglers that are venturing out are […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, March 14, 2013 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. It has been a pleasant week in the northwest, cool at night and warmed by the sun most days to near freezing. It’s little […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, March 7, 2013 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. This has been an interesting week but spring seems just around the corner in spite of the frequent snowfalls. The sun has real […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

Fish houses have all been removed south of Hwys 10 & 34 in the Detroit Lakes area. Many of the roads and accesses that were plowed to remove houses have drifted shut due to recent deep snow and high winds. Snowmobiles have been best for travel. Some anglers are doing well with the sunnies, crappies […]