Minnesota Fishing Report

Water temperatures on most area lakes remain in the low 50s. Warmer days and nights with the extended daylight hours should begin to warm the water quickly. The bass opener was a huge success for bass anglers since these fish remained very shallow water, guarding their nests. Crappies have also moved to their spawning sites […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, May 30, 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. Dare I say that only the first wave of passerines has moved through the northwest as late this week we are hearing only […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

Water temperatures remain 50- to 55-degrees, but warmer and clearer weather is forecasted for the weekend and water should warm quickly. Walleyes are coming from 6-15 feet of water on most lakes, and minnows have been the preferred bait. The leech bite is also getting started. It may be another week or two before the […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

This is The 2013 Fishing Opener is this Saturday, May 11! While many Otter Tail County, Minnesota lakes remain covered in ice, many of the smaller lakes with inlets and outlets should be free of ice by Saturday. Ottertail County lakes that are 1,000 acres or less, especially those with current, should be ice-free by […]

Minnesota Birding Report

The Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, May 9, 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. We have been enjoying spring this week in the northwest, and even as far north as Pennington County the sun has caused the lawns to […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

Even though ice continues to melt on area lakes, most anglers will not know where they will hit the water until a couple of days before the opener. The late ice bite has been great due to warming waters, and there should be fishable ice for another week or so. The best approach has been […]