STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Not enough ice for larger vehicles - yet
Despite the cold weather, it looks like its going to be at least a few more days before larger lakes in the region have enough ice to safely support larger vehicles.
On Upper Red Lake, Rogers on Red ... Posted on 12/11/13 at 4:06 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Gone Fishin'
I do not fish, I do not swim. Last week I fished, I did not need to
I spent most of my youth in the kiddie pool at the Warren, MinnesotaPool
during swimming lessons. I never learned to swim and ... Posted on 7/21/12 at 6:56 AM
Manager of Flag Island Resort on Minnesota’s Northwest Angle, Dan Schmidt, 55, has been serving up stories and good times on Lake of the Woods for some 30 years. It started as a teenager, when the Cloquet, Minn., native made his first trip to the Angle at the invitation of a longtime resident.
Lonnie Ray Norberg, 44, of Champlin, Minn., and Jeffrey Edward Wheeler, 35, also of Champlin, died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in a boat on Lake of the Woods late Sunday night, according to preliminary autopsy results from the county sheriff's office.
The Lake of the Woods County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of two men who were found in a boat on Lake of the Woods late Sunday night. The incident was reported at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday near Birch Beach, north of Williams, Minn., according to the Lake of the Woods Sheriff’s Department.
Ice fishing pressure hit an all-time high last winter on Lake of the Woods, but anglers kept less than half as many walleyes as they did the previous winter, results from a Department of Natural Resources creel survey show.
The Arctic blast that has descended on the Northland is just what the doctor ordered if you’re a Lake of the Woods ice fishing enthusiast or one of the many resorts or outfitters who cater to those enthusiasts.
Every spring after ice-out, litter from the winter fishing season washes up along the shore of Lake of the Woods. Bobbers, lumber, debris, bags of human waste … you name it, and it’s probably ended up on the beach for someone else to clean up.
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