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Minnow madness: Spottail shiner shortage is frustrating anglers, bait dealers in Minnesota

June 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DEER RIVER, Minn. Standing in waders, hip-deep in a lake near Deer River, Bill Powell flipped two modest scoops of spottail shiner minnows into a holding tank on his boat Wednesday afternoon.
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GF&P could ban taking of baitfish from Firesteel Creek

June 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Battle lines are being drawn in the fight against Asian carp in South Dakota, and one of the lines falls squarely on Firesteel Creek.
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Minnow discovery will delay repairs to Rosehill dam

April 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Officials had hoped to start construction this year on the Rosehill dam in Hand County, about 30 miles west of Huron. The dam failed in July 2010 during heavy rains. Continue Reading

Minnesota appeals court rules that, legally, minnows aren’t fish

April 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A northern Minnesota bait dealer is off the hook after the state Court of Appeals ruled that a minnow is not a fish. Continue Reading