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2007-04-08 09:00:14

By Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Apr. 8--Conservative fishing regulations have helped maintain Reed Lake in northern Manitoba as one of western Canada's top drive-to destinations for northern pike, lake trout and walleyes. Anglers can keep two walleyes, none over 22 inches; one lake trout, none over 26 inches; and two pike, none longer than 30 inches. Reed is a big lake, spanning about 14 miles from east to west and 12 miles from north to south. The Grass River flows into Reed...

2007-03-18 09:00:20

By Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Mar. 18--Licensed bait dealers can continue trapping emerald shiners on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River, but private trappers will have to stop, now that spiny water fleas have been detected in the Rainy River basin. But it won't be business as usual, officials say. Bait dealers will have to go through training to learn about preventing the spread of spiny water fleas or their eggs. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Monday...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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