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2008-07-13 12:00:26

By Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 13--By Brad Dokken Herald Staff Writer Members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa have harvested 373,000 pounds of walleyes on Lower Red Lake and tribal waters of Upper Red Lake since Dec. 1, records show. According to Pat Brown, fisheries biologist for the Red Lake Department of Natural Resources, most of the tribal members are fishing for the band's commercial fishery. Fishing is restricted to hook-and-line, and the tribe's annual...

2008-07-13 12:00:25

By Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 13--By Brad Dokken Herald Staff Writer Fishing opportunities on smaller lakes within the Red Lake Indian Reservation date back to the 1930s, but the program really took off in 1987 when the band launched the Red Lake Department of Natural Resources. "We started cooperatively with the Fish and Wildlife Service and looking at some of these lakes and coming up with management recommendations," said Pat Brown, tribal fisheries biologist....


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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