“It’s just the two of us, not anyone else. …all the scenery. It’s just kind of chill…listening to everything, the woods…I’ve never seen a bear... but I’ve seen a lot of deer swim across." – Henry Heglund, 11, on why he likes going fishing with his dad on open water.
Fishing opener is this weekend and anglers across the state are prepping for the big weekend. Jon Heglund and his son Henry live in Bemidji. Like so many others, they are getting ready, too. Katie Carter stopped by their place earlier this week to talk about fishing.
Sarah Strommen is the new DNR Commissioner for the state of Minnesota. We had a chance to talk about the hot-button issues like Chronic Wasting Disease, Aquatic Invasive Species, Enbridge Energy Line 3 Pipeline Project that the agency works with and the MN Legislature and the DNR's budget, slot limits for fishing and Minnesota's state park system.