brad parsons

Conditions Look Favorable for MN Fishing Opener
It should be a busy weekend at resorts and boat landings this weekend for Minnesota's fishing opener. DNR Central Region Fisheries Manager Brad Parsons with the early ice out this spring, and warmer weather on tap more people are expected to fish the opener
Heavy Snow Leads To Winterkill In Lakes
One of the snowiest winters in years has taken its toll on some of Minnesota's fish. A phenomenon called "winterkill" happens when the frozen lakes can't get enough sunshine. With no sun, the plants can't create oxygen through photosynthesis and fish die off.