Find the Crayfish, Find the Fish

A great way to locate fish in midsummer is to find crayfish. Just about every kind of fish likes to chew on crayfish, especially young crayfish before they get too big and their outside skeleton gets too hard. Bass, walleye, pike and even big panfish like to munch down crayfish. Crayfish are common in streams…

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Donation Expands Pelican Lake Aquatic Management Area

In January of 2020, the Pelican Lake Aquatic Management Area (AMA), on the east side of the lake, grew by 24 acres with the addition of the Dorothy and George McDonald Tract, resulting in 84 acres of permanently protected land. These 24 acres are undeveloped and will result in the additional protection of a sensitive,…

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The Importance of Lakeshore Restoration & Stewardship

“A well-kept shoreline is beautiful to look at, creates critical habitat for wildlife and reduces algae growth in your lake.” Thank you to Anoka County Water Resource Outreach Collaborative for sharing this animated video about lakeshore restoration and stewardship!

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