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Those interested in Mille Lacs Lake can view a Department of Natural Resources quarterly newsletter that will keep readers up to date on research, fish population assessments and general information.

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“We want people to be aware of what’s going on and stay connected,” said Rick Bruesewitz, DNR Aitkin area fisheries supervisor.

The newest issue of the newsletter touches on topics, including a tagging study involving 14,000 walleye and 3,600 northern pike, a muskellunge assessment, predator diets, and other fish and lake facts.

Subscribers will receive an announcement about the quarterly newsletter via email, as well as periodic email updates about Mille Lacs. The Aitkin area fisheries office produces the newsletter.

In addition to the newsletter, anyone interested in learning more about Mille Lacs Lake management can visit, and can see current and previous editions of the newsletter and other information at the Aitkin area fisheries page.