Big Swan Lake Monitoring Summary 2018

Big Swan Lake and its inlets have been monitored by Todd SWCD, RMBEL, and the lake association since 1980. The lake was listed as impaired for excess nutrients and eutrophication in 2009. It is currently part of the Mississippi River – Brainerd Major Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy project through the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. […]

Lake stocks walleye fingerlings on its own

Last fall Bosek Fisheries from Garfield, Minn., stocked 400 pounds of 7-inch to 9-inch walleye fingerlings in Big Swan in an effort to supplement stocking efforts by the DNR. The DNR approved stocking 400 pounds of fingerlings instead of the 800 pounds originally requested. Association members authorized up to $10,000 for the stocking project, which […]