Walleye stocking completed for 2020

Bosek Fisheries of Garfield, Minn., stocked more than 700 pounds of walleye fingerlings in Big Swan Lake on Oct. 15 and 19 for the LID and the DNR. Ryan Bosek empties a netful of young fish from the bottom of one of the tanks. On hand for the LID and lake association was Al Leinen.

DNR reports on lake gill net survey

The DNR conducted a gill net survey on Big Swan between July 20 and 24, using 12 nets. Al Leinen, board member of both the association and LID, talked with a DNR surveyor, who agreed to provide the followup report. He also indicated that in the future lake owners may be able to keep netted […]

Walleye stocking planned Monday, Oct. 19

Jim Bosek of Bosek Fisheries plans to stock Big Swan with this year’s walleye fingerlings tomorrow, starting about 10:30 a.m. at the public landing. This year he will stock around 330 pounds of 6-7-inch fingerlings, as approved by lake association members. The DNR is also expected to do its 2020 walleye stocking at the lake […]

DNR studies shrinking sunfish size

A lake association member raised a question at the fall meeting about whether the DNR intends to change sunfish limits on Big Swan. Following is a link to the DNR website about the issue. https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/fish/sunfish/index.html

Open lake association board seats

Attached is a notice from the Big Swan Lake Association Board following its Saturday, Aug. 29 meeting. open association board seats.pdf

Big Swan Lake LID minutes posted

Attached are the minutes of the Big Swan Lake District (LID) annual meeting held on Saturday, Aug. 29. 2020 LID annual meeting minutes.pdf

Big Swan celebrates the Fourth of July

Big Swan Lake residents started off the hot and humid Fourth of July with a boat parade.Tied as top entries were the Wayne Rahn family (top) and the Gray and Sievers families (bottom).

Fourth of July boat parade sails on

Big Swan Lake’s annual Fourth of July boat parade will proceed as planned. It will start at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 4 from the area of the public boat landing and south campground. If it is raining at that time, there will be a delay until it stops. Spread the word!

Association’s board cancels spring meeting

The Big Swan Lake Association board has canceled the 2020 spring meeting scheduled for Saturday, May 16, following the Governor’s recently extended stay-at-home directive. The meeting agenda was mailed to all lake owners and is posted on the Trumpeter web site. The financial statement is available from Treasurer Jan Lind upon request. The fall meeting […]