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March 17, 2020
Anglers on Lake Mille Lacs this summer will not be able to keep any walleyes, and walleye angling will be closed altogether in July. (File / News Tribune)
Mille Lacs walleye off limits in July; catch-and-release rest of summer
March 17, 2020 - 3:49pm
Fish houses and lightweight vehicles converge on Lake of the Woods in December 2009. Walleye and sauger numbers on the big lake look good going into this winter's ice fishing season. Anglers last winter logged a record 2.1 million hours of fishing pressure on Lake of the Woods. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Lake of the Woods fall population survey offers favorable outlook for walleye and sauger fishing this winter
December 17, 2019 - 8:00am
November 7, 2019
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations change for winter season
November 7, 2019 - 2:54pm
June 2, 2019
Fishing guide Jay Breckheimer is a rare voice standing up for higher water levels in Devils Lake, N.D. He believes lower water levels, which would benefit farmers, would have a devastating effect on fishing and tourism in the lake region. Photo courtesy of Jerry Breckheimer
McFeely: Devils Lake guide wages lonely fight to keep water level high
June 2, 2019 - 5:06pm
May 23, 2019
North Dakota Game and Fish Department director Terry Steinwand says a Devils Lake level of 1,446 feet likely won't greatly affect walleye fishing in the lake. Access to the water might be the bigger problem, he said.
McFeely: Game and Fish director says lowering Devils Lake shouldn't affect fishing
May 23, 2019 - 7:00am
April 24, 2019
Mandy Erickson and Ethan Karppinen of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources strip netted walleyes of their eggs and milt (sperm) on April 23, 2019, during the annual spring spawning run on Lake Sallie near Detroit Lakes, button
McFeely: Hope springs eternal during annual walleye run
April 24, 2019 - 5:29pm
December 10, 2018
Leech Lake anglers will be able to keep a wider size range of walleye starting on the 2019 fishing opener, officials announced Monday, Dec. 10. Forum News Service file photo
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
December 10, 2018 - 5:24pm
June 24, 2018
Fishing guide and product promoter Brian Brosdahl of Bro's Guide Service plays a walleye that hit a jig and a golden shiner during a recent June excursion on Cass Lake in northern Minnesota. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Even under bluebird skies, 'Bro' finds the walleyes
June 24, 2018 - 6:17am
June 10, 2018
Bill Heig of Bowens Resort on Lake Winnibigoshish holds a nice walleye caught on a jig and minnow in shallow water over a sand bottom. John Myers / Forum News Service
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
June 10, 2018 - 6:20am
May 20, 2018
Peter Howard of Stillwater, Minn., had reason to smile after landing this 25-inch walleye Sunday, May 13, on Lake of the Woods during the opening weekend of Minnesota's 2018 walleye season. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
May 20, 2018 - 6:05am
May 12, 2018
Ryan Aanes of Baxter, Minn., shows off a walleye he caught on Lake Lida near Pelican Rapids on the Minnesota fishing opener Saturday, May 12. (Contributed photo)
McFeely: Bad idea for fishing, but good experience
May 12, 2018 - 5:36pm
March 25, 2018
Muskie-walleye war flares up at state Capitol: Bill would halt stocking, open spearing, lower minimums on some waters
March 25, 2018 - 6:38pm
May 28, 2017
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken: May serves up walleyes, morels and wild asparagus
May 28, 2017 - 12:29pm
May 11, 2017
Fishing report: Lake of the Woods a good bet for Minnesota fishing opener
May 11, 2017 - 3:56pm
April 16, 2017
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken: Anglers catching, keeping big walleyes in Devils Lake Basin sparks annual spring debate
April 16, 2017 - 2:26pm