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February 19, 2020
After hellish ice fishing season, Minnesota resorts say they need help
LAKE WINNIBIGOSHISH, Minn. -- It’s been a brutal ice fishing season across much of northern Minnesota. The snow came too early and too heavy....
February 19, 2020 - 11:37am
February 16, 2020
Bigger bluegills, better access among Minnesota DNR fisheries chief's top goals
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Opening up more shoreline fishing opportunities in Greater Minnesota and moving the Quality Bluegill Initiative forward...
February 16, 2020 - 1:00am
February 13, 2020
McFeely: Cheers to the Minnesota DNR's big bluegill initiative, with hope of more to come
FARGO — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, a favorite punching bag for those who don't get everything they want all the time, is...
February 13, 2020 - 6:00am
February 11, 2020
Effort aims to persuade Minnesota anglers to go lead-free for loons
COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. -- This summer, Minnesota’s beloved state bird will be at the center of a new public awareness campaign aimed at anglers...
February 11, 2020 - 1:11pm
February 10, 2020
Bemidji angler is first at Ice Castle Classic, but New London angler the bigger winner
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — Matt Pipp of Bemidji caught the biggest fish and won $10,000 for it at the seventh annual Ice Castle Classic ice fishing...
February 10, 2020 - 5:46pm
February 9, 2020
Brad Dokken column: Readers share thoughts on high Lake of the Woods fishing pressure
I wasn’t sure how my Sunday, Feb. 2, column about the extensive fishing pressure occurring this winter -- and indeed most winters -- on Lake...
February 9, 2020 - 8:30am
Wilderness family business marks 50 years: Northern Saskatchewan is second home for Tolna, N.D., owners of Lawrence Bay Lodge
Randy Engen was in his early 20s and fresh off a stint in the U.S. Army when he joined his parents and wife, Verdean, on a 1971 fishing trip...
February 9, 2020 - 8:30am
February 4, 2020
It’s all about that paint on fishing lures
DULUTH — In the dusky, dusty basement of his West Duluth home — don’t forget to duck going down the stairs — Ed Forrestal works his magic...
February 4, 2020 - 8:00am
January 31, 2020
South Dakota bill mandates 'habitat stamp' purchase with most fishing, hunting licenses
PIERRE, S.D. — A bill has been introduced that requires anyone over the age of 18 who purchases a hunting or fishing license to also purchase...
January 31, 2020 - 9:22am
January 23, 2020
Tournament grade tackle for icing big panfish
BIG LAKE, Minn. — Sitting in an Ice Castle fish house parked in his driveway, veteran ice tournament angler Lawrence Luoma described the evolution...
January 23, 2020 - 4:53pm
January 20, 2020
Sharing the trapping tradition: When it comes to the outdoors way of life, Rick 'Critter' Olson comes by his nickname honestly
NEAR ROOSEVELT, Minn. -- It’s a cold, breezy Friday afternoon in early January, but the subzero windchill doesn’t stop Rick Olson from making...
January 20, 2020 - 6:00am
January 15, 2020
10 products that make ice fishing more efficient and more fun
I’m not a gear junkie but I’m always on the lookout for new products that improve angling efficiency, whether on the ice or on open water....
January 15, 2020 - 3:24pm
January 9, 2020
Spoon feeding winter panfish
RAMSEY, Minn. — A small minnow suspended beneath a float is a standard crappie offering across the Upper Midwest. Similarly, many bluegill...
January 9, 2020 - 1:16pm
January 6, 2020
Looking ahead to time outdoors in the coming year
It’s been in the planning stages for more than a year now, a fly-in fishing trip seven of us are taking in early July to a remote lake north...
January 6, 2020 - 8:00am
January 2, 2020
Eelpout Festival in Walker canceled over costs, impasse on lake enforcement
WALKER, Minn. — In what would have been the 41st year of celebrating the notoriously ugly fish, the International Eelpout Festival has bid...
January 2, 2020 - 9:11pm