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March 1, 2020
A hard-sided trap used to catch spottail shiners is set near a shoreline on Upper Red Lake in May 2018. (Photo courtesy of Jonny Petrowske)
Northern Minnesota spottail shiner trappers on Upper Red and Winnie dodge a bullet over DNR gear restrictions in zebra mussel-infested waters
March 1, 2020 - 8:10am
January 28, 2020
Wheeled fish houses are parked on the ice Friday, Jan. 10, at Springsteel Resort on Lake of the Woods north of Warroad, Minn. Many resorts keep spots cleared on the ice for wheeled fish house owners to park the houses when they're not in use instead of hauling them back and forth. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Growing popularity of wheeled fish houses a game changer for many resorts, fisheries managers
January 28, 2020 - 8:01am
November 9, 2019
A chunky Upper Red Lake walleye fell for a jigging spoon in this December 2011 photo. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that the winter walleye limit on Upper Red will be four as of Sunday, Dec. 1, with only one walleye longer than 17 inches allowed. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Outdoors Notebook: DNR sets four-walleye limit on Upper Red, North Dakota darkhouse spearing opens at freeze-up, etc.
November 9, 2019 - 12:34pm
November 7, 2019
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations change for winter season
November 7, 2019 - 2:54pm
March 11, 2019
Zebra mussels on a piece of pipe taken from an infested waterway. The Minnesota DNR on Monday, March 11, confirmed zebra mussel larvae have been found in Upper red Lake. Forum News Service file photo.
DNR finds zebra mussel larvae in Upper Red Lake
March 11, 2019 - 4:32pm
January 26, 2019
Wheeled ice fishing houses have become all the rage in recent years, and it's not unusual for owners to spend days at a time on the ice. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Brad Dokken: Night on the big lake puts wheelhouse craze in focus
January 26, 2019 - 2:50pm
April 5, 2018
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations announced
April 5, 2018 - 5:52pm
November 27, 2017
Melissa Siedenstricker and Zeth Knyphause
Bodies of two missing people on Upper Red Lake have been found, police say
November 27, 2017 - 8:15pm
May 7, 2017
Duane Peterson of Bemidji releases a walleye in April 2015 on the Rainy River near Clementson, Minn. Walleye again will take center stage Saturday during Minnesota's Fishing Opener.(Brad Dokken photo)
Stage set for good Minnesota walleye opener
May 7, 2017 - 6:15am
December 4, 2016
This 16-inch walleye was caught during an evening of fishing on Upper Red Lake in January 2015. Anglers this winter can keep three walleyes, of which only one may be longer than 17 inches, on Upper Red. (Sam Cook /
When the lakes freeze, these are the places where the fish are hiding
December 4, 2016 - 5:56pm
August 26, 2016
Once established in a lake, starry stonewort can grow in large mats and crowd out native vegetation. Submitted photo.
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
August 26, 2016 - 2:54pm
February 24, 2014
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Dozens of ice fishermen were stranded on Upper Red Lake, for three days, after Thursday's storm followed by high winds and drifting button
Dozens of the ice fisherman, who were stranded for days after Thursday's storm, are now safe
February 24, 2014 - 5:12pm
October 7, 2012
A painting of a common goldeneye by San Francisco artist Robert Steiner has been selected as the winner of the 2012 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week. Steiner's painting will be made into the 2013-2014 Federal Duck Stamp, which will go on sale in late June 2013. The Fish and Wildlife Service produces the stamp, which sells for $15 and is required of all waterfowl hunters age 16 and older. The stamp raises about $25 million annually for wetland conserva...
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Winter fishing regs on Upper Red Lake, Conservation poll etc.
October 7, 2012 - 12:00am
January 19, 2012
Area fishing and downhill skiing report
January 19, 2012 - 7:23pm
December 25, 2011
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Red Lake's recovery tops the list of favorite stories
December 25, 2011 - 12:00am