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August 19, 2017
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
23 hours 36 min ago
August 6, 2017
Troy Lindner of Lindner Media Productions is an organizer of the Fishing Careers Workshop set for Oct. 28 at Cragun's Resort in Brainerd, Minn. (Photo/Lindner Media Productions)
Dokken: Lindner workshop to focus on fishing careers
August 6, 2017 - 9:09am
Sam Cook
Sam Cook: Back on the Brule River, friendship and firelight
August 6, 2017 - 7:41am
Joe Ranua of Duluth makes a cast into lilypads while fishing for largemouth bass Tuesday afternoon on a lake near Duluth. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Hooking big bass never gets old for these Duluth anglers
August 6, 2017 - 7:00am
July 30, 2017
Joshua Kelly, Minot, caught and released this monster muskellunge from New Johns Lake on Thursday, July 27. The fish rivals the largest pure muskies ever caught in North Dakota. (Submitted photo)
Could this whale of a muskie be one of the largest ever caught in N.D.?
July 30, 2017 - 7:11pm
A fast-moving thunderstorm forced the pilots of two floatplanes to land and return to the dock shortly after 6 a.m. Monday, July 17 at Shining Falls Lodge in eastern Manitoba. The planes were back in the air less than an hour later. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Dokken: Another floatplane adventure
July 30, 2017 - 3:32pm
Eric Tofte of Grand Marais moves along the shore of a North Shore stream as he plays a brook trout on a July morning. Tofte uses a Tenkara fly rod with no reel, which he finds perfectly suited for fishing small northern Minnesota streams. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Grand Marais angler uses unconventional rods to fish North Shore streams
July 30, 2017 - 12:26pm
July 21, 2017
A Minnesota angler holds a walleye before releasing it. Walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs will remain closed longer than originally planned because the state has killed too many fish this year, officials said Friday, July 21. File photo / Forum News Service
Walleye fishing on Minnesota's Mille Lacs to remain closed longer
July 21, 2017 - 3:28pm
July 20, 2017
Despite being attacked by something -- perhaps a fish -- in Island Lake on Wednesday afternoon, 11-year-old Maren Kesselhon was doing well on Thursday. "She's not too shaken," said her father, Ryan Kesselhon of Duluth. Ryan Kesselhon photo
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
July 20, 2017 - 7:52pm
July 9, 2017
Kelsey Poshusta of Adams, Minn., holds the muskie she caught on Mille Lacs Lake on July 2. Her father, Derek Poshusta, measured it Kelsey Poshusta’s muskie as 57.25 inches long and 26.75 inches in girth and estimated its weight between 52 and 55 pounds before they released it.  It was the first muskie Kelsey has caught. (Courtesy photo)
Minnesota woman almost lands record muskie on her first try
July 9, 2017 - 7:31pm
After fishing his way downstream on Wisconsin's Brule River, Duluth's David Zentner paddles back upstream. Zentner, a fly-fisher, often fishes the Brule for trout.
Hallowed 'Hex' hatch holds deeper meaning for some trout anglers
July 9, 2017 - 9:00am
With a lake trout on the line, charter fishing captain Parker Bambenek hands a rod to client Patsy Stengel of Willmar, Minn., and gives her some reeling tips. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Young -- and seasoned: 27-year-old charter captain has been fishing Lake Superior for most of his life
July 9, 2017 - 8:30am
July 6, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton fishes Big Sandy Lake north of McGregor, MN Saturday morning. With temperatures in the 30's, the governor was able to catch a walleye, crappie and two perch. The 69th Annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing opener was based at Big Sandy Lake Resort and Lodge. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
No room for Gov. Dayton at the inn, but plenty of room for fish
July 6, 2017 - 7:25pm
July 2, 2017
Joe Harris, left, and Dave Youngbauer, both of St. Paul, pose with a 29-inch walleye they landed Friday, May 19, 2017. Harris reeled in the fish, which was attached to a rod, held by Youngbauer, that Youngbauer had snagged. The rod belonged to Al Stint. Five days earlier, Stint was reaching for a beverage in his boat when the rod flew over the side. (Courtesy of Joe Harris)
Fish tales: How it took 5 days and 3 guys to land a 29-inch walleye
July 2, 2017 - 6:34pm
The 'Pink Lady' fishing device helps anglers troll their lures deep in the water column. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Passing it on: Sharing the magic of the 'Pink Lady'
July 2, 2017 - 8:59am
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