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July 12, 2016
Jacob Robinson of Shakopee caught and released a big cat that measured 49 inches long and had a girth of 32-1/2 inches. (DNR)
Minnesota's flathead catfish record broken
July 12, 2016 - 10:07am
June 26, 2016
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Minnesotan may have tied record with 57-inch muskie
June 26, 2016 - 9:33am
June 22, 2016
Little Falls angler Peter Beam, left, holds the 43.25-inch muskie he caught June 10 on Lake Alexander. Brainerd Lakes Chapter president of Muskies Inc. Jim Kath helps hold the head. (SUBMITTED)
Muskie fishing a challenge more young Minnesota anglers are seeking
June 22, 2016 - 10:41am
June 21, 2016
Cindy Pawlowski of Frazee with the record lake sturgeon on the Rainy River. (NORTHLAND OUTDOORS)
Two record reel-ins logged in state's expanded catch-and-release program
June 21, 2016 - 10:22am
June 20, 2016
Justin Fisketjon of Sidney set a world record for a paddlefish caught with a bow at 85 pounds. (SUBMITTED)
Bow enthusiast sets world record catch with 85-pound paddlefish
June 20, 2016 - 8:07am
June 15, 2016
Mike Anderson of Barnum holds the muskie he caught June 2 on Island Lake north of Duluth. Anderson was pre-fishing for the Kolar Toyota ALS Walleye Tournament and caught the muskie on 6-pound-test line. (SUBMITTED)
Minnesotan hooks 55-inch monster muskie
June 15, 2016 - 3:09pm
Grace Schultz holds two largemouth bass caught June 4 during the Minnesota Fishing Challenge on Gull Lake. (COLLINS PHOTOGRAPHY)
Litchfield anglers have big day as Fishing Challenge raises $250K
June 15, 2016 - 10:52am
May 18, 2016
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Quick Tip: Increase your hook percentage during a slow bite
May 18, 2016 - 11:10am
May 15, 2016
Mark Lindstrand of Willmar fishes at sunrise Saturday on Ringo Lake for his 16th consecutive fishing opener. (DAN WALLERT | TRIBUNE)
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 14, 2016
Robby Ott of Cloquet holds a walleye he caught while fishing the Rainy River. Ott has been guiding for 25 years. (SUBMITTED)
Wanna be a fishing guide? It's a demanding gig
May 14, 2016 - 11:14am
May 11, 2016
Annual women's fishing tourney to be held June 4 on Lake Osakis
May 11, 2016 - 2:01pm
May 10, 2016
McGregor High School football coach to host Gov. Dayton on Saturday’s fishing opener
May 10, 2016 - 11:46pm
May 6, 2016
Fishing opener: Spring will make anglers forget lousy ice fishing season
May 6, 2016 - 4:46pm
April 26, 2016
Tony Sindt, Minnesota River fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, holds a 54-pound flathead catfish from the Minnesota River. (TOM CHERVENY | WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE)
For those seeking trophy fish, the Minnesota River offers innumerable options
April 26, 2016 - 10:42am
April 22, 2016
Brad Carlson with the Spicer fisheries crew holds a walleye netted during a previous year’s spawning run. (TRIBUNE FILE PHOTOS)
The Spicer Strain: Walleyes may be better able to reproduce on own when stocked in area waters
April 22, 2016 - 2:34pm