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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
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., landed this 28.5-inch walleye – his new "PB" – Saturday, June 24, on Lake Mille Lacs while fishing one of the big lake's mudflats with fishing guide Jason Freed. As required for all walleyes on Mille Lacs, the fish was released. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Lake Mille Lacs produces plenty of catch-and-release walleye action, trophy smallmouth
July 2, 2017 - 6:45am
May 11, 2017
Richfield, Minn., artist Tim Turenne’s painting of a walleye foraging on minnows is featured on the 2017 Minnesota walleye stamp. The stamp isn't required to fish walleyes in Minnesota, but proceeds from sales of the stamps help fund walleye-related initiatives across the state. (Minnesota DNR)
Anticipation builds for Minnesota fishing opener
May 11, 2017 - 8:23pm
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
April 12, 2017
Assistant Area Supervisor Mandy Erickson, left, reaches for a female walleye. The females are moved into tubs when staff members determine that they are ready to release their eggs. Meagan Pittelko / Forum News Service
Annual walleye run underway at Dunton Locks in Becker County
April 12, 2017 - 2:43pm
March 21, 2017
Mille Lacs Lake fishing guide Steve Fellegy holds a 26-inch walleye taken on his boat in this 2013 photo while fishing mud flats at the north end of the lake. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
March 21, 2017 - 11:13am
February 27, 2017
Forum Communications file photo
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
February 27, 2017 - 8:43pm
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
April 28, 2016
Three Minnesota House committee chairmen brief reporters Wednesday on spending legislation. From left are Reps. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake, Pat Garofalo of Farmington and Denny McNamara of Hastings. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
GOP pushes 'smarter government' spending plan
April 28, 2016 - 5:30am
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
April 7, 2016
The DNR decided to allow live bait after committee members and the DNR met Wednesday and had a productive discussion about the pros and cons of the live-bait ban. The lake is a key destination for walleye anglers. (ONLINE PHOTO)
DNR changes Mille Lacs restriction: Live bait will be allowed this year
April 7, 2016 - 11:26am
October 26, 2015
DNR sets Mille Lacs winter walleye limit at one fish
October 26, 2015 - 11:00pm
October 6, 2015
DNR to make a decision on Mille Lacs ice fishing later this month
October 6, 2015 - 11:24pm
September 8, 2015
Will Mille Lacs have an ice fishing season? Resorts await winter rules
September 8, 2015 - 12:08am
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