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February 18, 2018
After helping construct a snow shelter, fifth-grader Gianna Figueroa of Hibbing keeps watch on a fishing tip-up during a Cherry School outing on Long Lake near Cherry on Feb. 9. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Taking the classroom to the lake
February 18, 2018 - 11:25am
February 17, 2018
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., shows off a 28.5-inch walleye he caught in June 2017 on Mille Lacs Lake. Walleye regulations on Mille Lacs need to be structured to minimize the impact on local resorts and others businesses that suffer when walleye season is closed, as it was during portions of last year's open water season, said state Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, assistant House majority leader. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Mille Lacs stands to be a focus of Minn. legislative session, lawmaker says
February 17, 2018 - 10:55am
February 11, 2018
Sam Cook
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
February 11, 2018 - 7:40am
February 4, 2018
Anglers in two fishing shelters fish for coho salmon and Kamloops rainbow trout early Thursday morning, Feb. 1, at the McQuade Small Craft Harbor on the North Shore. Cohos have turned up earlier this winter than in most years. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Cohos in the cold: Coho salmon have shown up on the North Shore earlier this winter
February 4, 2018 - 6:46am
February 2, 2018
Sam Cook
Trip talk unloads the weight of winter
February 2, 2018 - 6:32am
January 28, 2018
Spearing decoys blend art, science
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
Paul Nelson (left) lowers a decoy into the water as his partner, Liv Mostad-Jensen, waits for a chance to spear a northern pike on a small lake near Grand Rapids, Minn. Nelson and Mostad-Jensen live near Grand Rapids. The couple likes getting off the beaten path, often snowshoeing for a couple of miles to their spearing spots. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Grand Rapids couple busts brush to find remote pike lakes
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
January 23, 2018
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Organizers in Kandiyohi County are calling for 100 hosts to volunteer to take visitors fishing May 10-13 when the Willmar Lakes Area hosts the Governor’s Fishing Opener. The last time it was held in Kandiyohi County was in 1995 with then-Gov. Arne Carlson, front left.
Governor's Fishing Opener in Willmar seeks hosts
January 23, 2018 - 10:30pm
January 21, 2018
Brad Dokken
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
January 21, 2018 - 9:27am
January 19, 2018
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A catfish working group is proposing that the current limit allowing five total, with no more than two being flathead, be increased to seven total, but retaining the limit of two on flathead. Catfish guru John White holds a channel catfish he caught in the Minnesota River.
New fishing regs in the offing: Talk turning to new walleye, panfish and catfish limits
January 19, 2018 - 6:39pm
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The Department of Natural Resources will cut back about 20 percent on stocking fingerling walleye. Accelerated fingerling stocking has not produced greaters numbers. Stocking young fry will continue.
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
January 19, 2018 - 5:55pm
January 14, 2018
Brad Dokken, outdoors columnist
Brad Dokken: The outdoors from A to Z, the sequel
January 14, 2018 - 6:34am
At sunrise on Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, Greg Clusiau drills a fishing hole on a lake near Grand Rapids, Minn., before a day of crappie fishing. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
January 14, 2018 - 6:15am
January 13, 2018
David Stone of Roseau, Minn., released this 38-inch lake trout Saturday, Jan. 6, while fishing near Brush Island on the Minnesota side of Lake of the Woods. The fish likely strayed down from the Ontario side of the lake, which has more of the deep, coldwater habitat lake trout prefer. (Submitted photo)
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
January 13, 2018 - 5:09pm
January 9, 2018
Michael Kechkaylo
Commentary: Michigan man seeks info on a mysterious lure with possible local ties
January 9, 2018 - 2:59pm