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May 20, 2018
Psycho Billy Marine Service owner John Hanna installs cables for a new head unit on a Hewescraft 200 Sea Runner on Monday, May 14, 2018. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
May 20, 2018 - 6:35am
Brad Dokken
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
May 20, 2018 - 6:10am
Peter Howard of Stillwater, Minn., had reason to smile after landing this 25-inch walleye Sunday, May 13, on Lake of the Woods during the opening weekend of Minnesota's 2018 walleye season. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
May 20, 2018 - 6:05am
May 18, 2018
Neal Leier's walleye caught on May 18 broke the longest-standing state record fish in North Dakota, one that stood for nearly 60 years. North Dakota Game & Fish Department photo
ND angler's walleye breaks 60-year record
May 18, 2018 - 1:51pm
May 17, 2018
After ice-out, some Minnesota lakes seeing fish kill
May 17, 2018 - 2:22pm
May 14, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
With sunny skies and warm temperatures, Sunday was the best weather day of the fishing opener weekend. A few boats of hopeful anglers were seen Sunday afternoon on Foot Lake in Willmar.
Bite was hit or miss on area lakes, rivers
May 14, 2018 - 6:34am
May 12, 2018
Jerry Atkinson of Duluth and his fishing partner land a walleye during the Minnesota fishing opener on the St. Louis River in Duluth Saturday. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Sunny skies, hungry walleyes: Minnesota fishing opener successful on the St. Louis River
May 12, 2018 - 7:43pm
Photo courtesy of the Office of Governor Mark Dayton
Governor Mark Dayton reeled in three fish on Green Lake in Spicer Saturday morning for the 2018 Governor’s Fishing Opener.
Governor lands bass but not a walleye; his guide may have brought back the day's biggest prize
May 12, 2018 - 3:27pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Governor Mark Dayton speaks with House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman before heading out on Green Lake Saturday morning for the 2018 Governor’s Fishing Opener in Spicer.
Gov. Mark Dayton has successful opener in Spicer
May 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 11, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneAddlyn Roschild, left, and Annie Mathison make their two fish bump heads during the Kids Fishing Event for the 71st annual Governor's Fishing Opener Friday.
Go fish! Governor's Fishing Opener events underway
May 11, 2018 - 3:51pm
May 10, 2018
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)play button
Weather looks ideal for Saturday's Minnesota Fishing Opener
May 10, 2018 - 5:47pm
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
May 10, 2018 - 8:56am
May 8, 2018
Governor's Fishing Opener 2018 now available online
May 8, 2018 - 10:45am
May 6, 2018
A walleye sits in a net during the 2016 Minnesota fishing opener on Cut Foot Sioux Lake north of Deer River, Minn. With this year's late spring, a slow presentation such as jigging with a minnow will be a good bet for coaxing walleyes into biting. Minnesota's 2018 fishing opener is Saturday, May 12, 2018. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Late spring means 'different' MN walleye opener
May 6, 2018 - 7:53am
May 5, 2018
Forum News Service file photo

Gov. Mark Dayton, center, helps to kick off the fishing season during the 2014 Governor’s Fishing Opener on Gull Lake. The governor will be on Green Lake in Spicer for this year's opener when the Willmar Lakes Area hosts the annual event May 10-13.
Big catch, big impact: Willmar Lakes Area expects economic boost from Governor’s Fishing Opener
May 5, 2018 - 6:06am