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June 21, 2019
Innovative angler Dave Genz says that ice-fishing tactics are just as effective in open water as they are during winter, though you might need to modify your boat a bit for the best results. Steve Hoffman photo
The ‘Holy Boat’ — Ice fishing for summer panfish
June 21, 2019 - 7:45am
June 20, 2019
Ethan Rasset broke his own state record for golden redhorse when he landed this 4-pound, 13-ounce fish from the Otter Tail River in March. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR
Two new state record fish certified in Minnesota
June 20, 2019 - 4:04pm
April 11, 2019
Paige and Rich Hardy parked their ice fishing house in a University of Minnesota Morris parking lot because Paige was on call at Stevens Community Medical Center during the blizzard. The couple lives in Chokio. Courtesy of Paige Hardy
On-call midwife stays in ice fishing house during blizzard
April 11, 2019 - 6:49pm
March 20, 2019
Tony Stetz, of Cormorant, Minn., holds a hefty tullibee caught recently in an Otter Tail County, Minn., lake. Mike McFeely / The Forum
McFeely: Tullibee, or not tullibee — Unique fish provides a fun day on the ice
March 20, 2019 - 7:20pm
March 13, 2019
Hall of fame angler Dave Genz developed many of the tools that successful ice fishermen use today, but it was his Trap Attack tournament series that helped spread the word across the ice belt. Steve Hoffman / Forum News Service
Ice-fishing tournament tactics for more and bigger panfish
March 13, 2019 - 11:24am
March 6, 2019
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo

Most anglers were able to remove their houses from Willmar area lakes by Monday's deadline. Some of those who have encountered difficulty due to the large snowpack have been in contact conservation officers. Fish houses still may be brought on to lakes for use while fishing, but they cannot be left unoccupied.
Despite snow, most meet fish house removal deadline
March 6, 2019 - 5:18am
February 26, 2019
Mom, 4-month-old baby among those trapped on Mille Lacs Lake
February 26, 2019 - 10:40am
February 10, 2019
Matthew Fragodt, of Montevideo, with his prize-winning 2.03-pound crappie Saturday at the sixth annual Ice Castle Classic fishing tournament on Lac qui Parle Lake in west central Minnesota.
Two-pound plus crappie wins $10,000 for angler in Ice Castle Classic on Lac qui Parle Lake
February 10, 2019 - 4:48pm
January 19, 2019
Devils Lake Fire Chief Jim Moe stands next to some of the fish caught in January 2015 during the Devils Lake Volunteer Fire Department's Ice Fishing Tournament on Devils Lake. The tournament is a fundraiser for the fire department. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
January 19, 2019 - 4:51pm
January 8, 2019
Minnesota DNR to host educational outdoors events at state parks
January 8, 2019 - 12:43pm
WOW volunteer Todd Kniefel high-fives Darla Olson as she catches the second of three northerns.  Special to Forum News Service
Minnesota angler battling health issues gets overwhelming response for fishing assistance
January 8, 2019 - 10:28am
December 23, 2018
Brandon Greene of Grand Forks holds up one of the custom ice rods he made for a customer. Owner of Hooked Custom Rods, Greene makes the rods in a shop in his Grand Forks home and is so busy he seldom finds time to fish in the winter. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
‘From his hand to yours,’ custom rod builder lands a keeper
December 23, 2018 - 7:05am
December 16, 2018
A frozen river and ideal ice conditions provided the opportunity for both ice fishing and shinny hockey last weekend in northern Minnesota. Brad Dokken, Forum News Service
Dokken: Ambitious weekend serves up great memories
December 16, 2018 - 11:53am
December 15, 2018
Tribune file photo
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is urging people to stay off the ice of Marsh Lake this winter as work on a new water control structure will cause water levels to fluctuate. This Tribune file photo shows work at the site in May.
Corps urges staying off Marsh Lake ice
December 15, 2018 - 1:33pm
December 10, 2018
There is open water on Fish Trap Lake, the lake where two bodies were found after authorities received a report Sunday, Dec. 9, of two overdue fishermen. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen encouraged people to stay away from the area enclosed with cones. Submitted Photo
2 killed after ATV falls into Minnesota lake
December 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
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