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DNR adopts plan to enhance fisheries
Creating more opportunities for anglers to hook lunker northern pike and muskellunge is the goal of a new long-range management plan adopted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "Anglers have a growing interest in catching larger fish," said Ron Payer, DNR fisheries...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 18, 2008
Brotherly love of fishing lasts a lifetime for West Duluth men
It must seem easy for the Barber brothers, fishing this way. Driving up to Wild Rice Lake north of Duluth. Putting the 14-foot aluminum boat in at the ramp. Motoring anywhere they want to go with the 9.9-horsepower Johnson. Easy, because as kids, growing up in West Duluth, they...
August 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 21, 2008
It's been a tough summer so far for Lake Superior charter captains
Charter fishing captain Peter Dahl snugged his boat, the "Hooker Too," into its berth at the Waterfront Plaza Marina on Monday afternoon. In his cooler lay seven lake trout that his clients had caught that day on Lake Superior. The largest was a 10-pounder, and the anglers had thrown...
July 21, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Fishing for sturgeon? Make sure you have appropriate equipment
Fishing for sturgeon? Make sure you have appropriate equipment Sam Cook Late-season lake sturgeon harvest on Minnesota/Canada border waters opens Tuesday and continues through Sept. 30, according to a Department of Natural Resources news release. A sturgeon tag is required to harvest...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic launches in Bemidji
Since the Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic opened in 2001, the tournament has donated more than $250,000 to local nonprofits. Last year, the tournament raised more than $45,000 divided among Special Olympics, Bemidji, Minn., Youth Hockey, Fishing Has No Boundaries, Let's Go Fishing,...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 2, 2008
The fishing life
The sun has yet to clear the horizon on this May morning, but Robert Spurlock already has driven his battery-powered wheelchair past the dry-docked boats at Spirit Lake Marina. Past Fan-Ta-Sea. Past Alluring Proposal. Past Hi-Life. Past Lady Liberty. Spurlock, 60, is going fishing....
June 2, 2008 - 12:00am
Minnesota's Take-a-Kid-Fishing weekend is June 6-8
Here's a great reason to go fishing June 6-8: It's Take-A-Kid-Fishing weekend. That means Minnesota residents 18 and older can fish for free during these days when they accompany an angler younger than 16. "Most kids would love to go fishing," said ...
June 2, 2008 - 12:00am
May 27, 2008
Something's fishy at Saints' home games
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the St.
May 27, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Anglers urged to get the lead out
As you go through your tackle box to get ready for the 2008 fishing opener, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency encourages anglers to switch to lead-free fishing tackle. Lead is a toxic metal that has adverse effects on the nervous and reproductive systems of mammals and birds....
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
May 5, 2008
Outdoors issues may hinge on funding deal
May 5, 2008 - 12:00am
April 25, 2008
Record fish caught in Mississippi River near Red Wing
A Whitewater man broke a Wisconsin state fish record and he did it in the Mississippi River in Pierce County. According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Donald Peyer reeled in a 6-pound, 4.8-ounce sauger on April 2 near Lock and Dam No. 3. The fish, which measured...
April 25, 2008 - 12:00am
April 24, 2008
That's a big dam walleye
Bailey Benck, a 10-year-old from Diamond Bluff, was fishing with his dad by the Red Wing dam on April 6 when he pulled in a giant walleye. The monster weighed in at 9 pounds, 10 ounces and stretched 29 1/2 inches long.
April 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 10, 2008
Dead fish after ice-out likely from winterkill
The melting ice from Minnesota's shorelines may reveal some dead fish, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. In most cases it is normal winterkill. When snow and ice cover a lake, it limits the sunlight reaching aquatic plants. The plants die, stop producing...
April 10, 2008 - 12:00am
April 4, 2008
Early Canada-Minnesota lake sturgeon harvest season opens April 24
With spring lake sturgeon season almost here, anglers are reminded to purchase a lake sturgeon tag. The $5 harvest tags are used to collect information on the statewide April 24-May 7 lake sturgeon harvest. Anglers who practice catch-and-release do not need a tag. The following...
April 4, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
Feds look at listing coaster brook trout as endangered
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday announced it is considering placing the beleaguered coaster brook trout on the federal endangered species list. Agency officials said a petition by conservation groups to list the trout has merit and that the agency now will closely...
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am