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N.D. to close paddlefish harvest season Friday night
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department announced today that the states 2013 paddlefish snagging season will close to any additional harvest at 10 p.m. CDT Friday to protect populations as the take ...
5/16/13 at 2:27 PM Lake of the Woods walleye opener one to remember 5/13/13 at 12:19 PM
DNR extends fishing closures on several northwest Minnesota rivers 5/7/13 at 3:56 PM
Saving Money While Fishing
Saving Money Before, During, and After the Season As you probably already know, fishing can be an expensive hobby. Basic needs for fishing include rods, reels, boats, motors, trolling motors, life pr...
5/15/13 at 9:58 AM
Sales of Minnesota fishing licenses down significantly
Not surprisingly, the sale of Minnesota fishing licenses is lagging far behind sales in recent years, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Minnesota's general fishing season ope...
5/14/13 at 4:54 PM Steelheaders finding fish in streams near Duluth 5/14/13 at 1:47 PM
North Shore streams opening; smelt run still a few days away 4/30/13 at 12:12 PM
North Dakota Game and Fish Department fisheries personnel recently stocked six lakes with 2-to-5 pound trout from Wyoming. Jerry Weigel, fisheries production and development section leader, said each...
5/13/13 at 10:22 AM fishing regulation reminders 5/2/13 at 2:54 PM
walleye size restrictions 5/1/13 at 8:41 AM
5/1/13 at 9:04 AM
Detroit Lake has one of the longest ice out records of any lake in Minnesota. This spring will be the 117th year that such data has been kept. In the previous 116 years, the latest date the ice wen...
4/20/13 at 6:05 PM
End of Extinction?
In the future, we might be able to worry about one less thing: extinction. This goes for species whose numbers are currently low, but also for those which no longer walk the earth. Advances made now...
3/25/13 at 9:28 AM A New Plateaus Christmas: ) 12/22/11 at 6:15 PM
Shenanigans at The Summer Palace 7/22/11 at 12:45 AM
What is it about trout that makes them so alluring? Is it their beauty? Is it the way that they fight? Do people like them just because they taste good? Though walleye may hog the limelight when it ...
12/19/12 at 3:15 PM Let the Fish Flipping Begin 7/1/11 at 10:20 AM
Catfish Diaries on the Mississippi River 5/13/10 at 9:03 AM
Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase
Last night I began my Christmas shopping foray. After dinner we put on comfy shoes and headed for the Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase. Pride of Dakota is a place to shop local--sort of, if local coun...
11/17/12 at 9:03 AM
Sky and Sea: Wright Brothers and fishing on the OBX
The Wright Brothers Memorial was one of the first places we stopped during our stay on the Outer Banks, mostly because it was a bit drizzly that first morning and we could spend our time inside, ...
10/31/12 at 10:21 PM Four days in the life of a reporter 5/7/12 at 8:01 PM
A handshake at the lake 11/4/11 at 8:10 PM
Let's Go Fishing answering a bigger need than anyone imagined
WILLMAR Lets Go Fishing founder Joe Holm could not have put a bigger exclamation point on the summer fishing season than he did on Tuesday, when he led his seven-year-old grandson Sean Willms out on...
10/4/12 at 5:30 PM Counting the reasons to support increase in license fees 3/28/12 at 2:52 PM
Who knew the catfish were SO BIG!
I recently had the opportunity to go catfishing with the infamous Jason Mitchell for his television show Jason Mitchell Outdoors. As a not-so-avid fisher-(wo)man, I was very nervous about our quest fo...
8/3/12 at 8:45 AM No Boat, No problem! Big Walleyes Await in Fargo-Moorhead 4/30/12 at 9:54 AM
Fishing In Parts of Minnesota
Recently, I started contributing to a midwest outdoors program hosted by Doug Leier on KFGO Radioout ofFargo, North Dakota. It's heard on Saturday's. I like doing things like this from time to time f...
8/2/12 at 11:54 AM Where The Water Boils 3/28/12 at 1:26 PM
Minnesota History ??? 6/30/11 at 2:45 PM
Water Sense - and 'hot' lake water
EPA has a new game site for kids, and adults too! If you remember that video game pac-man, you will want to tryWater Sense. Same concept as pac-man, move "Flo" around the plumbing to different 'rooms'...
7/16/12 at 3:31 PM Big Fish, Big River 7/3/12 at 9:28 AM
New Mobile App Predicts Fishing Hot Spots & Time
UPDATED 7/5/12 09:40 How many times have you taken a fishing trip with high expectations dancing in your mind? Picturing yourself enjoying all those wonderful shore lunches and bags of fill...
7/5/12 at 9:40 AM