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October 28, 2016
NELSON COLUMN: Mild weather keeps anglers on the water
There is only one more week before the Minnesota Rifle Deer Season begins. The season opens in most of Minnesota on Nov. 5. Until then, there are still quite a few anglers on the lakes in the Bemidji area because of the mild weather. Most have been targeting walleyes, muskies or...
October 28, 2016 - 6:30am
October 20, 2016
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
BEMIDJI—Lakes in the Bemidji area cooled a little slower this past week, with most lakes still having surface water temperatures around 50 degrees. This gives the lakes about 10 more degrees to cool before the lakes are ready to freeze. The water under the ice during the winter...
October 20, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 6, 2016
Volunteers needed for DNR fish work groups
ST. PAUL -- Volunteers can apply to join one of five citizen-agency work groups that will discuss how the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources manages fish. There will be individual work groups for bass, catfish, panfish and walleye, and one that will focus on both northern pike...
October 6, 2016 - 9:50pm
Proposed rule changes to northern pike fishing
ST. PAUL -- New regulations for those who want to help manage northern pike in Minnesota will get another look by the public over the next month, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. This follows several years of public outreach that has returned broad support...
October 6, 2016 - 9:00pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fall cool down continues on area waters
The fall cool down in the Bemidji area lakes continues as the days get shorter and the nights get colder. Most of the local lakes now have surface water temperatures in the mid-50s, so the lakes have about 15 more degrees to cool before the lakes are ready to begin freezing. The "cold...
October 6, 2016 - 8:00pm
September 29, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Cooling water temperatures pool the fish
Cool temperatures, strong winds and intermittent rain kept many anglers off the lakes earlier this week, but it looks like there will be better weather this weekend for those wanting to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. Surface water temperatures in the lakes continue to drop,...
September 29, 2016 - 4:41pm
September 22, 2016
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed four new reports of zebra mussels in state lakes: Lake Sallie in Becker...
September 22, 2016 - 11:22am
September 16, 2016
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
The September full moon is today. There should be a few extra boats on area lakes at night this weekend, with anglers fishing for big walleyes or trophy muskies. The September and October full moon periods are considered two of the best opportunities of the year for catching big...
September 16, 2016 - 10:25am
September 8, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Hunting seasons already underway
Schools and colleges throughout most of the country are now in session for the fall semester, with most of the fall sports seasons already underway. Several hunting seasons opened on Sept. 1 including bear hunting. Small game, grouse and archery deer hunting open next weekend (Sept....
September 8, 2016 - 10:34pm
August 18, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Warm summer days with highs in the 80s are absent from the extended forecast through next week, and they could be almost done for the summer. The last half of August and the first part of September can still get pretty warm, but there are already signs of fall creeping up on us from...
August 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
August 9, 2016
Walleye quota reached on Mille Lacs, but catch-and-release season will stay open
The most recent Mille Lacs Lake walleye harvest estimate indicates that anglers have surpassed the state's 2016 walleye quota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The state, however, will not close the catch-and-release walleye season at this time, DNR officials...
August 9, 2016 - 2:08pm
August 4, 2016
PAUL NELSON: Where and how to catch walleyes
Anglers are finding walleyes in many lakes have moved back into less than 15 feet of water as surface water temperatures in the lakes reach the upper 70s. Walleyes like to feed on a mixture of prey whenever possible. Most walleyes in the Bemidji area have perch as a staple in their...
August 4, 2016 - 5:23pm
July 25, 2016
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, host Bret Amundson and the crew visited Saskatchewan’s great Tazin Lake...
July 25, 2016 - 4:58pm
July 11, 2016
Hawley man sets state muskie record
PELICAN LAKE, Minn. -- A Hawley man has set the record for a catch and release muskie while fishing in Pelican Lake in Otter Tail County. Andrew...
July 11, 2016 - 2:53pm
June 30, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Busy weekend ahead for area lakes
The Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest on the lakes in the Bemidji area. Anglers will be sharing the lakes with pleasure crafts of all kinds this weekend, especially if the weather cooperates. Surface water temperatures in the lakes finally exceeded 70 degrees this week....
June 30, 2016 - 10:28pm