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BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
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February 25, 2016
AIS open house for Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County is having an open house public meeting Wednesday to discuss aquatic invasive species and to present its draft for a Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention and Management Plan.The event isl 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Beltrami County Administration building, 701 Minnesota...
February 25, 2016 - 7:48pm
February 19, 2016
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's time to go after the 'pout
The 37th International Eelpout Festival will be held Friday through Sunday on Leech Lake, headquartered out of City Park in Walker. Due to the ice conditions on Walker Bay, travel on the ice has been limited to snowmobiles and ATVs this year, with no vehicles allowed on the ice during...
February 19, 2016 - 10:19am
February 11, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fish can feel spring approaching
There are only three weekends left in the fishing season for walleyes, northern pike, large and smallmouth bass and sauger in the inland lakes of Minnesota. The gamefish season and the dark house spearing season close for inland lakes on Feb. 28, with the 2015 Minnesota Fishing Licenses...
February 11, 2016 - 10:28pm
January 25, 2016
Free fly-tying class set for Thursday
BEMIDJI -- A free fly-tying class, sponsored by Headwaters Trout Unlimited 642 will take place Thursday at the Garden Pub and Grill, 111 Central Ave. SE.At 5:30 p.m., the group will order dinner and set up and will begin to start tying at 6:30 p.m. The group will be tying two mouse...
January 25, 2016 - 8:11pm
January 15, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Now that the chill is here, ice fishing is heating up
Cold weather this past week helped lakes in the Bemidji area add several more inches of new ice. Most lakes now have about a foot of ice, with a little more on shallow lakes like Upper Red Lake and a little less on some of the deep lakes like Lake Bemidji. We are still more than two...
January 15, 2016 - 9:54am
DNR releases Leech Lake 5-year management plan
ST. PAUL—A new five-year fisheries management plan for Leech Lake in northern Minnesota has been released, the Department of Natural Resources said earlier this week. The plan covers the period 2016-2020 and outlines management objectives for primary sportfish populations, as...
January 15, 2016 - 9:47am
January 14, 2016
'Berrrmidji Kids Can Ice Fish’ event canceled
BEMIDJI -- The 'Berrrmidji Kids Can Ice Fish” event scheduled for Saturday at Lake Bemidji State Park has been canceled because of the cold weather forecast for the weekend. Saturday's high temperature is expected to be only 6 below zero. For more information about Lake Bemidji...
January 14, 2016 - 2:20pm
January 11, 2016
‘Berrrmidji Kids Can Ice Fish’ event Saturday
BEMIDJI -- Children between 8 and 15 years of age can join Lake Bemidji State Park staff for an afternoon of perch fishing at the “Berrrmidji Kids Can Ice Fish” event from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Lake Bemidji State Park, 3401 State Park Road NE.The catch-and-release event...
January 11, 2016 - 8:18pm
January 6, 2016
Cass County Board splits vote on muskie stocking proposal
WALKER — On a split vote, Cass County commissioners Tuesday decided against taking any position on the controversial Minnesota Department of Natural Resources proposal to stock muskies in Gull Lake. Kevin Egan appeared before the board to ask the commissioners to pass a resolution...
January 6, 2016 - 12:40pm
January 5, 2016
Ice fishing on Lake Bemidji (photo gallery)
Gage Benjamin drills a hole in the ice on Lake Bemidji while Ryan Dupay waits to check the depth. Benjamin and Dupay, both students at Bemidji...
January 5, 2016 - 6:34pm
December 17, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: This is not the year to take risks on the ice
The snowfall earlier this week ranged from only a dusting of a few inches to more than a half a foot of snow, depending on the location. The...
December 17, 2015 - 2:47pm
December 11, 2015
DNR warns of thin ice on lakes
ST. PAUL-- With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to stay clear of early ice, use extreme caution when recreating on dangerously cold water and...
December 11, 2015 - 9:42am
December 3, 2015
Paul Nelson: Lakes are making ice, but hazards remain in warm temperatures
Most of the deep lakes in the Bemidji area froze over last weekend, but unseasonably warm temperatures continue.
December 3, 2015 - 12:18pm
November 26, 2015
Bemidji second-grader lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
Jeremy Tieken has always wanted to go muskie fishing because he hadn’t caught one yet. That all changed Nov. 1. He and his father, Daniel,...
November 26, 2015 - 7:06pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's safe to go shopping, but not ice fishing
The firearms deer season is over in the Bemidji area, but bow hunters are allowed to continue deer hunting until Dec. 31. There are also an increasing number of deer hunters who prefer the solitude of hunting later in the season and will hunt the muzzleloader deer season, which begins...
November 26, 2015 - 7:01pm