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May 11, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Bring a sense of humor, good attitude to the opener
May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 10, 2017
Alexandria, Minn.-based conservation officer Mitch Lawler docks his boat on Lake Victoria in Douglas County on May 5, 2017. Lawler will be patrolling waters in the area for the Minnesota fishing opener. Eric Morken / Forum News Service
DNR goes into fishing opener with 25 enforcement positions unfilled
May 10, 2017 - 12:47pm
May 7, 2017
2017 FISHING OPENER: Bite could be strong for Cass Lake Chain
May 7, 2017 - 2:01pm
Cal Matfield fishes off a dock on Lake Bemidji with his grandmother Linda Wagner. (Pioneer file photo)
2017 FISHING OPENER: Lake Bemidji continues to thrive
May 7, 2017 - 9:55am
Duane Peterson of Bemidji releases a walleye in April 2015 on the Rainy River near Clementson, Minn. Walleye again will take center stage Saturday during Minnesota's Fishing Opener.(Brad Dokken photo)
Stage set for good Minnesota walleye opener
May 7, 2017 - 6:15am
May 4, 2017
Nick Burton, 26, of Fergus Falls, Minn., fishes the Red River in Fargo for the first time Wednesday, May 3. Burton is already a registered organ donor, but thinks the new registration system through LifeSource and the Minnesota DNR is a good idea. Kim Hyatt/ Forum News Service
Fish, hunt, save lives: MN first to offer organ donor option on fishing license
May 4, 2017 - 8:31pm
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Surface water temps on the rise
May 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
April 30, 2017
Brad Dokken
Dokken: Public land an asset, not a liability
April 30, 2017 - 9:00am
Rick Mercil of Grand Forks mans a drift boat during a recent steelhead fishing trip to the Pacific Northwest. Special to Forum News Service
Fishing trip delivers steelhead serenity
April 30, 2017 - 8:11am
Fisheries workers with the Wisconsin and Minnesota Departments of Natural Resources net walleyes from an electro-fishing boat during a walleye population assessment on the St. Louis River in 2015. Minnesota DNR officials are asking the Minnesota Legislature to increase prices on some fishing and hunting licenses to support DNR work, including fisheries research. File photo
Sam Cook: Legislature showing little inclination to increase outdoors funding
April 30, 2017 - 7:31am
Two volunteers with the fishing group Minnesota Steelheader carry trash from the mouth of the Sucker River northeast of Duluth during an Adopt-a-River clean-up event. A landowner whose property borders the river considered closing angler access to the river in part because of trash he has found on his land. Minnesota Steelheader photo
Anglers still have access to lower Sucker River -- for now
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
April 21, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
April 21, 2017 - 8:00am
April 16, 2017
Kevin Bovee of the Lake Superior Steelhead Association describes how a stream improvement on the upper Knife River has narrowed the river's channel. Bob King / Forum News Service
Shoring up a stream: Angling group spearheads project to benefit Knife River steelhead
April 16, 2017 - 4:29pm
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken: Anglers catching, keeping big walleyes in Devils Lake Basin sparks annual spring debate
April 16, 2017 - 2:26pm
April 9, 2017
Fishing guide Luke Kavajecz holds a Seeforellen brown trout on April 1. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Fishing guide prefers simpler, more direct tactics for Superior's big browns
April 9, 2017 - 8:45am