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PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Lake of the Woods producing good walleye bite
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July 2, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moon phase means the walleyes are biting at night
Bemidji is one of the premier fishing destinations for anglers from all over the country.
July 2, 2015 - 2:07pm
June 27, 2015
Gone fishin': Fishing Has No Boundaries event celebrates 27th year
BEMIDJI—A day of fishing on the lake is more valuable to some people than to others. For many of the 83 disabled anglers who fished...
June 27, 2015 - 3:48pm
June 25, 2015
Final two men cleared in 'Operation Squarehook' fish poaching case
MINNEAPOLIS—Federal indictments against the last two of 10 men accused of fish poaching on area tribal waters in 2010 have been dismissed in U.S. District Court. All 10 area men arrested in the case have had the charges dismissed. In 2010, the Minnesota Department of Natural...
June 25, 2015 - 5:40pm
June 13, 2015
Experience counts: Winning team nets 19.88 pounds at Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic
BEMIDJI -- Experience on Lake Bemidji proved valuable Saturday with a tricky wind stumping a lot of nonlocal anglers at the Kraus-Anderson Walleye...
News / local
June 13, 2015 - 7:48pm
June 11, 2015
Second man sentenced for fish house thefts
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man connected to thefts from fish houses in February was sentenced to jail time in Beltrami County District Court. Ryan...
June 11, 2015 - 5:00pm
June 10, 2015
Classic times on the lakes: Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic back for 15th year on Lake Bemidji, Lake Irving
BEMIDJI -- The Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic returns to the Bemidji area Saturday as 100 two-person teams will fish for walleyes and prizes on Lake Bemidji and Lake Irving. “Bob Fitzgerald started the tournament 15 years ago,” said Tracy Pogue, director of business development...
News / local
June 10, 2015 - 7:01pm
June 6, 2015
PAUL NELSON: The time is here for Muskies in Minnesota
The last fishing opener in the spring is the muskie opener, which happens this Saturday. Anglers will now be able to target any species of fish in the lakes. Even though muskies have a low rate of spawning success, they still try to spawn each spring. Muskies spawn in a wider range...
June 6, 2015 - 2:40pm
June 5, 2015
Laporte Take a Kid Fishing Saturday
A Take a Kid Fishing event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today on Garfield Lake at the Pine Beach Resort and Campground. The event will begin with an aquatic invasive species demonstration followed by a day of fishing and will conclude with a fish fry. Youth between...
News / local
June 5, 2015 - 7:51pm
May 28, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fish flies arrive earlier than usual in Bemidji area
The “fish fly” hatches have begun in the Bemidji area. One of the earliest major hatches of fish flies are midges, which is the adult phase of blood worms. Blood worms live in the mud basin of the lakes along with dozens of species of dragonflies, several varieties of mayflies...
May 28, 2015 - 7:19pm
May 21, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: After wet and cold week, fishing conditions should improve
When the weather changes in the Bemidji area, it really changes. Bemidji was locked into a dry pattern since last fall that continued through the winter and lasted up until opening day of the walleye season. The surface water temperatures in the lakes were in the high 50s and...
May 21, 2015 - 7:59pm
May 18, 2015
Warrant issued for Bemidji man connected to fish house thefts
BEMIDJI -- A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Bemidji man charged with felony burglary for thefts from ice fishing houses on Lake...
News / local
May 18, 2015 - 1:58pm
May 15, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Jigs and shiners have been the hot presentation for walleyes
It was a good fishing opener in the Bemidji area, with most accesses on the larger lakes full to the point of overflowing. Anglers were greeted at many accesses on opening weekend by Conservation Officers and/or Department of Natural Resources employees inspecting boats and taking...
outdoors / fishing
May 15, 2015 - 9:41am
May 2, 2015
John Eggers column: Make your fishing opener memorable
The fishing opener never excited me when I was young. I mainly fished for crappies, sunfish and bullheads and the season never closed. I didn't realize that the fishing opener could be a memorable experience until I moved to Bemidji. Last year, the weather and water were cold....
May 2, 2015 - 6:10pm
Gone Fishin': Duane, John Peterson and their business are Hall of Fame worthy
BEMIDJI—A few years ago, Duane and John Peterson celebrated the success of Northland Fishing Tackle by hosting a dinner for their friends...
May 2, 2015 - 4:21pm
April 30, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Water levels remain a concern as opener nears
May is already here and the 2015 walleye opener is a little more than one week away. Estimates expect close to half a million anglers will be hitting the water as the season opens on May 9. One of the major concerns heading into this year’s opener is the low water levels on...
April 30, 2015 - 1:14pm