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July 28, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Water temperatures reaching peak
The Bemidji area is in the middle of the hottest part of the summer, with highs in the 80s still prominent in the extended forecast. The historical average temperatures in the Bemidji area indicate the warmest part of the year is usually between the middle of July and the middle of...
July 28, 2016 - 11:06pm
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 22, 2016
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
This is a good time to be on the lakes if you want to catch a muskie. The first real hot weather of the summer usually triggers an algae bloom in the lakes and provides anglers with a short window of opportunity while muskies adjust to the sudden drop in water clarity. Surface lures...
July 22, 2016 - 11:26am
July 6, 2016
FISH TALES: Lyla Glinsek
Lyla Glinsek caught her first walleye, at 25 inches, over the Fourth of July weekend on an area lake. She was fishing with her uncle, Tony Collyard,...
July 6, 2016 - 4:33pm
June 22, 2016
COMMUNITY: Fishing Has No Boundaries hits 25-year mark: Events will be held Saturday-Sunday
BEMIDJI -- The Paul Bunyan Fishing Has No Boundaries committee is in the final stages of preparing for this weekend’s events. And they are...
June 22, 2016 - 6:52pm
June 20, 2016
FISH TALES: Kaleb Olson
Kaleb Olson, 5, caught a 27 inch walleye on a bobber on a lake north of Bemidji on Memorial Day weekend. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer...
June 20, 2016 - 11:50am
June 16, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
The midway point of June has passed, with surface water temperatures in the local lakes still going back and forth in the 60 degree range. Multiple cold fronts and persistent north-something winds have kept the lakes cooler than usual this spring. Summer fishing patterns don’t...
June 16, 2016 - 7:32pm
Final results from the Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic
BEMIDJI -- Here are the results from organizers of the Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic, held June 11 on Lake Bemidji and Lake Irvine: 1....
June 16, 2016 - 7:29pm
FISH TALES: Jude Hagen
Jude Hagen, 5, caught this 23 1/2 inch walleye on a local lake. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them online in...
June 16, 2016 - 1:51pm
June 13, 2016
FISH TALES: Wyatt Dobson on Lake Bemidji
Wyatt Dobson, of Bemidji, caught his a perch while fishing on Lake Bemidji with his family on June 11. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer...
June 13, 2016 - 2:48pm
June 9, 2016
OUTDOORS: Bemidji's Sutton, Curb win second straight Leech Lake walleye title
WALKER—Jim Sutton and Kelly Curb of Bemidji rallied on the second day to repeat as champions in the eighth annual Leech Lake Walleye Tournament...
June 9, 2016 - 6:10pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: June is a time of transition
Much warmer temperatures late this week have triggered the first major "fish fly" hatches of the spring with millions of midges hatching out of most large lakes between Mille Lacs Lake and Lake of the Woods. Midges are the adult phase of the blood worm and are similar to mosquitoes...
June 9, 2016 - 5:54pm
Walleyes on the weekend: Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic set for Saturday
BEMIDJI—The annual Walleye Classic held in June on Lake Bemidji and Lake Irving is back—with a new name. The Knights of Columbus...
June 9, 2016 - 5:45pm
May 31, 2016
FISH TALES: Brian Thomas
Brian Thomas, and father in law Ed Schafroth, caught this stringer of walleyes on May 29. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we...
May 31, 2016 - 12:08pm
FISH TALES: Tayra Nielsen on Big Wolf Lake
Tayra Nielsen caught a walleye on Memorial Day, May 30 on Big Wolf Lake. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them...
May 31, 2016 - 11:33am