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July 20, 2017
Despite being attacked by something -- perhaps a fish -- in Island Lake on Wednesday afternoon, 11-year-old Maren Kesselhon was doing well on Thursday. "She's not too shaken," said her father, Ryan Kesselhon of Duluth. Ryan Kesselhon photo
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
13 hours 21 min ago
July 9, 2017
Kelsey Poshusta of Adams, Minn., holds the muskie she caught on Mille Lacs Lake on July 2. Her father, Derek Poshusta, measured it Kelsey Poshusta’s muskie as 57.25 inches long and 26.75 inches in girth and estimated its weight between 52 and 55 pounds before they released it.  It was the first muskie Kelsey has caught. (Courtesy photo)
Minnesota woman almost lands record muskie on her first try
July 9, 2017 - 7:31pm
After fishing his way downstream on Wisconsin's Brule River, Duluth's David Zentner paddles back upstream. Zentner, a fly-fisher, often fishes the Brule for trout.
Hallowed 'Hex' hatch holds deeper meaning for some trout anglers
July 9, 2017 - 9:00am
With a lake trout on the line, charter fishing captain Parker Bambenek hands a rod to client Patsy Stengel of Willmar, Minn., and gives her some reeling tips. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Young -- and seasoned: 27-year-old charter captain has been fishing Lake Superior for most of his life
July 9, 2017 - 8:30am
July 7, 2017
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Summer is finally here on area lakes
July 7, 2017 - 7:45am
July 6, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton fishes Big Sandy Lake north of McGregor, MN Saturday morning. With temperatures in the 30's, the governor was able to catch a walleye, crappie and two perch. The 69th Annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing opener was based at Big Sandy Lake Resort and Lodge. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
No room for Gov. Dayton at the inn, but plenty of room for fish
July 6, 2017 - 7:25pm
DNR to modernize electronic license system
July 6, 2017 - 4:42pm
July 2, 2017
Joe Harris, left, and Dave Youngbauer, both of St. Paul, pose with a 29-inch walleye they landed Friday, May 19, 2017. Harris reeled in the fish, which was attached to a rod, held by Youngbauer, that Youngbauer had snagged. The rod belonged to Al Stint. Five days earlier, Stint was reaching for a beverage in his boat when the rod flew over the side. (Courtesy of Joe Harris)
Fish tales: How it took 5 days and 3 guys to land a 29-inch walleye
July 2, 2017 - 6:34pm
The 'Pink Lady' fishing device helps anglers troll their lures deep in the water column. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Passing it on: Sharing the magic of the 'Pink Lady'
July 2, 2017 - 8:59am
Jeremy Heikkila was one of the 81 angles who participated in the 2017 Paul Bunyan Chapter of Fishing Has No Boundaries weekend. (Micah Friez | Bemidji Pioneer)
Fishing Has No Boundaries event held
July 2, 2017 - 8:30am
Greg Clusiau of Keewating, Minn., shared this photo of his brother, Bruce, holding a walleye and a banana during this year's Minnesota walleye opener.
Dokken: Superstition surrounds bananas in the boat
July 2, 2017 - 7:05am
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., landed this 28.5-inch walleye – his new "PB" – Saturday, June 24, on Lake Mille Lacs while fishing one of the big lake's mudflats with fishing guide Jason Freed. As required for all walleyes on Mille Lacs, the fish was released. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Lake Mille Lacs produces plenty of catch-and-release walleye action, trophy smallmouth
July 2, 2017 - 6:45am
June 29, 2017
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Minnesota lake named best bass fishing lake in country by highly-touted magazine
June 29, 2017 - 2:50pm
June 26, 2017
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Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
June 26, 2017 - 3:41pm
June 25, 2017
Strong winds and looming clouds were no hindrance to Red Lake Nation fishing guide Daris Rosebear, who landed this 24-inch walleye June 15 while fishing from shore near the headwaters of the Red Lake River on tribal lands. Rosebear, of Red Lake, Minn., operates Rosebear Guide Service on the reservation. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Red Lake fishing trip offers mixed bag of fish from shore on the Red Lake River
June 25, 2017 - 2:54pm
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