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Upper Red Lake
July 18, 2017
FISH TALES: Al Shervold on Upper Red Lake
Al Shervold caught these two walleyes on Upper Red Lake on July 6 while fishing with a close friend. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer...
July 18, 2017 - 3:40pm
June 20, 2017
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Jim Fleck, of Mandan, N.D., caught two walleyes while fishing and visiting friends on Upper Red Lake on June 17. Send in your fishing photos...
June 20, 2017 - 2:52pm
May 15, 2017
FISH TALES: McKenzee and McKaela Jaranson on Upper Red Lake
McKenzee Jaranson, 9, and McKaela Jaranson, 7, caught these walleyes on Upper Red Lake during the Minnesota fishing opener on Saturday. Send...
May 15, 2017 - 6:32pm
May 7, 2017
2017 FISHING OPENER: Walleyes doing well on Upper Red Lake
UPPER RED LAKE – Anglers in the Bemidji area have a variety of lakes to pick from and those waters boast a multitude of different fish species that draw the attention of the fishermen. On Upper Red Lake, however, the walleye is the primary magnet. “The walleye is the target species...
May 7, 2017 - 3:02pm
Stage set for good Minnesota walleye opener
The ice went out early, walleyes have spawned, and the stage is set for a great Minnesota fishing opener. Come 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 13, walleyes...
May 7, 2017 - 6:15am
April 22, 2017
Lake is a test lab in fight against invasive species: Starry stonewort discovered last year in several Bemidji-area lakes
PAYNESVILLE, Minn. -- Beneath the calm surface of Lake Koronis, a war is being waged against an invasive algae threatening the health of this...
April 22, 2017 - 6:37pm
February 10, 2017
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
Adrian Dunn caught this pike on Monday, Feb. 6, on Upper Red Lake. The pike was 35 inches and 18 pounds.
February 10, 2017 - 2:24pm
February 3, 2017
FISH TALES: Dave Nistler on Upper Red Lake
Dave Nistler caught this pike on Upper Red Lake on Dec. 21.
February 3, 2017 - 1:40pm
November 17, 2016
DNR sets winter walleye limits for Upper Red Lake
RED LAKE -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday it will allow anglers in Upper Red Lake to keep three walleye, but only one of them may be longer than 17 inches. The regulations, effective Dec. 1, are the same that were in place during last winter's fishing season....
November 17, 2016 - 8:56pm
November 14, 2016
DNR sets winter walleye regs for Upper Red Lake
RED LAKE—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday it will allow anglers in Upper Red Lake to keep three walleye, but only one of them may be longer than 17 inches. The regulations, effective Dec. 1, are the same that were in place during last winter's fishing...
November 14, 2016 - 5:18pm
August 25, 2016
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have discovered two new cases of the invasive species starry stonewort in Beltrami...
August 25, 2016 - 4:29pm
June 9, 2016
FISHING: Anglers can keep 4 walleye on Upper Red Lake starting June 15
RED LAKE—Anglers on Upper Red Lake will be allowed to keep an additional walleye in their daily bag limit starting Wednesday, June 15, according to a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources release. The current three-fish bag limit, in place last winter and through the 2016...
June 9, 2016 - 5:57pm
May 13, 2016
A milestone for Red Lake: 10 years of walleye fishing in state and tribal waters (with video)
RED LAKE AND WASKISH, Minn. -- Pat Brown and Gary Barnard were working at opposite ends of Upper and Lower Red lakes in 1997, but the fisheries...
May 13, 2016 - 10:04am
May 10, 2016
FISHING OPENER: A turnaround for Upper Red Lake
RED LAKE -- During the past 15 years, the walleye fishery on Upper Red Lake has completed a 180-degree turn-around. In the late 1990s, walleyes, especially spawning-age walleyes, were so scarce in Upper and Lower Red Lake that state and tribal officials were forced to impose a 10-year...
May 10, 2016 - 4:08pm
December 15, 2015
Safety first: Experts caution people to check ice conditions before venturing on frozen lake
BEMIDJI -- Experts urge anglers to check ice conditions before setting foot or tire on frozen lakes, after nearly 50 people were rescued Monday...
December 15, 2015 - 6:59pm