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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
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
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 20, 2017
Jim Fleck, of Mandan, N.D., caught two walleyes while fishing and visiting friends on Upper Red Lake on June 17.
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
June 20, 2017 - 2:52pm
June 14, 2017
FISH TALES: Keagon Frisbee on Upper Red Lake
June 14, 2017 - 8:55pm
June 10, 2017
Harold Johnson holds up the winning walleye on Saturday alongside his partner Marv Sandbek (right) as part of the 2017 Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic. (Micah Friez | Bemidji Pioneer)
Down to the wire! Johnson, Sandbek win Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic
June 10, 2017 - 8:16pm
June 9, 2017
Taylor Kehoe caught a walleye on June 8 on Lake Bemidji.
FISH TALES: Taylor Kehoe on Lake Bemidji
June 9, 2017 - 1:55pm
May 11, 2017
Richfield, Minn., artist Tim Turenne’s painting of a walleye foraging on minnows is featured on the 2017 Minnesota walleye stamp. The stamp isn't required to fish walleyes in Minnesota, but proceeds from sales of the stamps help fund walleye-related initiatives across the state. (Minnesota DNR)
Anticipation builds for Minnesota fishing opener
May 11, 2017 - 8:23pm
May 7, 2017
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
April 12, 2017
Assistant Area Supervisor Mandy Erickson, left, reaches for a female walleye. The females are moved into tubs when staff members determine that they are ready to release their eggs. Meagan Pittelko / Forum News Service
Annual walleye run underway at Dunton Locks in Becker County
April 12, 2017 - 2:43pm
February 27, 2017
Forum Communications file photo
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
February 27, 2017 - 8:43pm
November 17, 2016
DNR sets winter walleye limits for Upper Red Lake
November 17, 2016 - 8:56pm
November 3, 2016
DNR announces Mille Lacs winter fishing regulations
November 3, 2016 - 1:14pm
July 6, 2016
Lyla Glinsek caught her first walleye, at 25 inches, over the Fourth of July weekend on an area lake. (Submitted)
FISH TALES: Lyla Glinsek
July 6, 2016 - 4:33pm
June 11, 2016
Aaron Murphy (left) and Rich Blomberg (right) show off their prize money after winning first place in the Knights of Columbus Walley Classic. Murphy and Blomberg reeled in 17.04 pounds of fish Saturday. (Grace Pastoor | Bemidji Pioneer)
'A good day on the water': Winning team reels in 17 pounds at Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic
June 11, 2016 - 6:51pm