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FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
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Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
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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 11, 2016
'A good day on the water': Winning team reels in 17 pounds at Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic
BEMIDJI—Light cloud cover and a breeze made for a comfortable day on the water during this year's Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic on...
June 11, 2016 - 6:51pm
June 1, 2016
FISH TALES: AJ Prickett on Lake Bemidji
AJ Prickett, 7, caught this walleye over the weekend on Lake Bemidji.
June 1, 2016 - 9:48am
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
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
April 28, 2016
Public relations worries color Mille Lacs rules discussion
Since it began meeting in October, the Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee's discussions included consternation over how the public might perceive the decline in the walleye population on Mille Lacs Lake. The citizen committee's public relations concerns came to a head when the...
April 28, 2016 - 8:56pm
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Minnesota Walleye Opener set for May 14
The 2016 Minnesota Walleye Opener is just two weeks from this Saturday, with the date set for May 14. Bemidji is surrounded by excellent walleye...
April 28, 2016 - 8:42pm
March 25, 2016
Lake Mille Lacs walleye-based economy ‘hurting’
ST. PAUL -- The walleye-based economy around Lake Mille Lacs is “hurting,” a county leader told lawmakers earlier this week as they discussed...
March 25, 2016 - 7:07pm
June 18, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Walleye patterns vary from lake to lake
A cool week in the Bemidji area kept surface water temperatures in the mid to high 60s, which will extend the shallow walleye bite in many lakes. Walleyes have been spreading out into the lakes ever since the spottail shiners finished spawning and backed out of the shallows. The...
June 18, 2015 - 4:28pm
May 26, 2015
Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic set for June 13
BEMIDJI -- The 15th annual Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic presented by Seven Clans Casinos, a competitive, live-release walleye fishing tournament, returns June 13 to the south shore of Lake Bemidji. A total of 100 two-person teams will compete for more than $60,000 in cash and...
May 26, 2015 - 7:45pm
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
April 23, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spawning walleyes running steady into Cutfoot Sioux station
Many public accesses in the Bemidji area and across most of the North Country are low enough to potentially present some problems for anglers trying to launch their boats on the opener. Anglers with large boats on bunk-style trailers usually have the most difficulty with low water...
April 23, 2015 - 2:51pm
April 2, 2015
OUTDOORS: Walleye harvest approaches quotas on Red Lake
Anglers on Upper Red Lake likely will face continued conservative regulations this spring as fisheries managers look to rein in a walleye harvest that is beginning to creep past target levels on Minnesota's 48,000-acre portion of the lake. According to Henry Drewes, regional fisheries...
April 2, 2015 - 4:51pm
November 25, 2013
Charges against 5 dismissed in fish poaching case
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Indictments against five people accused of poaching walleye and other fish from two northern Minnesota reservations and selling them on the black market were dismissed Monday by a federal judge who said an 1837 treaty with the Chippewa Indians protects their...
November 25, 2013 - 1:36pm