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Minnesota figures show more than 300 roadway deaths so far this year
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The eerie song of Antarctica - melting
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April 1, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Ice fishing season still holding on
There will definitely be ice fishing in April in most of northern Minnesota this year, and this is not an April Fools' Day joke. Colder temperatures...
April 1, 2018 - 9:13am
March 18, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Don't forget about eelpout
Lakes in the Bemidji area has been in a stable melting pattern this week. The high temperatures have been consistently above the melting point...
March 18, 2018 - 7:30am
March 15, 2018
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
Lake of the Woods Fishing has heated up as March hits the midpoint, Lake of the Woods Tourism reports in this week's update. Electronics are helpful in putting more walleye and saugers on the ice. Some fish are aggressive, while others must be enticed into biting. Most resorts have...
March 15, 2018 - 3:10pm
March 11, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Fish houses should be off by March 19
March certainly came in like a lion this year, with several measurable snowfalls at the end of February and beginning of March quickly making...
March 11, 2018 - 8:15am
Snowmobiles, walleyes and fish of a lifetime on Lake of the Woods
OAK ISLAND, Minn. — Something was different about this fish, judging by the red blob that now bubbled on the screen of my Vexilar FL-18...
March 11, 2018 - 7:50am
New Johns Lake produces yet another trophy muskie
BISMARCK — Whether the behemoth muskie Ryan Getz of Bismarck caught while ice fishing on New Johns Lake in Burleigh County is a new state...
March 11, 2018 - 7:15am
March 4, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: The hot-and-cold March weather is here
The season for walleyes and other gamefish species has ended on the inland waters of Minnesota. New 2018/19 Minnesota Fishing Licenses went into...
March 4, 2018 - 7:32am
BRAD DOKKEN: Embracing ice and snow on Lake of the Woods
I'm in catch-up mode after a few days out of the office that served up near-perfect weather. Perfect weather by late February and early March...
March 4, 2018 - 6:10am
March 1, 2018
Deadline nears to remove fish houses
ST. PAUL—The deadline for anglers to remove fish houses from lakes in Minnesota is approaching quickly, according to a release from the...
March 1, 2018 - 2:23pm
February 4, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Mid-winter fishing patterns still in control
The first week in February has been cold, with temperatures dipping back below zero most nights, with highs in the single digits or low teens....
February 4, 2018 - 10:15am
January 28, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Here's hoping for cloudy days with low pressure
The Bemidji area missed the big snowstorm that hit the southern half of Minnesota this past week, which is good news to anyone who likes ice fishing. A late January thaw was able to melt enough snow on area lakes to create a few wet spots under the snow. There are only a few areas...
January 28, 2018 - 7:04am
Spearing decoys blend art, science
The decoy, made to imitate a tullibee, swims in lazy circles as Paul Nelson lifts and drops the line that suspends it in his spearing hole. Sunlight that penetrates the snow and 18 inches of ice on this Itasca County lake reflects off the decoy's aluminum fins. Nelson, 37, of rural...
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
January 27, 2018
Beaver Freeze is back on Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The second "Beaver Freeze" ice fishing tournament was held Saturday on Lake Bemidji, just off the BSU campus and Diamond Point Park....
January 27, 2018 - 4:40pm
January 21, 2018
BSU to host Beaver Freeze on Jan. 27
BEMIDJI—Ice fishing enthusiasts are invited to Bemidji's Diamond Point Park on Saturday, Jan. 27, to participate in the second annual "Beaver...
January 21, 2018 - 9:30am
January 14, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Weather can dictate when fish are most active
The ice conditions are good across the Bemidji area, with 14 to 20 inches of ice on most lakes. There can still be trouble spots near ice heaves...
January 14, 2018 - 9:45am