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June 10, 2018
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
LAKE WINNIBIGOSHISH — Forgive Gerry Albert if he gets a little excited when he catches walleyes here. "Here's another one!'' Albert shouted...
June 10, 2018 - 6:20am
May 20, 2018
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
ON LAKE OF THE WOODS, Minn. — Anyone who says walleye fishing — or any kind of fishing, for that matter — is an equal opportunity...
May 20, 2018 - 6:05am
May 12, 2018
McFeely: Bad idea for fishing, but good experience
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — A lake, even at 2 o'clock in the morning with not a whisper of wind and not another soul silly enough to be fishing...
May 12, 2018 - 5:36pm
May 8, 2018
DNR considering changes to Leech Lake walleye regulations
BEMIDJI—A proposal to allow anglers on Leech Lake in northwestern Minnesota more opportunity to keep walleye starting in 2019 will be up...
May 8, 2018 - 5:26pm
March 25, 2018
Muskie-walleye war flares up at state Capitol: Bill would halt stocking, open spearing, lower minimums on some waters
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's simmering civil war of game fish — muskies vs. walleyes — has flared up at the state Capitol. In response to a yearslong state effort to expand muskie stocking, a bipartisan group of lawmakers have proposed a sweeping bill that would turn back...
March 25, 2018 - 6:38pm
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
January 21, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Adjust your fishing habits to the conditions
Walleyes in most clear water lakes have two peak feeding periods per day, with one in the morning and the other in the evening. All of the walleyes...
January 21, 2018 - 8:35am
October 13, 2017
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
The first frost of the season occurred in most parts of the Bemidji area this past week. Surface water temperatures in the lakes are in the mid-50s,...
October 13, 2017 - 9:30am
May 28, 2017
Brad Dokken: May serves up walleyes, morels and wild asparagus
There are many things to like about May, and as the month enters the homestretch, I'd have to say it's been a good one. From spending a morning...
May 28, 2017 - 12:29pm
April 16, 2017
Brad Dokken: Anglers catching, keeping big walleyes in Devils Lake Basin sparks annual spring debate
I'll never forget the first time I fished the Rainy River. The fishing was unlike anything I'd ever experienced. And while I've had the privilege...
April 16, 2017 - 2:26pm
January 1, 2016
PAUL NELSON FISHING: How to decide where to put your fish house
Most anglers have been anxious for colder weather to arrive, so the lakes would make enough ice to go ice fishing. All of the lakes in the Bemidji area have been quickly adding more ice recently, but the long drawn-out process of freezing this year has made the ice very inconsistent...
January 1, 2016 - 1:42pm
November 6, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Diehard anglers are still at it as deer opener approaches
The 2015 Minnesota rifle deer season opens on Saturday morning. Approximately 500,000 deer hunters will be dressed in orange and sitting in the woods or on the edge of a field somewhere, long before the sun rises tomorrow. Experts are expecting another low deer harvest this year...
November 6, 2015 - 10:49am
July 3, 2015
AnglingBuzz: The Walleye - Mayfly Connection
While April showers bring May flowers, names can be deceiving.
July 3, 2015 - 10:33am
June 11, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The spawn is still on in Bemidji area lakes
The spawn for crappies, sunfish, bass and muskies this year has been drawn out by a couple of drops in water temperatures that happened just as the lake water was getting warm enough for the fish to move into the shallows. Most crappies, bass, sunfish and muskies that waited to...
June 11, 2015 - 1:43pm
April 5, 2014
Red Lake 15 years later: Historic agreement the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and Minnesota DNR signed in April 1999 produced walleye recovery
Brad Dokken Forum News Service RED LAKE — As Al Pemberton recalls, it was about three years after the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and the Minnesota...
April 5, 2014 - 11:14pm