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April 24, 2019
N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Should Minnesota allow 2 fishing rods per angler? Republicans say yes, Democrats say no
April 24, 2019 - 9:10pm
Mandy Erickson and Ethan Karppinen of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources strip netted walleyes of their eggs and milt (sperm) on April 23, 2019, during the annual spring spawning run on Lake Sallie near Detroit Lakes, Minn.play button
McFeely: Hope springs eternal during annual walleye run
April 24, 2019 - 5:29pm
April 22, 2019
Forum News Service file photo
After China turned it into a cheap snack, Americans hope to make caviar great again
April 22, 2019 - 11:38am
April 9, 2019
Ryan Doorenbos, Windom-area supervisor from the Minnesota DNR Fisheries office in Windom, hands a net full of Brown Trout to Luke Rossow, a fisheries technician, as they stock a creek near Windom.  Tim Middagh / Forum News Service
Windom, Minn., creek stocked with brown trout in advance of Saturday trout opener
April 9, 2019 - 8:24pm
March 30, 2019
Loren Slette of Duluth fishes near a rapids on the Brule River on Saturday. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Cold morning, hot fishing on the Brule: Opening day for steelhead proves successful for many anglers
March 30, 2019 - 4:59pm
March 20, 2019
Tony Stetz, of Cormorant, Minn., holds a hefty tullibee caught recently in an Otter Tail County, Minn., lake. Mike McFeely / The Forum
McFeely: Tullibee, or not tullibee — Unique fish provides a fun day on the ice
March 20, 2019 - 7:20pm
March 1, 2019
J.R. Cooper examines a freshly caught northern pike Friday, Feb. 22, before releasing it through the ice on White Sand Lake. Cooper was fishing with a group of students from Pillager Area Charter School. Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
A fishing pioneer: J.R. Cooper to be inducted in Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
March 1, 2019 - 6:58pm
February 25, 2019
Deep snow covers a North Dakota lake in this 2009 photo. The abundance of snow on top of thick ice means winter fish kill events likely will be more extensive this year than they have been during recent winters. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Harsh winter could worsen fish kill
February 25, 2019 - 9:07pm
February 15, 2019
Myron and Sue Kaiser started the business originally called Ceason's Sport and Hobby in 1989. Over time, the store evolved into Ceason's Bait & Tackle. The Kaisers recently announced plans to retire and close the bait shop that has been a Crookston, Minn., fixture for the past 30 years. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Retirement on the horizon for Crookston bait shop owners
February 15, 2019 - 4:47pm
February 14, 2019
A sturgeon estimated to weigh 120 pounds was caught in the St. Croix River recently by 
Darren Troseth of Jordan, Minn. It is believed to be the biggest record fish ever caught in Minnesota.
WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
February 14, 2019 - 10:50am
February 9, 2019
Brad Dokken
Dokken: Staying in during bad weather is easier today
February 9, 2019 - 6:58pm
February 8, 2019
The Sailorettes, a group of Grand Forks-area women who ditch their husbands and significant others every year to go ice fishing, had another successful excursion to Lake of the Woods. Pictured with an eelpout they caught during this year's trip are Erin Snyder (from left), Trish Winter, Stacey Flesche and Kelsey Schemionek.
Sailorettes launch ice fishing tradition
February 8, 2019 - 5:53pm
February 2, 2019
Brad Olson (left) of Grand Forks and Nate Ewert of New Hopes, Minn., promoted their Northern Lights Plastics fishing tackle in November at the Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo in Blaine, Minn.
Making a splash: Upstart company lighting up the soft plastics line of fishing tackle
February 2, 2019 - 3:03pm
January 18, 2019
Tom Rost of Devils Lake watches his electronics for signs of fish Tuesday, Jan. 15, while fishing in a SnoBear. Rost manages Newby's Ace Hardware Bait and Tackle in Devils Lake, offering an extensive line of fishing supplies in addition to guided SnoBear trips through Lake Country Guide Services and the store, which owns two SnoBears. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
SnoBears a popular option for mobility-minded anglers in ND
January 18, 2019 - 7:59pm
January 5, 2019
As part of the September fall gillnet survey on Lake of the Woods, fisheries crews set four, 250-foot nets at each of 16 sites on the Minnesota side of the lake from the south shore to the Northwest Angle, leaving the nets in overnight and checking them the next day. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Fall survey confirms strong walleye and sauger populations in Lake of the Woods
January 5, 2019 - 11:56am