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June 20, 2018
Four area anglers will represent Pequot Lakes in the MN State Muskie Tournament on Friday, June 22, on Lake Vermilion. Each school can send two teams of two to the regional competition, which was held on Lake Alexander on Friday, June 8, with both of our teams advanced. Pictured from left: freshmen Keaton Brill and Christopher Baumann, and seniors Brendan Brill and Tyler Larson.
PL anglers head to state muskie tournament
June 20, 2018 - 11:28am
June 16, 2018
"Before we expand the use to include spring and fall turkey hunts, we want to hear from the public about how their public land resources are managed," said Brainerd area wildlife manager Christine Reisz.
Public comments sought on allowing archery hunting of wild turkey at Crosslake Game Refuge
June 16, 2018 - 3:00am
June 15, 2018
Sam Cook
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
June 15, 2018 - 7:30am
June 11, 2018
CO Tim Collette (Brainerd #1) - Too many walleyes over 20 inches is a common violation and anglers were caught this week trimming tails with scissors to make them appear under the 20-inch mark.
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer weekly reports - June 11, 2018
June 11, 2018 - 3:07pm
Cole Gernentz of Red Wing prepares to fish Big Trout Lake in September 2017. A stormwater treatment project led by Crow Wing Soil & Water Conservation District and funded with a Clean Water Fund grant from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources aims to preserve water quality and fish habitat. The lake near Manhattan Beach is the only Crow Wing County lake stocked for lake trout. Submitted photo
'A resource worth saving'
June 11, 2018 - 10:00am
June 10, 2018
Bill Heig of Bowens Resort on Lake Winnibigoshish holds a nice walleye caught on a jig and minnow in shallow water over a sand bottom. John Myers / Forum News Service
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
June 10, 2018 - 6:20am
June 6, 2018
The team of Mark Schutz and 6-year-old Grady Schutz finished in the top ten in the bass division. Submitted photo
MN Fishing Challenge teams raise more than $300,000
June 6, 2018 - 8:00am
June 5, 2018
Connor Lingwall poses with a monster muskie caught on Mille Lacs Lake Sunday, June 3, 2018. Richard Lingwall / Facebook
Twin Cities man lands monster muskie on Mille Lacs Lake
June 5, 2018 - 2:36pm
Take a Kid Fishing Weekend is June 8-10
June 5, 2018 - 8:30am
June 4, 2018
This fixed structure dam impounds the waters in Marsh Lake and prevents the natural riverine system from experiencing the fluctuating water levels important for aquatic vegetation while also impeding natural fish migration. This lowhead dam will be replaced by a fish passage that will allow fish migration. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Minnesota's Marsh Lake project getting back on track
June 4, 2018 - 10:37pm
June 3, 2018
Snowboarding coach Jon Schmidt takes on a drop on the St. Louis River on  May 19, 2018. Schmidt has been encouraging his snow board team to get involved in white water kayaking and takes a group out every weekend.
Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
Whitewater class in session on the St. Louis River
June 3, 2018 - 7:10am
Lorin LeMire, who operates Fish of the Gitch charter service in Duluth, nets a small coho salmon on a recent Lake Superior outing. John Myers / Forum News Service
Charter captain ready to roll for summer on Superior
June 3, 2018 - 7:05am
Fishing trip planning kicks into high gear
June 3, 2018 - 6:35am
June 1, 2018
Sam Cook
Commentary: Packing up, and pondering what might lie ahead
June 1, 2018 - 6:03am
May 29, 2018
CO Chelsey Best (Remer) - After several calls of dead deer, cows and dogs floating in the lake, Best retrieved what were actually two partially decayed deer carcasses that were causing boating hazards on Roosevelt Lake. Illustration - BrainerdDispatch.com
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Reports - May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018 - 2:03pm
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