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June 11, 2018
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
Tom Watson of Appleton, Minn., author of several books on hiking and paddling, said trails appealing to people regardless of their interests or skill levels can be found with a bit of hunting. Watson recently released the fourth edition of "60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Minneapolis and St. Paul," and "Best Tent Camping: Minnesota." Courtesy photo / Tom Watson
Trails offer a variety of hiking and other outdoors opportunities, author says
May 29, 2018 - 7:00am
The Lake Sturgeon is a long-lived, slow-growing, late-maturing, fish species. It is a primitive fish, with a cartilaginous skeleton. It has 5 rows of large, prominent, bony plates (or scutes) on its body. The Lake Sturgeon is Minnesota's largest fish and can reach a total length of 2 m (6.6 ft.) and weigh over 45 kg (99 lbs.). Photo - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Best Minnesota fish story ever? The monster sturgeon of Lake Lida
May 29, 2018 - 6:00am
May 27, 2018
052718.O.DNT. catchandreleaseC1: A nearly 21-inch walleye caught by John Langlee of Duluth is measured and photographed as part of last weekend's Berg Construction Walleye Cup on the St. Louis River. The tournament winners are determined by total length of fish caught, not weight, and all fish are immediately returned to the river after being photographed. Photo courtesy Twin Ports Walleye Association
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
May 27, 2018 - 7:45am
Rob Horken talks about building custom rods in his East Grand Forks shop. Known for years as "Ernie the Angler" on WDAZ-TV's weekly summer fishing reports, Horken retired four years ago and keeps busy building custom rods as owner of Rob's Rod Repair and Custom Built Fishing Rods. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service                                play button
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
May 27, 2018 - 6:16am
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