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October 12, 2016
Former and current fishing guides with the 48-year-old Nisswa Guides League gather for a photo Sunday, Oct. 9, at a reunion at Grand View Lodge organized by Fred Boos of Grand View. Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Legendary fishing guides reunite: Nisswa Guides League going strong for nearly 50 years
October 12, 2016 - 9:17am
September 1, 2016
A popular early season panfish spot for anglers known locally as “The Ditch” is the subject of debate Tuesday night at the East Gull Lake City Hall. The land is used as a horse pasture but may become a 27-home housing development. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)play button
'The Harbor' development advances: East Gull Lake zoning board approves project
September 1, 2016 - 10:41am
August 3, 2016
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Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hunt
August 3, 2016 - 11:12am
July 28, 2016
Muskie to be released in Gull Lake chain in fall
July 28, 2016 - 9:29am
"Walleyedan" Eigen has spent more than 20 years as a fishing guide on area lakes, enjoying the people he meets and the thrill they get from snagging a fish. Photo by Dan Determan
Walleyedan looks to future in lakes area
July 28, 2016 - 9:19am
July 26, 2016
This undated file photo from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shows muskie young being stocked into a state lake.
DNR to stock muskies in Gull Lake, Fairmont chains of lakes
July 26, 2016 - 8:53am
July 25, 2016
The cover of the summer edition of Northland Outdoors, the magazine. Northland Outdoors TV extend the reach of one of the Midwest's premiere outdoor brands and debuted in July. Forum News Service file photoplay button
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan's famed trout factory
July 25, 2016 - 4:22pm
May 13, 2016
Love of the Lakes
May 13, 2016 - 12:50pm
March 21, 2016
"A catch-and-release walleye season allows us to protect future spawners, yet acknowledges the desire that fishing remain open," said Don Pereira, DNR fisheries chief, in a news release. "Not allowing harvest is a difficult decision, but it provides our best option." Forum News Service Photo
Catch and release only for Mille Lacs walleye this summer, DNR announces
March 21, 2016 - 3:12pm
February 4, 2016
Town hall meeting set Friday in Merrifield to address outdoors
February 4, 2016 - 2:41pm
February 3, 2016
Ice Fishing Extravaganza: On-ice travel will be restricted: But fishing contest is a go for Saturday
February 3, 2016 - 2:11pm
Lt. Scott Goddard of the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office and Jaycees representatives measure the depth of the ice Friday, Jan. 29 on Gull Lake’s Hole-in-the-Day Bay and found the ice to be thick enough to issue a permit for the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza Feb. 6. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
Ice Fishing Extravaganza: On-ice travel will be restricted: But fishing contest is a go for Saturday
February 3, 2016 - 10:53am
February 1, 2016
Lieutenant Scott Goddard's third ice test showed roughly 19 inches of ice in Hole in the Day Bay on Friday, Jan. 29.
Photo by Dan Determan.
Successful ice test clears way for Extravaganza
February 1, 2016 - 9:21am
October 29, 2015
Explore Minnesota Director John Edman speaks to an audience of resort owners and management Wednesday at the 2015 Minnesota Resort and Campground Association Fall Conference at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge.  Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
After difficult year, Minnesota tourism director projects optimism
October 29, 2015 - 10:32am
July 23, 2015
Veterans from Eagle's Healing Nest at Sauk Centre and Wounded Warriors of Crosslake attended a fishing outing at Tuck-A-Way Resort on Lake Hattie at Backus on Thursday, July 16. The resort provided boats, bait and gas for the veterans who receive services from the two organizations for post-service physical and emotional issues. The Backus American Legion and Auxiliary sponsored a post-fishing picnic for the vets.Submitted Photo
Vets take fishing outing in Backus
July 23, 2015 - 2:57pm