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March 18, 2018
With the outline of a wheeled fish house clearly visible in the foreground, five northern pike were dumped and left on the ice in late January on Devils Lake. An angler with an appreciation for pike and a knack for removing the pesky Y-bones salvaged the fish, which hadn't been frozen long. Submitted photo
Commentary: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
March 18, 2018 - 6:20am
Rainy Lake fishing guide Billy Dougherty holds a hefty northern pike he caught on the lake. On Friday, March 23, 2018, Dougherty will be inducted into the Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame. This summer will mark his 53rd year of guiding on Rainy Lake. Submitted photo / Billy Dougherty
Rainy Lake guide Billy Dougherty to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
March 18, 2018 - 6:10am
March 17, 2018
One chapter in my life provided me with the opportunity to work at a booth at the Northwest Sport Show in Minneapolis. Photo courtesy Minnesota Progressive Northwest Sportshow March 22-25, 2018 Minneapolis Convention Center. http://www.northwestsportshow.com
The Last Windrow: Remembering the 'Rat Man'
March 17, 2018 - 8:30am
March 15, 2018
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
March 15, 2018 - 3:10pm
March 11, 2018
Anglers near the mouth of the French River north of Duluth, including Duluth's Natalie Stone (foreground), fish for Kamloops rainbow trout on a brisk March afternoon. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Waiting for bites, North Shore Kamloops anglers ponder the future
March 11, 2018 - 6:20am
March 10, 2018
Tammy and Carla, ready to hit the ice.
What's Up Outdoors: It's nice on the ice
March 10, 2018 - 11:00am
The move toward new regulations was a response to anglers' concerns about the over-abundance of hammer-handle pike in much of central to north-central Minnesota; the low numbers of pike present in southern waters; and a desire to protect large pike in the northeastern part of the state. PineandLakes.com Illustration
New northern pike regulations coming for 2018 fishing opener
March 10, 2018 - 7:00am
March 4, 2018
Fishing in the Apostle Islands near Bayfield on Monday, Feb. 26, John Darwin of Iron River caught this 42-inch lake trout in 120 feet of water. It was one of several lake trout that he and friends Josh Teigen and Acorn Armagost, also of Iron River, caught that day. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)play button
'Best lake trout day ever': Out among the Apostle Islands, Josh Teigen and friends find lakers of all size
March 4, 2018 - 6:05am
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. Forum News Service file photo
Minn. DNR considers new rainbow trout management options
March 4, 2018 - 6:00am
March 1, 2018
Minnesota fishing, hunting and trapping licenses for 2017 expired Wednesday, Feb. 28, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
2017 fish, game and trapping licenses now expired
March 1, 2018 - 8:00am
February 25, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 25
February 25, 2018 - 8:30am
What's Up Outdoors: Switching gears
February 25, 2018 - 4:30am
February 18, 2018
After helping construct a snow shelter, fifth-grader Gianna Figueroa of Hibbing keeps watch on a fishing tip-up during a Cherry School outing on Long Lake near Cherry on Feb. 9. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Taking the classroom to the lake
February 18, 2018 - 11:25am
February 17, 2018
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., shows off a 28.5-inch walleye he caught in June 2017 on Mille Lacs Lake. Walleye regulations on Mille Lacs need to be structured to minimize the impact on local resorts and others businesses that suffer when walleye season is closed, as it was during portions of last year's open water season, said state Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, assistant House majority leader. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Mille Lacs stands to be a focus of Minn. legislative session, lawmaker says
February 17, 2018 - 10:55am
February 11, 2018
Sam Cook
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
February 11, 2018 - 7:40am
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