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  • Spring is a great time to go bass fishing
  • The bass season doesn’t close until Feb. 24, 2019. Minnesota’s reputation as an outstanding bass fishing state is clearly on the rise. This is due, in part, to the world-class smallmouth bass fishing at Mille Lacs Lake. Though local and regional ...
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  • 5/26/2018 3:31:00 PM
  • Fishing frenzy
  • T-R FILE PHOTO This year’s Iowa Department of Natural Resources Free Fishing Weekend comes June 1-3, and it provides an opportunity for Iowa residents to get on the water and cast a line without a fishing license. In Marshall County, fishermen and -women .
  • Times Republican
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  • 5/26/2018 6:31:00 AM
  • Pair of family fishing events next weekend
  • It's no license weekend in Iowa so you don't need a license to take part. Poles and bait will be furnished for free and a campfire dinner will be served. At Cherry Lake The Cherry Lake Fishing Derby is sponsored by the Community Activities Group and the ..
  • Tama News-Herald -Toledo Chronicle
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  • 5/26/2018 5:59:00 AM
  • 51-year-old fishing vet uses skills, experience on tour
  • Chad Morgenthaler started out as an auto tech in Illinois, and that began an association with Jasper Engines and Transmissions. The FLW (Fishing League Worldwide) tour pro now sports a 21-foot Phoenix bass boat with a prominent JET logo. “When I turned ...
  • Dubois County Herald
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  • 5/26/2018 4:38:00 AM
  • Hitting the crappie just right: Sampling fishing on Carlyle Lake
  • Congenial because every one was catching keeper-sized crappie. Back to the beginning. I’ve covered all 10 years that the Illinois High School Association has held its state championship for bass fishing on Carlyle Lake. During the finals, I squeeze in ...
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 5/26/2018 12:00:00 AM
  • What you need to know before you fish in Michigan
  • With the weather finally warm after a long winter, there's no better time to take the boat out and reel-in some big fish for the wall or grill. And with free fishing weekend right around the corner, there will be a lot of anglers looking to hook a champion
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  • 5/25/2018 9:01:00 PM
  • Best Minnesota fish story ever? The monster sturgeon of Lake Lida
  • It was big and strong, and apparently angry it got caught. The giant sturgeon of Lake Lida was front page news in Pelican Rapids in late December 1948. "Excitement reigned supreme on Sunday in the lake country," the Pelican Rapids Press exclaimed.
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  • 5/25/2018 5:26:00 PM
  • River Kings: Tackling Wisconsin Muskies
  • They were also found in the near-shore waters of Lakes Michigan and Superior and in the upper Mississippi. Today, this same publication reports that approximately 667 lakes and 48 streams in 53 counties harbor fishable populations of muskies. The greatest
  • Game & Fish
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  • 5/25/2018 3:54:00 PM
  • North Iowa fishing report for May 25
  • Clear Lake: Surface water temperature is 67 degrees. Black Crappie - Good: Crappies are biting. Use a small jig or a minnow in the rush beds and areas with vegetation. Walleye - Good: Try a slip bobber and leeches fished in the rocky reefs. Yellow Bass ...
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 5/25/2018 3:09:00 PM
  • Get ready to fish
  • Chaska Area Fishing with Friends and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Fishing in the Neighborhood program are again co-hosting a Family Fishing Day at Firemen’s Park in Chaska. The free events -- a children's fishing clinic in the morning ...
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  • 5/25/2018 2:08:00 PM
  • Veteran fish biologist and musky whisperer shares his musky fishing tips
  • DNR — Jordan Weeks has been fishing muskellunge in Wisconsin for a quarter-century and working in fisheries management for the state since 1999. Based in La Crosse, he shares his secrets to success in landing the state's official fish as anglers ready ...
  • Ashland Daily Press
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  • 5/25/2018 12:56:00 PM
  • Easy to find and fun to catch, bluegill are America’s fish
  • Samsel suggests South Carolina’s Santee Cooper and Pymatuning Reservoir, which straddles the Pennsylvania-Ohio border about 50 miles northeast of Youngstown, Ohio, as other don’t miss bluegill spots. But good fishing is likely closer than you think.
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  • 5/25/2018 12:21:00 PM
  • Musky Tips from a Wisconsin Expert
  • Sleep in, and don't skip the figure 8! LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Jordan Weeks has been fishing muskellunge in Wisconsin for a quarter-century and working in fisheries management for the state since 1999. Based in La Crosse, he shares his secrets to success in ...
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  • 5/25/2018 8:37:00 AM
  • Wisconsin DNR awaiting tests on frac mine spill, says no sign of fish kill
  • Wisconsin officials are continuing to monitor the environmental impacts following the spill of sludge from a Trempealeau County frac sand mine Monday but say they haven’t seen any impact to fish. Workers at the Hi-Crush mine in Whitehall drained a ...
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 5/24/2018 11:06:00 PM
  • Blade Fishing Report: Clinton Reef, Crane Creek heating up
  • Irish Hills: The panfishing action is heating up as the waters in the lakes in southeast Michigan continue to warm, with some of them approaching 70 degrees. The bluegills don’t appear to be on the beds just yet, but anglers are taking fish in three to ...
  • The Blade
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  • 5/24/2018 10:04:00 PM
  • Signs warning of bridge fishing ban in downtown Cedar Rapids not true
  • CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --The signs on the downtown Cedar Rapids bridge said “clean up your trash or risk no more fishing.” But the warning the city of Cedar Rapids was ready to ban all fishing from downtown bridges over the Cedar River isn’t true.
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  • 5/24/2018 9:38:00 PM
  • Youth fishing workshop at Trine State Recreation Area
  • Equipment will be supplied by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ Go FishIN Program. Snacks and water will be provided but participants are asked to bring a light sack lunch with them for the workshop. Parents are welcome to stay for workshop.
  • KPCNews
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  • 5/24/2018 8:00:00 PM
  • Adult Fishing League kicks off 14th season
  • The league season begins the week after the Minnesota fishing opener and runs until mid-August. There are three weeks early in the season when the group fishes every Wednesday, but it changes after that to every other weekend. To discourage any pre-fishing
  • Perham Focus
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  • 5/24/2018 7:45:00 PM
  • Commentary: Spring is a great time to go bass fishing
  • The bass season doesn’t close until Feb. 24, 2019. Minnesota’s reputation as an outstanding bass fishing state is clearly on the rise. This is due, in part, to the world-class smallmouth bass fishing at Mille Lacs Lake. Though local and regional ...
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  • 5/24/2018 4:21:00 PM

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NorthCentral at glance

Here are some of the most important statistics for the NorthCentral region.

StateLakesStreamsReservoirs
ILLINOIS86926631106
INDIANA7923470671
IOWA3232024168
MICHIGAN67924556189
MINNESOTA88751959520
NEBRASKA82314021815
NORTH DAKOTA799632115
OHIO32339001240
SOUTH DAKOTA5011521300
WISCONSIN511231091319

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