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  • How dams affect the fish community
  • The data from 19 complete main-stem dams throughout Minnesota revealed that an average of 41 percent of the fish species downstream of dams were not present anywhere upstream of the barrier. For example, the fish community in the Otter Tail River consists
  • Fergus Falls Daily Journal
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  • 3/24/2017 3:13:00 PM
  • 21-Day Mille Lacs Walleye Fishing Closure Will Occur in July
  • Minnesota wildlife officials are imposing another restriction during the catch-and-release walleye season on Mille Lacs Lake this summer. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, there will be a 21-day walleye fishing closure on the lake
  • KSTP
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  • 3/22/2017 12:49:00 PM
  • Fish fry benefit March 24 for the Longville Area Food Shelf
  • As part of the 2017 Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, a fish fry benefit for the Longville Area Food Shelf will be held Friday from 4:30-6:30 p.m., at St. Edward’s Church in Longville. The beenfit will feature fish, French fries, coleslaw, baked beans ..
  • Walkermn
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  • 3/22/2017 12:19:00 PM
  • 21-Day Mille Lacs Walleye Fishing Closure to Occur in July
  • The regulations are in place to help rebuild the walleye population on the northern Minnesota lake. The goal of the 21-day walleye closure is to keep the fishing season open through Labor Day weekend. An exception to the artificial bait rule exists for ...
  • Prensario TI Retail & Dealers
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  • 3/22/2017 10:05:00 AM
  • Catch-and-Release Walleye Season Announced for Mille Lacs Lake
  • "Mille Lacs is a premier tourism destination with diverse fishing and a whole lot more," said John Edman, director of Explore Minnesota, the state's tourism arm. "The area additionally offers lots of ways outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the area's natural ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/22/2017 5:49:00 AM
  • Mille Lacs Sets Catch and Release Dates for 2017 Walleye Season
  • The Minnesota DNR has decided that based on the struggling walleye population on Mille Lacs and the harvest numbers for the 2017 ice fishing season, that Mille Lacs will now have a catch-and-release only season for walleye in 2017. The season opens on May
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  • 3/21/2017 7:20:00 PM
  • 21-Day Mille Lacs Walleye Fishing Closure to Occur in July
  • Minnesota wildlife officials are imposing another restriction during its catch-and-release walleye season on Mille Lacs Lake this summer. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, there will be a 21-day walleye fishing closure on the lake
  • KSTP
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  • 3/21/2017 4:55:00 PM
  • Mille Lacs walleye season: No keepers, 21-day fishing ban
  • According to Minnesota DNR fisheries chief Don Pereira, ice fishing this winter accounted for about one-third of the total amount of walleye that can be taken from Mille Lacs in 2017. The July closure coincides with the hottest part of the summer forecast
  • fox9.com
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  • 3/21/2017 12:16:00 PM
  • SECRETS OF THE ICE HUNTERS: VOLUME 5
  • The massive Minnesota and Ontario fishery is a bucket-list destination for ice anglers interested in predator species to test their tackle. Big walleyes are commonplace, and giant pike can be almost annoying. In addition, abundant lake trout provide heavy
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/20/2017 6:37:00 PM
  • Minnesota's Largest Fly Fishing Event Wraps Up in St. Paul
  • Minnesota's largest fly fishing event wrapped up Sunday afternoon after a successful weekend in St. Paul. Hundreds of anglers wandered Hamline University this weekend for the Great Waters Fly Expo. It was an opportunity to stock up on new gear, improve ...
  • KSTP
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  • 3/20/2017 12:57:00 AM
  • Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for fish caught outside Minnesota
  • Q: I fish in Canada, Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota. I have saved some fish from each place that I have fished. I label each package with the species, date and where I have caught each fish. We have friends over and have fish as the main course ...
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 3/19/2017 1:09:00 PM
  • Houston's fishing report: Beware the ice of March
  • Anglers are also still catching an occasional fish from shore by casting. Jarrid Houston of South Range is a fishing guide (houstonsguideservice.com) on Minnesota and Wisconsin inland waters, the St. Louis River and, in winter, on Lake Superior.
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 3/19/2017 11:20:00 AM
  • Outdoors groups urge legislators to approve fee increases
  • The time is now to increase hunting and fishing license fees, says a coalition of Minnesota hunting, fishing and environmental groups, including several from the Northland. Forty-eight of those groups — deer hunters, anglers and conservationists — have ...
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 3/19/2017 3:05:00 AM
  • Ice fishing allowed on Hiniker Pond
  • Q: Are you allowed to ice fish Hiniker Pond? A: "Yes, ice fishing is allowed on Hiniker Pond," said Dan Ruiter of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "... It's just like any other lake." And there are some good fish in the former gravel pit ...
  • Mankato Free Press
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  • 3/18/2017 10:02:00 PM
  • Catching River Walleyes This Spring
  • Based in Walker, Minnesota, noted fishing authority and outdoor communicator Chip Leer operates Fishing the WildSide, which offers a full suite of promotional, product development and consultation services. For more information look to www ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/18/2017 7:40:00 PM
  • Why do we have fish fries during Lent?
  • This year’s Lent season began March 1 and lasts until Easter Sunday, April 14. Fish fries are also a way to celebrate Midwestern roots, since many places in Minnesota and Wisconsin were settled by German and Polish Catholics who did not typically eat ...
  • Press Pubs
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  • 3/17/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • Dried fish warning in St. Paul
  • The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is issuing a consumer advisory. It says dried, uneviscerated fish sold from the Shwe Karen Market of St. Paul may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacteria which can cause life-threatening illness or dea
  • KIMT
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  • 3/17/2017 8:14:00 PM
  • Minnesota Issues Advisory for Uneviscerated Fish at Shwe Karen
  • The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has issued a consumer advisory for uneviscerated fish sold from Shwe Karen Market in St. Paul because it may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum bacteria. This bacteria produces a toxin that can cause death.
  • Food Poisoning Bulletin
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  • 3/17/2017 7:13:00 PM
  • MDA Issues Consumer Advisory For Fish From St. Paul Market
  • MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has issued a consumer advisory for dried fish from a St. Paul market due to concerns about botulism. The MDA said Friday that dried, uneviscerated fish sold from Shwe Karen Market has the ...
  • CBS Minnesota
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  • 3/17/2017 7:13:00 PM
  • Fly fishing expo touts streams and how to save them
  • Minnesota is walleye country, and sitting in a boat on a summer's night on Mille Lacs, Upper Red, Rainy or any of a few thousand other state lakes, jigging, casting or trolling for these iconic fish is an experience that is relished by many who live here .
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • 3/17/2017 12:43:00 AM
  • Northland Tackle Says Spring Is The About Hair Jig
  • Learn more about Tom, as well as his sponsors (Frabill, Northland Fishing Tackle, Rapala, Humminbird, Minn-Kota, Lund and Mercury) and guide service (Minnesota Fishing Connections) by visiting www.mnfishingconnections.com.
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/16/2017 8:19:00 PM
  • Kids To Get Fishing Lesson During Opener
  • The exact time for the kids fishing event hasn't been determined. Deb Groebner with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says staff will go to one fourth grade classroom in St. Cloud, Sartell, and Sauk Rapids and pull students out of school to ...
  • KNSI Radio
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  • 3/16/2017 6:19:00 PM
  • Passion for fishing takes John Hoyer around the world
  • Minnesota professional angler John Hoyer is set to embark on his first year fishing the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour on the professional side. Just as Minnesotan Seth Feider took the professional bass fishing circuit by storm, Hoyer is poised to make ...
  • crowrivermedia.com
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  • 3/16/2017 5:16:00 PM
  • DNR seeks comment on fish plans
  • Fisheries management plans for several lakes and streams in Koochiching and northern St. Louis counties are under review by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the public is invited to review and comment on the plans. Fisheries managers use .
  • The Journal
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  • 3/15/2017 10:36:00 PM
  • Dennis Anderson: Muskies, Minnesota's most spectacular fish, less plentiful
  • MINNEAPOLIS — Late last fall, long after most Minnesotans had stored their boats for the winter, Paul Hartman still was casting oversized baits into chilly Lake Mille Lacs, hoping against hope for a killer strike — and a big muskie. Day after day he ...
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 3/15/2017 10:00:00 PM
  • Column: Muskies, Minnesota’s most spectacular fish, less plentiful
  • Late last fall, long after most Minnesotans had stored their boats for the winter, Paul Hartman still was casting oversized baits into chilly Lake Mille Lacs, hoping against hope for a killer strike — and a big muskie. Day after day he tossed and ...
  • Wilmington News Journal
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  • 3/15/2017 7:02:00 PM
  • Brett McComas
  • Calling Brainerd Minnesota home, he certainly isn’t afraid to pack on miles chasing the hot bite. Brett has a strong passion for all things fishing and is dedicated to educating people new to the sport.
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/15/2017 4:46:00 PM
  • 2017’s Favorite fishing trips
  • Here is a look at three of my favorite walleye fishing destinations. The Rainy River on the Minnesota-Canadian border is a world-class fishery known for its spring walleye run that draws anglers from near and far. The fishing usually gets going in late ...
  • Fergus Falls Daily Journal
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  • 3/14/2017 3:32:00 PM
  • Jurisdiction in Minnesota fish netting case remains uncertain
  • BRAINERD — Whether a federal or state judge should preside over the case of two Native American treaty rights activists charged with illegally setting a gill net in a Minnesota lake in 2015 remains undecided. The Minnesota Court of Appeals remanded the ...
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 3/11/2017 1:32:00 PM
  • Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching for northern Minnesota lakes
  • Ice anglers in northern Minnesota are reminded ice shelter removal dates are approaching for lakes located north of Highway 200 and U.S. Highway 2, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Because of rapidly deteriorating ice conditions, anglers .
  • Hometown Source
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  • 3/10/2017 12:09:00 PM
  • Minnesota: Ice Fishing Shelter Removal Deadlines Approaching
  • Ice anglers in northern Minnesota are reminded ice shelter removal dates are approaching for lakes located north of Highway 200 and U.S. Highway 2, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Because of rapidly deteriorating ice conditions, anglers .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/10/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching for northern Minnesota lakes
  • Ice anglers in northern Minnesota are reminded ice shelter removal dates are approaching for lakes located north of Highway 200 and U.S. Highway 2, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Because of rapidly deteriorating ice conditions, anglers .
  • Press Release Point
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  • 3/10/2017 6:31:00 AM
  • Fishing in the Land of 10,000 Lakes
  • Fishing has been a staple in Minnesota since as long as one can remember, due to the large amount of lakes, 11,842 to be precise ("Lakes, Rivers, and Wetlands Facts"). There are over 40 lakes within 20 miles of Park Rapids with various species of fish ...
  • Teen Ink
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  • 3/10/2017 4:06:00 AM
  • Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching for northern Minnesota lakes
  • Ice anglers in northern Minnesota are reminded ice shelter removal dates are approaching for lakes located north of Highway 200 and U.S. Highway 2, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Because of rapidly deteriorating ice conditions, anglers .
  • news.dnr.state.mn.us
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  • 3/9/2017 9:51:00 PM
  • Outdoors: Mild weather conditions create open water fishing opportunities
  • Rainy River This incredible fishery features lots of walleyes and lots of anglers. This fishery located along the northern border of Minnesota will no doubt get an early run as the ice is clearing and we should have a good month to fish there until this ..
  • Stillwater Gazette
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  • 3/9/2017 1:36:00 PM
  • Northland Tackle Lakes: Whitefish Chain, Minnesota
  • The Whitefish Chain of Lakes, covering more than 14,000 acres of Crow Wing County, is made up of 13 waterbodies dominated by Upper and Lower Whitefish, Big Trout, Rush, Cross and Daggett lakes. A number of lakes in the present-day chain were not actually .
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/7/2017 11:21:00 PM
  • Record numbers cast lines at Youth Fishing Derby
  • The Minnesota Darkhouse & Angling Association's Youth Fishing Derby reported a record turnout of 103 children in attendance at this year's event, attributing the turnout to nice weather and the large number of fish being caught. Blea Vought and Kash ...
  • DL Online Giving Information Life
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  • 3/7/2017 2:02:00 PM
  • Minnesota: Fishing Dates to Remember
  • Dec. 31-March 31: Stream trout in lakes entirely within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Jan. 14-March 31: Stream trout in lakes outside the BWCA Jan. 1-April 14: Catch-and-release stream trout in southeast streams (Dodge, Goodhue, Fillmore, Houston, Mower .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/7/2017 7:56:00 AM
  • Who hooked you on fishing? We want to hear your stories
  • Tell us about it. We'll collect the stories we receive and share them with our readers — some in the newspaper, some online — sometime around Minnesota's fishing opener. Let's put the deadline for your submissions at March 31. E-mail your story to us ...
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 3/5/2017 1:54:00 AM
  • Ice Fishing Jamboree
  • The winter weather cooperated in helping the CEO Ice Fishing Jamboree to be a fun Minnesota event. The Central Minnesota CEO students found a lot of community support as they were able to solicit sponsorships for the event from over 50 local businesses.
  • wadenapj.com
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  • 3/4/2017 7:44:00 PM
  • Outdoors: Open water fishing options are out there for anglers
  • This incredible fishery features lots of walleyes and lots of anglers. This fishery located along the northern border of Minnesota will no doubt get an early run as the ice is clearing and we should have a good month to fish there until this area closes in
  • ABC Newspapers
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  • 3/4/2017 1:55:00 PM
  • Action Outdoors: Open water fishing options
  • Rainy River This incredible fishery features lots of walleyes and lots of anglers. This fishery located along the northern border of Minnesota will no doubt get an early run as the ice is clearing and we should have a good month to fish there until this ..
  • Walkermn
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  • 3/4/2017 1:07:00 PM
  • COLUMN: Passion for fishing takes John Hoyer around the world
  • Minnesota professional angler John Hoyer is set to embark on his first year fishing the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour on the professional side. Just as Minnesotan Seth Feider took the professional bass fishing circuit by storm, Hoyer is poised to make ...
  • crowrivermedia.com
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  • 3/4/2017 10:22:00 AM
  • Fish stories with grit
  • And here, below, is Beverly Loeffers’ legendary tale of a large fisherman and a northern pike with grit. “In Minnesota many years ago, Dad, Mom and I were ‘Shore Fishing’ on Lake Washington north of Mankato. We were wearing canvas waders ...
  • Daily Record
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  • 3/3/2017 7:59:00 PM
  • Just in time for Lent: 8 great Twin Cities fish fries
  • “We’re expecting a big crowd again this year.” When it comes to navigating the bar’s all-Minnesota tap roster, Torkelson suggests Summit’s Sagá IPA, “something hoppy to cut through the fatty greasiness of fish and chips,” she said.
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • 3/3/2017 6:52:00 PM
  • Fishing for some dinner?
  • The boil starts at 10 a.m.; eating commences at 4 p.m. The event runs from 4-8 p.m. The Eden Prairie Area Chapter is one of 30 Let’s Go Fishing chapters located in Minnesota. Let’s Go Fishing’s vision is based on the notion that lives can be changed ...
  • swnewsmedia.com
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  • 3/3/2017 6:21:00 PM
  • Walleye Fishing
  • TwinCities Pioneer Press reported – Minnesota anglers have busted through the kill limit for walleye on Lake Mille Lacs, but unlike last year, walleye fishing will remain open, officials announced Tuesday. The decision to keep fishing […]
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/3/2017 3:31:00 PM
  • Catching fish with a bow
  • Women can learn the fast-growing pursuit of bowfishing through classes taught by the Land of Lakes Bowfishing Association, as part of the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Bowfishing is a sport that ...
  • swnewsmedia.com
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  • 3/3/2017 3:10:00 PM
  • Secrets of the Ice Hunters: Jeff Gussy Gustafson
  • The massive Minnesota and Ontario fishery is a bucket-list destination for ice anglers interested in predator species to test their tackle. Big walleyes are commonplace, and giant pike can be almost annoying. In addition, abundant lake trout provide heavy
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/3/2017 7:25:00 AM
  • Rice County angler to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
  • When asked if he could fish every day of the year, Terry Tuma responded, “absolutely.” This passion, combined with acumen for presenting and communicating the finer points of fishing, led to “Tackle” Terry Tuma’s induction into the 2017 Minnesota ...
  • southernminn.com
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  • 3/2/2017 11:49:00 PM
  • PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Be part of the solution, not the problem
  • The season for walleyes, northern pike and sauger closed this past weekend on the Inland Lakes of Minnesota. Anglers wanting to continue to fish for species such as crappies, sunfish, perch, whitefish and eelpout will need to purchase new 2017 Minnesota ..
  • Bemidji Pioneer
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  • 3/2/2017 9:00:00 PM
  • Giant lake trout caught, then released, in northwestern Ontario lake
  • A lake trout of near record proportions got a very lucky break on February 19, 2017. That's because the angler that caught the giant trout, Lee Olson, from Minnesota, decided to let it go. Olson was ice-fishing with with a group on Clearwater West lake ...
  • CBC
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  • 3/2/2017 1:17:00 PM
  • Lake Okeechobee Multi-Species Fishing Charter Adventure
  • Toward the end of the trip, they also caught two fish pushing 5 pounds to top it off. We had a lot in common with them coming from Minnesota. I am looking forward to fishing with them again. The weather on the lake is beautiful this time of year.
  • bassonline.com
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  • 3/2/2017 1:11:00 AM
  • Tuma selected for Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
  • Plymouth, Minn. — “Tackle” Terry Tuma, aka “T3,” has been named an inductee to the 2017 Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame. The Little Falls-based Minnesota Fishing Museum Hall of Fame will enshrine Tuma and other inductees in its 2017 class at the ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 3/1/2017 2:19:00 PM
  • MN fish house removal deadline nears
  • The deadline to get your fish houses off Minnesota lakes isn't too far off. DNR Conservation Officer Bill Landmark joined Bonnie and Doug on the morning show to talk about that and other important things, like ice conditions and fishing. (Listen to Bonnie
  • KFGO
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  • 3/1/2017 2:00:00 AM
  • About Fishing: Career charter fishermen share opinions on Minnesota fishing
  • Few have the on the water experience that these two gentlemen have, Joe Fellegy, 72, of Baxter, and Ray Nepsund, 87, of Park Rapids. They are career fishing charter captains on two Minnesota premier fishing lakes - Mille Lacs and Winnibigoshish. Fellegy's
  • Park Rapids Enterprise
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  • 2/28/2017 8:15:00 PM
  • Ice fishing contest goes off without a hitch
  • The raffle grand prize was a two-day lodging/one-day ice fishing donated by the Wigwam Resort at Lake of the Woods.Second- and third-place raffle winners received tickets to a Minnesota Wild hockey game, and fourth- and fifth-place winners received 100 ...
  • Press Pubs
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  • 2/28/2017 4:59:00 PM
  • Fund our fish
  • It also tells me that Minnesota anglers are willing to spend good money to enjoy their sport that helps keep local fishing communities going. Minnesota offers some of the best fishing in the nation, whether you’re fishing for walleye on Lake Winnie ...
  • Hibbing Daily Tribune
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  • 2/28/2017 12:59:00 PM
  • MN fishing and hunting licenses expire Tuesday
  • Minnesota's 2016 fishing, hunting and trapping licenses expire Tuesday. New licenses are required for 2016 hunting and fishing seasons that continue past Tuesday. All 2017 fishing licenses become effective Wednesday, March 1. Licenses for 2017 are now ...
  • Northland's NewsCenter
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  • 2/28/2017 10:01:00 AM
  • Minnesota Offers Bowfishing Workshop for Women
  • Women can learn the fast-growing pursuit of bowfishing through classes taught by the Land of Lakes Bowfishing Association, as part of the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "Bowfishing is a sport that is
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/28/2017 7:51:00 AM
  • Miami Peacock Bass Fishing Charter Adventure- The Falls
  • From freshwater to salt, you can fulfill your fantasy of Florida Fishing. Dave, A Minnesota Native was in for a Miami Peacock Bass Fishing Charter Adventure at the Falls. The Miami Peacock Bass are one fish you just have to catch. From their amazing colors
  • bassonline.com
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  • 2/27/2017 6:03:00 PM
  • Fish Flashers And Droppers Winter Success
  • Based in Walker, Minnesota, noted fishing authority and outdoor communicator Chip Leer operates Fishing the WildSide, which offers a full suite of promotional, product development and consultation services. For more information, call (218) 547-4714 or ...
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 2/27/2017 6:04:00 AM
  • Fish Flashers And Droppers Winter Success
  • Based in Walker, Minnesota, noted fishing authority and outdoor communicator Chip Leer operates Fishing the WildSide, which offers a full suite of promotional, product development and consultation services. For more information, call (218) 547-4714 or ...
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 2/27/2017 3:20:00 AM
  • Support continued investment in our fishing economy
  • It also tells me that Minnesota anglers are willing to spend good money to enjoy their sport that helps keep local fishing communities going. Minnesota offers some of the best fishing in the nation, whether you’re fishing for walleye on Lake Winnie ...
  • Grand Rapids Herald-Review
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  • 2/24/2017 4:02:00 PM
  • WATCH: Ice fishing party makes waves on Upper Red Lake
  • RED LAKE, Minn. - A Minnesota ice fishing party took its game to a whole new level this past weekend. On Sunday, the group set out on Upper Red lake, north of Bemidji, to fish walleye. Janet Gohman, who was in the party, told KARE 11 They set up the house
  • KARE 11
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  • 2/24/2017 3:49:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Has Its Rewards, But Bring A First Aid Kit
  • When winter freezes Lake of the Woods in northern Minnesota, the landscape becomes dotted with sturdy wooden or metal shacks and canvas shelters. Inside them, people are ice fishing. The sport attracts people to the frigid winter lakes in Canada and the ..
  • NPR News
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  • 2/24/2017 12:47:00 AM
  • PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
  • The gamefish portion of the fishing season for the inland lakes of Minnesota closes on Sunday, Feb. 26, at midnight. Fishing for panfish and roughfish is open year-round in Minnesota. Licensed anglers are allowed to fish for species like crappies ...
  • Bemidji Pioneer
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  • 2/24/2017 12:03:00 AM
  • Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
  • ST. PAUL -- Minnesota fishing, hunting and trapping licenses for 2016 expire Tuesday, Feb. 28, according to release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Licenses for 2017 are now available wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold ...
  • Bemidji Pioneer
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  • 2/23/2017 9:01:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Trip – Kids Fishing Foundation
  • 2017 The Kids Fishing Foundation and The Kids Hunting Foundation will at the Minnesota Deer and Turkey Classic, March 10-12 2017 - Look for the Kids Hunting Foundation - Booth 222
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  • 2/22/2017 3:32:00 PM
  • DNR seeks hunting, fishing fee increases
  • NEW ULM — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) proposes modest fee increases to maintain habitat quality and expand research on deer and management for the coming decade. Jack Lauer, DNR Southern Regional Fisheries Manager, said fee hikes ..
  • The Journal
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  • 2/22/2017 6:33:00 AM
  • Consider fishing bass in 2017
  • A couple of dozen fish a day is common when bass fishing Minnesota lakes, even during summer’s heat. Plus, it’s hard to beat the fight and struggle a hooked largie provides. Does a bass taste as good as a walleye? Most would say no. But, if anglers ...
  • Fergus Falls Daily Journal
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  • 2/21/2017 6:10:00 PM
  • Pirch off to nice start in Bassmaster Elite season
  • 15-18, 2016 in the Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship tournament held on Mille Lac Lake in Minnesota. The Bassmaster Elite Series is the highest level of bass fishing tournaments. Competitors must qualify for the series in Bassmaster open ...
  • Payson Roundup
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  • 2/21/2017 12:13:00 PM
  • Devils Lake World Record White Bass Awaiting Confirmation
  • So far this winter, LaFleur has only fished five times for white bass. His job with I.F. LaFleur and Sons, a coin-operated amusement business in North Dakota and northern Minnesota demands his full attention, as do two young LaFleurs, aged one and four.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/21/2017 11:41:00 AM
  • Minnesota DNR reminding people to stay safe while ice fishing
  • Detroit Lakes, Minn. (Valley News Live) - People are itching to get the final ice fishing of the season before the ice melts and the Minnesota DNR is warning everyone across the valley about the dangers of being out on ice. While the ice may be still thick
  • Valley News Live
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  • 2/20/2017 2:50:00 AM
  • Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
  • How do you feel about spending more money for hunting and fishing licenses in Minnesota? That question promises to come up a fair bit over the next few weeks as state lawmakers grapple with Gov. Mark Dayton's proposal to raise hunting and fishing license f
  • Brainerd Dispatch
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  • 2/20/2017 1:39:00 AM
  • DNR officials to discuss hunting, fishing license proposals
  • The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host an informational meeting about proposed changes to hunting and fishing license fees from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center in Austin. DNR officials will discuss ..
  • Austin Daily Herald
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  • 2/19/2017 1:04:00 PM
  • Houston's fishing report
  • Jarrid Houston of South Range is a fishing guide (houstonsguideservice.com) on Minnesota and Wisconsin inland waters, the St. Louis River and, in winter, on Lake Superior.
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 2/19/2017 12:25:00 PM
  • Help area make most of fishing opener
  • Central Minnesotans, though, have an even better reason to anticipate spring and summer: The St. Cloud metro area is the host for the 70th Annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener, May 11-14. It's the first time this nationally known event is being held
  • SC Times
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  • 2/18/2017 2:09:00 PM
  • Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
  • My first reaction is "really? C'mon man!" I understand the desire to expose all the expected visitors and press to some Minnesota ice fishing, but our "out of state" 1-,3-, or 7-day licenses are very reasonably priced. People coming for a week of the Super
  • DL Online Giving Information Life
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  • 2/18/2017 12:14:00 PM
  • Outdoors: Finding fish in the tough month of February
  • Dead and brown weeds are useless and provide zero food and cover for gamefish. The dead weeds are very prevalent in most Minnesota lakes in February so don’t spend your time on the brown weeds … look for green.
  • ABC Newspapers
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  • 2/18/2017 7:46:00 AM
  • Lake Mille Lacs Summer Walleye Season to be Catch and Release
  • A member of the Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Council confirmed to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced to the council on Wednesday that this summer will again be catch and release. This is the result of trying to
  • KSTP
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  • 2/18/2017 4:32:00 AM
  • Action Outdoors: Finding fish in the tough month of January
  • Dead and brown weeds are useless and provide zero food and cover for gamefish. The dead weeds are very prevalent in most Minnesota lakes in February so don’t spend your time on the brown weeds — look for green. February is a tough month but not impossible.
  • Walkermn
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  • 2/17/2017 1:10:00 PM
  • Deteriorating ice may force a change in fishing tactics
  • Fairmont, Minn. — Across a large swath of Minnesota, it’s likely ice anglers won’t wait till the state deadline to remove their permanent fish houses from the 2016-17 ice. Rather, Mother Nature intends to force their hand. Above-average temperatures ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 2/16/2017 3:16:00 PM
  • Best Summer Canadian Fishing Destinations
  • Lake Of The Woods, Ontario. Flickr: Tony Cheng / CC BY-NC 2.0 Known for producing trophy fish, Lake of the Woods spills across the Canadian borders of Ontario, Manitoba and into Minnesota. The lake takes water from the Rainy River Shoal Lake and Kakagi ...
  • go4travelblog.com
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  • 2/16/2017 5:48:00 AM
  • Chalk Talk: Feider discusses hair jigs
  • Check back each Friday for a new tip.) In a short period of time, Minnesota pro Seth Feider has rightfully become known as a smallmouth expert, but even he experiences situations where the big brown fish get finicky. In those difficult times, often when ..
  • BassFan
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  • 2/10/2017 6:56:00 PM
  • ‘A fish out of water’
  • Katelyn Thiesen, 9, creates a crab for her underwater scene while Miriam Theisen, 11, looks on Saturday at Minnesota Discovery Center’s Family Discovery Day called “A fish out of water.” The event featured crafts such as collages and fishing painting ...
  • Hibbing Daily Tribune
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  • 2/10/2017 12:08:00 PM
  • Bill could mean free fishing during Super Bowl week
  • As host, the state of Minnesota is already thinking ahead to the 2018 Super Bowl. And in Minnesota, that means fishing, and how it could play a part in Super Bowl-related activities. The Minnesota Legislature is considering a bill that would waive fishing
  • Outdoor News
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  • 2/9/2017 9:53:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing For Burbot
  • In some large, relatively shallow fisheries such as Minnesota’s Leech Lake, burbot are active at first ice and often caught by walleye and perch anglers fishing shallow flats and bars. Matity notes that current also concentrates burbot in some systems.
  • in-fisherman.com
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  • 2/9/2017 8:33:00 PM
  • Heart attack patient lives to tell another fish tale
  • For over 50 years, Elmer Diercks of Red Wing, Minnesota, has been going on annual fishing trips with his buddies and sons, and now grandsons, to northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. “Although the faces may have changed over the years, the memories made on ...
  • mayoclinichealthsystem.org
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  • 2/8/2017 7:47:00 PM
  • EDITORIAL FROM ELSEWHERE: Going ice fishing? Bring a CO detector
  • Johnson joined with staff of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal Division, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Hennepin County Medical Center officials to encourage safety as the Minnesota ice fishing season continues
  • crowrivermedia.com
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  • 2/8/2017 10:06:00 AM
  • These Custom Nike Fish Shoes Are the Best Shoes Ever
  • nailed these custom Nike shoes. We’re assuming someone from the fishing guide company in northern Minnesota designed and bought these or a patron had them. That’s besides the point…just enjoy these beauties:
  • nextimpulsesports.com
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  • 2/8/2017 12:18:00 AM
  • Bass Unlimited names Mark Boyd fundraising coordinator
  • In Mark's teens, he moved to the upper Midwest, to central Minnesota and a whole new set of outdoor adventures. There he discovered walleye fishing, snow shoeing and pheasant hunting. After high school, some college and a year in broadcasting school ...
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 2/7/2017 2:01:00 PM
  • Bass Unlimited names Mark Boyd fundraising coordinator
  • In Mark's teens, he moved to the upper Midwest, to central Minnesota and a whole new set of outdoor adventures. There he discovered walleye fishing, snow shoeing and pheasant hunting. After high school, some college and a year in broadcasting school ...
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 2/7/2017 1:49:00 PM
  • 2017 Bassmaster postseason announced
  • "Grand Rapids is a community where you will find a balance between small town charm and rich Minnesota outdoor resources. From over 1,000 lakes to fish, over 1 million public accessible forests and over 3,000 miles of groomed trails to explore. Grand ...
  • Outdoors First
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  • 2/7/2017 1:34:00 PM
  • DNR Proposes License Fee Hike to Hunt and Fish
  • The DNR is proposing a fee increase. The reason is that, the primary fund that pays for the Minnesota's DNR fish and wildlife management is in decline. By July, 2019 the department could be in the red. Popular licenses, such as deer and fish, could ...
  • KEYC
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  • 2/7/2017 1:11:00 AM
  • Hand to Fin Combat Ice Fishing For Pike
  • About the author: Brian “Bro” Brosdahl (Max, Minnesota) is a professional fishing guide and renowned ice fishing expert. For nearly two decades he’s been sharing his insights and innovations with the fishing public. He can be reached at bbro@ ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 2/6/2017 3:06:00 PM
  • Bass Unlimited Names Fundraising Coordinator
  • In Mark's teens, he moved to the upper Midwest, to central Minnesota and a whole new set of outdoor adventures. There he discovered walleye fishing, snow shoeing and pheasant hunting. After high school, some college and a year in broadcasting school ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/6/2017 7:23:00 AM
  • Lake Lida ice fishing bar is hotspot for a cold one
  • For five years, the cozy bar has made Lake Lida its home, serving thirsty fishermen and curious travelers from the privacy of a frozen Minnesota lake. According to long-time bar manager Angie Spilde, it’s not only locals who frequent the ice bar.
  • Fergus Falls Daily Journal
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  • 2/5/2017 8:08:00 PM
  • Minnesota ice fishing bar is hotspot for a cold one
  • The door to the Hillbillies Ice Hole Bar shakes open, making a slight popping noise as the seal releases. Audible gasps can be heard as a pair of women jump at the sudden sound, and a man shouts, "We're going down!" But the ice bar doesn't go anywhere ...
  • wadenapj.com
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  • 2/5/2017 7:37:00 PM
  • Minnesota ice fishing bar is hotspot for a cold one
  • The door to the Hillbillies Ice Hole Bar shakes open, making a slight popping noise as the seal releases. Audible gasps can be heard as a pair of women jump at the sudden sound, and a man shouts, "We're going down!" But the ice bar doesn't go anywhere ...
  • WDAY
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  • 2/5/2017 1:54:00 PM
  • Kids Free Fishing Event Rochester Mn
  • Kids free fishing event at Foster Arend Park in Rochester Minnesota on 4/22/17. The Kids Fishing Foundation will be holding a kids free fishing event for pan fish and trout. Our Next Event is Scheduled for 2017, Kids Free Fishing Event. Pan and Trout ...
  • www.prlog.org
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  • 2/5/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • Houston's Fishing Report for the Northland
  • Jarrid Houston of South Range is a fishing guide (www.houstonsguideservice.com) on Minnesota and Wisconsin inland waters, the St. Louis River and, in winter, on Lake Superior.
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 2/5/2017 2:34:00 AM
  • Walleyedan: How to treat your fishing neighbor
  • The more people you tell the more pressure you will likely see on that lake or spot. Thank God that He made a lot of lakes for us here in Minnesota. People that don't fish often don't quite "get it" when it comes to this whole topic and let me tell you ...
  • Brainerd Dispatch
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  • 2/4/2017 1:55:00 AM
  • Chef Tim McKee jumps ship from Parasole to The Fish Guys
  • One of Minnesota’s most celebrated and influential chefs has left Parasole Restaurant Group to take a new position. James Beard award-winning Tim McKee, the powerhouse behind La Belle Vie, is joining St. Louis Park-based The Fish Guys Inc. as senior vice .
  • The Business Journal
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  • 2/3/2017 11:44:00 PM
  • Sturgeon all-nighter: Rainy River gives up big sturgeon in the wee hours
  • The fish turned out to be a 66-inch lake sturgeon with a 30-inch girth. For comparison, the Minnesota state-record sturgeon, taken on the Kettle River in 1994, was 70 inches long with a 26 1/2-inch girth. It weighed 94 pounds, 4 ounces. And that one was ..
  • Longview Daily News
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  • 2/3/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • Angling Action on Destination America
  • Destination Adventure takes you from beautiful Florida up to the falls in Minnesota, and even further north to Canada. Catch some great fishing action with special guest appearances on Destination America Saturday and Sunday morning starting at 5:30 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/3/2017 6:08:00 AM
  • Jumbo Lake Sturgeon Caught Through Ice
  • Most people who go ice fishing start packing things up when it gets dark outside, but in Baudette, Minnesota, things on the ice heat up when the sun goes down. At least that rings true for Grant Sorensen and his companions who were sturgeon fishing one ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/2/2017 8:28:00 AM
  • DNR officials to discuss hunting and fishing license proposals
  • WATSON — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host an informational meeting and question-and-answer session to discuss Governor Mark Dayton's proposed increases to hunting and fishing license fees. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8:30 ...
  • West Central Tribune
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  • 2/2/2017 7:45:00 AM
  • Albert Lea Teens Turn Fishing Competitive with New Team
  • We wanted to get more competitive," said team member William Ladlie. "It's not very common in Minnesota, but like down south where they bass fish, it's a lot more common down there," Thompson told us. And the community has gotten behind them, with offers .
  • KAAL-TV
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  • 2/2/2017 12:51:00 AM

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