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April 14, 2017
Reader Opinion: State sanctioned balderdash
The DNR Commissioner has been here to gin up support for fee increases. He recently brought Al Lindner to the Brainerd Dispatch to make the pitch. Al Lindner said a $3 license increase is not huge, and I agree. To a point. As much as I admire Al and all that he and his family have...
April 14, 2017 - 8:40am
April 8, 2017
Al Lindner, DNR make the case for fee increases
An impending budget crunch at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources could threaten state government support for outdoor recreation unless...
April 8, 2017 - 4:05am
October 13, 2016
Legendary fishing guides reunite: Nisswa Guides League
The Norway Center at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa was abuzz with fish stories and laughter Sunday, Oct. 9. What else would you expect when 20 current...
October 13, 2016 - 2:41pm
July 24, 2015
[VIDEO] AnglingBuzz: Topwater Tactics for River Musky
Topwater lures move slowly across the surface, kicking up a ruckus that attracts and infuriates muskies. They allow big fish plenty...
July 24, 2015 - 11:41am
July 11, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Largemouth Bass - Key weed types attract the most fish
The best weed types provide sufficient cover to attract bass and baitfish, while still allowing big fish sufficient room to move. Cabbage,...
July 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
July 9, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Countdown to suspended crappies in summer
Believe it or not, crappies are fairly predictable and easy to catch throughout the summer months if you understand their behavior. After...
July 9, 2015 - 2:37pm
AnglingBuzz: Musky location strategies in summer
To find muskies, first zero in on the best seasonal habitat. Then check a variety of structure and cover options - points, humps,...
July 9, 2015 - 2:22pm
July 5, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Topwater tactics for Smallmouth Bass
When bass are tentative yet feeding near the surface, twitching prop baits interspersed with frequent pauses drives bass wild! Bass...
July 5, 2015 - 6:59pm
July 3, 2015
AnglingBuzz: The Walleye - Mayfly connection
While April showers bring May flowers, names can be deceiving. Mayflies, for example, are usually most abundant throughout the northern states...
July 3, 2015 - 10:03am
June 26, 2015
AnglingBuzz Video: Walleye - Live bait rigging for early summer success
Live bait rigging with leeches or nightcrawlers excels for fishing the edges of deep mid-lake structures. Coupled with precise boat control,...
June 26, 2015 - 10:30am
June 25, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Supersize! - Use bigger baits to catch bigger pike
Much has been said recently about the overall decrease in the size of northern pike throughout Minnesota in the past 20 years. To combat this...
June 25, 2015 - 3:16pm
June 18, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Fishing the transition from Spring into Summer
The onset of warm summer weather heralds not only comfortable temperatures for boaters and outdoor lovers, but a similar burst of activity beneath...
June 18, 2015 - 2:35pm
June 9, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Spawning crappies and bluegills
As water temperatures approach and rise above 60 F, crappies and bluegills sweep out pit-type nests for spawning. In natural lakes, crappies...
June 9, 2015 - 2:04pm
May 19, 2015
AnglingBuzz: The Walleye Opener - Should You Fish Deep, Shallow or In Between?
In the Dakotas, fishing seasons remain open all year long for most species, and there’s no traditional “Opening Day” phenomenon. Anglers...
May 19, 2015 - 4:17pm
July 6, 2014
I certainly have to agree with Al Lindner’s endorsement of Stewart Mills for Congress. Wouldn't it be refreshing to send someone to Congress that actually understands the budget process for a change?
July 6, 2014 - 3:41pm