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November 17, 2017
Former Crow Wing County Sheriff Dick Ross dies
Dick Ross, who dedicated 42 years of his life to law enforcement, including 12 as the Crow Wing County sheriff, died Wednesday night at St. Cloud...
November 17, 2017 - 8:54am
September 24, 2017
What's Up Outdoors: New friends through a shared love of fishing
So, as a fishing guide you get to meet a lot of people from all over the country. You get to know all of them a little bit through your conversations...
September 24, 2017 - 5:00am
August 6, 2017
Dokken: Lindner workshop to focus on fishing careers
As one of the most recognizable people in the fishing industry, Al Lindner says the idea for a fishing careers workshop sprouted last August...
August 6, 2017 - 9:09am
June 7, 2017
MN Fishing Challenge teams raise more than $250,000
A harsh weather forecast dissipated the day before Saturday's ninth annual Minnesota Fishing Challenge and wonderful early summer weather greeted...
June 7, 2017 - 11:00am
May 9, 2017
Reader Opinion: User pays
I have been fortunate enough to make my living in the sport fishing industry my entire life. I have fished all over this great nation of ours. I am convinced Minnesota has the best multi-species fishing in the country. Our DNR is asking for a $3 increase for a fishing license to make...
May 9, 2017 - 8:31am
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