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July 22, 2017
DNR extends Mille Lacs walleye ban
New fisheries data collected by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources show the total safe harvest allocation for walleyes on Mille Lacs Lake (44,800 pounds) was exceeded this season. To protect the fishery and ensure the long-term sustainability of Mille Lacs Lake's walleye...
July 22, 2017 - 11:00am
July 21, 2017
Walleye fishing on Minnesota's Mille Lacs to remain closed longer
ST. PAUL — Walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs will remain closed longer than originally planned because the state has killed too many...
July 21, 2017 - 3:28pm
July 20, 2017
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
DULUTH, Minn.—Ryan Kesselhon couldn't figure out what was happening to his 11-year-old daughter, Maren. One minute, Maren had been peacefully...
July 20, 2017 - 7:52pm
PHOTO: 4-Year-Old's First Fish
Sharen Lorch of Crosslake sent us this milestone fishing photo. Jesse Lorch, age 4 of Fort Worth, TX, caught his first fish at grandma and grandpa's...
July 20, 2017 - 8:00am
July 16, 2017
Brainerd/Nisswa area Bass, northern pike and panfish are being found along the shallow weedlines on the north end of Gull Lake, North Long Lake,...
July 16, 2017 - 9:00am
July 9, 2017
Minnesota woman almost lands record muskie on her first try
LAKE MILLE LACS, Minn. — Kelsey Poshusta's first muskie was almost one for the record books. The 23-year-old Adams, Minn., woman likes...
July 9, 2017 - 7:31pm
Hallowed 'Hex' hatch holds deeper meaning for some trout anglers
Among fly fishers, the words are spoken with a kind of reverence. "The Hex hatch." Duluth fly-fisher Dave Zentner, 80, has been chasing the hatch...
July 9, 2017 - 9:00am
Young -- and seasoned: 27-year-old charter captain has been fishing Lake Superior for most of his life
DULUTH, Minn. — Parker Bambenek's 27-foot Tiara angled across Superior Bay just before 6 a.m. on a recent June morning. His was one of...
July 9, 2017 - 8:30am
July 6, 2017
No room for Gov. Dayton at the inn, but plenty of room for fish
ST. PAUL — innesota Gov. Mark Dayton could not land a motel room for his Saturday, July 9 fishing trip, but he hopes to reel in a bass....
July 6, 2017 - 7:25pm
July 2, 2017
Fish tales: How it took 5 days and 3 guys to land a 29-inch walleye
ROUND LAKE, Minn. — Al Pint set his fishing rod down in the bow of the boat and reached back for an adult beverage, and when he glanced...
July 2, 2017 - 6:34pm
Passing it on: Sharing the magic of the 'Pink Lady'
We were making our last portage on a recent canoe trip when we saw a procession of folks coming toward us. The party was coming from a parking...
July 2, 2017 - 8:59am
What's Up Outdoors: Fishing Canada
Although it's always nice to get out fishing around home, when you have the opportunity to spend some time in Canada you take it. That is what...
July 2, 2017 - 8:00am
Dokken: Superstition surrounds bananas in the boat
LAKE MILLE LACS — So we're in the boat last Saturday, June 24, catching walleyes on Lake Mille Lacs when the subject turns to bananas and...
July 2, 2017 - 7:05am
Lake Mille Lacs produces plenty of catch-and-release walleye action, trophy smallmouth
GARRISON, Minn.—We're barely into our first drift on this breezy Saturday morning, and Scott Jensen is into a walleye. A good one, too,...
July 2, 2017 - 6:45am
June 29, 2017
Minnesota lake named best bass fishing lake in country by highly-touted magazine
If you're looking to have one of the best bass fishing experiences in the country, chances are, you won't have to go far. Lake Mille Lacs in...
June 29, 2017 - 2:50pm