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June 16, 2017
High School Fishing teams compete in 1st event of season
The Brainerd Warrior fishing team competed at the first tournament of the season June 11 on Gull Lake in Nisswa. The tournament was the first...
June 16, 2017 - 11:41pm
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 27, 2017
The busy season begins
The summer travel season is shaping up to be a good one for the state's tourism industry, the office of tourism reported after testing the waters...
May 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 17, 2017
Appeals court sides with Cass County on RV park permit
The Cass County Planning Commission made the right decision in permitting the redevelopment of a golf course into a seasonal RV park, the Minnesota...
May 17, 2017 - 12:20pm
Boat and water safety classes offered
The Gull Chain of Lakes Association in conjunction with Cass and Crow Wing County Water Patrols, DNR Enforcement and US Army Corps of Engineer is again sponsoring two boat and water safety classes for all youths ages 12 to 17.
May 17, 2017 - 9:30am
March 10, 2017
Jurisdiction in activist netting case remains uncertain
Whether a federal or state judge should preside over the case of two Anishinaabe treaty rights activists charged with illegally setting a gill...
March 10, 2017 - 5:30am
February 22, 2017
Frozen Fore set for this weekend
The 12th annual Gull Lake Frozen Fore, a winter golf and snowmobile charity event, is set for Friday-Sunday at locations around Gull Lake with...
February 22, 2017 - 2:01pm
February 13, 2017
Snowmobile crash injures man
A man was injured in a snowmobile crash at 6:11 p.m. Saturday on Gull Lake in rural Brainerd. The Cass County Sheriff's Office reported deputies...
February 13, 2017 - 11:41pm
January 30, 2017
Extravaganza Fishing Contest: Spectators make fishing contest a tradition too
HOLE-IN-THE-DAY BAY—"It's just amazing to me," Jill Katz said as she looked out over the expanse of anglers at the 27th annual Brainerd...
January 30, 2017 - 12:14pm
January 28, 2017
Ice Fishing Extravaganza: Pike tops leaderboard at 27th annual contest: Tullibee fill 137 of 150 top spots
HOLE-IN-THE-DAY BAY—Les Laidlaw caught the biggest fish during the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza Saturday—and...
January 28, 2017 - 9:11pm
January 26, 2017
Motorists urged to use caution on Highway 371 Jan. 28 during Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake
BAXTER—Motorists will encounter slow or stopped traffic on both directions of Highway 371 between Brainerd and Nisswa as the road is reduced to a single lane and flaggers control traffic from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. The closures are needed to accommodate increased...
January 26, 2017 - 11:16pm
Anglers primed for Extravaganza: Favorable weather expected for Saturday's contest
HOLE-IN-THE-DAY BAY—Dan Larson called it a test run, sitting unsheltered on frozen Gull Lake Wednesday night. He and a growing number of...
January 26, 2017 - 7:33pm
January 16, 2017
Sunset on Gull
The sun sets on Hole-in-the-Day Bay Saturday. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
January 16, 2017 - 8:34pm
January 15, 2017
Free intro to ice fishing planned for youths, veterans
The Big Fish and Fry program is coming to an area lake in an effort to introduce ice fishing to children, veterans and their friends and families free of charge. The day program is planned from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Jan. 21 and 22 at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. Co-founders Pat Walrath...
January 15, 2017 - 9:22am
Where to win on the frozen water
If spending an afternoon on a frozen lake for a chance at catching fish doesn't float your boat, there may be a way to sweeten the pot. Each...
January 15, 2017 - 9:20am