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Gull Lake

August 10, 2018
Paddle Pushers Kayak Club members launch their crafts at the public access Wednesday, Aug. 8, on Gull Lake near Hole-in-the-Day Bay. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Summer silhouettes
August 10, 2018 - 10:00am
July 24, 2018
Ginger Engelkes of Willmar paddles her board Saturday on Gull Lake. Her family was vacationing in the area. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Paddling Into the Sparkles
July 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
July 21, 2018
Helen Woods of Baxter holds up a fish she caught while riding in a pontoon on Ruth Lake in Crow Wing County on her 103rd birthday Tuesday, July 17. Submitted photoplay button
Baxter woman turns 103, goes fishing
July 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 15, 2018
Chelsey Perkins zip lines in June at the Brainerd Zip Line Tour, located at Mount Ski Gull. The seven-line course features views of Gull Lake and a 50-foot drop at the end. Submitted photo / Brainerd Zip Line Tour
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
July 15, 2018 - 11:00am
June 27, 2018
Chief Hole-in-the-Day the Younger (Bagone-giizhiig in Ojibwe) poses for an undated albumen print photo. Reputed as both a formidable negotiator and polarizing leader of the Objibwe, Hole-in-the-Day's life and death played a large part in shaping the Brainerd lakes area. Submitted photo / Crow Wing County Historical Society
'A big log in the road': Famed Ojibwe chief leaves checkered legacy 150 years after assassination
June 27, 2018 - 10:00am
June 9, 2018
What's Up Outdoors: Fishing kicks into high gear, really fast
June 9, 2018 - 11:30am
June 6, 2018
The team of Mark Schutz and 6-year-old Grady Schutz finished in the top ten in the bass division. Submitted photo
MN Fishing Challenge teams raise more than $300,000
June 6, 2018 - 8:00am
June 2, 2018
Reader Opinion: A fishy issue
June 2, 2018 - 7:30am
May 30, 2018
In this 2015 file photo, an angler hoists the 51.5 inch musky caught during the Frank Schneider Musky Tournament. Submitted
Minnesota muskies: Exciting catch or monster nuisance?
May 30, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 11, 2018
Multiple bait-and-tackle proprietors in the area advised anglers to fish shallower stretches of the water. With such a late spring thaw, panfish and walleye are likely to seek out warmer, more plentiful ranges. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Area bait-and-tackle shops gear up for fishing opener after long winter
May 11, 2018 - 3:00am
May 6, 2018
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler embraces Dutch and Irma Cragun Friday, May 4, following a talk sponsored by the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
A presidential visit: U of M head speaks in Brainerd lakes
May 6, 2018 - 9:00am
May 4, 2018
The roll-in dock sits on shore at the public access on Pine Mountain Lake in Backus on May 3, 2018. You can see ice still covers about half of the lake's surface. In an April 23 Minnesota DNR news release, Nancy Stewart, water recreation program consultant said, “Because of the late ice-out this year, DNR crews will have a shorter window than usual to get boat ramps and docks ready for the May 12 fishing opener, but we will have as many of them ready as possible." Photo: Denton Newman Jr. /
Will ice go out in time for fishing opener?
May 4, 2018 - 11:41am
Taken a year ago on April 27, 2017 (left): Gull Lake beachside seating at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa accommodates viewing of wide open water vistas. One year later on April 27, 2018 (right): The same scene offers frozen-over emptiness, after a seemingly endless winter. Image credits go to Grand View Lodge lake-cam, captured and submitted by Steve Olson, Flying Cloud Exposures, Baxter.
What a difference a year makes
May 4, 2018 - 3:00am
March 2, 2018
Women-only ice fishing tourney on Saturday
March 2, 2018 - 12:30pm
March 1, 2018
Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Shelley Scheffel, of Princeton, smiles after her swing at Cowboy’s in Lake Shore during the Gull Lake Frozen Fore event Saturday, Feb. 24.
Frozen Fore brings golfers to Gull Lake
March 1, 2018 - 5:00am