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April 29, 2018
What's Up Outdoors: No open water (yet) but at least it's turkey season
Let's just hope with spring finally here that I was wrong about having open water for the opener. The late ice crappie bite has really heated up but I don't think I've ever seen ice deteriorate so quickly. From trucks to open shorelines in a week is pretty crazy. Maybe one more trip...
April 29, 2018 - 4:30am
April 14, 2018
What's Up Outdoors: Still fishing through the ice
This week, instead of fighting literally hundreds of boats on the Rainy River, I decided to try something new. Sitting on 2 feet of ice, only...
April 14, 2018 - 11:00am
April 7, 2018
What's Up Outdoors: Winter is getting a little old
Unless you are an avid winter lover or someone who can't get enough ice fishing, this is getting a little old. Last year at this time I already had a few days of open water fishing, not only on the Rainy River but actually out on Lake of the Woods. But this year there is still 40-plus...
April 7, 2018 - 11:00am
March 15, 2018
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
Lake of the Woods Fishing has heated up as March hits the midpoint, Lake of the Woods Tourism reports in this week's update. Electronics are helpful in putting more walleye and saugers on the ice. Some fish are aggressive, while others must be enticed into biting. Most resorts have...
March 15, 2018 - 3:10pm
March 11, 2018
Snowmobiles, walleyes and fish of a lifetime on Lake of the Woods
OAK ISLAND, Minn. — Something was different about this fish, judging by the red blob that now bubbled on the screen of my Vexilar FL-18...
March 11, 2018 - 7:50am
March 10, 2018
What's Up Outdoors: It's nice on the ice
I do not think I've ever spent so much time on the ice without putting a line in the water as last week. Last Saturday my wife Tammy and her...
March 10, 2018 - 11:00am
March 4, 2018
Uncharted: A long time coming: The power of massage
BREEZY POINT—The career path I've chosen is notorious for leading to burnout. Working as a journalist can undeniably be high stress—the...
March 4, 2018 - 10:00am
BRAD DOKKEN: Embracing ice and snow on Lake of the Woods
I'm in catch-up mode after a few days out of the office that served up near-perfect weather. Perfect weather by late February and early March...
March 4, 2018 - 6:10am
March 3, 2018
Kids learn to fish in style
Children and adults were introduced to the art of ice fishing in the lap of luxury thanks to a recent fishing clinic by Dan Eigen (Walleyedan),...
March 3, 2018 - 9:00am
March 2, 2018
Women-only ice fishing tourney on Saturday
GULL LAKE—Women Anglers of Minnesota is hosting its first Women Only Ice Fishing Tournament Saturday on Gull Lake. Women are flooding into the sport of ice fishing, as shown by this sold-out ice fishing tournament, according to a news release. "Come and see history as grandmas,...
March 2, 2018 - 12:30pm
March 1, 2018
Deadline nears to remove fish houses
ST. PAUL—The deadline for anglers to remove fish houses from lakes in Minnesota is approaching quickly, according to a release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Removal dates are determined by an east-west line formed by U.S. Highway 10, east along Highway...
March 1, 2018 - 2:51pm
February 28, 2018
Ice Fishing in the 40s
Brent Thornton (left) and his friend James Karnowski shed their coats in the 40-degree temperatures Tuesday and fished for panfish on Rice Lake...
February 28, 2018 - 5:00am
Spearing decoys blend art, science
The decoy, made to imitate a tullibee, swims in lazy circles as Paul Nelson lifts and drops the line that suspends it in his spearing hole. Sunlight that penetrates the snow and 18 inches of ice on this Itasca County lake reflects off the decoy's aluminum fins. Nelson, 37, of rural...
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
January 26, 2018
Motorists urged to use caution on Highway 371 Saturday during Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake
Motorists who travel Highway 371 between Brainerd and Nisswa will encounter slow or stopped traffic when the road is reduced to a single lane,...
January 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 13, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Jan. 13
Minnesotans age 16 or older fish free with kids Jan. 13-15 Take a Kid Ice Fishing is Saturday, Jan. 13, through Monday, Jan. 15. During the weekend,...
January 13, 2018 - 10:30am