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February 5, 2019
Beginning March 1, the aggregate walleye-sauger limit on Lake of the Woods will be reduced from eight to six, with no more than four walleyes allowed, same as summer regulations. In addition, walleye and sauger fishing on Rainy River and Four-Mile Bay will be catch-and-release only from March 1 through April 14. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Forum News Service)
Fishing regulations change March 1 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
February 5, 2019 - 4:19pm
December 23, 2018
Brad Dokken
Dokken: Panoptix the new wave in fishing technology
December 23, 2018 - 7:56am
Brandon Greene of Grand Forks holds up one of the custom ice rods he made for a customer. Owner of Hooked Custom Rods, Greene makes the rods in a shop in his Grand Forks home and is so busy he seldom finds time to fish in the winter. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
‘From his hand to yours,’ custom rod builder lands a keeper
December 23, 2018 - 7:05am
December 16, 2018
A frozen river and ideal ice conditions provided the opportunity for both ice fishing and shinny hockey last weekend in northern Minnesota. Brad Dokken, Forum News Service
Dokken: Ambitious weekend serves up great memories
December 16, 2018 - 11:53am
December 9, 2018
Hundreds of anglers converge every spring on the Rainy River for the opportunity to catch trophy pre-spawn walleyes that swim into the river from Lake of the Woods. Walleye fishing during the spring season on the Rainy River will be catch-and-release only beginning March 1. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Tighter regulations set for March 1 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
December 9, 2018 - 6:00am
November 29, 2018
Roger Dondelinger, longtime owner of the Dondelinger car dealership in Baxter, died Friday, Nov. 23, at 78. Submitted Photo
'The car guy': Roger Dondelinger remembered for work ethic, love of sports
November 29, 2018 - 9:00am
November 10, 2018
Brainerd angler Matt Straw holds up a late season largemouth bass Thursday, Nov. 1, on Mission Lake north of Merrifield. The author is being inducted into the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame March 3 at the Northwest Sport Show in Minneapolis. The hall, which is located in Hayward, Wis., features a collection of the most notable anglers, biologists, manufacturers and authors in the freshwater fishing industry. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video and Gallery play button
Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
November 10, 2018 - 9:00am
November 4, 2018
Report shows economic impact of ice fishing on Lake Winnipeg
November 4, 2018 - 7:00am
October 30, 2018
Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com
Mille Lacs Lake winter anglers can keep 1 walleye starting Dec. 1
October 30, 2018 - 5:19pm
Hunters in central, north-central and southeast Minnesota need to bring their harvested deer to be tested for chronic wasting disease on opening weekend of firearms deer season Saturday, Nov. 3, and Sunday, Nov. 4. Photo Illustration
DNR Roundup - Oct. 30, 2018
October 30, 2018 - 6:00am
October 14, 2018
Chip Leer of Walker, Minn., has earned a place in the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame for a 30-year career as a fishing guide, product innovator and promoter and outdoor communicator. Chip Leer / Fishing the WildSide / Special to Forum News Service
Minnesota promoter, innovator among 2019 inductees into Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
October 14, 2018 - 8:25am
October 6, 2018
What's Up Outdoors: Last chance for open water fishing
October 6, 2018 - 10:30am
September 30, 2018
Commentary: Making the best of cold, cruddy weather
September 30, 2018 - 9:03am
What's Up Outdoors: Get outdoors and enjoy this special time of year
September 30, 2018 - 2:30am
September 28, 2018
Minnesota Fishing Museum President Robert DeRosier (left, arm raised) describes the aspirations of the museum in broad strokes as he appeals to state lawmakers in attendance. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesota Fishing Museum seeks state's backing for future plans
September 28, 2018 - 5:00am
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