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May 13, 2019
An angler puts in a line at Gull Lake's Hole-in-the-Day Bay, Saturday, May 11, during fishing opener. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Fishing opener proves successful for some: Walleye biting on Mille Lacs, crappies in Brainerd area
May 13, 2019 - 5:00am
May 10, 2019
A panfish angler fishes the narrows Thursday, May 9, on Upper Gull Lake near Bar Harbor Supper Club. The opener for walleye and northern pike begins at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 11. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Temperamental weather, low minnow populations to factor in fishing opener
May 10, 2019 - 8:24am
April 13, 2019
Jamie Dietman shows off two large crappies he recently caught. Dietman said there's still ice left and the big crappies bite in the rain. Submitted Photo / Jamie Dietman
What's Up Outdoors: Late-ice crappie bite heats up
April 13, 2019 - 7:00am
December 5, 2018
With several sunfish and crappies on the ice, Greg Simones baits his line Tuesday, Dec. 4, on Rice Lake in Brainerd. Anglers have been cautiously walking out on area lakes due to the early season ice. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Making ice: Plan for below-average temps rest of week
December 5, 2018 - 5:00am
May 12, 2017
Wayne Ayar fly fishes Thursday for crappies in the shallows of North Long Lake north of Brainerd. The Minnesota walleye and northern pike season begins Saturday. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Fishing Opener: Warming waters, spawning fish ingredients for good fishing Saturday
May 12, 2017 - 7:00am
April 16, 2017
Walleyedan: Easter - is not about bunnies, turkeys or crappies
April 16, 2017 - 4:30am
March 4, 2017
Steve Baumann, owner of Vexilar, Inc., holds a crappie caught on a recent outing with the author. 
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Walleyedan: The changing face of fishing: Spending a day on the water with Vexilar owner
March 4, 2017 - 7:19pm
February 12, 2017
The SnoBear attempts climbing a steep ice heave with mixed results.
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Walleyedan: Getting stuck and other lessons in ice fishing
February 12, 2017 - 8:18am
June 9, 2015
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AnglingBuzz: Spawning crappies and bluegills
June 9, 2015 - 2:04pm