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July 27, 2016
Cody Rieland (left) and Reid Herd holds up the mixed bag of smallmouths and largemouths that won them the July 16 tournament on Lake Minnewaska that was part of the Cabela's North American Bass Circuit. (Contributed)
Locals make good on Minnewaska
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 25, 2016
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
July 25, 2016 - 2:08pm
July 20, 2016
Alexandria's Maurine Hamelau smiles after catching a nice bass from Lake Darling last Tuesday as Tom Honkomp takes the fish off her hook. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)play button
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
Seven-year-old Andrew Hess of St. Cloud holds up the 5.3-pound largemouth bass he caught on Whiskey Lake on June 30. (Contributed)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
Four-year-old Arlo Rambow holds up the 4.4-pound largemouth bass that he caught on July 7 while fishing on Lake L'Homme Dieu. (Contributed)
Four-year-old reels in big bass on L'Homme Dieu
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
A Millennium M-50 hangs after getting set up this past weekend. This location was picked to hunt with a south wind and because it's easy to get in and out of from the top field side with the help of a ravine that cuts through the side of a ridge. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Morken: The search for the perfect stand location
July 13, 2016 - 11:40am
July 7, 2016
Alex Harker of Plymouth with a 28-inch walleye he caught on Lake Darling July 2 using a Lindy Rig tipped with a shiner minnow in 22 feet of water.
Fine fishing over the Fourth
July 7, 2016 - 10:29am
Alexandria's Brynn (left) and Calli Olson proudly hold up a 14.75-inch, 1.63-pound crappie that they caught on Lake Ida while fishing the morning of July 1.
Giant crappie caught on Ida
July 7, 2016 - 10:23am
Collin and Drew Cramlet, sons of Becky and Adam Cramlet and grandons of Bev Bales, are all smiles after catching a nice smallmouth bass on July 5.
Nice smallmouth
July 7, 2016 - 10:17am
July 6, 2016
Mike Frisch
Mike Frisch: The summer walleye search
July 6, 2016 - 8:50am
July 1, 2016
A hen mallard swims with ducklings in a small pond in Alexandria. The photo was taken by pastor Scott Keehn of First Congregational UCC in Alexandria.
Waterfowl numbers soar
July 1, 2016 - 9:45am
June 29, 2016
Mike Frisch
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 27, 2016
Alexandria's Owen Weisel walks to the next shooting station during the state championship in Alexandria on June 21. Weisel tied for 18th at the state tournament at the Minneapolis Gun Club this past Saturday after busting 95 of 100 targets.
A final shot at state
June 27, 2016 - 11:52am
June 19, 2016
Drake (left) and John Herd of Alexandria pose with their first-place plaques and a tournament walleye caught during the 36th annual Lake Osakis Tournament on Sunday afternoon. The Herd team won the top prize of $5,440 by exceeding the total weight of the second-place boat by four one-hundredths of a pound in the final tally. (Will Benson | Osakis Review)
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
June 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
June 15, 2016
Dawson Zuroff of Hebron, North Dakota holds up a 4 pound, 1 ounce bass he caught while fishing on Big Chippewa Lake on June 4. (Contributed)
One for the wall
June 15, 2016 - 11:42am