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January 31, 2018
The Minnesota DNR announced that it will stock less walleye fingerlings like these in some lakes after an analysis of the state's accelerated walleye stocking program showed that 70 percent of the 254 lakes in that program saw no improvement in walleye numbers, according to DNR Fisheries Chief Don Pereira. (File photo)
DNR to stock fewer walleye fingerings: How it impacts local lakes
January 31, 2018 - 5:47am
Dillon Larson, 7, and his father, Nate, hold up a 22-inch walleye that Dillon caught while ice fishing in the area on Christmas Day. (Submitted photo)
A Christmas catch for Larson
January 31, 2018 - 5:47am
January 24, 2018
Alexandria's Dean Krebs with a bull elk that he shot with his bow hunting public land out west. Krebs will host a seminar with the Viking Sportsmen on Jan. 31 centered around everything people need to know about going on a western big-game hunt. (Submitted photo)
Viking Sportsmen to host seminar on hunting big game in the west
January 24, 2018 - 9:40am
Eric Morken cuts off a tree branch while working to improve a stand location this past Saturday. (Photo courtesty of Mike Schaffran)
Morken: A deer hunter's winter to-do list
January 24, 2018 - 9:39am
January 19, 2018
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
January 19, 2018 - 6:57pm
January 17, 2018
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
January 17, 2018 - 6:08pm
A nice sunfish is held up with the ice hole trap. The plate on the trap closes the hole by stepping on a foot lever after the fish has come up through the bottom of the ice. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
January 17, 2018 - 5:47am
Mike Frisch with a nice winter crappie caught over a deep basin. (Submitted photo)
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
January 17, 2018 - 5:47am
January 13, 2018
David Stone of Roseau, Minn., released this 38-inch lake trout Saturday, Jan. 6, while fishing near Brush Island on the Minnesota side of Lake of the Woods. The fish likely strayed down from the Ontario side of the lake, which has more of the deep, coldwater habitat lake trout prefer. (Submitted photo)
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
January 13, 2018 - 5:09pm
January 10, 2018
Minnesota pheasant hunters (left to right) Craig Aamodt and Marv Kremin of Cottonwood and Dennis Oakland and Steve Leitch of Willmar with a five-man limit of roosters in South Dakota on Jan. 5. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
January 10, 2018 - 5:47am
Author of this column, Michael Kechkaylo of Berrien Springs, Michigan, hopes to find information on the creator of this antique fishing lure that he purchased at auction. Kechkaylo believes there is a chance the lure might have ties to the Brown Brothers of Osakis, who made fishing lures in the early-to-mid 1900s. (Submitted photo)
Collector looks for info on rare lure he believes could have ties locally
January 10, 2018 - 5:47am
January 9, 2018
Take a kid fishing weekend starts this Saturday
January 9, 2018 - 11:57am
January 3, 2018
Alexandria's Jim Larson won first place for this photo of his son, Cal, and grandson, Henry, coming into shore with their dog, Murphy, after setting some decoys during the 2017 waterfowl opener. (Photo by Jim Larson)
The final four: Alexandria's Jim Larson wins 2017 Hunt Down Your Photos Contest
January 3, 2018 - 6:41am
Kevin Kerkvliet holds up a nice Rainy River walleye caught on an outing in 2017 with the article's author, Mike Frisch. (Submitted photo)
Walleyes: A look back at 2017
January 3, 2018 - 5:47am
December 27, 2017
This mature buck was on his feet a lot in daylight in mid-December and walked just out of a clear shooting lane on an afternoon hunt on Dec. 16. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: Why close encounters matter
December 27, 2017 - 5:47am