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May 25, 2017
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
May 25, 2017 - 6:26am
May 19, 2017
This jawbone thought to be from a sand tiger or mako shark was caught by a Grand Rapids, Minn., fisherman last weekend in the Mississippi River in northern Minnesota. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Something fishy here: Shark jawbone caught in Mississippi River in northern Minnesota
May 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 18, 2017
Lake Bemidji lands college fishing national championship
May 18, 2017 - 5:11pm
May 12, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton fishes Big Sandy Lake north of McGregor in 2016. With temperatures in the 30's, the governor was able to catch a walleye, crappie and two perch. The 69th Annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing opener was based at Big Sandy Lake Resort and Lodge. (Steve Kohls)
Questions and Answers about the Governor's Fishing Opener
May 12, 2017 - 4:03pm
May 10, 2017
Alexandria conservation officer Mitch Lawler docks his boat on Lake Victoria in Douglas County on May 5. Lawler will be busy patrolling waters in the area this weekend for the Minnesota fishing opener. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
An officer shortage: DNR enters opener down 25 COs statewide
May 10, 2017 - 12:06am
March 19, 2017
Dan Wilfond, right, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries specialist at French River, prepares to measure a northern pike while doing a fisheries survey on Grand Lake north of Duluth in 2015. At left is Peter Nasby, a DNR fisheries intern. Forum News Servce file photo
Outdoor groups urge Minn. lawmakers to approve fee increases
March 19, 2017 - 11:00am
March 5, 2017
Minn. pike regs stay same for 2017
March 5, 2017 - 8:01am
January 15, 2017
A Minnesota angler holds a walleye before releasing it. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are considering reducing the state's walleye limit from six to four. News Tribune file
Lower walleye limits, license fees among changes being considered in MN
January 15, 2017 - 2:58pm
August 24, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
August 24, 2016 - 1:55pm
May 4, 2016
A boat that sank in Lake Carlos Saturday night is brought to shore. The 14-foot Fiberglas boat has a homemade platform on the front that is used for bow-fishing.  (Contributed photo)
Five rescued after boat sinks
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 2, 2016
About 100 kids were at Central Marine and Sports in Carlos Saturday morning for Kids Day. The event featured fishing demonstrations and safe boating tips from a DNR conservation officer. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
Getting ready for fishing
April 2, 2016 - 11:22am
March 6, 2016
Fishing guide Jamie Dietman with a giant spring sturgeon taken from the Rainy River. (Forum News Service photo)
Sturgeon, paddlefish a centerpiece in spring fishing circles
March 6, 2016 - 9:00am
January 20, 2016
Victim identified in fish house carbon monoxide poisoning
January 20, 2016 - 8:53am
January 7, 2015
The Henry family had a memorable day out on the ice recently with a bucket of panfish to show for their efforts. (Left to right) Alexei, Leo and Isaac pose with their grandpa, Steve Henry of Alexandria, with a bunch of sunfish they caught in Douglas County. (Contributed)
Fish report: Crappies still going as walleyes slow down
January 7, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2014
Anglers report a sporadic fall bite so far
October 14, 2014 - 10:48am