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September 7, 2017
Mark Mosby of St. Anthony, Minn., hoists a 52.5-inch flathead catfish he caught and released Aug. 2, 2017, on the St. Croix River near Stillwater. The fish broke the previous catch-and-release record. Courtesy photo / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
'A great 15-minute fight': Record catfish caught in Minnesota
September 7, 2017 - 11:31am
August 22, 2017
Tayte Lecy of Avon holds up a stringer of bass and walleyes he helped catch on Lake Mary recently. (Submitted photo)
Lecy strings some nice ones
August 22, 2017 - 10:04am
July 28, 2017
Lori Rosch, registered nurse and director of the Douglas County Hospital emergency room, points to one of the spots a fish hook was removed from a patient. All fish hook removals are documented on a drawing of life-size person. This year's person is Jiggin' Josh and is modeled after Josh Aricx, a physician's assistant. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Catch and release: Hospital charts fish hook removals
July 28, 2017 - 2:39pm
July 20, 2017
Despite being attacked by something -- perhaps a fish -- in Island Lake on Wednesday afternoon, 11-year-old Maren Kesselhon was doing well on Thursday. "She's not too shaken," said her father, Ryan Kesselhon of Duluth. Ryan Kesselhon photo
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
July 20, 2017 - 7:52pm
June 28, 2017
Eric Morken holds up a 40-inch northern he caught on a fishing trip to Cedar Lake near Grand Rapids, Manitoba last week. (Submitted photo)
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
June 28, 2017 - 6:00am
June 9, 2017
DNR Question of the week: Best way to release fish without harming them
June 9, 2017 - 9:16am
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