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June 13, 2019
Volunteers needed for trout stocking
June 13, 2019 - 5:29pm
May 10, 2019
Leech Lake anglers will be able to keep a wider size range of walleye starting on the 2019 fishing opener, officials announced Monday, Dec. 10. Forum News Service file photo
This Saturday, about 500,000 anglers will visit Minnesota waters to catch a fish. Here's a closer look.
May 10, 2019 - 10:56am
April 23, 2019
DNR commissioner Sarah Strommen
Minnesota DNR commissioner talks budget priorities
April 23, 2019 - 8:30am
March 14, 2019
Robert Hedlund of Garfield has been named the 2019 Carver of the Year by the Mid-State Chapter of the Minnesota Darkhouse and Angling Association. The northern pike decoy he is holding will be auctioned off during the Rudy Zwieg Decoy and Sportsman Show at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria this Saturday. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Working art: Garfield man recognized as Carver of the Year
March 14, 2019 - 6:02pm
February 5, 2019
The author, Mike Frisch, and Lincoln with a smallmouth bass Lincoln caught. (Submitted photo)
Mike Frisch: Lessons from Lincoln
February 5, 2019 - 5:00pm
November 22, 2018
Chad Peterson with a smallmouth bass caught off a deep-water hump recently. (Submitted photo)
Mike Frisch: Lessons learned from 2018
November 22, 2018 - 5:47am
October 14, 2018
Chip Leer of Walker, Minn., has earned a place in the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame for a 30-year career as a fishing guide, product innovator and promoter and outdoor communicator. Chip Leer / Fishing the WildSide / Special to Forum News Service
Minnesota promoter, innovator among 2019 inductees into Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
October 14, 2018 - 8:25am
September 13, 2018
Drew Cramlet caught this 18-inch smallmouth bass near Alexandria late this summer. (Submitted photo)
Holding on to summer
September 13, 2018 - 2:27pm
July 24, 2018
Mike Frisch pitched a jig to catch this big walleye earlier this summer.  Watching your fishing line when pitching lures is one way to become a better angler.  (Photo by Chad Peterson)
Mike Frisch: Quick tips for catching more fish
July 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
May 12, 2018
EDITORIAL: Welcome back, anglers!
May 12, 2018 - 11:17am
May 10, 2018
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
May 10, 2018 - 8:56am
April 20, 2018
Alexandria's Dave Grewey fishes off the ice on Lake Victoria the morning of April 17. Grewey said there was about 30 inches of ice still on the lake. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Time to worry about opener? More than 30 inches still covered many area lakes this week
April 20, 2018 - 6:41am
March 21, 2018
Mike Frisch and youngster Lincoln Hoaglund are all smiles after Hoaglund caught a big smallmouth bass on a trip out on the water last fall. (Submitted photo)
Mike Frisch: Much more than the fish
March 21, 2018 - 5:47am
March 14, 2018
Ben Jarvi, from the Alexandria area, carves fish decoys, lures and decorative art out of wood. He will have a table at next Saturday's 14th annual Rudy Zwieg Decoy and Sporting Collectible Show. The show will take place March 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center. (Contributed)
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
March 14, 2018 - 10:42am
February 24, 2018
The winner of the Ice Castle fish house was Sanford Olson (second from left). He's shown with Paul Brickweg (owner of Paul’s Small Engine, which donated the prize) and Fishing for the Cure committee co-leads, Nancy Waldorf and Robbie Betterman. (Contributed)
Alexandria Industries' event reels in $50,000 for cancer research
February 24, 2018 - 7:21am