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May 7, 2018
The 4 Bears Casino and Lodge’s yacht is seen July 15, 2016, near the casino’s marina on Lake Sakakawea west of New Town, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Another month, another increase in expected runoff into Lake Sakakawea
May 7, 2018 - 5:42pm
May 6, 2018
A walleye sits in a net during the 2016 Minnesota fishing opener on Cut Foot Sioux Lake north of Deer River, Minn. With this year's late spring, a slow presentation such as jigging with a minnow will be a good bet for coaxing walleyes into biting. Minnesota's 2018 fishing opener is Saturday, May 12. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
MINNESOTA WALLEYE OPENER PREVIEW: Late spring means 'different' walleye opener
May 6, 2018 - 6:30am
Walleye populations on Lake Sakakawea look great, and the Missouri River reservoir again will be at the top of the list of North Dakota walleye fishing destinations, the Game and Fish Department says. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Banner walleye fishing expected on Sakakawea
May 6, 2018 - 6:24am
Anglers heading out for the Minnesota fishing opener will need to be aware of new northern pike regulations now in effect on inland waters across the state. The regulations don't apply to lakes and rivers where special regulations already were in place. (Photo/ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Minnesota anglers face new zone-based northern pike regulations
May 6, 2018 - 6:23am
Brad Dokken with a lake trout from a 2014 fly-in fishing trip to northern Saskatchewan. (Photo/ Brad Durick)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: My favorite fish to catch would be ...
May 6, 2018 - 6:14am
Outdoors notebook: Deadline for deer plan comments is May 9, More anglers catching on to catfish.
May 6, 2018 - 6:03am
May 6, 2018 - 6:00am
May 3, 2018
Frank Walsh of Bay Store Camp on Oak Island shared this photo Thursday of open water between Oak and Flag islands on Lake of the Woods' Northwest Angle. Much of Big Traverse Bay, which forms the Minnesota portion of the lake, remains ice covered although conditions are deteriorating near shore. (Photo courtesy of Frank Walsh, Bay Store Camp)
Outdoor report: Ice continues to make its spring exit from area lakes, Light geese are mostly in Canada now etc.
May 3, 2018 - 8:18pm
Health department says don’t eat fish from this Twin Cities lake
May 3, 2018 - 5:53pm
May 2, 2018
The ice on Green Lake is gone Wednesday at Saulsbury Park in Spicer, Minn. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Green Lake sheds ice in time for Gov. Dayton’s fishing opener
May 2, 2018 - 5:02pm
April 29, 2018
Two bull caribou run across a high pass in Alaska's Brooks Range during a 2003 trip down the Nigu River in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Moments along the way spiced 38 years on the job
April 29, 2018 - 1:30pm
Kelsey Poshusta of Adams, Minn., holds the muskie she caught on Mille Lacs Lake on July 2, 2017. Her father, Derek Poshusta, measured Kelsey’s muskie as 57.25 inches long and 26.75 inches in girth and estimated its weight between 52 and 55 pounds before they released it.  It was the first muskie Kelsey has caught. Submitted photo
Commentary: The Great Minnesota Muskie War gets ugly
April 29, 2018 - 6:45am
April 29, 2018 - 6:01am
This newspaper clipping from May 16, 1996, recalls the Minnesota Walleye Opener Brad Dokken spent ice fishing on still-frozen Lake of the Woods. Click on the image to see the clipping in its entirety.
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: The '96 walleye opener ice fishing on Lake of the Woods was a day to remember
April 29, 2018 - 6:00am
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: North Dakota Game and Fish Department pays $621,000 in property taxes, May 4 is deadline for Minnesota bear season lottery etc.
April 29, 2018 - 6:00am