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April 30, 2017
Fisheries workers with the Wisconsin and Minnesota Departments of Natural Resources net walleyes from an electro-fishing boat during a walleye population assessment on the St. Louis River in 2015. Minnesota DNR officials are asking the Minnesota Legislature to increase prices on some fishing and hunting licenses to support DNR work, including fisheries research. File photo
Sam Cook: Legislature showing little inclination to increase outdoors funding
April 30, 2017 - 7:31am
April 23, 2017
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken column: Catfish League set to roll
April 23, 2017 - 2:43pm
April 21, 2017
Kyle Blanchfield of Woodland Resort on Devils Lake stands outside the resort's new lodge that opened in June 2015. The facility features five two-bedroom suites and five three-bedroom suites and covers 25,000 square-feet including a bait shop, store and boat showroom. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service            play button
Influx of water keeps tourism dollars flowing on Devils Lake, but could flood thousands of acres
April 21, 2017 - 8:20pm
April 16, 2017
Kevin Bovee of the Lake Superior Steelhead Association describes how a stream improvement on the upper Knife River has narrowed the river's channel. Bob King / Forum News Service
Shoring up a stream: Angling group spearheads project to benefit Knife River steelhead
April 16, 2017 - 4:29pm
April 9, 2017
Fishing guide Luke Kavajecz holds a Seeforellen brown trout on April 1. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Fishing guide prefers simpler, more direct tactics for Superior's big browns
April 9, 2017 - 8:45am
April 8, 2017
Jeremy Skoglund fishes panfish off the Bar Harbor docks in Lake Shore on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Al Lindner, DNR make the case for fee increases
April 8, 2017 - 3:36pm
April 2, 2017
Minnesota Legislature so far cool to outdoor fee increases
April 2, 2017 - 4:18pm
April 1, 2017
Heidi Heitkamp
Heitkamp, others reintroduce Sportsmen's Act
April 1, 2017 - 12:20pm
March 26, 2017
t03.19.2017 -- Sam Cook -- 032617.C.DNT.SamC1 -- A chunky lake trout from the end of the Gunflint Trail this past week. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
March 26, 2017 - 6:00am
March 25, 2017
Brock Haugrud of Lake Nebagamon prepares to land a steelhead during the opener on Wisconsin's Brule River on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The fish, a female steelhead, measured just over 26 inches long. Clint Austin / Forum News Serviceplay button
Back on the Brule
March 25, 2017 - 8:37pm
March 14, 2017
North Dakota has about 420 “managed fisheries,” and there is little argument that fishing in North Dakota is better than ever. Submitted photo / North Dakota Game and Fish Department
N.D. Game and Fish revamps online licensing system
March 14, 2017 - 2:09pm
March 12, 2017
Sidelined for much of the winter after rotator cuff surgery, Brad Dokken made his triumphant return to the ice last weekend on Devils Lake and used the one-armed technique to land this northern pike while tip-up fishing. Jason Laumb of Grand Forks helped him slide the pike out of the hole, and the fish was released after a quick photo. (Photo/ Brad Durick)
Brad Dokken column: A fishing day to remember
March 12, 2017 - 10:08am
February 26, 2017
Veteran professional walleye angler Ted Takasaki will give trolling and jigging seminars during the Red River Valley Sportsmen's Show that gets underway Thursday at the Fargodome. (Photo courtesy of Ted Takasaki)
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
February 26, 2017 - 3:10pm
February 25, 2017
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
February 25, 2017 - 10:17am
February 20, 2017
Blake LaFleur of Devils Lake caught this 18½ -inch white bass Feb. 13 on Devils Lake. He is submitting the catch, which weighed 4.27 and 4.32 pounds, to the International Game Fish Association as a world record for 2-pound-test line. Confirmation will take several months. (Submitted photo)play button
Devils Lake angler catches potential world record white bass
February 20, 2017 - 6:51pm