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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
February 19, 2017
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Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
February 19, 2017 - 1:35pm
Before dawn on Monday, Feb. 13, Caleb Utyro of Superior casts his fishing line into Lake Superior near the mouth of the French River northeast of Duluth. He was among many anglers fishing for Kamloops rainbow trout that morning. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
February 19, 2017 - 11:27am
January 23, 2017
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
January 23, 2017 - 3:50pm
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
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Passing along a pastime: Veteran darkhouse spearers welcoming youth and new families
January 15, 2017 - 10:09am
Dokken: The outdoors from A to Z
January 15, 2017 - 9:38am
January 8, 2017
Lake Winnipeg beckoned New Year's Day for Brad Dokken and two friends as they unloaded the gear and prepared to hit the ice for what would turn out to be a great day of fishing. (Brad Dokken/Grand Forks Herald)
Dokken: Seeing 'green' on New Year's Day, fishing trip to Lake Winnipeg lives up to reports
January 8, 2017 - 10:55am
January 1, 2017
MN, ND address outdoors bills as legislative sessions begin
January 1, 2017 - 3:54pm
Dokken: Outdoors goals fall short in 2016
January 1, 2017 - 1:38pm
Adam Murkowski was named last January as the new big game program leader for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
2016: The outdoors in review
January 1, 2017 - 11:43am
December 31, 2016
Commercial fisherman Stephen Dahl of Knife River does all of his herring fishing on Lake Superior in this 18-foot steel skiff. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Demand for fresh-caught herring on North Shore remains strong
December 31, 2016 - 4:26pm
December 25, 2016
Employees at Ballard's Resort on Lake of the Woods use hay to bank fish houses Dec. 18 on Lake of the Woods. The lake was still open two weeks earlier when the first heavy snow of the season fell, and there was very little snow on the ice after freezeup. (Brad Dokken/ Grand Forks Herald)play button
For 6-year-old boy, trip to Lake of the Woods more than ice fishing excursion
December 25, 2016 - 2:55pm
Brent Getzler of Roosevelt, Minn., holds the potential new Minnesota state record eelpout he caught Monday on Lake of the Woods. The big 'pout weighed 19 pounds, 11 ounces on a certified scale, besting the old record of 19 pounds, 8 ounces caught in February 2012 by Aaron Guthrie of Bemidji, also on Lake of the Woods. (Photo courtesy of Brent Getzler)
Dokken: Minnesota has new 'pout king
December 25, 2016 - 11:44am
December 18, 2016
Five ice fishing shacks are set up on the ice Thursday near Sunset Beach on Lake Winnipeg. The shacks are a new venture for entrepreneurs Curtis Beyak and Terry Roth, who have launched Lake Winnipeg Ice Fishing Shack Rentals on the east side of the lake about an hour north of Winnipeg. (Submitted photo)
New venture on Lake Winnipeg: Heated permanent ice shacks now for rent
December 18, 2016 - 7:10am
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