t051014 --- Clint Austin --- austinOPENER0511c10 --- A walleye splashes at the surface at the water while it is being landed on Cut Foot Sioux Lake north of Deer River during the Minnesota fishing opener Saturday morning. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Red Lake Anglers Get An Extra Walleye Starting Wednesday

The current three-fish bag limit, in place last winter and through the 2016 fishing opener, will be increased to four fish. The existing size regulation allowing one walleye longer than 17 inches in the daily bag will remain in effect. “Mid-season adjustments to walleye size limits or bag limits have been common practice for managing…
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A lake trout comes to the net on Lake Superior. (News Tribune file photo)

Jaws Fishing Derby Results Listed

Here are the results from the Jaws Fishing Derby, which was held June 3-5 on Lake Superior and the St. Louis River by the Western Lake Superior Trolling Association. A total of 311 anglers took part, raising more than $1,700 for Just Kids Dental. Lake Trout 1.  Brian Highlen       15.10  pounds 2. Aaron Staupe        12.15…
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Karli Keppers of Proctor shoots at a clay pigeon while competing at the Proctor Gun Club this past spring. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

High School Clay-target Shooters Have Fun Day At Proctor

A total of 161 shooters representing 11 high schools competed in the annual Pheasants Forever clay-target shooting event held Saturday at the Proctor Gun Club. The informal event followed the spring high school clay target league competition. Here are results from Saturday’s shoot Champion team Varsity 1 Hibbing 2 Forest Lake 3 Walker JV 1…
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A driver looks over the side of his red pickup while crawling over large rocks at the state's OHV park near Gilbert. (News Tribune file)

Iron Range Rally For OHV Riders Set For Saturday

Off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts are invited to participate in the Iron Range Rally from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Iron Range Off-highway Vehicle State Recreation Area in Gilbert. The event is free and is open to all classes of off-highway vehicles. The rally highlights the importance of motorized recreational trails as part…
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A mountain biker rides over a bridge on Duluth Traverse trail along the Lester River. (News Tribune file)

National Trails Day Activities Planned

Saturday is National Trails Day, and several local groups are planning activities and projects that day. Here are some National Trails Day activities scheduled: COGGS (Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores) will hold a trail-building project from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hartley Park. Meet at the intersection of Norton Road and Howard Gnesen…
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