Bass anglers compete in a Major League Fishing tournament as a camera operator shoots video for the television series. Major League Fishing photo

Bass Anglers Descend On Grand Rapids For Television Tourney

  The Major League Fishing television series is in the Grand Rapids area all this week shooting video as 30 top bass anglers compete in the 2017 Summit Cup through Saturday. Action started on Monday. Some of the country’s best bass anglers are competing on several area lakes in five days of competition, hoping to…
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Angler Goes Swimming To Land Largemouth Bass

All I can say is, click on this link — and be sure to watch the video — to see how far one angler will go to “land” a largemouth bass. The blog post and video were made by my colleague Brad Dokken, outdoor writer at the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald.    

An angler releases a walleye. (News Tribune file photo)

Walleye Quota Reached On Mille Lacs; Fishing To Continue

The most recent Mille Lacs Lake walleye harvest estimate indicates that anglers have surpassed the state’s 2016 walleye quota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The state, however, will not close the catch-and-release walleye season at this time, DNR officials announced today. According to DNR fisheries chief Don Pereira, analysis of summer creel…
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A drake mallard flies over a Minnesota wetland. (News Tribune file photo)

Minnesota Duck, Goose Seasons Set

Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season will open on Sept. 24, with similar bag limits and season dates that were in place last year, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Duck season will again be open for 60 days in each of the three waterfowl zones. In the north zone, duck season is Sept. 24 through…
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Kayakers and stand-up paddleboarders will gather this weekend at the Two Harbors Kayak Festival in Two Harbors.

Two Harbors Kayak Festival Kicks Off Today

The 19th annual Two Harbors Kayak Festival kicks off at 5 p.m. today and runs through 1 p.m. Sunday with kayak and stand-up paddleboard (SUP) races of three distances on Lake Superior, kayak exhibits and try-outs, SUP demos, family tours, kids’ kayaking and more. The family-friendly event is held along the beach on Burlington Bay…
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