Water, Water…

    Lots of steelhead anglers were out over the weekend. Most North Shore streams were in good shape but too cold to draw any of the big rainbows in from Lake Superior. With rain in the forecast for today (Monday) and Tuesday, the rivers may be too high to be fishable for another few days.…
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Spawn Bags On The North Shore?

Some North Shore anglers are wondering whether they can continue to use a form of home-packaged bait to fish for kamloops rainbow trout and steelhead. Recent comments by Duluth-area Conservation Officer Kipp Duncan on KDAL-AM radio have raised questions about the legal use of spawn bags. The topic was also discussed in a recent newsletter of…
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Fish In Rivers

    I’m getting mixed reports from North Shore anglers. Things were slow on the Knife on Sunday, but anglers reportedly were catching Kamloops rainbow trout on the Lester River on Sunday and Monday. Spawn bags fished under bobbers seemed to be the best bet.     

Blizzard? What Blizzard?

    OK, OK. We have a storm of some consequence coming. Eight to 21 inches? Six to 16 inches? Four to 12 inches? More here? Less there?      I’ll have to say I have mixed emotions about it. I do love extremes of weather and seasons. It’s part of why I live here. It’s cool…
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ALS Tournament Set

Registrations are now being accepted for the 13th Annual Kolar Toyota ALS Walleye Tournament, set for May 31 on Island Lake north of Duluth. Two hundred two-person teams will compete for several prizes, including the grand prize, a Toyota Tundra pickup. The tournament has raised about $1 million in its first 12 years to support research and…
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