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  • Competitive Bass Fishing Tournament in Minnesota August 29-30

    • 2574 Views • Northeast MNComments Off on Competitive Bass Fishing Tournament in Minnesota August 29-30

    Just announced is a new competitive bass fishing tournament in Minnesota. The Classic Bass Invitational will take place August 29-30 on Pokegama Lake in Grand Rapids, MN. The team-format event offers 100% payback in cash and prizes, and allows anglers to pick...

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    Walleye Fishing Tips

    • 3383 Views • Minneapolis / St. Paul AreaComments Off on Walleye Fishing Tips

    If you live and work in the Twin Cities you probably frequent many metro and popular Central Minnesota lakes. These lakes may not be as well known for walleyes as the lakes in Northwest or Northeast Minnesota but there are certain walleye fishing tips to...

  • Pelican Lake

    Pelican Lake

    • 3919 Views • Central MNComments Off on Pelican Lake

    At 3,760 acres Pelican Lake is a large body of water located in west central Minnesota. It is a shallow lake with a max depth of only 21 feet but boasts great fishing and water recreation opportunities. The water quality indicates that is a fertile lake with...

  • Lake Osakis

    Lake Osakis

    • 5068 Views • Central MN, Destination SpotlightComments Off on Lake Osakis

    Covering 6,270 acres Lake Osakis is well known for great angling and recreational activities. It is also the headwaters of the Sauk River with a small channel that brings you through to Little Lake Osakis. The lake has a diverse fish population and is known...

  • Zebra Mussels Found In Itasca County Lakes

    • 1591 Views • Northwest MNComments Off on Zebra Mussels Found In Itasca County Lakes

    As a homeowner on Sand Lake began to install their dock this spring they removed dead zebra mussels from it’s structure.They then informed the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) about their findings. They have confirmed the species and...

  • Lake Minnewaska

    Lake Minnewaska

    • 5162 Views • Central MNComments Off on Lake Minnewaska

    Lake Minnewaska is the 13th largest lake in Minnesota covering 7,110 acres.It is located in Central Minnesota. For the size of the lake it is relatively shallow with a max depth of only 32 feet. It is a popular lake for anglers and recreational water...

  • Tubing on Leech Lake

    Ice doesn’t slow down tubing on Leech Lake

    • 1971 Views • Northwest MNComments Off on Ice doesn’t slow down tubing on Leech Lake

    The day before the 2013 Minnesota Fishing opener, many northwest Minnesota lakes still had plenty of ice on them. This certainly caused some heartache for anglers as some of the best walleye lakes in Minnesota would be frozen. But it didn’t stop a few...

  • Grass Carp caught in Sartell

    • 1514 Views • Central MNComments Off on Grass Carp caught in Sartell

    Last week a bow fishing angler on the Mississippi River near Sartell arrowed a 25-pound Grass Carp. This species has previous only been found in Southern MN and lower portions of the Mississippi River. Although Grass Carp are not discussed as heavily as...

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    Shingobee Bay Public Water Access Will be Closed Through June 28 For Improvements

    • 1455 Views • Northwest MNComments Off on Shingobee Bay Public Water Access Will be Closed Through June 28 For Improvements

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will expand and improve the Leech Lake Shingobee Bay public water access site south of Walker, beginning Monday, May 13. The site, located off Highway 371 in an old rest area, will be closed during...

  • Four Year old Mayor gives fishing advice

    Minnesota fishing town appoints four year old Mayor

    • 1421 Views • Home, Northwest MNComments Off on Minnesota fishing town appoints four year old Mayor

    The Minnesota fishing town of Dorset, population 22, has selected their Mayor. By literally drawing a name out of a hat, four-year-old Robert “Bobby” Tufts was elected Mayor. All residents of the town are candidates for Mayor and can put their...