After the long, cold, snowy winter it would be hard to blame anyone for avoiding weekend chores and picking up a fishing pole, and that’s what thousands of eager Minnesota anglers did on Saturday. The annual trout fishing season got underway Saturday under cloudy, yet mild conditions.
It’s just two days until the fishing opener. Assuming you go to southern Minnesota to find fish this weekend, it’s safe to say there will be plenty of pressure from other anglers as lakes may be quite busy.
A DNR conservation officer recently caught an angler with nearly 250 more fish than the legal limit.
South Dakota angler Dan Stier won the National Guard FLW Walleye Tour Championship on the Missouri River in North Dakota with a final-day catch Sunday of five fish weighing a total of 18 pounds, 14 ounces.
A fishing trip to Minnesota turned out to be more expensive for a Nebraska man.
Nearly everyone who gathers here to fish for Kamloops rainbow trout knows Jerry Brunette. That’s him, watching his 9-foot rod anchored near the mouth of the French River on Wednesday morning. A Marlboro in his lips. An eye on his rod tip.