Live Bait In Scarce Supply For Fishing Opener After Rough WinterFishing reels in big money across the state, generating more than $15 billion each year, but there could be a snag for some anglers. There's a shortage of live bait.
Where Does Fishing Bait Come From?Shiners, fatheads, nightcrawlers, leeches and a special minnow river mix are among the top-sellers before this weekend's Fishing Opener.
DNR To Fishing Opener Anglers: Be Aware Of Cold Lake WaterWith late ice outs on many Minnesota lakes, the water is only about 40 degrees in many spots.
Some Minnesota Lakes Still Dealing With Ice Ahead Of Fishing OpenerIt's a fun day for Minnesota anglers, but they'll need to make some choices about where to fish.
Ice-Out On Green Lake; Plans On Track For Fishing OpenerNo, ice augers won’t be needed for this year’s Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener.
Many Lakes Will Still Have Ice During Wisconsin Fishing OpenerThe Badger State's fishing season starts this weekend, one week ahead of Minnesota's.
DNR Expert Confident Minnesota Fishing Opener Will Be IdealThe conditions this spring have left people wondering if their favorite lakes will be covered in ice.
Will Ice Augers Be Needed For The Governor's Fishing Opener?There’s just 27 days until the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener, and 25 inches of ice yet remain on the designated lake in western Minnesota.
Willmar Lakes Area To Host 2018 Governor's Fishing OpenerThe Willmar Lakes area of west-central Minnesota will host next year's Governor's Fishing Opener.
How To Catch Fish, Part 4: Tips For The Non-Walleye AnglerWhat matters most to some on the fishing opener is that they're getting action -- any kind of action.
Dayton, Daudt Avoid Politics On Fishing Opener In St. CloudGovernor Mark Dayton was on the Mississippi River in St. Cloud with Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt.
Fishing Opener Means Big Business For Bait ShopsFrom the boat to the fishing rods to the bait to the license, a lot goes in to netting a couple fish.
How To Catch Fish, Part 2: Get In GearIt looks like picture perfect weather for the fishing opener this weekend, but that doesn't ensure a successful day on water.
Minn. Fishing, Hunting Licenses Come With Life-Saving OpportunityThis year when you get your fishing license, you have the opportunity to save a life.
2017 Governor's Fishing Opener To Be Held In St. CloudThe 2016 fishing season may have just opened, but Minnesota is already making plans for next year’s fishing opener.