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.
Fishing Opener Tip 2: Luring In The Big FishSaturday's the big Minnesota Fishing Opener, and everybody's always wondering what's the best way to lure in the big ones?
Fishing Opener Tip 1: Prepping For The ElementsWe begin our series preparing for the elements, and this year, at least last month, there were plenty of elements.
Changes Coming For Minnesota Northern Pike Fishing RulesNew regulations announced Monday, which take effect for the May 12 opener, set up three distinct zones for ice fishing.
Mille Lacs Lake Shuts Down Walleye Fishing For 3 WeeksWalleye are off the hook at one of the state's most popular destinations for anglers.
Mille Lacs Resort Gets $150K From The StateMany businesses in the area have suffered because of walleye restrictions imposed by the Department of Natural Resources.
It's Already A Record Year For Minn. Anglers“The trend right now is we've got records coming out of our lakes and rivers right now that is unprecedented for state record,"
How To Catch Fish, Part 3: River/Night Fishing & Boat EtiquetteGov. Mark Dayton will be fishing on the Mississippi River Saturday during the walleye fishing opener.
How To Catch Fish, Part 1: Finding The Right SpotIn part one of a three part preparation series, Mike Max got on the water to find out how to look for the perfect body of water.
Best Parent-Child Activities Near MinnesotaIn Minnesota, there is no excuse for cabin fever. You can swim with sharks in an indoor aquarium while waiting for the ski slopes to open. If sharks aren't your thing, you can also ride the indoor rails with your children.
Anglers Set 2 Different Catch-And-Release Records On Same DayThe Department of Natural Resources says that on May 8 Cindy Pawlowski, of Frazee, caught a record lake sturgeon and Steven DeMars, of Stillwater, caught a record flathead catfish.
Finding Minnesota: Meet These Record-Holding AnglersIn the Land of 10,000 Lakes, nearly every fish tale has the same beginning. Yet after the first tug of the lure, those stories tend to differ.
At Fishing Opener, Catching Crappie Can Be Just As FunWhile the fishing opener really means the walleye opener, fishing guide Steve Carney suggests there is another way to extract fun.
DNR Seeks Answers For Depleting Mille Lacs Walleye PopulationWhen winter's ice melts into springtime waves, the mystery of Mille Lacs will again be in the news. The lake's depleting walleye population is still stumping anglers and scientists.
Time For Ice Fishing 101!Our recent crazy winter, like Friday's surprise downpour, has been keeping ice fishermen and women on their toes. Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak went out with an expert Rapala guide Friday to catch a few fish.