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January 13, 2017
Talkin’ with Dokken: Why are northern pike so slimy?
January 13, 2017 - 12:04am
January 3, 2017
Brent Getzler of Roosevelt, Minn., holds the new Minnesota state record eelpout he caught Dec. 19 on Lake of the Woods. The big ‘pout officially weighed 19 pounds, 10 ounces, besting the old record of 19 pounds, 8 ounces caught in February 2012 by Aaron Guthrie of Bemidji, also on Lake of the Woods. (Photo courtesy of Brent Getzler)
Record Burbot Officially Is a Record, DNR Official Says; Lake Winnipeg Delivers a Hot Walleye Bite to Start the New Year
January 3, 2017 - 3:36pm
December 21, 2016
Aaron Guthrie of Bemidji holds the 19-pound, 8-ounce eelpout he caught in February 2012 on Lake of the Woods to set a new state record for the freshwater codfish species. Guthrie’s record was bested this week by a 19-pound, 11-ounce ‘pout also caught on Lake of the Woods. (Submitted photo)
Records show five of the last seven state record eelpout since 1980 have come from Lake of the Woods
December 21, 2016 - 12:29pm
Brent Getzler of Roosevelt, Minn., caught this 19.67-pound eelpout Monday on Lake of the Woods. The fish was weighed on a certified scale and is on track to be confirmed as Minnesota's new state record eelpout. (Photo courtesy of Brent Getzler)
Fisherman talks about catching what likely will be a new MN state record burbot
December 21, 2016 - 9:23am
December 19, 2016
Walleyes and saugers were in abundance Sunday during an ice fishing trip to Ballard's Resort on Lake of the Woods. (Brad Dokken photo)
Cold weather and hot fishing on trip to Ballard's Resort on Lake of the Woods
December 19, 2016 - 4:56pm
November 10, 2016
Fisheries technician Dave Beron feeds young Kamloops rainbow trout at the French River Hatchery near Duluth on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Steve Kuchera /
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
November 10, 2016 - 5:04pm
November 4, 2016
OUTDOORS REPORT: Lake of the Woods has some of the best fishing of the year
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
October 27, 2016
Outdoors report: Fishing good to very good on Devils Lake
October 27, 2016 - 4:58pm
October 23, 2016
Brett Anderson, 14, of Northwood, N.D., released this 35½-inch catfish Sept. 18 on the Red River. He is a freshman at Northwood Public School.
Brett Anderson's 35½-inch catfish
October 23, 2016 - 10:30am
October 17, 2016
The catfish Terry Anderson of Warren, Minn., caught Sept. 11 on the Red River south of Oslo, Minn., had a tag clearly marked DNR FISHERIES 327. (Submitted photo)
The tagged catfish mystery
October 17, 2016 - 10:43pm
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Are battery-powered augers any good?
October 17, 2016 - 10:37pm
October 9, 2016
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Do you have any recommendations on fishing spots?
October 9, 2016 - 10:30am
October 2, 2016
October 2, 2016 - 2:30pm
ASK THE DNR: What species of fish run into streams along Minnesota's North Shore during the fall?
October 2, 2016 - 9:30am
September 25, 2016
Warroad, Minn., sixth-graders hold up a walleye during a field trip to a site where Minnesota DNR fisheries personnel were conducting an annual fish survey on Lake of the Woods. (Submitted photo)
Warroad students mix fun and learning
September 25, 2016 - 9:30am