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May 13, 2017
Richfield, Minn., artist Tim Turenne’s painting of a walleye foraging on minnows is featured on the 2017 Minnesota walleye stamp. The stamp isn't required to fish walleyes in Minnesota, but proceeds from sales of the stamps help fund walleye-related initiatives across the state. Minnesota's walleye season opens Saturday. (Minnesota DNR)
Anticipation builds for Minnesota fishing opener
May 13, 2017 - 6:45am
February 10, 2017
Talkin' with Dokken: Suggestions on catching walleyes on the Rainy River
February 10, 2017 - 12:56pm
February 5, 2017
 Andrew Chadwick's office on the Kenai River in Alaska is his 20-foot Willie Predator boat and 50-horsepower Yamaha. Four of his clients cast for salmon in the morning mist. Andrew Chadwick photo
UMD grad now guiding clients to big Alaskan salmon
February 5, 2017 - 6:00am
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