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March 17, 2019
Florida native Adam Putnam is the new CEO of Ducks Unlimited. Putnam, who starts his new job April 1, replaces current CEO Dale Hall, who is retiring June 30 but staying on the job to help with the transition. (Photo/ Ducks Unlimited)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Manitoba offers commercial fishing buyouts on Lake Winnipeg, Ducks Unlimited names new CEO etc.
March 17, 2019 - 6:33am
February 21, 2019
Marooned in Manitoba: Canadians reach out to revive North Dakota men's fishing trip
February 21, 2019 - 3:45pm
November 4, 2018
The Manitoba Wildlife Federation and several conservation partners commissioned Probe Research of Winnipeg to conduct the survey and prepare the report.
Brad Dokken: Report highlights economic impact of ice fishing on Lake Winnipeg
November 4, 2018 - 6:31am
May 30, 2018
Kai (left) and Riku Pasch of Grand Forks, ages 11 and 9 respectively, each caught their first walleyes Memorial Day weekend during a family excursion to Gimli, Man., on the west shore of Lake Winnipeg.  “This was an incredibly exciting time for them!” writes their dad, Timothy Pasch, who shared the photos. “The fishing there was spectacular.” Click on the image to see the complete photos.
Big smiles for boys' first walleyes
May 30, 2018 - 6:11pm
Henry Duray of Grand Forks released this walleye that measured just shy of 29 inches during a recent ice fishing trip to Lake Winnipeg.
Henry Duray walleye
March 30, 2018 - 8:51am
March 29, 2018
Jim Kasprick (left) of Grand Forks released this 26-inch walleye during a recent ice fishing trip to Lake Winnipeg. Pictured with Kasprick are fishing partners Andy Duray (center) and Henry Duray of Grand Forks. Kasprick also released a 29-inch walleye and two 28-inch walleyes during the trip but photos weren’t available.
Jim Kasprick walleye
March 29, 2018 - 1:29pm
January 7, 2018
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Some days just go like that
January 7, 2018 - 6:11am
April 28, 2017
NICE FISH
April 28, 2017 - 3:23pm
March 31, 2017
Mark Lowe (center) of Bismarck caught this 32-inch, 12-pound, 10-ounce walleye March 26 on Lake Winnipeg. Lowe released the big greenback after a couple of quick photos. Names of Lowe's two fishing partners weren't immediately available. Click on the image to see the full photo.
Mark Lowe greenback
March 31, 2017 - 9:39am
March 29, 2017
Chip Olson of Drayton, N.D., caught this 31-inch "greenback" walleye recently on Lake Winnipeg. The fish, which had a 19-inch girth, was released. Click on the image to see the full photo.
Chip Olson "greenback" walleye
March 29, 2017 - 9:39am
March 24, 2017
Hank Steinberger of Jamestown, N.D., took this photo during a recent trip to Lake Winnipeg of tubs of walleyes that had been pullled from a commercial fishing net on the big lake. As walleye stocks decline, commercial netters have begun targeting big walleyes from a banner 2001 year-class in an effort to meet their harder-to-fill quotas. (Photo/ Hank Steinberger)
Lake Winnipeg: An academic view
March 24, 2017 - 11:36am
March 17, 2017
Brad Dokken column: Problems loom on Lake Winnipeg
March 17, 2017 - 1:44pm
January 6, 2017
Lake Winnipeg beckoned New Year's Day for Brad Dokken and two friends as they unloaded the gear and prepared to hit the ice for what would turn out to be a great day of fishing. (Brad Dokken/Grand Forks Herald)
Seeing 'green' on New Year's Day: Fishing trip to Lake Winnipeg lives up to the good reports
January 6, 2017 - 10:48am
December 18, 2016
Five ice fishing shacks are set up on the ice Thursday near Sunset Beach on Lake Winnipeg. The shacks are a new venture for entrepreneurs Curtis Beyak and Terry Roth, who have launched Lake Winnipeg Ice Fishing Shack Rentals on the east side of the lake about an hour north of Winnipeg. (Submitted photo)
New venture on Lake Winnipeg: Heated permanent ice shacks now for rent
December 18, 2016 - 7:10am
December 16, 2016
Five ice fishing shacks are set up on the ice Thursday near Sunset Beach on Lake Winnipeg. The shacks are a new venture for entrepreneurs Curtis Beyak and Terry Roth, who have launched Lake Winnipeg Ice Fishing Shack Rentals on the east side of the lake about an hour north of Winnipeg. (Submitted photo)
New venture on Lake Winnipeg: Heated permanent ice shacks now for rent
December 16, 2016 - 2:26pm