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Rainy River

May 16, 2019
In addition to eater-size walleyes, anglers on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River also encountered plenty of walleyes too big to keep in the 19.5- to 28-inch protected slot -- and larger -- during the opening weekend of Minnesota's fishing season. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Fishing report: Lake of the Woods and Rainy River produce good opening weekend action, Look shallow for Devils Lake walleyes
May 16, 2019 - 12:22pm
May 15, 2019
Zac Bernier of Grand Forks released this 54½-inch sturgeon Friday, May 10, in Four-Mile Bay at the mouth of the Rainy button
Here's a video of Zac Bernier catching (and releasing) his 54½-inch 'Bucket List' sturgeon
May 15, 2019 - 1:54pm
May 14, 2019
Zac Bernier of Grand Forks released this 54½-inch sturgeon Friday, May 10, in Four-Mile Bay at the mouth of the Rainy River.
Trophy Room: Zac Bernier sturgeon
May 14, 2019 - 4:57pm
May 8, 2019
Carter Devos, 10, Grand Forks, caught this 54½-inch sturgeon May 4 on the Rainy River. Click on the image to see the complete photo, and click the right arrow to see the second photo.
Ten-year-old Carter Devos lands two big sturgeon
May 8, 2019 - 5:01pm
May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019 - 7:57am
April 26, 2019
Brian Brosdahl of Max, Minn., has his hands full with this 64-inch sturgeon he released recently on the Rainy River. (Photo courtesy of Lake of the Woods Tourism)
OUTDOOR REPORT: Shoreline fishing heating up on Devils Lake, Sturgeon harvest season underway on Rainy River and Lake of the Woods
April 26, 2019 - 6:00am
April 23, 2019
Josh Gilbertson of Grand Forks caught and released this 58-inch sturgeon in Four-Mile Bay of Lake of the Woods at the mouth of the Rainy River the weekend of April 20. According to Andy Norman, who submitted the photo, they were fishing with Matt Hendry, a friend who guides out of Flag Island Resort at the Northwest Angle.
TROPHY ROOM: Josh Gilbertson sturgeon
April 23, 2019 - 2:02pm
April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019 - 1:13pm
April 14, 2019
Hannah Mishler, a conservation officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, visits with Wyatt Casavan (from left) of Red Lake Falls, Minn., Cameron Dahedl of Bemidji and Kevin Longtin (partially obscured, far right) of Grand Forks on Friday, April 5 during a check of anglers fishing the Rainy River near Clementson, Minn. Longtin had just landed a 59.5-inch sturgeon that's partially visible in the bottom of the boat. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)                               play button
VIDEO: Patrolling the Rainy River all in a day's work for DNR conservation officers during busy spring season
April 14, 2019 - 7:39am
April 11, 2019
OUTDOOR REPORT: Spring fishing conditions on the Rainy River go downhill with opening of Little Fork River; Sunday is the last day of spring walleye season
April 11, 2019 - 12:09pm
April 9, 2019
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Rainy River dominates workload for many northern Minnesota officers
April 9, 2019 - 8:47am
April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019 - 3:19pm
April 1, 2019
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WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Spring walleye fishing in full swing on Rainy River and anglers reminded walleyes and saugers are catch-and-release only
April 1, 2019 - 11:09am
March 31, 2019
DOKKEN: Long-ago trip to the Rainy River remains the gold standard for walleye fishing
March 31, 2019 - 7:46am
March 28, 2019
OUTDOOR REPORT: Open water fishing begins on the Rainy River, trail conditions deteriorate etc.
March 28, 2019 - 10:23am