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May 5, 2018
Brigette Peterson, 12, of Bemidji, recently landed her first sturgeon while fishing with her father on the Rainy River. The fish was 45 inches long and was released.
FISH TALES: Brigette Peterson on Rainy River
May 5, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 22, 2018
Finn Claypool caught this 20.5-inch walleye on Jan. 20 on Lake Bemidji while fishing with his dad Travis and Uncle Tony Collyard. Submitted photo.
FISH TALES: Finn Claypool on Lake Bemidji
January 22, 2018 - 11:47am
January 16, 2018
Guy Kruse caught these walleyes while fishing on Jan. 6 out of West Wind Resort on Upper Red Lake with his cousin. Submitted photo.
FISH TALES: Guy Kruse on Upper Red Lake
January 16, 2018 - 12:28pm
January 12, 2018
Grace Dobson, 4, caught this 20-inch walleye on Jan. 7 on Lake Bemidji. Submitted photo.
FISH TALES: Grace Dobson on Lake Bemidji
January 12, 2018 - 10:25am
January 6, 2018
Nolan Naegeli
FISH TALES: Nolan Naegeli on an area lake
January 6, 2018 - 4:39pm
November 1, 2017
Marshall and Julia Gordon from Farmington, Minn. caught these crappies on Fox Lake while staying with Scott and Kelly Gordon of Bemidji. Submitted photo.
FISH TALES: Marshall and Julia Gordon on Fox Lake
November 1, 2017 - 12:42pm
August 25, 2017
Bailee Seim caught this nice sunfish on Little Bass Lake. Seim is the granddaughter of Frank and Barb Dolan of Bemidji. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them online in our Fish Tales section and also periodically run them in our Outdoors page in the Pioneer. Please include the names, date, type of fish and where the fish was landed in the body of the email. Send your Fish Tales photos to
FISH TALES: Bailee Seim on Little Bass Lake
August 25, 2017 - 8:02am
June 27, 2017
Chad Newman caught and released this fish on a local lake.
FISH TALES: Chad Newman
June 27, 2017 - 9:46am
June 20, 2017
Jim Fleck, of Mandan, N.D., caught two walleyes while fishing and visiting friends on Upper Red Lake on June 17.
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
June 20, 2017 - 2:52pm
June 14, 2017
FISH TALES: Ally Rux on Upper Red Lake
June 14, 2017 - 9:11pm
FISH TALES: Keagon Frisbee on Upper Red Lake
June 14, 2017 - 8:55pm
June 9, 2017
Taylor Kehoe caught a walleye on June 8 on Lake Bemidji.
FISH TALES: Taylor Kehoe on Lake Bemidji
June 9, 2017 - 1:55pm
June 6, 2017
FISH TALES: Michelle Choc on Balm Lake
June 6, 2017 - 6:33pm
Livia Ritchie caught a largemouth bass caught on June 5 on a Bemidji area lake. She was fishing with her grandfather Wendell Affield.
FISH TALES: Livia Ritchie on Bemidji area lake
June 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
May 26, 2017
Pam Johnson, of Bemidji, caught this walleye on Lake Winnie on opening day, May 13.
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
May 26, 2017 - 11:36am