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PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
Surface water temperatures remain in the low- to mid-60s in most of the local lakes, which is warm for this point in the fall. The first frost hasn't happened yet in the Bemidji area. The extended forecast predicts the warm fall weather is likely to continue for at least another week,...
September 21, 2017 - 5:45pm
September 15, 2017
DNR seeks oversight committee members
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is taking applications through Sept. 25 for 12 people to service on the DNR's Fisheries Oversight and Wildlife Oversight committees. Appointees will review the DNR's annual Game and Fish Fund Report in detail and, after...
September 15, 2017 - 3:58pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Change your tactics when fall comes
Summer wasn't quite ready to give up its grasp on the Bemidji area with temperatures reaching the 80s again this past week, maybe for the last time this year. Temperatures will dip cooler again this weekend, just in time for the 2017 Archery Deer opener on Saturday, Sept. 16. The...
September 15, 2017 - 6:44am
September 14, 2017
Outdoors notebook: Shakopee artist wins duck stamp contest
Shakopee artist wins duck stamp contest ST. PAUL—A painting of a white-winged scoter by Shakopee artist Mark Thone will be featured on...
September 14, 2017 - 1:12pm
September 7, 2017
'A great 15-minute fight': Record catfish caught in Minnesota
STILLWATER, Minn. — The St. Croix River has yielded a record-setting catfish. On Aug. 2, Mark Mosby of St. Anthony landed a 52½-inch...
September 7, 2017 - 11:31am
September 3, 2017
Brad Dokken: Angle trip offers mix of work and fishing
The past two weeks have been a blur as a combination of work and vacation took me everywhere from the Northwest Angle to the Twin Cities. On...
September 3, 2017 - 4:14pm
Windy day muskie adventure with former UND goalie Toby Kvalevog
WALKER, Minn.—The northwest wind was howling; screaming, in fact. On that point there could be no dispute. When you fish big water such...
September 3, 2017 - 11:11am
August 25, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fall is just around the corner
August is almost done, with fall just around the corner. Most resorts and other businesses involved in tourism consider Labor Day Weekend the...
August 25, 2017 - 8:05am
August 19, 2017
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
BAYFIELD, Wis. — After a slow start to the lake trout season in Wisconsin waters of Lake Superior, especially in the Apostle Islands area,...
August 19, 2017 - 10:00pm
August 18, 2017
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
Water temperatures in the lakes fluctuate during the entire open water portion of the season, roughly mirroring the weather patterns as they change from warm to cool and back to warm. The Bemidji area has had a series of cold fronts come through the area recently, which cooled down...
August 18, 2017 - 5:34am
August 15, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tournament put undue pressure on Stump Lake
Jason Rylander's Aug. 11 letter to the editor misses some very key points. Why in the world was there even a bass tournament on Lake Bemidji? Bemidji and the connected lakes of Irving, Marquette and Carr, have very low bass populations. Only Stump Lake has a healthy population. Any...
August 15, 2017 - 2:33pm
August 12, 2017
Wire-to-wire: Bryan College wins Bassmaster national title, BSU’s Swansons ninth
BEMIDJI -- After taking the lead in day one and adding to it on day two, Jacob Foutz and Jake Lee of Bryan College (Tenn.) ran away with the...
August 12, 2017 - 10:34pm
August 11, 2017
In the bag: BSU’s Swanson brothers clinch berth in Bassmaster finals
BEMIDJI -- After a strong start to the Bassmaster College Series National Championship on Thursday, Friday’s round was all but a formality...
August 11, 2017 - 10:08pm
August 10, 2017
Swansons sit second: BSU brothers in good shape after day one of Bassmaster
BEMIDJI -- Thor and Mitch Swanson know they have a lot of work left to do, but Thursday was a big leap in the right direction. By reeling in...
August 10, 2017 - 10:24pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s have bass anglers leave Bemidji with good memories
A few questions were brought up in an Aug. 9 letter to this paper. Let me answer them the best I can. 1. Lake Bemidji, and its connecting waters,...
August 10, 2017 - 3:53pm