Openings Remain For Becoming An Outdoors Woman Sturgeon Trip On Rainy River, Lake Of The Woods

Openings remain for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Becoming an Outdoors Woman guided sturgeon fishing trip, set for Aug. 10-12 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River near Baudette, Minn. The DNR hasn’t yet posted the 2018 Becoming an Outdoors Woman catalog on its website (as of Monday morning, at least), but a…
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Lucky Anglers And Raffle Ticket Holders Land Big Prizes During Devils Lake Ice Fishing Tourney

I had a chance to spend some time on the ice Saturday afternoon for a story on the Devils Lake Volunteer Fire Department’s 34th annual Ice Fishing Tournament. And while deadlines didn’t allow me to stick around for the whole event, it was obvious the 4,500 to 5,000 anglers who braved the elements to try…
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Heinrich Leaves Lake Of The Woods To Become DNR’s Mille Lacs Lake Fisheries Supervisor

Lake of the Woods’ loss is Mille Lacs Lake’s gain. Tom Heinrich, large lake specialist who has worked in the DNR’s Baudette area fisheries office since 1990, has left the Lake of the Woods area to supervise fisheries management on Mille Lacs. Heinrich starts his new job as Mille Lacs Lake fisheries supervisor Wednesday and…
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Big Lake Trout Catches Roseau Fisherman By Surprise At Northwest Angle

David Stone of Roseau, Minn., had quite a surprise Saturday evening while ice fishing near Brush Island of Lake of the Woods on Minnesota’s Northwest Angle. Fishing in a permanent fish house, Stone was set up over 15 feet of water when he marked a big cloud of baitfish suspended several feet off the bottom…
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It’s ‘Go Time’ For Ice Fishing On Lake Of The Woods As Winter Season Gets Rolling

If you’ve been chomping at the bit to hit the ice on Lake of the Woods, you’re in luck. The wait is almost over. Gary Moeller of Ballard’s Resort near the mouth of the Rainy River emailed this morning and said it’s “green light” time. And when it comes to ice fishing on Lake of…
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