Pay It Forward Fishing Event Underway On Lake Of The Woods

Lake of the Woods is hosting 60 injured or disabled military veterans from eight states this weekend for the third annual Pay It Forward fishing event. Veterans from Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Texas, Wyoming and Colorado arrived in the Baudette, Minn., area Thursday and are on the water today and Saturday. Lake…
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Grand Forks Fisherman ‘Swims With The Fishes’ To Land Big Bass During Cataraft Excursion On Hayes Lake (With Video)

Saturday was a first for me, as I had a chance to fish from a cataraft, courtesy of Grand Forks fly fishing enthusiast Kevin Jeffrey. I’d never heard of a cataraft until contacting Jeffrey a couple of weeks ago about doing a fly fishing story. He suggested fishing with his catarafts, which as the name…
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Catching — And Hearing — Fish On The Manitoba Side Of The Red River.

Sometimes, good stories fall into your lap when you’re not necessarily looking for them. So it was last weekend, when I headed north to visit friends near Lockport, Man., who host a fish fry every summer in mid-August. Purchasing walleyes caught commercially on Lake Winnipeg, my friends this year hosted upwards of 90 people on…
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Devils Lake To Host Cabela’s MWC Walleye Tourney Friday And Saturday

The Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit returns to Devils Lake on Friday and Saturday for the “High Plains Shootout” walleye tournament. Grahams Island State Park is tournament headquarters, and two-person teams from across walleye country will be able to weigh in five walleyes 14 inches or longer each day. The team with the heaviest weight will…
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Grafton Fisherman Wins Drayton Catfish Tournament

Dick Dolan of Grafton, N.D., caught a 38-inch catfish weighing 28.2 pounds Saturday to win the Drayton Rod and Reel Rally catfish tournament on the Red River in Drayton, N.D. Dolan landed $1,600 for his winning fish, which bested 79 other anglers in 33 boats. Hastings Landing Recreation Area in Drayton was tournament headquarters. Dolan’s…
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