Upper Red Walleye Limit Increases To Four June 15

Upper Red Lake has served up one of the hottest walleye bites in Minnesota this spring, and anglers will be able to add a fish to their limit next Wednesday. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this morning said the current three-fish bag limit, in place last winter and through the recent May fishing opener,…
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Fish Feed Dispenser Back In Commission At Ryan Pond — Just In Time For Hooked On Fishing Event

The fish feed dispenser vandalized a couple of weeks ago at Ryan Pond in Kings Walk Golf Course in Grand Forks has been repaired, reinforced and reinstalled. For 25 cents, kids and families can buy a handful of feed for the pond’s rainbow trout and panfish, which eagerly await the offerings. Proceeds go toward purchasing…
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Grand Forks Peregrine Update; Walleye Busts On Upper Red Lake

Local peregrine pair Terminator and Marv have at least one chick in their nest box atop the UND water tower. According to local raptor expert Tim Driscoll, a licensed bander who keeps close tabs on the birds and bands peregrine chicks every summer, the pair could be seen feeding at least one chick Friday. In…
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Game And Fish Confirms 131-pound Paddlefish As New State Record

It’s official — the 131-pound paddlefish Grant Werkmeister of Williston snagged May 7 has been confirmed as the new state record, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department said this morning. Werkmeister snagged the 71-inch fish about 20 miles southwest of Williston near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers. Besides being the new…
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Dayton Declares Saturday As ‘Clean Drain Dry Day’ In Minnesota

In recognition of Minnesota’s fishing opener, Gov. Mark Dayton is proclaiming Saturday as “Clean Drain Dry Day” as part of ongoing efforts to educate boaters and other watercraft operators about the importance of preventing aquatic invasive species. In a news release, conservation group Wildlife Forever said Clean Drain Dry Day also recognizes lake associations and…
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