Fish Photo Reminder

The recent cold snap — hopefully, it’s short-lived — provides an opportunity to remind anglers to be careful when photographing fish that will be released. Jason Hamilton, a Lake Winnipeg guide who provides occasional fishing reports for the Herald, posted an item on Facebook this week reminding anglers not to pose with big fish outside…
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Closing Out 2012 On The Ice

I closed out 2012 on a fine note, fishing three out of the last four days of the year. Friday, a friend and I joined Darwin Sumner and Daris Rosebear of Seven Clans Casino in Red Lake, Minn., for a day of trout fishing on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. This winter, for the first…
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Good Ice Fishing Reports Are Still The Norm Across The Region

Despite the unseasonably warm weather we’re having, it continues to be a great winter for ice fishing across the region. I got my first report from Manitoba’s Lake Winnipeg yesterday, and it was a good one. Three anglers reported limiting out on “greenback” walleyes and threw back several fish, as well. “None over 27½ inches…
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Enough Already! I Want Snow

Is it just me, or is the lack of snow on the landscape unsettling? I just returned from a trip to the Twin Cities for Christmas, and everywhere I looked, brown dominated the horizon. In my half-century on this planet, I can’t remember a completely brown Christmas. Or, perhaps, I’ve blocked it out of my…
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