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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Openings Remain For Scheels Boundary Battle Catfish Tourney In GF And EGF

The Scheels Boundary Battle catfish tournament is set to roll this weekend on the Red River in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, and there’s room for more teams to enter the competition. According to tournament organizer Brad Durick, the tournament had 26 paid teams as of this morning, and there’s room for up to…
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Rainy River Produces First Catch-and-Release Sturgeon Record

Minnesota has its first state record sturgeon in the state’s new catch-and-release record program. In a news release, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Cindy Pawlowski caught and released the record lake sturgeon May 8 on the Rainy River in Koochiching County. The sturgeon measured 62 ⅞ inches long with a 29-inch girth and…
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Jason Mitchell To Be Inducted Into North Dakota Fishing Hall Of Fame

Jason Mitchell, longtime Devils Lake fishing guide and host of the “Jason Mitchell Outdoors” outdoors TV show, will be inducted into the North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame. Mitchell, of Devils Lake, sent me a text message late Sunday night saying he recently learned about the upcoming induction. The North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame…
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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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