Red River Valley Catfish League Ramps Up For 2017 Fishing Season

You know summer’s not far away in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks when plans start taking shape for the Red River Valley Catfish League. Along those lines, Grand Forks catfish guide Brad Durick sent me some information this morning about the upcoming catfish league season. First up, league organizers again this year are holding…
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Pumpkin Paddler Departs On Red River Trek In World Record Attempt

The Great Pumpkin Adventure is underway. Rick Swenson, a Fergus Falls, Minn., man who grows giant pumpkins, departed from the boat ramp below Riverside Dam in Grand Forks on Saturday morning paddling a giant pumpkin. Now that’s something you don’t see every day. Swenson is attempting to set a Guinness World Record for the longest pumpkin…
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New Dock For Fishing And Nonmotorized Watercraft Ready For Use In Downtown Grand Forks

A new floating dock for canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and other nonmotorized watercraft has now been installed on the Red River in downtown Grand Forks. The Greenway this morning sent out an update about the new dock, which is designed to give nonmotorized watercraft users a place to launch without fighting the nasty mud that’s so…
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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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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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