Registration Open For Cats Incredible, Boundary Battle Catfish Tourneys

Summer might seem a long ways off — especially after the recent cold snap — but one indicator of warmer days ahead came this week when the East Grand Forks firefighters union announced registration now is open for this year’s Cats Incredible Catfish Tournament. The annual Red River catfish extravaganza is set for July 30-31…
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Friday Outdoors Updates

A few odds and ends on this chilly Friday: Bring on the cold The onset of cold weather came none too soon for ice fishing enthusiasts across the region and the resorts and outfitters who depend on those ice fishing enthusiasts for their winter income. Photos this morning on various social media sites show Lake…
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Balmy Weather Offers ‘bonus Days’ Fishing Greenback Walleyes On The Manitoba Side Of The Red

With temperatures forecast to rise into the 50s this past weekend, I couldn’t resist the invitation a Canadian friend dangled last week to join him for a couple of days to fish “greenback” walleyes on the Manitoba side of the Red River near Lake Winnipeg. Few places within easy driving distance offer a better shot…
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The Mystery Of The Catfish Puncture Wounds

Catfish action is winding down for the season with the onset of cooler weather and falling water temperatures, but there still may be a few more days to do battle with the whiskered brutes that roam the Red River — especially with weekend forecasts that call for highs in the 70s. Kent Hollands of Grand…
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Drayton Girl Wins Local Catfish Tournament

A 10-year-old girl took first place in the Whopper category Saturday during the annual Rod and Reel Rally Catfishing Tournament in Drayton, N.D. Kiara Aasand, 10, of Drayton, landed a 35.75-inch, 19.9-pound catfish to land big fish honors and a check for $1,600. According to a news release from the Drayton Community Chamber of Commerce,…
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