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May 13, 2011
Thoughts on the fishing opener
May 13, 2011 - 6:40pm
May 6, 2011
Wadena VFW hosting fundraiser for youth fishing
May 6, 2011 - 3:04pm
January 9, 2011
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Jezebel Snyder of Wadena caught a 19-inch, five-pound largemouth bass and a 17-inch, four-pound largemouth while ice fishing with Keith and Melody Jahnke.
Two ice lunkers
January 9, 2011 - 8:32pm
September 16, 2010
Scott Larson of Battle Lake hooked a 37-inch northern pike while angling on Eagle Lake Sept. 4. Larson's trophy catch weighed 11 pounds, 7 ounces.
37-inch northern
September 16, 2010 - 8:48pm
September 10, 2010
A charter out of Seward, Alaska with guide Brad Fisher, left, produced a fine haul of silver salmon from Pony Cove in Resurrection Bay. Fisher's party included Deer Creek's Dick Malone and his grandson, Austin, along with two Texas sportsmen. The party fished with herring in 200 feet of water.
Alaskan fishing trip nets great time
September 10, 2010 - 4:26pm
September 2, 2010
Illinois angler Jason Syfert hooked a 5-pound, 15-ounce largemouth bass on Stalker Lake Aug. 29.
Big fish of the week
September 2, 2010 - 11:31pm
August 26, 2010
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Blake Bauer of O'Nell, Neb. took a 4-pound, 12-ounce largemouth bass out of Clitherall Lake with a buzz bait.
Lunker catches
August 26, 2010 - 9:12pm
August 13, 2010
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Bennet Stich of Battle Lake picked up a 40-inch muskie Wednesday while fishing on West Battle Lake in 20 feet of water with a bucktail. The trophy fish was his first muskie catch.
Monster muskies
August 13, 2010 - 11:34am
July 16, 2010
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Utah fisherman Gary Sheide caught a 6-pound, 6-ounce largemouth bass July 12 on Elbow Lake.
Big fish
July 16, 2010 - 11:56am
July 9, 2010
Wadena fishing teams find good angling on West Leaf
July 9, 2010 - 3:11pm
Utah angler Gary Sheide boated an 11-pound, 8-ounce northern pike on Elbow Lake June 25.
Lake keepers
July 9, 2010 - 3:07pm
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Pro Eric Olson of Red Wing, Minn., and co-angler David Hosek of White Bear Lake, Minn., caught a limit of walleyes weighing 15 pounds, 8 ounces to win the FLW Walleye Tour Western Division tournament on Lake Oahe in Pierre, S.D. Hosek is the son of Roger and Gert Hosek of Verndale.
Winning anglers
July 9, 2010 - 3:03pm
June 25, 2010
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Iowa angler Ben Hoss took a fine 8-pound, 8-ounce glasseye out of Bass Lake June 8.
Big fish
June 25, 2010 - 4:46pm
June 18, 2010
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Bob and Brad Phillips used crankbaits to catch a couple of lunker crappies, the largest of which weighed 1-pound, 11-ounces. The fishing partners were in 12 feet of water.
Big Fish
June 18, 2010 - 2:50pm
June 4, 2010
Phil Goeden, of Goeden Fisheries in Alexandria, stocks Whiskey Creek with fish May 27.
Stocking Sunnybrook
June 4, 2010 - 5:32pm