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May 14, 2010
Gary Peterson checks his stock of shiner minnows Thursday morning at Ken's Tackle on the southwest side of Otter Tail Lake. Peterson, the owner of the bait shop, sees a good opener ahead for anglers. The walleye-northern fishing season officially began at midnight Friday. Otter Tail, which is located 20 miles west of Wadena, is one of the state's top walleye lakes.
Conditions ripe for opener
May 14, 2010 - 3:21pm
Walleye populations excellent in natural, stocked lakes
May 14, 2010 - 2:44pm
April 16, 2010
Deb Cary of Wadena caught and released a 29.5 inch walleye on the Rainy River Saturday. Cary used a 3/8 ounce glow-orange jig with a rainbow chub and chartreuse twister tail.
Rainy River walleye
April 16, 2010 - 2:35pm
December 24, 2009
Expensive fish house goes through ice
December 24, 2009 - 12:01pm
September 25, 2009
Roger Hosek boated a 26-inch walleye while fishing on Ten Mile Lake near Hackensack on the Labor Day weekend.
Big Catch
September 25, 2009 - 3:13pm
August 26, 2009
Photo provided/Ben's Bait
Ara (Heald) Adams of South Carolina nailed a 45-inch, 17-pound muskie while fishing on West Battle Lake.
Big Catches
August 26, 2009 - 1:12pm
August 19, 2009
Photo provided/Ben's Bait
Jody Serritslev of East Bethel was able to land a 10-3, 30 1/4 inch walleye Aug. 9 while fishing on West Battle Lake. The lunker hit on a leech.
Big Catches
August 19, 2009 - 6:17pm
August 12, 2009
Photo provided/Ben's Bait
Utah angler Cynthia Sheide pulled a six-pound largemouth bass out of Elbow Lake Aug. 9.
Nice Catches
August 12, 2009 - 2:33pm
August 5, 2009
Photos provided/Ben's Bait
Chad Hobot of Elk River nailed a 47-inch muskie while fishing on West Battle Lake.
Big Catches
August 5, 2009 - 3:48pm
July 29, 2009
Photo provided/Ben's Bait
Evan Bernas of Madison, Ala. came up with a 3-10 largemouth bass while fishing on East Battle Lake with a Rattle Trap.
Big Catches
July 29, 2009 - 5:28pm
July 15, 2009
Photo provided by Ben's Bait
Gary Shiede was fishing in just four feet of water on Bass Lake near Underwood when he caught a 6-6 largemouth bass.
Big Catches
July 15, 2009 - 4:07pm
June 30, 2009
Photos provided/Ken's Tackle
Battle Lake fisherman Dave Erwin nailed a 25 1/2 inch walleye on Deer Lake in June.
Big Catch
June 30, 2009 - 3:39pm
June 3, 2009
Photo provided/Ben's Bait
Buck Marquette of Buffalo took a 7-14 walleye out of Silver Lake May 30. Marquette was using a leech bait in 15 feet of water.
Big Catches
June 3, 2009 - 3:23pm
May 22, 2009
The winning team from this weekend's AYA Fishing Tournament on Little Pine Lake will drive away with this Lund Boat and Shoreland'r trailer combo with Mercury motor.  The anglers will hit the lake at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 30 and weigh-in at Zorbaz on Little Pine at 3 p.m.  The awards and prize giveaway will be at Zorbaz at 4:30 p.m.
Behind the boat are Hoot's Sports co-owner Mike Parta (right) and his new sales manager Matt Carstens.  Matt replaces the recently retired DuWayne Sonnenberg, who had been...
Angler-Young Angler International Fishing Tournament coming to Little Pine Lake, May 30
May 22, 2009 - 1:57pm
May 6, 2009
Walleyes may be finicky on Opening Weekend
May 6, 2009 - 4:10pm