Big walleyes caught

Sep 6, 2023
Lee Kirchner (right) and Todd Zemke with two impressive walleyes they caught on Lake Pepin on July 22. One walleye was 29.75 inches, the other was 27.5 inches.

Conservation officers help recover sunken pole

Aug 30, 2023
While patrolling Lake Pepin last week, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservations Officers Kevin Prodzinski and Matt Brodin were checking one boat when “they noticed a bobber floating near the bow of a boat with a perch on the hook with no fishing line coming from the boat,” according...

Photographer catches “Last Cast”

Aug 2, 2023
Steve Brown of Lake City said he’s been waiting for an opportunity to photograph anglers on city point silhouetted against the sunset when conditions were right. He got it on July 30.

Youth go ‘Fishing with the Fuzz’

Aug 17, 2022
The Lake City Police Department held its annual Fishing with the Fuzz event on Aug. 13 at the Lake City Marina. Children spent a few hours fishing with Lake City Police Officers and had lunch afterward. Some Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers were also on hand. The...

Lake City duo catches biggest walleye

Jun 15, 2022
Lake City Youth Fishing Team members Asher Bee (left) and Brayden Burgeson with their trophy for catching the largest walleye during the National High School Walleye Tournament on June 5. They reeled in a 26.5 inch walleye weighing 6.64 pounds. More coverage of the tournament is on page 10 of this...

Success for youth anglers at first-ever walleye tournament

Jun 15, 2022
The Lake City Youth Fishing Team recently competed in the first annual National High School Walleye Championship held June 5 on Lake Mille Lacs. This was the first ever High School Walleye Tournament put on by the SATT - Student Angler Tournament Trail along with sponsorships provided by MN...

Fishing tourney raises money to fight children’s cancer

Jun 15, 2022
It’s time for the Sheephead Classic Fishing Tournament again. The 19th Annual fundraiser supporting the fight against childhood cancer will take place in Nelson, Wis, on Saturday June 25, rain or shine. “The event is dedicated in memory of Ashley Brommer who lost her fight against leukemia in...

DNR to anglers: Drop a line in Lake Pepin

Apr 27, 2022
Simply casting a worm on a hook into the Mississippi River in the scenic Lake Pepin area gives anglers a great chance of catching a wide variety of fish, all while experiencing the fun and intrigue of river fishing. “Lots of variety — that’s the name of the game for Lake Pepin. There are dozens of...

Ice fishing contest season is upon us

Feb 9, 2022
It’s mid-February once again, and that means back-to-back Saturdays of ice fishing tournaments hosted by area sportsmen’s clubs. First up is the Frontenac Sportsman’s Club 38th annual ice fishing contest on Frontenac Pond on Feb. 12 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. A free children’s fishing contest for...

Police: First Fishing with the Fuzz went great

Aug 18, 2021
The Lake City Police Department is very pleased with how its first annual Fishing with the Fuzz event went Saturday, Aug. 14. “It went really great,” Lake City Police Sgt. Bill Weist said. “We had great weather and a great turn-out. We are already looking forward to next year.” Children fished...


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