fishing

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...

Sunset 
fishing in 
the haze

Aug 4, 2021
Lake City photographer Steve Brown took this photo of anglers clustered around Marina Point as the sun set through the haze. Wildfires in Canada have brought a smoky haze and air quality warnings to the midwest. Current air quality information is available from the Minnesota Pollution Control...

It’s Take a Kid Fishing weekend

Jun 9, 2021
During Take a Kid Fishing weekend Friday, June 11, through Sunday, June 13, Minnesota residents can fish without licenses if they take children 15 or younger fishing with them, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource (DNR). “Time spent fishing with kids tends to be full of smiles...

Pro bass anglers compete on Lake Pepin

Aug 26, 2020
Forty-seven anglers competed in a Champions Tour bass fishing tournament Friday, Aug. 21, on Mississippi River Pool 4, including Lake Pepin. Matt Peters of Waconia, Minn., won the $12,000 prize, catching 126 pounds, 5 ounces, of fish between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. and from noon to 4 p.m. The largest...

Fishing team competes at home this weekend

Jul 22, 2020
The Lake City Youth Fishing team will be competing against more than 130 high school fishing teams again this year on the Mississippi River. The Student Angler Tournament Trail tournament will be in the area on July 26. The tournament will take place in Pool 4, which includes Lake Pepin and...

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