Youth fishing team presents to Rotary

Jul 25, 2019
Members of the Lake City Youth Fishing Team presented at the Lake City Rotary Club meeting on July 22. Pictured, from left, are Evan Huettl, Sam Fitterer, Chase Rodewald, and Head Coach/Boat Captain Josh Rodewald. Team member John Klouse is not pictured. The Lake City Rotary Club meets Mondays at...

Youth bass fishing catches on in Lake City

Jun 26, 2019
Four local Lincoln High School Students have formed the first ever Lake City Youth Fishing team, and Lake Pepin will host one of the summer tournaments. During the summer of 2019 they will be representing Lake City and competing in Student Angler Tournament Trail (SATT) high school youth bass...

Lake City ice fishing contest plows ahead on Saturday

Feb 14, 2019
There’s plenty of ice on Lake Pepin for Saturday’s Lake City Sportsman’s Club Ice Fishing Contest. Unfortunately it, like virtually everything else in the area, is covered by a deep layer of snow. “It’ll be quite an effort this week of shoveling and plowing,” said Amy Brinkman of the Sportsman’s...

Updated: Frontenac ice fishing contest is Saturday, Feb. 9

Feb 7, 2019
Frontenac Sportsman Club members are readying for their annual ice fishing contest Saturday, Feb. 9, on Frontenac Pond. Preparations will include doing something with all the snow that’s fallen or will fall between now and then. “We’re going to do a bunch of plowing here Thursday or Friday,”...

High School anglers compete at Tournament of Champions

Sep 13, 2018
Three youth anglers from Lake City have been competing in Student Angler Tournament Trail bass fishing events throughout the state this past summer. The tournament trail is sponsored by Lund boats and Rapala and consist of five different events. As many as 200 teams made up of ninth through 12th...

Take a Kid Fishing weekend is June 8-10

Jun 6, 2018
On Take a Kid Fishing Weekend from Friday, June 8, to Sunday, June 10, Minnesotans can fish without licenses if they take children 15 or younger fishing, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).“Fishing together with kids can be a great way to enjoy the outdoors and have some...

Release and catch: Students stock trout in Miller Creek

May 31, 2018
Lincoln High School students released 73 brown trout into Miller Creek May 17. For students, it was the culmination of several months of work caring for the trout from the time they hatched in November until the mid-May, when the surviving fish had grown to fingerling size, about one to two inches...

Big lake sturgeon caught on Lake Pepin

Mar 14, 2018
Travis Coyle of Lake City caught an unusual fish on Lake Pepin recently, a lake sturgeon he estimated to be about 54 inches long and at least 50 pounds. He got the bite while fishing with a minnow and a hook just off the bottom of the lake, he said. It took about a half-hour to reel in the sturgeon...

Food, fun and a few fish at the Lake City Sportsman's Club ice fishing contest

Feb 21, 2018
Photos from the Lake City Sportsman's Club's 50th annual ice fishing contest on Lake Pepin Feb. 17.

On Frozen Pond: Frontenac holds annual ice fishing contest

Feb 14, 2018
Nearly 500 anglers participated in the annual Frontenac Ice Fishing Contest on Frontenac Pond Feb. 10.


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