fishing

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.

Club prepares for 50th fishing tournament

Feb 14, 2018
The Lake City Sportsman’s Club was a busy place Feb. 10 as members prepared the clubhouse for its annual ice fishing tournament on Feb. 17. About 20 people were on hand Saturday, and organizer Mandy Edelbach said about 80 volunteers were working on the contest. The contest is always a big event...

DNR: Fish free with kids Jan. 13-15

Jan 10, 2018
Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend is this Saturday, Jan. 13, through Monday, Jan. 15.During the weekend, Minnesota residents age 16 or older can fish or dark-house spear without an angling or spearing license if they take a child younger than 16 fishing or spearing.“Ice fishing is a fun way to get...

'T3' to enter fishing hall of fame

Mar 9, 2017
Lake City summer resident “Tackle” Terry Tuma, aka “T3,” has been named an inductee to the 2017 Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame. The Little Falls-based Minnesota Fishing Museum Hall of Fame will enshrine Tuma and other inductees in its 2017 class at the Northwest Sportshow in Minneapolis on March...

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