Sportsman's club fishing contest catch is largest in years

Feb 23, 2017
The Lake City Sportsman’s Club ice fishing contest went on as planned in tempuratures well above freezing Saturday. Hundreds gathered on the 14-inch thick ice to fish and participate in contests and other activities. Maybe it was warm water, maybe it was the structure provided by fish cradles sunk...

New sporting goods store opens Nov. 5

Nov 2, 2016
Andrew Eggenberger, Staff Writer A Rochester bait shop is changing its name, expanding its products and services and relocating to downtown Lake City. Breakwall Outfitters, formerly Hooked on Fishing, opens its 3,000 square foot location at 116 S. Franklin St. at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5. It will...

As fishing opener approaches, MnDOT warns anglers of road construction

May 11, 2016
The Minnesota walleye fishing opener will bring out anglers from around the state this weekend and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is urging travelers to plan ahead and use extra care while driving through highway work zones. Motorists may encounter bypasses, lane closures and...

Sucker fishing contest in Zumbro Falls begins April 30

Apr 28, 2016
The annual sucker fishing contest sponsored by the Sportsman’s Club in Zumbro Falls runs April 30 through May 7. Participation is open to all ages. People can register their catch at Neptune Bar in Zumbro Falls. Registrations will be accepted through 5 p.m. on May 7. Prizes will be awarded at an...

Big northern wins it for kids at Frontenac ice fishing contest

Feb 17, 2016
Brother and sister Lydia and Ian Witham, children of Mike and Christi Witham, pulled in a 31-inch, 6.9 pound northern pike Saturday to win the children’s contest at the Frontenac Sportsmen’s Club annual fishing contest. Above they get a helping hand from Wally Siewert in showing the big catch...


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