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September 22, 2012
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton shows "the one that got away" at the Governor's Fishing Opener in Waconia last May.  Park Rapids is currently looking for individuals willing to host guest anglers in their boat for the 2013 event to be held on the Fish Hook chain of lakes."
Calling all hosts for the PR GFO
September 22, 2012 - 1:23pm
September 15, 2012
Tyler and Spencer Lindow caught this nice fall walleye on Belle Taine in the late afternoon this past week.  Walleyes are active through the fall as water temperatures gradually decline. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Dock Talk: Fall's walleye love crank bait
September 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 8, 2012
The catch-and-release season for smallmouth bass will begin after this Sunday, Sept. 9.  Though anglers may continue to target smallmouth bass, the species must be immediately released  after being caught.
Catch-and-release season begins
September 8, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 1, 2012
Isaac and Gabie Johnson of Park Rapids won the 2011 Nevis Scholarship Fund Jr. Fishing Tournament and proudly hold the coveted Conset Cup.  Space is still avilable for anglers 17 and under to enter this year's 16th annual event. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Junior fishing tourney is Sept. 9
September 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 22, 2012
Governor's Fishing Opener plans underway
August 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 18, 2012
Doug Kelley happened to be taking wildlife photos on Mantrap Lake and encountered this muskie slithering along the surface. The behavior is fairly common with muskies and though they appear injured, the fish submerge and swim away after several seconds. (Submitted photo)
Muskie mannerisms are peculiar
August 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 11, 2012
This Lake Belle Taine smallmouth bass, which measured just over 20-inches, was simply too greedy for it's own good.  The fish had a crappie, which was nearly half the length of the bass and ultimately caused the predator's mortality, stuck in its mouth. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Biting off more than you can swallow
August 11, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 3, 2012
Summer fish kill continues on Bemidji area lakes
August 3, 2012 - 7:03am
July 28, 2012
Pete Lafond caught these two fish simultaneously this past week on Potato Lake.  The bluegill at the bottom actually ate his nightcrawler and was hooked.  However, the rockbass on top was somehow lassoed in the line. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Mid-day action needs weed cover
July 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 25, 2012
Kids Fishing Derby this weekend canceled
July 25, 2012 - 3:19pm
July 21, 2012
Kurt and Anna Day caught this pair of largemouth bass on Little Mantrap lake using plastic worms along the deep weedline.  Numerous fish species utilize deep weeds for habitat. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Deep weeds have more active fish
July 21, 2012 - 1:30pm
July 19, 2012
A Minnesota conservation officer seized 135 fish while investigating a gross misdemeanor over-limit of sunfish in Douglas County. (Contributed photo)
Unlicensed anglers found with 116 sunfish on Lobster, Mina
July 19, 2012 - 6:04am
July 15, 2012
Josh Shepard displays a gorgeous deep-water smallmouth bass he caught just before he released it.  With above average water temperatures, cool water species like walleye, smallmouth bass and northern pike have been suspended in deep water though anglers can find them in mid-depths during morning and evening hours. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Warm weather/water affects fishing
July 15, 2012 - 11:58am
July 12, 2012
Hot weather may be killing fish
July 12, 2012 - 1:21pm
July 7, 2012
Darrylinn Cummings may not seem excited to hold this Long Lake walleye that she caught last week, but judging by her screaming, her son and boyfriend agreed that she was truly joyful.  Appropriately holding fish can sometimes become a daunting task, just ask Darrylinn. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Holding fish for photo is a delicate endeavor
July 7, 2012 - 1:00pm
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