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April 1, 2013
Al Maas of Walker was inducted to the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Minneapolis Convention Center last weekend.  Other Minnesota inductees included Dan Sura, Bill Lindner and Terry Tuma.  (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Walker man in Hall of Fame
April 1, 2013 - 8:20am
March 23, 2013
 Perch which spawn just after the ice melts from our lakes are a popular target in the late portion of the ice season.  With the excessive snow this year, anglers have recently experienced some difficulty in reaching prime territory for perch, bluegill and crappie.   (Jason Durham / For the Enterpriser)
Lakes benefit, suffer from snow
March 23, 2013 - 3:07pm
March 16, 2013
uper-sensitive, high-visibility rod-tips are an assistive technology for anglers to visually detect strikes. From top to bottom, the Micro-Bite tip,  Jason Mitchell Meatstick tip, and standard light-action tip. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Here’s a TIP to catch more fish
March 16, 2013 - 12:46pm
March 9, 2013
Big pan fish abundant just below the ice, often only a few feet as the snow and ice begin melting.  Keep your bait high in the water column to catch more and bigger fish during springs thaw. (Jason Durham / Enterprise)
Melting snow = good pan fishing
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
March 3, 2013
Bruce Sederberg of Duluth holds the 46-inch lake trout he caught and released Jan. 18 on White Otter Lake near Atikokan, Ont. The fish has been certified by the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward as the catch-and-release world-record lake trout taken through the ice. (Photo by Bruce Sederberg)
Duluth man catches world-record lake trout
March 3, 2013 - 11:04am
March 2, 2013
Anglers should note several upcoming dates that impact angling, such as when ice houses must be removed from lakes and fishing license expiration.  This angler on Fish Hook Lake is beginning the arduous task of shoveling out his fish house Thursday afternoon. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Dock Talk: Moving day is approaching soon
March 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 27, 2013
Colton Polman and Jake Wyttenback anxiously wait for another fish to bite. They had already caught several fish. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Warm weather brings smiles at fishing tourney
February 27, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 23, 2013
Governor's Fishing Opener hosts invited to showcase area's lakes
February 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
Anglers that can reach fishable water right now have experienced good success, though vehicle travel on the lakes is limited due to the influx of snow. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Dock Talk: Hail to the snowplow drivers
February 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 20, 2013
Tom Mead brought this winning walleye to the weigh stand in the last minutes of a 2004 tournament. Fish experts say it is frozen because the tail doesn't curl even the slightest, which a fresh catch would. (Photo courtesy Alexandria Echo Press)
Area fisherman known for his magical wins
February 20, 2013 - 1:00pm
Osage sportsmen to host annual fishing derby Sunday
February 20, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 16, 2013
Deep water basin areas that are well known for producing crappies and bluegills also have great potential for big northern pike.  Yet the remainder of the big fish season is short and culminates after February 24.   (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Dock Talk: Time is tight for landing big fish
February 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
The 25th annual Dorothy Noeske Memorial Blue Gill and Crappie Fishing Derby is named after the the wife of the club's long-time former president, Melvin. Dorothy passed away in 2006.
Dorothy Noeske Tourney is Feb. 24 in Osage
February 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 13, 2013
Support is needed for 2013 GFO
February 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 9, 2013
Notice the difference in the head size of Northland Fishing Tackles 1/16th oz. tungsten Hard Rock Mooska (center) and Fire-Ball jig (right) compared to the lead based jig of the same weight on the left. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Dock Talk: Tungsten jigs gaining popularity
February 9, 2013 - 1:00pm