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Jason Durham

May 17, 2017
The walleye fishing season opened this weekend and anglers were greeted with warm weather throughout the Park Rapids area, making for an enjoyable opener for many on local lakes. (Submitted photo)
Warm weather opener draws anglers to local lakes
May 17, 2017 - 10:14am
June 29, 2013
All fish use weeds for numerous purposes.  This beautiful Long Lake walleye was roaming in 16 feet of water, tight against a deep weedline.  Some fish use weeds to hide from predators, while others use the weeds to hide before ambushing prey. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Target weeds over the Fourth
June 29, 2013 - 11:30am
June 15, 2013
Keith Blumberg (left) and David Luedke earned the title of 2013 champions at the Gene Cirks Memorial Scholarship Fishing Tournament Saturday on Lake Belle Taine.  The team accumulated a total of 44.20 lbs. of fish. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Luedke and Blumberg win Cirks
June 15, 2013 - 10:50am
November 14, 2009
Circle hooks are designed to find their way into the corner of a fishes mouth, despite its odd-shaped point. However, the angler should gradually tighten their line, instead of jerking hard, once a fish bites. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Dock Talk: Hook, line, no sinker are keys to success
November 14, 2009 - 1:00pm
July 25, 2009
Reagan and Kate McCurnin proudly show off the Lake Belle Taine northern pike 6-year-old Kate landed despite a broken arm. While some species, like walleye, tend to decline in activity late in the summer, other species such as northern pike, bass and muskie become more aggressive (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Fish behaviors vary; so do ways to foil them
July 25, 2009 - 1:00pm
July 3, 2009
The area lakes will heighten in activity over the Fourth of July.  Whether you ski, tube, sail, paddle, swim or fish, everyone will have a wonderful weekend if you remember to stay safe and practice courtesy. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Fourth will allow anglers to be more creative on busy lakes
July 3, 2009 - 1:00pm
June 27, 2009
Life jackets have a propensity to fly out of boats, trailers and pickup toppers. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Kindergarten system pays off? Lost jacket finds the way home
June 27, 2009 - 1:00pm
June 20, 2009
Dads should rate at the top tomorrow
June 20, 2009 - 1:00pm
June 13, 2009
This young bird hitched a ride on a fishing boat last week and had to be gently brought to safety with the aid of a towel; a unique incident for a group of metro anglers. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Fishing isn't only about the 'catching'
June 13, 2009 - 1:00pm
April 4, 2009
Boat buying and selling activity increases from late spring through early summer, providing anglers and recreational boaters a great opportunity to find a new or pre-owned boat at a great price, even if it requires a test drive on a cool spring day. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Now's the time to buy boats if you don't mind a cold test ride
April 4, 2009 - 1:00pm
March 28, 2009
Excess runoff from a quick spring thaw has recently filled ditches, driveways, streams and lakes.  The water is beneficial for bodies of water experiencing historically low water levels, yet can cause extra nutrients to enter our lakes, ponds and streams too. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Water, water everywhere will be good for our thirsty lakes
March 28, 2009 - 4:00pm
March 14, 2009
Fish houses must be removed by March 16, trash should, too
March 14, 2009 - 4:00pm
February 28, 2009
Preventing worms and minnows from freezing allows you to use the leftover bait on your next fishing trip, ultimately saving you money. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)
Ice fishing on a budget can save money without sacrificing fun
February 28, 2009 - 4:00pm