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Ice fishing

December 10, 2018
There is open water on Fish Trap Lake, the lake where two bodies were found after authorities received a report Sunday, Dec. 9, of two overdue fishermen. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen encouraged people to stay away from the area enclosed with cones. Submitted Photo
2 killed after ATV falls into Minnesota lake
December 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
March 12, 2018
Weekend Adventures: Recharging the internal battery
March 12, 2018 - 11:03am
February 21, 2018
Todd Kniefel of Detroit Lakes, a veteran volunteering with the Walking on Water Outdoors, displays one of the crappies he and a friend caught with a line of tip-ups during the ministry’s veterans’ event Saturday. “It’s awesome. It’s grown bigger every year, and it’s nice to see a bunch of the vets come out and enjoy themselves and catching some fish.” (Photos by Robin Fish/Enterprise)
Veteran ice-fishing event aims to remove barriers
February 21, 2018 - 9:19am
January 27, 2018
Evan Edeveold, 14, caught this whopper of a walleye north of Park Rapids. It measured 28.75 inches and was a personal best. Local anglers are invited to submit their recent, best ice-fishing photos to be published in the Enterprise. Submissions can be dropped off, mailed or emailed to (Submitted photo)
Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
January 27, 2018 - 7:34pm
January 21, 2018
Park Rapids crappie expert Tim Schmid admires a 15-inch crappie, which are bountiful this season on area lakes. (Photos by Gary Korsgaden/For the Enterprise)
About Fishing: Anglers finding crappie abundant this season
January 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
December 2, 2017
New law expands license requirement to wheelhouse shelters
December 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 22, 2016
Both kids and adults enjoy the annual Park Rapids American Legion Fishing Contest. (Enterprise file photo)
Fishing contest tickets now available
December 22, 2016 - 8:35am
December 17, 2016
Today's ice fishermen benefit from state-of-the-art tools
December 17, 2016 - 7:18am
December 20, 2014
Ely entrepreneur to offer beer runs to ice houses
December 20, 2014 - 10:02am
December 28, 2013
Letter: Thanks for supporting angling association
December 28, 2013 - 11:18am
March 2, 2011
Dylan VanDerstad, 12, of Park Rapids, waits for a bite on Straight Lake in Osage Sunday afternoon. The Osage Sportsmans Club sponsors the annual fishing derby. Although the temperatures were fairly mild, the wind roared in from the west. Dylan was able to block it with his shelter. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Dorothy Noeske Memorial Fishing Derby Sunday
March 2, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 14, 2011
Tom Van Winkle, left, of Honolulu, Hawaii, shows off a catch with guide Tony Mariotti Saturday on Lake Bemidji. Van Winkle and his wife, Pat, were among 75 people who went ice fishing as part of a travel package centered around the "Prairie Home Companion" show. Pioneer Photo/Laurie Swenson
'A Prairie Home Companion': Tourists discover Keillor, ice fishing
February 14, 2011 - 7:36am
February 12, 2011
The amphibious vehicle designed by Tom Roering can scoot along the lake at 20 mph. Its camoflage topper works like a Jeep. It can be folded up and down as a convertible. Its hull goes up and down for easy entry into the water, or out of water onto thin ice. Hubbard County officials are looking it for ice rescues. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Ice house drives itself to the fish
February 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 3, 2010
Mike Rogers' dog Spirit (named for Spirit Lake) shows him where the fish are as she sticks her nose down the fishing hole at the Menahga Fishing Derby Saturday. (Annd Erickson/Enterprise)
Anglers spend afternoon on Spirit Lake for Menahga Fishing Derby
February 3, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 23, 2010
Some lakes are experiencing an ice house boom this season. Others are seeing a declining population from previous years. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Dock Talk: High ice house counts: good fishing?
January 23, 2010 - 12:00pm