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With So Many Ice Tournaments Cancelled, Eelpout Festival Carries On [WATCH]

One of the weirdest Minnesota festivals, held completely on a Minnesota lake, starts today in Walker, Minnesota. It's everything 'eelpout', a nasty lake-bottom, ugly fish.

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Spotlight On St. Cloud During Governor’s Fishing Opener

For the first time in the 70 year history of the Governor's Fishing Opener, St. Cloud is in the spotlight.

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Randy Moss catch
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Former Viking Randy Moss Still Has Magic Hands [WATCH]

Randy Moss wasn't the nicest guy while on the Vikings team, but he sure had talent. Think he's still got it? Watch this and see for yourself.

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Best Places To Walleye Fish In Central Minnesota [VIDEO][SURVEY]

Minnesota walleye season starts next month!

So where should I go to catch the big one?

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Jerry Carlson/By pouring a little water on smooth ice and placing the transducer in the water, suspended fish can be located without ever drilling a hole.
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Love Those Winter Panfish

When it comes to ice fishing, I am definitely someone that thrives on panfish. Crappies and sunnies have a way of keeping me entertained through the entire frozen water period.

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Jerry Carlson/Rainy Lake is an excellent summer destination for those that like to catch walleyes. It's also a great place to catch a healthy northern.
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Rainy Lake Keeps on Giving

This was the eighth year for our group of anglers that make an annual trek to Island View Lodge on Rainy Lake. Although every year is a little different, the one common theme that runs through the entire eight year period is the successful walleye angling we encounter.

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Walleye Fishing Closes For The Season Today On Mille Lacs

After determining that the amount of Walleye taken from Mille Lacs Lake has already exceeded the planned total for the season, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced that the Walleye season on Mille Lacs will close as of 10 PM tonight.

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Jerry Carlson/By fishing new lakes and exploring unfished locations on our favorite lakes, hotspots that hold quality fish like this smallmouth can often be discovered.
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Do Your Homework Before Exploring New Water

Every summer I make an effort to explore a few new lakes to see if there are bodies of water I am not familiar with that need some attention. I also make a concerted effort to spend time looking for new fishing spots on my list of regulars. Either way, there is some research that is done before I get to the landing.

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Jerry Carlson/Wacky rigs can be utilized for the entire summer if modifications like weighted and weedless hooks are made.
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Wacky Options for All Summer

It was going to be an interesting day on the water. I had two enthusiastic anglers in my boat that had limited fishing experience. As we were casting weedless jigs and jigworms along the deep weedline, it became apparent to me that they had not developed the feel and finesse for this style of angling.

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Fishing Tips With Pro Angler Dusty Minke – Leech Lake

Pro Angler Dusty Minke shares a few tips about bait and depth for fans of Leech Lake. If you're looking to catch walleyes, this tip is for you!

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Fishing Tips With Pro Angler Dusty Minke

This week's tips focus on Minnesota's Take A Kid Fishing Weekend. Dusty shares a great way to introduce fishing to kids and a little recipe secret that will make your fish fry even tastier.

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Take A Kid Fishing This Weekend

Hey kids, listen up. You don't need a license to fish in Minnesota -- and this weekend, adults don't either as long as they take you along. It's 'Take A Kid Fishing' Weekend in Minnesota this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; and adults that take a child 15 & younger fishing don't need a license.

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