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A coulee runs through it

May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

RURAL CANDO The dozens of anglers lined up on shore and anchored in small boats looked almost out of place next to the huge farm equipment just a lure’s cast away as farmers scrambled to catch up with fieldwork delayed by a spring that was slow in arriving.
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Unlicensed anglers found with 116 sunfish on Lobster, Mina

July 17, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

When Jeff Johanson, a conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in Osakis, received a call that three men were catching and keeping a lot of fish near Lobster Lake in Douglas County, he suspected something was fishy. Continue Reading

Paddlefish snagging set at Lake Francis Case, first in 30 years

April 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Restocking efforts have paid off with a rebuilt fish population in the lake. Continue Reading

Missouri walleye plentiful despite drop in baitfish

April 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Anglers taking advantage of this year’s mild spring are snagging plenty of walleye from the Missouri River despite a drop in the number of baitfish caused by last year’s flooding, a state fisheries biologist said. Continue Reading

Hunters, anglers: ‘Raise fees we pay’

March 15, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

It is not something heard much around the Legislature: people suggesting fees they pay go up.
But Minnesota anglers and hunters did just that Tuesday and the Senate natural resources committees complied, backing a bill that ups fees to replenish a fund running out of money and help fight invasive species. Continue Reading

Clear Lake fisherman presumed drowned in lake near Hayti

January 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

HAYTI (AP) A Clear Lake man is missing and presumed drowned after driving an all-terrain vehicle into open water on Lake Poinsett in eastern South Dakota. Continue Reading

DOUG LEIER: Hunters, anglers reflect in offseason

January 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

While many hunters and anglers associate spring and summer with fishing season and fall with hunting season, truth be told, fishing in North Dakota is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days each year. Continue Reading

Drivers warned about ice heaves

January 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BEMIDJI, Minn. Ice anglers are urged to take caution when considering crossing ice heaves on area lakes. Continue Reading

2 SD anglers rescued from icy water

December 27, 2011 in The Daily Republic

WATERTOWN (AP) Two people who had been ice fishing were rescued from Goose Lake in southern Codington County after their all-terrain vehicle plunged into open water Monday night. Continue Reading

Real backlash: Invasive species

May 21, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Kandiyohi County (Minn.) anglers feel unfairly caught in crosshairs Continue Reading