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Strange but true?: Angler catches what he believes to be same albino catfish released nearby 4 years earlier

October 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. Ask Jim Murphy about the fishing around Red Lake Falls, and he’ll probably say it’s not very good.
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Cats Incredible tourney ends with local winners

July 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Billy and Marty Cariveau’s Sunday victory was a narrow one a 0.44 lb difference between them and their next closest competitor. Continue Reading

Q&A: ‘Catfish Hunters’ authority talks about catfishing, Red River and visit to GF

February 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A retired electrical engineer, Jake Bussolini, 76, spent two years fishing catfish waters across the United States with friend and fishing guide Mac Byrum, 73. Traveling in Bussolini’s Cessna 172, they fished for blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish, the species that inhabits the Red. Continue Reading

UND basketball players try their hands (and feet) at fishing

September 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UND basketball players Nick Haugen and Mike Mathison are used to competition and playing for a crowd, but they’re still a little nervous about their television debut tonight on Animal Planet’s “Hillbilly Handfishin’.” Continue Reading

DNR asks anglers how many catfish they catch

May 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The online surveys are part of a DNR project that includes tagging catfish to better understand their movement. The department says online surveys will work better than traditional creel surveys, as catfish anglers often fish at night. Continue Reading

Flooding Mississippi River threatens catfish industry

May 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The rising Mississippi River and its swelling tributaries threaten to inundate an economic mainstay that generates $200 million in annual sales. These new woes follow struggles in recent years against competition from Asian imports and high feed prices. Continue Reading

Winter sites hold big ‘home bodies’

February 4, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MONTEVIDEO As surely as bears return to their dens to hibernate each winter, flathead and channel catfish seek out their favorite deep water hideouts in the Minnesota River to wait for the return of warm water.
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Electrifying fish stories

February 4, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MONTEVIDEO For 30 years the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has been electro-fishing the Minnesota River to coax out the secrets of the fish in its murky waters, and the intrigue only gets better.
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