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May 20, 2018
Peter Howard of Stillwater, Minn., had reason to smile after landing this 25-inch walleye Sunday, May 13, on Lake of the Woods during the opening weekend of Minnesota's 2018 walleye season. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
May 20, 2018 - 6:05am
May 18, 2018
The author's son, Josh Laabs, on opening day. Submitted photo
A busy opener in the lakes area
May 18, 2018 - 9:31am
May 11, 2018
Fishing Columnist Brad Laabs
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
May 11, 2018 - 6:32pm
May 10, 2018
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
May 10, 2018 - 8:56am
April 28, 2018
Fishing Columnist Brad Laabs
Lake ice is deteriorating, time to be done with ice fishing
April 28, 2018 - 11:25am
April 15, 2018
The concrete boat ramp dips into a still ice-covered Spirit Lake at the Clyde Avenue boat landing on Sunday morning, April 15. Near record late ice-outs are expected across the Northland. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
April 15, 2018 - 4:48pm
April 9, 2018
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Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
April 9, 2018 - 11:03am
Zebra mussels are an aquatic invasive species that can cause problems on lakes by attaching to boat motors and boat hulls, docks, lifts, rocks and swimming areas. They can also clog irrigation intakes and other pipes. Submitted photo
Strategy for lake invaders: Slow the spread
April 9, 2018 - 10:30am
March 26, 2018
Fishing Columnist Brad Laabs
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
March 26, 2018 - 3:37pm
March 17, 2018
Fishing Columnist Brad Laabs
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
March 17, 2018 - 2:02pm
March 10, 2018
Fishing Columnist Brad Laabs
Jumbo perch are popping up
March 10, 2018 - 3:35pm
March 4, 2018
Fishing Columnist Brad Laabs
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
March 4, 2018 - 11:35am
March 2, 2018
Tony Baker with the white rhino he helped stalk so it could be tranquilized. He named it "Betty" after his late mom, whose birthday would have been the same day this photo was taken. Submitted photo.
Beyond the trip of a lifetime: Disabled veterans group sends Lake Park man on African safari
March 2, 2018 - 7:25pm
February 26, 2018
Fishing Columnist Brad Laabs
Panfish bite should be good next few weeks
February 26, 2018 - 8:00am
February 17, 2018
Fishing Columnist Brad Laabs
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
February 17, 2018 - 2:00pm