In this Angling Buzz video, Tyler Robinson, a Bemidji State University grad student, and Shannon Fisher, of the Minnesota DNR, discuss a study they’ve been working on – tracking the movement and behavior of burbot/eelpout, a species that’s been growing in popularity over the past several years. Categories: Fishing, Minnesota Videos, News Tags: Angling Buzz, Burbot, Eelpout
The organizers said they could not reach an agreement on a number of terms with the Cass County officials. So they canceled what would have been the 41st annual event, which had been planned for Feb. 20-23.
The fishing season is the first greenlighted by state officials since 1992.
(eelpoutfestival.com)Even with the dramatic comeback of walleyes on Leech Lake in the last decade, a decades-long homage to another species that is a far cry from the state fish has had a lot to do with putting the lake on the national/international map. Since its start in 1979, the International Eelpout Festival has called Leech home. But according to reports,…
The ‘pout was 33 inches long with a girth of 23-7/8 inches
The fish was 33 inches long and had a girth of 24 inches.