Donnie O’Bert shows off some of the fine fishing that Rainy Lake has to offer and shares a few tips that will help you catch more walleyes still this summer on jigs.
“Tackle” Terry Tuma suggests using a bait-casting reel with 10-pound fluorocarbon line and using live bait rigs with nightcrawlers or leeches.
Walleyes are an important game fish species in Minnesota, and Dr. Gretchen Hansen, an assistant professor of fisheries ecology in the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Department at the University of Minnesota, is leading research
Results from 2022 Lake Erie hatch surveys showed western basin walleye, central basin walleye, and western basin yellow perch hatches were above average, while central basin yellow perch hatches continue to be well below average.
The popular lake in northern Minnesota kept DNR Conservation Officer Shane Zavodnik, of the Virginia station, and Conservation Officer Candidate Coby Fontes busy during a 12-hour period earlier this month.
It doesn’t matter where you live in the ice-fishing belt: A walleye is a walleye, and seasonal winter moves and changes happen for these fish just as they do during the open-water period. Where you’ll
By Glen SchmittStaff Writer So you’ve been sitting on the fence about diving a bit deeper into this ice fishing thing. Or, you’ve been at it a while and haven’t experienced the success you’d anticipated. Regardless
By Jeremy Smith / Contributing Writer Across much of the ice belt, the hard-water season has arrived. Whether you’re ready or not, it’s here! The early ice-fishing season is a special time of year. While
Minnesota’s abundance of lakes also translates into outsized opportunities to catch walleyes early in the ice season, even beyond northern Minnesota, the state’s main region of walleye-angling action. Finding good information about where to fish