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March 31, 2014
Angler pleads guilty, loses potential world-record fish
Caught — and released to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Rob Scott, the Crane Lake angler who caught a potential tip-up world-record...
March 31, 2014 - 8:58pm
March 27, 2014
Game and fish bill has foxes, raccoons and ‘big bucks’
ST. PAUL — Hunters would not be able to use thermal imaging equipment to find their deer and people wouldn’t be able to take foxes from their dens during the warm-weather months under a bill in a Minnesota House game and fish bill. “It’s always a popular and thorny bill,...
March 27, 2014 - 8:44pm
January 17, 2014
No air down there: Dissolved oxygen levels could lead to fish kills
WORTHINGTON — A harsh winter with early ice and snow cover may lead to winter fish kills on several southwest Minnesota lakes, according...
January 17, 2014 - 9:50pm
October 3, 2013
Scott Rall: Slow is the name of the game for fall fishing
Scott Rall Daily Globe outdoors columnist Fall fishing is one of the best times that can be had outdoors in southwest Minnesota. It will only be a few more weeks and shore fishing, for the most part, will be the only option. Fishing heats up in the fall because nature is telling...
October 3, 2013 - 1:18pm
February 7, 2013
Afternoon on the lake
Two anglers pull their gear on frozen Lake Okabena late Thursday afternoon as they prepare to try their luck ice fishing.
February 7, 2013 - 9:45pm
December 16, 2012
A pair of anglers prepare to test their luck on Lake Okabena in Worthington. Ice thickness on the lake is variable and people should use extreme...
December 16, 2012 - 10:14pm
September 23, 2012
Zebra mussel discovered in Iowa Great Lakes
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Since this spring, sampling plates have been dangling from the bottom of navigation buoys throughout the Iowa Great Lakes...
September 23, 2012 - 9:46pm
Iowa Great Lakes to get electric fish barrier
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will open bids on Wednesday for the first-ever electric fish barrier to be constructed...
September 23, 2012 - 9:40pm
June 6, 2012
Worthington Optimists to host fishing derby Saturday
WORTHINGTON -- In conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Take a Kid Fishing Weekend Friday through Sunday, the Optimist Club of Worthington will host its annual Kids Fishing Derby from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Chautauqua Park. During the DNR event,...
June 6, 2012 - 11:07pm
May 4, 2012
Tips, tricks and advice from the everyday anglers at HSO
WORTHINGTON -- Information and advice can be found on any subject under the sun these days, simply by accessing the Internet. But it isn't always easy to know which sites to trust. For instance, learning about the details of brain surgery from a site called "Bubba Billy's Bullpucky...
May 4, 2012 - 12:36am
The lost art of relaxed shore fishing
With all of the technology that is available today, fishing is for many not the leisurely, relaxing activity it used to be. As a kid, I can member I would ride around Lake Okabeba on the bike my folks bought from the Pedal Pushers store. It was a Vista 10 speed and I thought, at...
May 4, 2012 - 12:33am
Attention to detail can make a big difference
Often the difference between catching no fish and a few fish or the difference between catching a few fish and a ton of fish is not very noticeable. The anglers that are the most attentive to the smallest of details are the ones who normally have the biggest and best fishing stories...
May 4, 2012 - 12:32am
Hoping for a better year
AVOCA -- My husband has a t-shirt and probably a can cooler that states something about a bad day of fishing being better than a good day of anything else. I totally agree, but this year it wasn't bad fishing that was a problem. It was a lack of fishing. It was like there was this...
May 4, 2012 - 12:30am
February 24, 2012
Winter may be back, but area ice remains thin
WORTHINGTON -- Reports of a truck going through the ice and sinking up to its front bumper in Lake Okabena Thursday night serve as a good reminder...
February 24, 2012 - 9:27pm
November 14, 2011
Fishing against the wind
Blustery winds containing a cold bite and harshly crashing waves didn't stop several area fishermen from doing a bit of angling Monday afternoon...
November 14, 2011 - 9:15pm