fishing

I’ve been fishing out of my 8-foot-long kayak for years without much trouble. Even when it’s gotten windy, I’ve been able to turn it into the waves and slice my way through the water back to shore. I’d like to say it was a harsh, whitecap-wave-inducing storm that caused my streak of staying above the [...]

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The 24th Annual Sunrise Bassmasters’ Bass Tournament, which benefits the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau, will take place on East and West Rush Lake on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Two-person teams can compete, and there’s a five fish limit with 12-inch minimum size. Entrant’s fee is $100 per team and [...]

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By Victoria Dahlin Rush City native Korey Sybrant and fishing partner Eric Tessmer of Glenco earned a trip to the National Championship in Arkansas after taking second place in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Super Regional Bass Tournament. Over the course of two days last May, Sybrant and Tessmer fished the Mississippi River at La [...]

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Anglers and boaters can expect stepped-up patrols and citations for violating the state’s aquatic invasive species (AIS) laws, according to Lt. Col. Rodmen Smith, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Enforcement Division assistant director. “We are setting the expectation of the angling and boating public that they will follow the laws to prevent the spread of [...]

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