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State to Close Mille Lacs Lake for Walleye Fishing Monday

The Department of Natural Resources is closing Mille Lacs Lake for walleye fishing at 10 p.m. on Monday.

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Jerry Carlson/By fishing new lakes and exploring unfished locations on our favorite lakes, hotspots that hold quality fish like this smallmouth can often be discovered.
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Do Your Homework Before Exploring New Water

Every summer I make an effort to explore a few new lakes to see if there are bodies of water I am not familiar with that need some attention. I also make a concerted effort to spend time looking for new fishing spots on my list of regulars. Either way, there is some research that is done before I get to the landing.

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Jerry Carlson/Wacky rigs can be utilized for the entire summer if modifications like weighted and weedless hooks are made.
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Wacky Options for All Summer

It was going to be an interesting day on the water. I had two enthusiastic anglers in my boat that had limited fishing experience. As we were casting weedless jigs and jigworms along the deep weedline, it became apparent to me that they had not developed the feel and finesse for this style of angling.

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Jerry Carlson/ There are several options when it comes to targeting bass on the deep weedline. My favorite is the jigworm tipped with a PowerBait Shaky Worm.
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Worming the Deep Weedline

When it comes to targeting summertime bass, there are truly a multitude of methods and strategies that will catch fish. These strategies vary from angler to angler and will cater to the demands of working a particular type of bass holding structure.

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Adapting to Conditions Is Part of the Game

As we drove into the lot at Island View Lodge on Rainy Lake in northern Minnesota, it only took a moment to realize this was going to be a different sort of walleye trip for our group. Instead of being greeted by the serenity of the landscape, we were greeted by sandbags and huge pumps spewing water from behind the makeshift dam.

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Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
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The Sportsmen’s Show Is Bigger And Better In 2015 [VIDEO]

Live animals, indoor fishing, classic speed boats and resort getaways are just some of the highlights in this year's St. Cloud Sportsmen's Show which kicked off today at the River's Edge Convention Center.

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Savannah River Site, Flickr
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St. Cloud Sportsmen’s Show Back For 27th Year

It's a sure sign that spring isn't far off...the annual St. Cloud Sportsmen's Show is being held at the River's Edge Convention Center this weekend.

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Troy Switajewski (left) and Souvan Yang (right) get ready to fish at the FLW College Fishing Tournament in Kentucky this weekend. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Troy Switajewski (left) and Souvan Yang (right) get ready to fish at the FLW College Fishing Tournament in Kentucky this weekend. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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UPDATE: SCSU Fishing Duo Just Miss Cut for National Championships [VIDEO]

St. Cloud State University Bass Fishing Club members Souvan Yang and Troy Switajewski just missed the cut for the 2015 College Fishing National Championships this past weekend.

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Troy Switajewski (left) and Souvan Yang (right) get ready to fish at the FLW College Fishing Tournament in Kentucky this weekend. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Troy Switajewski (left) and Souvan Yang (right) get ready to fish at the FLW College Fishing Tournament in Kentucky this weekend. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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St. Cloud State Students Cast Off at College Fishing Tournament in Kentucky [VIDEO]

A fishing duo from St. Cloud State University's have turned their hobby into a sport.

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Kelly Cordes Winnie 2014
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My Great Vacation at Lake Winnie [PICTURES]

My trip to The Northland Lodge at Lake Winnie in Deer River was incredible.

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