Hunting and Fishing

Hunting and Fishing

News and photographs from local hunters and fishermen.

Family tradition

There will be venison on the table for the Walsh family this winter. The party of eight bagged two deer near Henderson during the opening weekend of the firearms season. Bill Walsh, far left, was again the top hunter...

Fishing for dollars!

Sibley East graduate Chris Meyer, of Arlington, was among the prize money winners in the Wave Wacker Invitational fishing tournament last month at Mille Lacs Lake. Meyer’s fishing partner in the tournament was Minnesota State University, Mankato hockey coach...

Monster Buck!

It was the deer hunt of a lifetime for Gaylord native Todd Zimmerman. He shot this 10-point buck on November 5th near Winnebago, MN. Field dressed, the trophy deer weighed more than 200-pounds. –Submitted photo

Alaska Lunker!

John Reishus, of Dilworth, caught this King Salmon in Alaska earlier this month. Reishus is the father of Gaylord Hub employee Liz Ott. -Submitted photo

Wisconsin Buck!

Gaylord native Jeff Messner shot this trophy buck two weeks ago near Alma, Wisconsin. The 10-pointer had a 17-inch spread and dressed out at 170-pounds.

Rainy River lunker!

Eric Parrott of Gaylord caught and released this 54” sturgeon. Parrott hooked the trophy fish in April on the Rainy River. –Submitted photo

Corn for Wildlife

The Pheasants Forever (Sibley County chapter) and the Gaylord Game Protective League organizations are again providing corn for people interested in feeding wildlife this winter. The corn bin will be open for the public on the first and...

Looks bad, tastes good!

Lake Titloe produced this catfish for Tessa Gyberg of Luverne. She is the 11-year-old niece of Doug and Iris Parrott of Gaylord. The fish was 15” long and “tasted good,” according to Doug Parrott....

Fishing under a full moon

That angling tactic has proved successful for Roger Meffert of Gaylord. Meffert, pictured in top photo, caught a 28-inch walleye earlier this month on Lake Miltona near Alexandria. Meffert’s fishing partner Christopher Goetsch (lower photo), a Gaylord native, caught...

Big Northern

Our outdoors feature returns with a smile this week. Parker Dietz caught this northern last month on Lake Perrault in Ontario, Canada. The trophy pike was 40-inches long and weighed more than 17 pounds. Dietz is...