Hunting and Fishing

Hunting and Fishing

News and photographs from local hunters and fishermen.

The opening weekend of Minnesota’s firearms deer season produced results similar to last year for area hunters. One of the top reports from the Gaylord area came from hunters afield near Altnow’s Lake which is located north and east...

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
It was a successful hunt for a handful of area deer hunters who reported shooting large bucks during the opening weekend of the firearms season. Gaylord native Randy Lang headlined the list of hunters bagging big deer. He...

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....
The one that got away. This phrase is usually associated with fishing but it proves fitting for a deer hunting story that will be told by Sibley East senior Brett Pioske for years to come. Pioske was hunting near...
The deer season started a bit prematurely for Gaylord businessman Neil Winterfeldt. He had an 8-point buck hanging in his garage five days before the season. The deer was killed in a fight with another buck which was...
It was an exciting deer hunt for three young hunters from the Gaylord area who bagged their first deer during the recent firearms season. Twelve-year-old Zach Steuck was less than one hour into his first hunt when he shot...
Gaylord fishing guru Dave Main was among the top finishers this past weekend in a Silverado Pro-Am Bass Tour event on Lake Minnewaska in west central Minnesota. Main and his pro partner John Wicht III of Rogers, MN, finished...

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.

Annual Grouse Hunt

An annual grouse hunt in northern Minnesota again proved successful for these Gaylord natives. The party bagged nearly 20 ruffed grouse during the three day hunt. Pictured above are, left to right, Tim Truebenbach, Marc Max, Dan...