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Ice Fishing More Like Slush Fishing Now, Hopefully Freezing Soon

Expert says go out next week, but still be careful.

DULUTH, Minn.- The weather and temperature hasn’t been ideal for ice fishing in the Northland, but that is subject to change. The owner of Marine General on London Road said the ice has been pretty slushy until now. He encourages anglers to get out next week when temps are expected to drop, and all that slush is expected to refreeze….

It’s Turkey Fry Time! Marine General Hosting Annual Fundraiser Wednesday

Marine General is Hosting the Annual Turkey Fry Fundraiser Wednesday, November 20 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – 60 turkeys will be deep fried outside Marine General in Duluth on Wednesday, November 20. The public is invited to stop by the store located at 1501 London Road from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for turkey sandwiches, ice fishing information, and more. The 11th annual event will also kick off Bob’s Bike Drive. This year, more…

DNR’s Take a Kid Fishing Event Kicked-Off Today

Minnesota residents can fish without a license this weekend if their child is 15 or younger and in the boat with them

DULUTH, Minn.- Minnesota residents can fish without a license this weekend if they take their children 15 years or younger with them. The DNR’s ‘Take a Kid Fishing’ weekend kicked off today, and that means all weekend long Minnesota families can create memories out on the thousands of lakes in the state. While Minnesotans fifteen and younger don’t need fishing…

Minnesota Fishing Preview

It may be snowing today, but thousands will be out on the lake fishing this weekend

DULUTH, Minn.- It’s a cold and snowy forecast, but come this weekend, Minnesota fishermen will be hitting the waters as the 2019 season kicks off Saturday. As the opener approaches the rush is on to get fishing supplies. Some always wait until the last minute, but weather has also played a huge role in the shopping delay. Russ Francicso, Owner…

Hot Turkey Sandwiches and Soup at Marine General

Store Hands Out Free Food to Raise Money for Bob's Bike Drive

DULUTH, Minn.- The parking lot of Marine General was packed Wednesday, as they hosted their annual Turkey Fry. People could get a free turkey sandwich and some wild rice soup, all with donations being accepted for Bob’s Bike Drive. The Drive gives bikes to needy kids around the holidays. “Bringing awareness to the Bob’s Bike Drive,” said Marine General’s Retail…

Reelin’ It In

Salmon Classic Fishing Contest Held at Silver Lake

Silver Bay, Minn.- This weekend brought out hundreds of Anglers in Silver Bay for the 18th annual Salmon Classic Fishing Contest. The crystalline water of Lake Superior laps gently against the wooden pier. Fishermen were out at the crack of dawn to get out on the water. While the fish were probably still asleep, if they were smart. Hours later, a boat motor…

Minnesota’s Take a Kid Fishing

Minnesotans over the age of 16 can take a kid fishing without having a fishing license.

DULUTH, Minn.- This weekend the state of Minnesota is inviting you to grab the fishing rod, tackle box, and kids to catch and release for free. It’s Take a Kid Fishing weekend, Minnesotans over the age of 16 can take a kid fishing without having a fishing license. The free pass weekend is an opportunity for inexperienced anglers to give…

Minnesota Fishing Season Opens Saturday

Mothers aren't required to have a fishing license during

DULUTH, Minn. – We are less than 24 hours away from the 2018 Minnesota Fishing Opener. Nearly 1.5 million anglers are licensed in the state and people here in Duluth and across Minnesota are getting ready to hit the water. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Males account for 65 percent of fishing license holders. Females account for 35 percent. We…

Northland Fishing Season Update

Duluth is one place ready to prove that a little ice won't get in the way and stop people from fishing.

DULUTH, Minn. – The fishing opener in Minnesota is May 12. A day many have been planning for to kick off their summer fishing season. But with Minnesota lakes still filled with ice, getting those boats out could be tough. But one shop in Duluth is showing us how it’s not too late to get a head start and is gearing…

Marine General Helping Provide Bikes For Kids With Fried Turkeys

The turkey flavors were: creole garlic, creole butter, lemon butter pepper and barbecue mesquite.

DULUTH, Minn. – The folks over at Marine General in Duluth were up at 5:30 a.m. dropping 60 turkeys in the fryer for their annual Turkey Fry. In it’s 18th year, Marine General partnered up with Bob’s Bike Drive to raise money and donate Huffy bikes to kids in the Northland. “It’s just one of those things getting kids outside,…

Technology Training with Lowrance at Duluth Boat Show

Marine Electronics University Available for Public

DULUTH, Minn. – The 51st Annual Duluth Boat, Sports, Travel and RV Show is underway and technology training is being offered there this year. Lowrance is bringing their Marine Electronics University to the Duluth Sport Show. They’re leading a hands–on workshop using Lowrance HDS GEN3 Touch units. Sessions will have instruction on everything from routine setup and product use, to…