Now that Memorial Day weekend has arrived and summer has unofficially begun, those taking to the woods should remember: Beware of ticks.RELATED CONTENT
Anglers this summer should not have a problem finding public access points from which to launch a boat on Lakes Sakakawea and Oahe in North Dakota, despite both Missouri River reservoirs being about 10 feet lower than last year.
Devils Lake is ice-free, and walleye and pike fishing has been good, reports Devils Lake fishing guide Mark Bry. Look for current areas to be holding the most fish, Bry said, and culverts, bridges or other places where water comes into the lake all are worth trying.
Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed two provisions of a bill funding outdoors and arts projects, saying a House committee ignored a citizen advisory panel.
The Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the boating season for many Minnesotans. So the Department of Natural Resources is reminding boaters and anglers to be extra vigilant to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Prompted by recent rains, the Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday lifted burning restrictions in all or parts of 32 Minnesota counties, including Polk, Clearwater, Mahnomen and southern Beltrami counties.
CO Robert Gorecki (Baudette) said anglers continue to report excellent fishing on Upper Red Lake. Fishing on Lake of the Woods is also good, with most of the lake now ice free.RELATED CONTENT
Camping restrictions established last year on some wildlife management areas in western North Dakota and along Lake Sakakawea will remain in place this year.
If you haven’t tented in awhile or simply are in the market for a new tent, three recent models from Eureka offer the perfect mix of portability and functionality and are available in two- or three-person sizes, depending on your needs.RELATED CONTENT
A list of upcoming events related to the outdoors
The Department of Natural Resources won’t be offering an elk season this fall near Grygla, Minn., because of low populations in the area.
Zach Johnson spends most of his spare time in the fall hunting waterfowl and deer, but the UND student has started chasing the birds with a camera during the off-season. The results to date have been favorable.RELATED CONTENT
A list of some impressive fish caught recently
I joined Mitch Haaby of Roseau, Minn., earlier this month for a story about collecting antler sheds. My goal wasn’t to write a “how-to” or “where-to” story about hunting for fallen antlers — enough people are scouring the woods already — but instead to tell a story about Haaby’s passion for deer hunting and how collecting antler sheds helps prepare him for hunting season.RELATED CONTENT
Brad Dokken answers the question: Are there hummingbirds in the Grand Forks area, and what can one do besides a hummingbird feeder to attract them?