THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND If nobody else see's it..
I asked myself the question this morning. If I was fishing by myself and caught the state record walleye (or bullhead?) would I feel a little empty compared to if my wife, and/or kids were with me? I ... Posted on 5/23/13 at 9:34 AM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Kit Beckel marks 50 years on Lake of the Woods
Every once in awhile in this business you come across a true character and a story that stands out among your favorites.
Such was the case Saturday, when I had the opportunity to fish with Kit Beck... Posted on 9/24/12 at 11:58 AM
THE WANNABE BIRDER Teenage starlings
An extended family of starlings blew in with Monday's gale.
The clan includes a number of juveniles -- one can tell from their grayish-brown color, slightly smaller and plumper stature and behavior.
... Posted on 6/9/09 at 6:45 AM
The Humane Society of the United States and other animal welfare groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday to restore federal protections for gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region that were lifted last year.
With that in mind, a Grand Forks-based company has a simple, lightweight solution in the form of its DueNorth All Purpose Traction Aids. Available in small, medium and large sizes for both men and women, the devices feature tungsten carbide spikes on the soles and slip over boots or shoes to provide protection against slipping and sliding on even the iciest of surfaces.
The end of another year is a time to reflect on days spent outdoors with friends and family. I didn’t hunt deer this fall, and cruddy October weather — plus a project that turned out to be more challenging than anticipated — cut into my upland hunting time.
Anglers and boaters must adhere to stricter rules on Lake Winnibigoshish near Deer River, Minn., because the lake has been designated “infested waters” under state regulations. The infested-waters designation was made May 7 because of an exotic species, the faucet snail, first found on the lake in 2007. The snail is a host for a trematode that has caused the die-off of hundreds of scaup and coots on Lake Winnibigoshish during the past two falls’ waterfowl migrations.
About 100 white bass hitched a short ride recently between two small Ramsey County lakes, but the fish relocation was a bigger step in relations between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Southeast Asian anglers.
It was a great week for eagles. Herald photographer Jackie Lorentz encountered six bald eagles near the mouth of the Red Lake River. Her picture of two eagles was in Wednesday’s paper. Reports of eagles came from many other watchers. All this supports the assertion that bald eagles are back.
The raven’s not a bird you expect to encounter in Grand Forks County, but the bird Suezette and I encountered the other day was definitely a raven.
I was suspicious as soon as we saw the bird — but for a moment we allowed ourselves to think it might be the glaucous gull that brightened up our late December.
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