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February 24, 2017
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OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR wraps up northwest Minnesota elk surveys
February 24, 2017 - 3:01pm
The LifeStraw filters up to 264 gallons of water and retails for $19.95. (Photo/ LifeStraw)
GET YOUR GEAR ON: LifeStraw personal water filter
February 24, 2017 - 2:11pm
Braden Durick, 7, Grand Forks, releases a hefty rainbow trout he caught Saturday, Feb. 18, during the Cabela's On Ice kids' fishing event at Ryan Pond in Grand Forks. (Photo/ Brad Durick)
Kids take to the ice for fishing event
February 24, 2017 - 2:09pm
ALWAYS IN SEASON: MIKE JACOBS/ Early migrants reach the valley
February 24, 2017 - 2:07pm
February 24, 2017 - 2:07pm
Ted Takasaki trolls for walleyes in this undated photo. The veteran professional walleye fisherman and outdoors communicator says his seminars on four-wheel-drive trolling refer to the importance of proper boat control in improving fishing success. (Photo courtesy of Ted Takasaki)
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
February 24, 2017 - 2:05pm
Volunteer outdoor education instructor Jon Eerkes holds a northern pike caught Friday, Feb. 17 on Lake Bronson during the Heritage Christian School's winter camping excursion to Lake Bronson State Park in northwest Minnesota. The school is in nearby Karlstad, Minn. (Photo courtesy of Jon Eerkes)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Learning in the wild
February 24, 2017 - 2:03pm
February 23, 2017
Outdoors Report: Fishing remains good on Lake of the Woods; walleye season on Upper Red and other Minnesota inland waters closes Sunday
February 23, 2017 - 3:35pm
February 22, 2017
USDA sets webinars on conservation program
February 22, 2017 - 4:49pm
Adalyn Linnell, 5, of Warren, Minn., caught this 18-inch walleye -- her first fish through the ice -- on Saturday, Feb. 18 while fishing with her grandpa, Jon Linnell of Warren. "She was a real trooper, getting live bait out of the minnow bucket and all," Linnell writes. "I have had her out soft water fishing, so now she is a veteran at both." Adalyn is the daughter of Jeremy and Tricia Linnell of Warren. Click on the image to see the full photo.
Adalyn Linnell walleye
February 22, 2017 - 11:02am
February 20, 2017
Rich Lehn of Grand Forks took advantage of a balmy afternoon Feb. 17 to catch this 38-inch northern pike on a northeast North Dakota pond. The pike hit a smelt fished below a tipup. Lehn released the fish after a couple of quick photos. Click on the image to see the complete photo.
Rich Lehn pike
February 20, 2017 - 5:09pm
Blake LaFleur, Devils Lake caught this 18½-inch white bass Feb. 13 on Devils Lake. He is submitting the catch, which weighed 4.27 and 4.32 pounds, to the International Game Fish Association as a world record for 2-pound-test line. Confirmation will take several months. (Submitted photo)play button
Devils Lake angler catches potential world line-class record white bass
February 20, 2017 - 11:50am
February 17, 2017
The beauty of venison such as this tenderloin is the variety of tasty options in which it can be prepared, including the Garlic and Pepper Venison Steak with Onion Sauce recipe from Lake of the Woods Tourism. (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
CAMP COOKBOOK: Lake of the Woods Tourism's recipe for Garlic and Pepper Venison Steak with Onion Sauce
February 17, 2017 - 4:51pm
 In the last 10 years, North Dakota has averaged about 90,000 Canada geese and 25,000 mallards during the winter survey,  this year’s numbers were well below that. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Winter geese numbers reflect the weather
February 17, 2017 - 4:43pm
ASK THE DNR: Where to aerate and what to trout eat?
February 17, 2017 - 4:42pm