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May 15, 2016
Tyler Brasel of Waskish, Minn., watches his depth finder Monday while crappie fishing on Upper Red Lake. Brasel, who'll be guiding for walleyes on Saturday's Minnesota fishing opener, said walleye fishing on the big lake is easy these days. (Brad Dokken photo)
BRAD DOKKEN: Wind dampens Upper Red Lake crappie quest
May 15, 2016 - 10:30am
May 13, 2016
Walleye opener forecast calls for cool, windy in northern Minnesota
May 13, 2016 - 6:15am
Jim Petrowske (left), Waskish, Minn., scoops spottail shiner minnows while grandson Jonny (right) gets ready to fill another pail for wholesaler Spence Haugen (background) Monday in Waskish. Jonny Petrowske is a licensed minnow trapper and sells the bait to wholesalers across the region. (Brad Dokken photo)play button
VIDEO: Walleye make an amazing comeback at Red Lake, 10 years after season reopens
May 13, 2016 - 6:00am
May 8, 2016
ASK THE DNR: How can I help track Minnesota springs?
May 8, 2016 - 9:00am
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May 8, 2016 - 8:45am
Lymeez tick gaiters are treated with permethrin, a chemical that is the most effective tick repellent known. According to the company's website, when ticks climb onto the treated gaiters, they fall off and/or die a short time later. (Lymeez Co. photo)
GET YOUR GEAR ON: Lymeez Tick Gaiter
May 8, 2016 - 7:20am
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OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Deer gun tags; river access; area canoe events; CRP
May 8, 2016 - 7:10am
May 1, 2016
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Postal Service unveils stamp collection
May 1, 2016 - 11:30am
Gary Nelson (center) and Jeff Parness (right) assist adaptive skier Hannah Papenfuss in February 2013 at Annie's House, the ski lodge at Bottineau Winter Park near Bottineau, N.D. Gary Nelson is father of Ann Nelson, who died in Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and for whom Annie's House is named. (Scott Wagar, Bottineau Courant photo)
BRAD DOKKEN: Raffle offers another shot at a North Dakota elk tag
May 1, 2016 - 11:15am
Rainy Day Reads: Cranes, Herons & Egrets: The Elegance of Our Tallest Birds
May 1, 2016 - 10:30am
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Killdeer stir wonder as they run
May 1, 2016 - 8:45am
April 29, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Walleye season opens May 14
April 29, 2016 - 7:00pm
April 29, 2016 - 6:45am
April 25, 2016
Nathan Lafleur of Devils Lake released this massive northern pike Wednesday evening on Devils Lake. Lafleur, who caught the fish on a fly rod, said the pike measured 51.5 inches. He says he never considered keeping the fish, even though it was longer than the state record pike, a 48-inch, 37-pound, 8-ounce pike caught in 1968 on Lake Sakakawea. (Submitted photo)
BRAD DOKKEN: Devils Lake angler Nathan Lafleur releases giant northern pike
April 25, 2016 - 3:32pm
April 24, 2016
A volunteer shoulders a rifle in 1991 after completion of a deer stand accessible to disabled hunters at Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge. The Theif River Falls chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association recently refurbished the stand, making it fully enclosed with doors and windows.
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Senate passes bipartisan Sportsmen's Act
April 24, 2016 - 11:30am