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September 8, 2016
PETERSON: Looking for aquatic invasive species in unsuspecting places
MINNEAPOLIS — On the shores of Minneapolis' Lake Calhoun, it can get lost in a blur of kayaks, paddleboards, sailboats, fishing boats and...
September 8, 2016 - 11:32am
August 24, 2016
The Minnesota wolf saga: Numbers still don't add up
BRAINERD, Minn.—Numbers-wise, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports that little has changed with the state's wolf population...
August 24, 2016 - 2:19pm
February 7, 2016
DNR highlights elk plan comments
LANCASTER, Minn. — Farmers and ranchers in northwest Minnesota elk country are asking the Department of Natural Resources to make sure...
February 7, 2016 - 8:30am
December 27, 2015
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR extends comment period on elk plan
DNR extends comment period on elk plan The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has extended the comment period on a new elk management plan until Jan. 22 to give people more time to weigh in on the proposal. The original deadline for comment was today. The draft elk management...
December 27, 2015 - 9:15am
December 21, 2015
CLARIFICATION: Talkin' with Dokken: Fishing with a spring
Q. I recently saw a commercial on TV advertising a spring-loaded ice fishing tip-up that automatically sets the hook when a fish strikes. Is that kind of device legal in North Dakota or Minnesota? A. My initial interpretation was that it's not legal in either state, but after further...
December 21, 2015 - 10:29am
December 20, 2015
BRAD DOKKEN: Was it a wolf? Maybe
We'll probably never know whether the large, gray-colored canine Walt Folendorf saw last Sunday morning along the Red Lake River Greenway was...
December 20, 2015 - 8:45am
December 13, 2015
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: USFWS proposes migratory bird frameworks
USFWS proposes migratory bird frameworks Duck season barely has ended in Minnesota and continues through Jan. 3 in the High Plains Unit of western North Dakota, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service already has announced next year's proposed season frameworks. The service,...
December 13, 2015 - 11:20am
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: How to coyote hunt
Q. I'm interested in giving coyote hunting a try this winter. When is the season open, and what do I need in terms of licenses? A. In North...
December 13, 2015 - 9:15am
December 6, 2015
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Elk GPS project on tap for winter
Elk GPS project on tap for winter A research project to fit 20 elk in northwest Minnesota with GPS collars will begin sometime this winter...
December 6, 2015 - 11:15am
Talkin' with Dokken
Q. I read a couple of stories about the two big muskies caught recently on Lake Mille Lacs and was wondering about the unexplained usage of "she" in both stories. I don't recall any explanation of the feminine pronoun in the first piece, and the second story story only paraphrased...
December 6, 2015 - 6:00am
November 29, 2015
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Legacy funding aids pheasant action plan
Pheasants and pheasant habitat in Minnesota will benefit from about $60 million of more than $111 million in habitat programs and projects recommended by the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council for funding from the Outdoor Heritage Fund next year.
November 29, 2015 - 10:00am
Worth a Look: Darkhouse spearfishing
These just might be the "good old days" of northern pike fishing in North Dakota, where populations of the toothy, hard-fighting fish are thriving...
November 29, 2015 - 9:20am
DNR takes comment on new elk management plan
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is taking comment on a proposal to increase the goal for elk populations in central Kittson County...
November 29, 2015 - 8:45am
November 22, 2015
ASK THE DNR: Where do eagles go in the winter?
Q. I noticed the DNR eagle cam is back online. Do bald eagles in Minnesota migrate for the winter, or do they stay on their summer nests? A....
November 22, 2015 - 8:45am
November 15, 2015
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR loosens winter walleye regs on Upper Red
DNR loosens winter walleye regs on Upper Red BEMIDJI—Anglers fishing Upper Red Lake this winter will be able to keep three walleyes—one more than last winter's limit—and those fish can be from a broader size range, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
November 15, 2015 - 4:45am