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April 5, 2017
At its lowest point in the mid-1900s, the bald eagle breeding population was estimated at fewer than 500 nesting pairs in the lower 48 states.   North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: The amazing bald eagle recovery success story
April 5, 2017 - 9:45am
April 2, 2017
Minnesota Legislature so far cool to outdoor fee increases
April 2, 2017 - 4:18pm
t3.27.17 Sam Cook -- 040217.O.DNT.KAMLOOPSc2 -- Kamloops rainbow trout and a few steelhead flop and splash in a seine net held by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries employees on Monday at the French River. Sam Cook  / scook@duluthnews.complay button
Crews hold Kamloops round-up on the French River
April 2, 2017 - 12:16pm
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls during the 2016 spring runoff on the Knife River. A new genetics study indicates that steelhead rainbow trout and Kamloops rainbow trout are interbreeding in North Shore streams. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com
Study: Steelhead, Kamloops rainbows interbreeding on North Shore
April 2, 2017 - 11:14am
April 1, 2017
The entry sign to the Van Hook Recreation site gives a quick look at the services available at the most popular boat ramp access points anywhere on Lake Sakakawea. The site is managed by the Mountrail County Park Board, under lease from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Lauren Donovan / Bismarck Tribune
Van Hook braces for drilling
April 1, 2017 - 4:24pm
March 31, 2017
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn.
Capitol Chatter: Governor candidates look at rural Minnesota
March 31, 2017 - 3:06pm
March 29, 2017
Birches cut by people to sell on eBay. Photo from Washburn County (Wis.) Sheriff's Department
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
March 29, 2017 - 9:09pm
Minnesota state Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer of Big Lake says on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, a bill from her committee helps fund new election equipment. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
March 29, 2017 - 9:07pm
March 26, 2017
t03.19.2017 -- Sam Cook -- 032617.C.DNT.SamC1 -- A chunky lake trout from the end of the Gunflint Trail this past week. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
March 26, 2017 - 6:00am
March 25, 2017
Brock Haugrud of Lake Nebagamon prepares to land a steelhead during the opener on Wisconsin's Brule River on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The fish, a female steelhead, measured just over 26 inches long. Clint Austin / Forum News Serviceplay button
Back on the Brule
March 25, 2017 - 8:37pm
March 21, 2017
Doug Leier - North Dakota Game and Fish Department Carrie Snyder / The Forum
Doug Leier: Lots of talk about winter weather and wildlife
March 21, 2017 - 6:29pm
Mille Lacs Lake fishing guide Steve Fellegy holds a 26-inch walleye taken on his boat in this 2013 photo while fishing mud flats at the north end of the lake. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
March 21, 2017 - 11:13am
March 19, 2017
Dan Wilfond, right, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries specialist at French River, prepares to measure a northern pike while doing a fisheries survey on Grand Lake north of Duluth in 2015. At left is Peter Nasby, a DNR fisheries intern. Forum News Servce file photo
Outdoor groups urge Minn. lawmakers to approve fee increases
March 19, 2017 - 11:00am
This photo, taken from a video made by Dennis Pratt of Superior, Wis., this spring, shows a male and female steelhead (rainbow trout) on a spawning bed in a Brule River tributary upstream of U.S. Highway 2. To see the video, go to Pratt's Facebook page at facebook.com/DennisPratt
Some Wis. river anglers prefer using flies for the stream's big steelheads
March 19, 2017 - 10:00am
March 17, 2017
The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department recently released its deer management plan for public review. Submitted photo
SD seeking more successful deer hunts
March 17, 2017 - 6:17pm