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Fisheries workers with the Wisconsin and Minnesota Departments of Natural Resources net walleyes from an electro-fishing boat during a walleye population assessment on the St. Louis River in 2015. Minnesota DNR officials are asking the Minnesota Legislature to increase prices on some fishing and hunting licenses to support DNR work, including fisheries research. File photo
Sam Cook: Legislature showing little inclination to increase outdoors funding
2 hours 34 min ago
Two volunteers with the fishing group Minnesota Steelheader carry trash from the mouth of the Sucker River northeast of Duluth during an Adopt-a-River clean-up event. A landowner whose property borders the river considered closing angler access to the river in part because of trash he has found on his land. Minnesota Steelheader photo
Anglers still have access to lower Sucker River -- for now
4 hours 6 min ago
April 28, 2017
Brad Dokken
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Public land an asset, not a liability
April 28, 2017 - 3:28pm
Mule deer numbers are up in the Badlands of western North Dakota, the Game and Fish Department reports, based on results from the department's annual spring mule deer survey. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: ND mule deer numbers rise
April 28, 2017 - 3:25pm
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April 28, 2017 - 3:23pm
Rick Mercil of Grand Forks mans a drift boat during a recent steelhead fishing trip to the Pacific Northwest. (Photo courtesy of Rick Mercil, special to the Herald)
Fishing trip delivers steelhead serenity
April 28, 2017 - 3:18pm
April 27, 2017
A Minnesota angler holds a walleye before releasing it. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are considering reducing the state's walleye limit from six to four. News Tribune file
Fishing Report: Unwelcome wintry blast generally puts fishing on hold across the region
April 27, 2017 - 5:08pm
April 23, 2017
Kyle Blanchfield of Woodland Resort on Devils Lake said the influx of water that has seen the lake rise by about 30 feet since 1992 has been a boon for fish populations and the tourism business. After falling the past couple of years, the lake is projected to rise about 2 feet this summer but won't reach the record elevation of 1,454.3 feet set in June 2011. (Brad Dokken/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Influx of water keeps tourism dollars flowing on Devils Lake
April 23, 2017 - 7:00am
April 21, 2017
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken column: Catfish League set to roll
April 21, 2017 - 2:52pm
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April 20, 2017
FISHING REPORT: Walleye season closes with a bang on Rainy River and Lake of the Woods
April 20, 2017 - 1:42pm
April 19, 2017
Studies have shown that year-round fishing in North Dakota has not been detrimental to walleye and pike populations. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: In defense of North Dakota's year-round fishing season
April 19, 2017 - 10:45am
Carter Brown of Walhalla, N.D., wrestled this northern pike to shore April 15 near Cando, N.D., while fishing with his grandfather, Dan Horgan. The pike, which measured 44 inches, weighed 23½ pounds. Carter released the pike after a couple of quick photos. Click on the image to see the complete photo.
Carter Brown's pike
April 19, 2017 - 10:11am
April 16, 2017
Kevin Bovee of the Lake Superior Steelhead Association describes how a stream improvement on the upper Knife River has narrowed the river's channel. Bob King / Forum News Service
Shoring up a stream: Angling group spearheads project to benefit Knife River steelhead
April 16, 2017 - 4:29pm