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Russell Sparby of Erskine, Minn., chuckles while recalling a hunting memory at the "Moose River Hilton" during a hunting break on the opening day of deer season. (Brad Dokken photo)
Wanted: Story ideas for deer season
9 hours 21 min ago
Ruffed grouse drumming counts were up 57 percent this past spring in Minnesota, but the hoped-for increase in production didn't happen in most areas. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Biologist can't explain poor grouse hunting
10 hours 16 min ago
Change in portable deer stand law set for WMAs in northwest Minnesota
10 hours 17 min ago
OUTDOORS CALENDAR
10 hours 21 min ago
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Fall often brings wanderers to our area
11 hours 16 min ago
NICE FISH
11 hours 21 min ago
October 16, 2017
Bear hit in Grand Forks County weighed 300 pounds
October 16, 2017 - 5:12pm
October 15, 2017
Tony Moe of the Fourtown Grygla Sportsman's Club stands by a gate blocking access to a .7-mile length of trail in June. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hoping to acquire the land as part of an exchange with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which owns the parcel, to connect an ATV trail  in Beltrami Island State Forest.  (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
October 15, 2017 - 9:42am
Jan Johnson of rural Roseau, Minn., shot this bear Oct. 1 in the Malung-Pencer area of Roseau County in the No-Quota Hunting Zone. The bear weighed more than 700 pounds live weight on two different scales and 602 pounds field-dressed. (Photo courtesy of Jan Johnson)
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
October 15, 2017 - 8:55am
Members of the Gerdes Nation come in all ages, and they'll be back at Norris Camp this week marking the 50th anniversary of the family's annual gathering in Beltrami Island State Forest. (Photo courtesy of Amy Bodine)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: The Gerdes Nation marks 50-year tradition
October 15, 2017 - 8:42am
Gary Jones of East Grand Forks caught and released this 6-pound smallmouth bass Saturday, Oct. 7 while fishing a lake in northeast South Dakota
IN THE FIELD
October 15, 2017 - 8:41am
Andy Schoneich, co-author of "Evans Duck Decoy Factory: A Collectors Comprehensive Pictorial Reference Guide," displays one of the Walter Evans decoys that prompted him to write the book with Terry Smart. (Photo courtesy of Andy Schoneich)
Book brings decoy history to life
October 15, 2017 - 7:43am
OUTDOORS CALENDAR
October 15, 2017 - 6:40am
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: What gull? That can be hard to tell
October 15, 2017 - 6:40am
October 13, 2017
Andy Fruetel of East Grand Forks shot this big bear with a bow in September while hunting in Minnesota’s No-Quota Zone in Marshall County.
Andy Fruetel bear
October 13, 2017 - 4:41pm