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January 7, 2018
Derik Zimmel had a line on this bull moose caught on a trail camera near Honeyford, N.D., before moose season but never saw the big bull after hunting season started. (Submitted photo)
Grand Forks hunter Derik Zimmel recalls experience of drawing once-in-a-lifetime elk and moose tags in the same year
January 7, 2018 - 6:00am
December 31, 2017
Becky Schweitzer, Minot, put this once-in-a-lifetime elk on the ground on Oct. 7, 2017, near Watford City, N.D. Submitted photo
Minot hunter recalls 'awesome experience' filling her once-in-lifetime elk tag
December 31, 2017 - 7:23pm
October 11, 2017
Elk occasionally wander into Grand Forks County from the Pembina Hills or other, more traditional elk country. This isn’t the animal, but a young bull elk was hit by a vehicle Saturday night on U.S. Highway 2 near Grand Forks, and a game warden put the injured animal down Sunday morning in a cornfield on the north side of the highway.
Motorist hits bull elk near Grand Forks airport
October 11, 2017 - 2:44pm
October 8, 2017
A 57 percent increase in spring ruffed grouse drumming counts hasn't translated into higher hunting success this fall in many parts of Minnesota's grouse range. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Minnesota ruffed grouse success mixed so far, Northwest elk hunters go six for six etc.
October 8, 2017 - 8:15am
August 27, 2017
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VEEDER: 'Man-cation' not without its hiccups
August 27, 2017 - 6:30am
August 15, 2017
Standing Rock Game, Fish and Wildlife Department Director Jeff Kelly (left) shakes hands with North Dakota Game and Fish Department Director Terry Steinwand on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Fort Yates, N.D., after signing a memorandum of understanding for an elk hunting season within the Standing Rock Reservation. Behind them are Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II and Gov. Doug Burgum.
State, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe collaborate on elk season
August 15, 2017 - 6:42pm
April 7, 2017
The DNR's annual winter aerial survey tallied 79 elk in northwest Minnesota's three elk herds. (Photo/ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Grygla elk numbers continue to drop, DNR says
April 7, 2017 - 11:21am
March 10, 2017
N.D. Game and Fish summarizes 'big 3' seasons
March 10, 2017 - 3:38pm
March 9, 2017
The deadline to apply for North Dakota's "big three" -- elk, moose and bighorn sheep -- seasons is March 22. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier column: Successful 'big three' hunt requires preparation
March 9, 2017 - 9:39am
March 3, 2017
There'll be more opportunity for elk hunters in North Dakota this fall. (N.D. Game and Fish Department)
North Dakota proposes more moose and elk licenses
March 3, 2017 - 1:25pm
February 24, 2017
Minnesota DNR photo
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR wraps up northwest Minnesota elk surveys
February 24, 2017 - 3:01pm
February 22, 2017
Gary Thompson of Tri-State Diving in Detroit Lakes, Minn., found a massive elk antler while diving in a nearby lake last summer. Meagan Pittelko/Forum News Serviceplay button
500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
February 22, 2017 - 11:18am
December 30, 2016
An elk moves through a patch of trees in northwest Minnesota in this undated photo. Elk were in the news in 2016 in Minnesota and North Dakota. (Photo/Minnesota DNR)
2016: The outdoors in review
December 30, 2016 - 1:29pm
November 22, 2016
White-tailed deer in the woods near Barnum, Minn., in 2014. Minnesota's firearms deer-hunting season opens Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. (Forum News Service file photo)
UPDATE: DNR response to new chronic wasting disease cases: shoot more deer
November 22, 2016 - 8:34pm
November 11, 2016
Richfield, Minn., artist Tim Turenne’s painting of a walleye foraging on minnows will be featured on the 2017 Minnesota walleye stamp. (Minnesota DNR)
Outdoors Notebook: Refuges to open to upland hunting
November 11, 2016 - 12:21pm