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Darkhouse spearing participation and pike harvest set a record last winter in North Dakota, the Game and Fish Department said. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Darkhouse spearing sets record in N.D., Tentative North Dakota hunting openers, DNR proposes tighter rule for submitting bear tooth samples on harvested bears etc.
5 hours 50 min ago
A frozen river and ideal ice conditions provided the opportunity for both ice fishing and shinny hockey last weekend in northern Minnesota. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
DOKKEN: Ambitious weekend serves up great memories of ice fishing
6 hours 26 min ago
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: A listing of Christmas Bird Counts, state park events and other outdoors happenings
6 hours 42 min ago
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Was it three finches? Or many?
6 hours 49 min ago
December 14, 2018
A bald eagle swoops in to chase a hawk from a gut pile  in this Nov. 7 trail camera photo in northern Minnesota. (Photo courtesy of Jeff Birchem)
Bald eagle is king of the gut pile in trail camera photo
December 14, 2018 - 7:03pm
A bald eagle swoops in to chase a hawk from a gut pile  in this Nov. 7 trail camera photo in northern Minnesota. (Photo courtesy of Jeff Birchem)
Bald eagle is king of the gut pile in trail camera photo
December 14, 2018 - 4:52pm
 Dan Wilkens, administrator of the Sand Hill River Watershed District, stands by a recently completed restoration project on the Sand Hill River near Fertile, Minn., on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Wilkens is retiring Dec. 31 as head of the watershed district, which he organized in 1974. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
'Voice of the Red River Basin' calls it a career
December 14, 2018 - 7:00am
December 13, 2018
A wolf stalks a fish in Voyageurs National Park. On Thursday, Dec. 13, researchers released the first-ever video of wolves eating fish, and said GPS data shows one pack spent about half their time during several weeks in April and May “hunting" around creeks, namely for spawning suckers and northern pike. Still frame from Voyageurs National Park video
Voyageurs Park wolves are fishing
December 13, 2018 - 7:25pm
Young hockey players from a team in Baudette, Minn., and a team from Bemidji logged a different kind of ice time Saturday, Dec. 8, when they spent the day ice fishing on Lake of the Woods out of Ballard’s Resort and iced a pile of walleyes, saugers and even an eelpout in the process. Click on the image to see the complete photo. (Photo courtesy of Ballard's Resort and Lake of the Woods Tourism)
OUTDOOR REPORT: Some resorts allow vehicle traffic on the ice but caution is crucial
December 13, 2018 - 11:18am
Aiden Evitts of Roseau, Minn., caught this 31-inch walleye Saturday, Dec. 8, on Lake of the Woods while fishing with his dad, John. The fish was kept for mounting.
Trophy Room: 11-year-old catches two trophy walleyes in same day
December 13, 2018 - 8:50am
December 12, 2018
Dave Nomsen, vice president of government affairs for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. (Photo/ Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever)
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever outline conservation components in new Farm Bill; other groups praise measure
December 12, 2018 - 9:19am
December 11, 2018
The red-tailed hawk, which was shot through its leg with an arrow, was spotted on Nov. 30 and captured  on Dec. 5. University of Minnesota Raptor Center
Hawk shot with arrow euthanized at U of M Raptor Center
December 11, 2018 - 8:35am
December 10, 2018
Leech Lake anglers will be able to keep a wider size range of walleye starting on the 2019 fishing opener, officials announced Monday, Dec. 10. Forum News Service file photo
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
December 10, 2018 - 5:24pm
December 9, 2018
The DNR Enforcement Division’s 18 new conservation officers are (Bottom row, left to right): Garrett Thomas, Anthony Flerlage, Taylor Hochstein, Ashley Whiteoak and Ben Karon. (Middle row, left to right): Blong Lor, Leah Kampa, Andrew Goodman, Tyler Lusignan, Annette Kyllo and Shane Zavodnik. (Top row, left to right): Jacob Swedberg, Tyler Ramaker, Clint Fitzgerald, Nathan Benkofske, Michael Lerchen, Jacqueline Hughes and Anthony Elwell. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New DNR conservation officers go to work, N.D. Coyote Catalog now available etc.
December 9, 2018 - 7:54am
Reduced winter limits set to take effect March 1 on Lake of the Woods aim to maintain quality fishing in light of steadily increasing ice fishing pressure. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Tighter regulations set for March 1 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
December 9, 2018 - 7:52am