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Mike Olson (left) of Thompson, N.D., and Drake Herd of Alexandria, Minn., share the stage Sept. 7 after their top 10 finishes in the Cabela's National Walleye Tour championship on Lake of the Woods. Olson and Herd, along with fellow walleye pro Robert Cardenas of Gem Lake, Minn., travel together to NWT events and share information while practice fishing before the tournaments. (Photo/ Aaron Eikhorst via Mike Olson)
Mike Olson adds touring walleye pro to his fishing addictions list
16 hours 10 min ago
Jason Mitchell (from left), Kyle Blanchfield of Woodland Resort and Steve "Zippy" Dahl, all of Devils Lake, exchange handshakes and paperwork upon the sale of Mitchell's Guide Service to the Perch Patrol Guide Service, which Dahl helped found in 1995. Blanchfield had been a partner in Mitchell's Guide Service since 2008, when Mitchell purchased Tony Dean's outdoors TV show and launched "Jason Mitchell Outdoors." (Photo courtesy of Perch Patrol Guide Service)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Perch Patrol buys Mitchell's Guide Service on Devils Lake from Jason Mitchell
16 hours 13 min ago
Working with partner agencies and volunteer citizen-scientists, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has developed a more effective method of sampling spruce grouse populations. (Photo/ Beau Liddell, Minnesota DNR)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR adds security layer to online harvest registration, Remaining North Dakota wild turkey tags available Sept. 26, Minnesota improves spruce grouse survey
16 hours 43 min ago
Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department
16 hours 43 min ago
Dan Markham distributes duck decoys between two canoes in preparation for Saturday's duck hunting opener Friday at the Squaw Lake Bird Watchers Society hunting camp. The camp recently put much of its property into a conservation easement. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Historic duck camp tradition lives on: Conservation easements will keep shoreline undeveloped to protect wild rice.
16 hours 44 min ago
Dan Markham shots a ring neck duck shortly at sunrise Saturday morning. Markham and two hunting partners shot seven ducks on Nature's Lake opening morning. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Ducky weather greets hunters on opening day
16 hours 44 min ago
September 21, 2018
Ralph Kingsbury of Grafton, N.D., photographed this bull elk Thursday, Sept. 20, near Ardoch, N.D. (Photo submitted by Ralph Kingsbury)
Bull elk photographed Thursday near Ardoch, N.D.
September 21, 2018 - 11:00am
Kathreeya Keomany, Harlie Corneliusen and Kandance Daoheuang, sixth-graders in Warroad, Minn., show some of the wild rice they gathered during a recent class field trip to Baudette Bay, a tributary of the Rainy River in Baudette, Minn. A total of 56 sixth-graders made the trip as part of teacher Allen Edman's Minnesota History class. (Photo courtesy of Allen Edman)
Sixth-graders in Warroad, Minn., learn traditional wild rice gathering techniques
September 21, 2018 - 9:20am
September 20, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity is filing a suit to force the federal government to develop a new wolf recovery plan for the U.S. even as efforts are underway to remove all federal protections for the big carnivore. Forum News Service file photo
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
September 20, 2018 - 6:27pm
OUTDOORS REPORT: Fall fishing patterns are beginning to emerge; autumn colors are becoming more apparent
September 20, 2018 - 12:46pm
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
September 20, 2018 - 12:42pm
September 19, 2018
Benny Huebner, 14, of Grand Forks, shot his first buck just before 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, a few miles south of Grand Forks during North Dakota's youth deer season. This is Huebner's first year deer hunting, and he shot the 8-point buck with a .30-06 rifle at a distance of about 50 yards, said his mom, Kjersten, who submitted the photo. Benny is in the 9th grade at Red River High School in Grand Forks. Click on the image to see the complete photo.
Benny Huebner youth deer season buck
September 19, 2018 - 1:49pm
Pheasants do better with warmer, drier conditions versus cooler, wetter conditions during the hatch, which peaks around the third week of June. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: Fall hunting preview highlights habitat partnerships
September 19, 2018 - 9:40am
September 18, 2018
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American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
September 18, 2018 - 11:35am
September 17, 2018
A lake sturgeon fingerling about to be released into Big Stone Lake in August 2018 in a joint fisheries venture between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. Courtesy photo / Minnesota DNR
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
September 17, 2018 - 3:52pm