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December 9, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Blue jay habits create blue jay habitat
December 9, 2018 - 6:43am
While developments in ice fishing gear are ever-changing, the fun of catching fish through the ice is constant. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Gear and gizmos: Here's a look at some of what's new as ice fishing hits high gear
December 9, 2018 - 6:31am
OUTDOORS CALENDAR
December 9, 2018 - 6:30am
December 8, 2018
An antenna pokes out of the feathers of a mallard. Courtesy of Cindy Anchor
Studying the mallard migration: Cellphone technology helping to gather new information on ducks
December 8, 2018 - 12:42pm
December 7, 2018
A mountain lion was apparently found Friday morning, Dec. 7, near Nimrod. The animal was believed to have been hit by a car. Special to Forum News Service
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota
December 7, 2018 - 6:52pm
Jay Tomczak of U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Warroad, Minn., walks Lake of the Woods Tourism Director Joe Henry through the process of entering the U.S. on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 using the new iPad ROAM remote border crossing technology. First available on Minnesota's Northwest Angle in August 2017, ROAM has now been expanded to other sites along U.S.-Canada border waters, CBP said Thursday. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Forum News Service)
U.S. Customs and Border Protection expands remote border waters sites with ROAM border crossing app
December 7, 2018 - 11:48am
A mule deer buck (not the one pictured) has initially tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Unit 3A1 of northwest North Dakota. If confirmed as expected, the finding will mark the first case of CWD outside Unit 3F2 of southwest North Dakota, the Game and Fish Department says. (Photo/ Ty Stockton, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Brad Dokken: Mule deer buck initially tests positive for chronic wasting disease in northwest N.D., Game and Fish Department says
December 7, 2018 - 9:43am
December 6, 2018
Bill Hansen, of Petoskey, Mich., hunts the Chip Allen Game Production Area in Southwest Miner County on the first day of pheasant hunting season back in October. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
Optimism brings more pheasant hunters to South Dakota
December 6, 2018 - 8:27pm
December 5, 2018
Despite the threat of bad weather and fishable ice further north, the St. Paul Ice Fishing Show on Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2018, still attracted a big crowd. Steve Hoffman / Forum News Service
Hot new ice-fishing gear on display at expo
December 5, 2018 - 6:36pm
A wild deer, though not one of the two pictured, has been identified as possibly having chronic wasting disease in Houston County of southeast Minnesota. Confirmation, which is expected, would make the deer the first to test positive for CWD in the county. (File photo/ Minnesota DNR)
Wild deer identified as possibly having chronic wasting disease in Houston County of southeast Minnesota
December 5, 2018 - 4:46pm
Wildlife researcher Austin Homkes, who studies the relationship between wolves and beavers in Voyageurs National Park, stands next to a giant jack pine that turned  out to  be the largest living jack pine measured in the U.S. The tree, located along Namakan Lake in the park, is now the official national jack pine "champion tree." Photo courtesy Thomas Gable
Largest jack pine in U.S. confirmed in Voyageurs Park
December 5, 2018 - 3:36pm
An image of GPS tracking of multiple wolves in six different packs around Voyageurs National Park shows how much the wolf packs avoid each other's range. Image courtesy of Thomas Gable
Voyageurs Park wolves eating beaver and blueberries, but not moose
December 5, 2018 - 3:20pm
December 4, 2018
DNR sets two deer hunts in southeast Minnesota in effort to contain chronic wasting disease
December 4, 2018 - 3:07pm
About two-thirds of people who spearfish for pike in North Dakota say they do so simply for the opportunity, and not the prospect of taking a trophy fish. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Darkhouse spearing in North Dakota gains popularity since inaugural season
December 4, 2018 - 1:34pm
December 3, 2018
Tracy Halstensgard (center), administrator of the Roseau River Watershed District, holds the Watershed District of the Year Award the district received from the Minnesota DNR. Toran McCormack, Roseau River Watershed District specialist, is pictured at left and DNR representative Theresa Abbenga is at right. (Photo courtesy of Roseau River Watershed District)
DNR honors Roseau River Watershed District
December 3, 2018 - 3:08pm
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