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February 10, 2019
The Sailorettes, a group of Grand Forks-area women who ditch their husbands and significant others every year to go ice fishing, had another successful excursion to Lake of the Woods. Pictured with an eelpout they caught during this year's trip are Erin Snyder (from left), Trish Winter, Stacey Flesche and Kelsey Schemionek. (Photo courtesy of Stacey Flesche)
Sailorettes launch ice fishing tradition and ditch significant others for annual Lake of the Woods trip
February 10, 2019 - 7:00am
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OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: OHF grant expands DU habitat program in North Dakota, Federal bill targets CWD, DNR finalizes leadership team etc.
February 10, 2019 - 6:59am
Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Fishing tournaments, candlelight ski events and banquets among upcoming events
February 10, 2019 - 6:03am
February 9, 2019
Corey Verdoljak's 32-foot charter fishing boat speeds across the ocean off Homer, Alaska where the Superior native owns Alaska Adventures Guides  and Outfitters. Contributed photo.
Outfitters come home to Duluth boat show: Superior native stakes claim as Alaskan charter fishing captain
February 9, 2019 - 3:57pm
February 8, 2019
Gunner Boser, of Duluth, fishes on Lake Superior on Wednesday. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Carefully, anglers journey out on Lake Superior ice: Lake trout, coho and herring coming with early ice off Duluth
February 8, 2019 - 6:03pm
February 7, 2019

Minnesota Rep. Rick Hansen, DFL-South St. Paul, right, shows leftover parts of a deer he killed — the hide, skeleton and hooves — before a hearing Thursday on chronic wasting disease at the Minnesota Capitol in St. Paul. Dave Orrick /  St. Paul Pioneer Press
Deer disease seen as threat to humans: Experts compare CWD with resilient mad cow virus
February 7, 2019 - 7:44pm
OUTDOOR REPORT: Snow and cold challenge ice fishing enthusiasts; trail conditions improve
February 7, 2019 - 12:56pm
February 6, 2019
A female wolf, trapped on the Grand Portage Chippewa Reservation this week, walks out of a kennel at her new home: Isle Royale National Park. Four new wolves are now roaming the island. National Park Service photo
Female wolf leaves Isle Royale across ice
February 6, 2019 - 4:32pm
A mule deer buck shot by a DNR conservation officer Jan. 17 north of Thief River Falls after acting disoriented and posing a threat to motorists  has tested negative for chronic wasting disease. Further results from other tests are pending. (Photo/ Doug Franke, Minnesota DNR)
Mule deer shot by DNR near Thief River Falls didn't have chronic wasting disease; additional test results pending
February 6, 2019 - 10:19am
February 5, 2019
Beginning March 1, the aggregate walleye-sauger limit on Lake of the Woods will be reduced from eight to six, with no more than four walleyes allowed, same as summer regulations. In addition, walleye and sauger fishing on Rainy River and Four-Mile Bay will be catch-and-release only from March 1 through April 14. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Fishing regulations change March 1 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
February 5, 2019 - 11:10am
North Dakota's spring wild turkey season opens Saturday, April 13, and the deadline to apply for a license is midnight Feb. 13. (Photo/ N.D. Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Spring wild turkey season offers hope of warmer days on the horizon
February 5, 2019 - 9:47am
February 4, 2019
Mick McCoy of Neche, N.D., shared this photo of a rooster pheasant that showed up in his yard Monday morning after being absent for several weeks. "He dropped by this blustery, snowy morning, gorged himself on sunflower seeds for about half an hour, and then flew away," McCoy writes.
That's one tough rooster! Wayward pheasant returns to homeowner's yard in Neche, N.D., after lengthy absence
February 4, 2019 - 12:07pm
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is offering grants of up to $1,000 for clubs or communities to support high school trapshooting programs. The application deadline is April 1. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Grants available for N.D. high school trapshooting programs
February 4, 2019 - 10:27am
February 3, 2019
Land debate takes center stage: Despite DNR request, Lac qui Parle County not inclined to add more public land
February 3, 2019 - 3:50pm
Scott Jensen of Grand Forks completed the Arrowhead 135 race on his fat-tire bike in a time of 24 hours, 50 minutes. He crossed the finish line near Tower, Minn., shortly before 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29. (Photo courtesy of Scott Jensen)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Polar vortex can't keep GF fat bike enthusiast from finishing another Arrowhead 135 race
February 3, 2019 - 8:40am