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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
3 hours 11 min ago
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
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