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The falls at Fall Lake, always a great place to sit and just take it all in. Photo by Jamie Dietman
What's Up Outdoors: Honoring our veterans
4 hours 36 min ago
052718.O.DNT. catchandreleaseC1: A nearly 21-inch walleye caught by John Langlee of Duluth is measured and photographed as part of last weekend's Berg Construction Walleye Cup on the St. Louis River. The tournament winners are determined by total length of fish caught, not weight, and all fish are immediately returned to the river after being photographed. Photo courtesy Twin Ports Walleye Association
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
8 hours 51 min ago
An eastern bluebird hops across the top of a bluebird house, making its way to its entrance, so it have a look inside Tuesday morning, May 22, 2018. The house was built and set up in an open area along County Road FF in Oulu, Wis., by bluebird aficionado David Lindelof. Bob King / Forum News Service
Man helps restore bluebird species with nest boxes on rural Wisconsin roads
8 hours 56 min ago
Rob Horken talks about building custom rods in his East Grand Forks shop. Known for years as "Ernie the Angler" on WDAZ-TV's weekly summer fishing reports, Horken retired four years ago and keeps busy building custom rods as owner of Rob's Rod Repair and Custom Built Fishing Rods. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service                                play button
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
10 hours 20 min ago
May 26, 2018
Those who have 20 or more acres of contiguous property in Crow Wing, Cass, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties and are interested in learning more about funding possibilities should contact the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District to possibly have a Minnesota-certified plan writer walk the property and offer improvement tips.
Funding available for woodland management
May 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
While children younger than 10 years old must wear life jackets while aboard watercraft that are underway (i.e., not tied to a dock or anchored for swimming), boat and water safety officials recommend all boaters wear life jackets anytime they're on cold water, no matter their age.
Outdoor Notes for May 26
May 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 25, 2018
The night sky illuminated by star light. Still from time lapse by Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch.play button
Dark Skies - a time lapse movie
May 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 23, 2018
Statewide, you can start keeping bass on Saturday, May 26, the start of Memorial Day weekend. The bass season doesn’t close until Feb. 24, 2019.
Commentary: Spring is a great time to go bass fishing
May 23, 2018 - 2:00pm
File photo. Looking out from the top of Avalanche Peak in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo., Sept. 2006. (Richard Perry/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
May 23, 2018 - 7:42am
May 22, 2018
Jack Burke caught the fish on May 4, around 11 a.m. using a muskie rod supplied by his fishing partner Michael Orgas, with 80-pound braided line rigged with a circle hook and crawlers. The fish measures 73 inches in length and 30 inches in girth. This beats the previous record by 3 inches that was set by two separate anglers who both boated 70-inch fish on the same day in April 2017.
New benchmark set for lake sturgeon catch-and-release record
May 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 21, 2018
Dustin Stone caught the 10-pound, 6-ounce silver redhorse while fishing for lake sturgeon on the Rainy River in Koochiching County on April 28. He was fishing with 80-pound braided line tipped with a night crawler. Submitted photo.
Whopper silver redhorse sets new Minnesota state record
May 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 20, 2018
Psycho Billy Marine Service owner John Hanna installs cables for a new head unit on a Hewescraft 200 Sea Runner on Monday, May 14, 2018. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
May 20, 2018 - 6:35am
Schoolcraft State Park features boat access to the Mississippi River, hiking trails and, often, available campsites. Courtesy photo / Minnesota DNR
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
May 20, 2018 - 6:15am
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Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
May 20, 2018 - 6:10am
Peter Howard of Stillwater, Minn., had reason to smile after landing this 25-inch walleye Sunday, May 13, on Lake of the Woods during the opening weekend of Minnesota's 2018 walleye season. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
May 20, 2018 - 6:05am
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