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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
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 to contain chronic wasting disease
December 4, 2018 - 4:57pm
December 2, 2018
Minnesota conservation officer-in-training Leah Kampa checks a fisher/martin conibear box set recently in the forests north of Duluth as conservation officer Kipp Duncan watches. Kampa is nearing the end of the months-long process of becoming a conservation officer. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Side by side, veteran Minnesota wardens train rookies
December 2, 2018 - 6:00am
Everything you need for ice fishing and other outdoor winter activities — including ice augers, sleds, shelters, electronics and more — will be on display Friday, Dec. 2, through Sunday, Dec. 9, at the sixth annual Arrowhead Ice Fishing and Winter Show at the DECC. Forum News Service file photo
Duluth ice fishing show starts Friday as sport remains red hot
December 2, 2018 - 6:00am
December 1, 2018
Inside the outdoors: Is it time to stop pussy-footing around captive deer farms?
December 1, 2018 - 8:00am
November 30, 2018
Many snowmobile trails across the northern Minnesota officially open Saturday, Dec. 1, but there's not enough snow yet to make them safe. Officials say about a foot of snow is needed on the ground to properly groom trails, as well as ample cold to freeze swamps, lakes and streams. File / Forum News Service
Minn. snowmobile trails officially open Saturday, but not enough cold, snow yet for safe riding
November 30, 2018 - 8:07pm
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Snowmobile trails still need more snow, cold temperatures
November 30, 2018 - 8:00am
November 28, 2018
Minnesota conservation officer-in-training Leah Kampa and CO Kipp Duncan wrestled with a deer in a basement last week to move it outside the house. Duncan is currently working in plain clothes to watch Kampa interact with people without a second uniformed officer nearby. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
November 28, 2018 - 2:31pm
Sylvia Peach Leiviska, 12, of Fargo, poses with the 600-pound wildebeest she shot while on safari with her family in South Africa last summer. Submitted photo
Fargo girl bags 600-pound wildebeest during her first hunt
November 28, 2018 - 6:00am
November 27, 2018
North American beaver (Castor canadensis), one of two species of beaver. By Steve from washington, dc, usa - American Beaver, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3963858
Beavers and their dams: Trapping, removing and... exploding? - MnDNR CO Reports
November 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
Photo courtesy of Northwest Sportshow.
See it, try it and buy it at one of Minnesota's outdoors shows
November 27, 2018 - 1:26pm
November 26, 2018
Katie Shrove (left), Jody Martin, Gwen Lappin, Stephanie Jussila, Carol Whirley and Sue Corthell are some of the women in the Diamonds and Dogs women's gun club at Pine Shadows in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Women and dogs bond in field, and home: Women's Gun Club at Pine Shadows grows
November 26, 2018 - 5:00am
November 25, 2018
Jeff Davis of Ivanhoe, Minn., walks through a field of tall grass on a recent pheasant hunt in Lincoln County, Minn. The farmer who owns the land enrolled it in the federal Conservation Reserve Program which pays farmers not to plant crops on marginal or erodible land. The CRP acres make great habitat for pheasants and other wildlife. John Myers / Forum News Service
Buffalo Ridge roosters: Late season, small ball pheasant hunt proves successful in southwestern Minnesota
November 25, 2018 - 8:50am
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