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June 21, 2019
Innovative angler Dave Genz says that ice-fishing tactics are just as effective in open water as they are during winter, though you might need to modify your boat a bit for the best results. Steve Hoffman photo
The ‘Holy Boat’ — Ice fishing for summer panfish
June 21, 2019 - 7:45am
June 20, 2019
Ethan Rasset broke his own state record for golden redhorse when he landed this 4-pound, 13-ounce fish from the Otter Tail River in March. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR
Two new state record fish certified in Minnesota
June 20, 2019 - 4:04pm
Amir Abdile (left) gets help from Carter Smith netting a trout Tuesday, June 18, at Yawkey Mine Lake in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Trout fishing at the mine pit lakes
June 20, 2019 - 3:00pm
June 16, 2019
DNR Area Fisheries Supervisor Eric Altena with a nice smallmouth bass caught Thursday, June 6, on the upper Mississippi River near Brainerd. Steve Hoffman / Forum News Service
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
June 16, 2019 - 5:00am
A brown thrasher pauses for a snack in a tree Thursday, June 6, in  Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
June 16, 2019 - 2:00am
June 9, 2019
Debbie Petersen holds a woodcock chick out for her dog Riley to sniff after finding a nest in Warba, Minnesota, Saturday, June 1.
Hunting for answers on forest bird decline
June 9, 2019 - 9:00am
May 30, 2019
Stephanie Bernstrom of the Greater Grand Forks Convention and Visitors Bureau shows off a channel catfish she reeled in Wednesday, May 29, 2019, during a site visit by Nicole Lalum of Explore Minnesota. (Photo / Brad Durick)
Governor's Fishing Opener rep gets on-the-water Red River experience
May 30, 2019 - 8:29pm
Summer activity checks - Anglers and ATV's - MnDNR CO Reports
May 30, 2019 - 5:00pm
May 28, 2019
Black bear swimming across the Mississippi River near Rice Lake in Brainerd. Screen grab from a video shot by Tami Teague of button
Black bear swimming in the Mississippi
May 28, 2019 - 1:00pm
A brilliantly colored male indigo bunting pauses on a branch in Randall. The Audubon Society reports Minnesota is a common breeding area for the striking birds. The females, who do most of the work caring for the young, are mainly brown. The birds do well in brushy rural areas rather than unbroken forest, according to Audubon's Guide to North American Birds.  Photo by Tony Wenzel
Brilliantly blue: Indigo bunting is a showstopper
May 28, 2019 - 10:00am
Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Inside the Outdoors: Who should pay to preserve deer hunt tradition?
May 28, 2019 - 6:00am
May 23, 2019
Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Chair Cindy Nelson, Bird City Program Manager Katie Burns and John Andrews (Representing Mayor Dave Nevin) accept a plaque and wetherproof signs designating Crosslake as the state's fourth Bird City. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Crosslake becomes state's fourth Bird City
May 23, 2019 - 4:00am
May 22, 2019
A deer tick (left) and an American dog tick, more commonly known as a woodtick, are shown side by side for comparison in April 2010 at Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D. With tick season at hand, the North Dakota Department of Health is recommending people take precautions. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Tick population is booming. Is climate change to blame? Will tick-borne diseases increase?
May 22, 2019 - 12:33pm
May 21, 2019
Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Checking anglers and over limits common activities - MnDNR CO Reports
May 21, 2019 - 3:00pm
May 19, 2019
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist.
Veeder: Not on days like today
May 19, 2019 - 8:30am