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January 1, 2017
Adam Murkowski was named last January as the new big game program leader for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
2016: The outdoors in review
January 1, 2017 - 11:43am
December 31, 2016
Commercial fisherman Stephen Dahl of Knife River does all of his herring fishing on Lake Superior in this 18-foot steel skiff. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Demand for fresh-caught herring on North Shore remains strong
December 31, 2016 - 4:26pm
December 25, 2016
Employees at Ballard's Resort on Lake of the Woods use hay to bank fish houses Dec. 18 on Lake of the Woods. The lake was still open two weeks earlier when the first heavy snow of the season fell, and there was very little snow on the ice after freezeup. (Brad Dokken/ Grand Forks Herald)play button
For 6-year-old boy, trip to Lake of the Woods more than ice fishing excursion
December 25, 2016 - 2:55pm
Brent Getzler of Roosevelt, Minn., holds the potential new Minnesota state record eelpout he caught Monday on Lake of the Woods. The big 'pout weighed 19 pounds, 11 ounces on a certified scale, besting the old record of 19 pounds, 8 ounces caught in February 2012 by Aaron Guthrie of Bemidji, also on Lake of the Woods. (Photo courtesy of Brent Getzler)
Dokken: Minnesota has new 'pout king
December 25, 2016 - 11:44am
December 18, 2016
Five ice fishing shacks are set up on the ice Thursday near Sunset Beach on Lake Winnipeg. The shacks are a new venture for entrepreneurs Curtis Beyak and Terry Roth, who have launched Lake Winnipeg Ice Fishing Shack Rentals on the east side of the lake about an hour north of Winnipeg. (Submitted photo)
New venture on Lake Winnipeg: Heated permanent ice shacks now for rent
December 18, 2016 - 7:10am
December 15, 2016
'It's a witch hunt': Federal agents raid Minn. bait shop, seize thousands of baitfish
December 15, 2016 - 1:19pm
December 11, 2016
With his trusty "Labradeer" retrievers at his side, a north woods Santa is preparing for the busy holiday season. Bob King / Forum News Service
A gift guide for those who spend their days outdoors
December 11, 2016 - 4:18pm
December 4, 2016
This 16-inch walleye was caught during an evening of fishing on Upper Red Lake in January 2015. Anglers this winter can keep three walleyes, of which only one may be longer than 17 inches, on Upper Red. (Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com)
When the lakes freeze, these are the places where the fish are hiding
December 4, 2016 - 5:56pm
Alaskan Hardgear Trigger Mitts
A holiday gift guide for those who love the outdoors
December 4, 2016 - 1:48pm
November 10, 2016
Fisheries technician Dave Beron feeds young Kamloops rainbow trout at the French River Hatchery near Duluth on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
November 10, 2016 - 5:04pm
November 8, 2016
One fish, two fish: Grand Forks angler catches a couple
November 8, 2016 - 7:17am
November 1, 2016
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Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
November 1, 2016 - 10:10am
October 24, 2016
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Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
October 24, 2016 - 2:16pm
October 17, 2016
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Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
October 17, 2016 - 12:16pm
October 10, 2016
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Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how a MN brewing company is helping wildlife a beer at a time
October 10, 2016 - 11:44am