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Game and Fish to Provide Cleaning Service During Paddlefish Season
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will provide a free cleaning service for snaggers who harvest a paddlefish during the 2017 snagging season. The cleaning service will operate from 8 a.m. 10 ...
4/28/17 at 7:39 AM Summer BOW Set June 23-25 4/26/17 at 7:47 AM
Paddlefish Snagging Season Opens May 1 4/25/17 at 7:58 AM
North Dakota High School Clay Target League Continues to Grow
More than 900 students from 38 North Dakota high school teams are participating in this years North Dakota State High School Clay Target League spring trap shooting season, which began April 2. Thi...
4/18/17 at 12:18 PM Blinds for Viewing Drumming Ruffed Grouse, Dancing Sharptails Will Be Available This Spring in the Lake of the Woods Area 3/31/17 at 6:23 AM
‘Birds and Brew’ and ‘Bucks and Bologna Night’ Events Highlight Upcoming Spring Banquet Calendar 3/13/17 at 6:43 AM
LISTEN: Big Walleyes Being Taken Out of Devils Lake ‘a Drop in the Bucket’
It's an annual rite of spring in North Dakota: Sportsmen wondering -- sometimes it's more like griping -- if anglers catching and keeping big walleyes from the coulees and ditches of Devils Lake damag...
4/17/17 at 6:00 PM Fargo’s Gander Mountain Will Remain Open as Company Files for Bankruptcy 3/10/17 at 9:31 AM
White Bass Caught on Devils Lake Could Be Line-Class World Record 2/19/17 at 8:03 PM
Chatter: Governor Candidates Look at Rural Minnesota
Minnesota's 2018 governor race so far focuses on rural Minnesota, where Republicans did so well in last November's election. A former Republican legislator, who remains involved in politics, said tha...
4/3/17 at 2:41 AM Republicans Want to Delay, Change Buffers Around Minnesota Waters; Dayton Says No Way 3/30/17 at 5:20 AM
Dayton issues vetoes, signs other bills 5/31/16 at 1:57 PM
Good Crappie Action on Lake Nebagamon
Matthew Stewart of Houston's Guide Service sent along these photos from a recent crappie outing on Lake Nebagamon with April Thomas and his step-father, Herbert James. They caught the suspended cra...
3/24/17 at 10:52 AM Groups Urge MN Legislators to Support Hunting, Fishing Fee Increases 3/15/17 at 8:09 AM
Virginia’s Hill Named Snowmobile Volunteer Instructor of the Year 3/6/17 at 4:56 AM
The Changing Face of Outdoor Recreation and Environmental Protection
After 15 years as a nature and wildlife photographer, Dudley Edmondson had photographed mountains and valleys, fuzzy baby bears clinging to tree trunks, and brightly colored orioles perched in branche...
1/24/17 at 9:05 AM Introducing the new Clean Water Geocaching Trail 7/21/14 at 2:37 PM
Use Safety Precautions at Summer Events
Summer fairs and outdoor festivals are important traditions. The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and Fargo Cass Public Health are reminding people to take healthy precautions at fairs, festi...
6/13/16 at 8:54 AM
One with the world around me
We all search for inspiration in different ways. My way is the great outdoors. Today I spent a couple hours wandering through Kungsbacka forest, filling my batteries and allowing myself to become one ...
4/2/16 at 8:41 AM
Anger over Cecil the lion isn't about Cecil the lion
People have already begun to question the angerover the killing of Cecil, a lion that lived quite happily in a Zimbabwe national park until Walter J. Palmer, a Minnesota dentist originally from North ...
7/30/15 at 9:11 AM Learning to Shoot Zombies 6/26/13 at 9:00 AM
Update: Do Foxes Climb Trees? 12/30/09 at 3:18 AM
Searching for something
Have you ever thought about how much time you spend in a day searching for something? Im always searching searching for my car keys, searching for a dropped stitching needle, searching for story ide...
3/25/15 at 9:44 PM The undercover search for sheds 4/3/14 at 7:32 PM
The thrill of the hunt 11/7/09 at 2:10 AM
Dealing with hunting failure
Strandquist, Minn. There it was. Just a few dozen yards in front of me. A deer skipping through the woods, its big white tail flopping as it leaped over a fallen branch. Unfortunately, this scene play...
11/10/14 at 1:51 PM
Autumn Sail -- The Story of This Painting
The story of the painting,Autumn Sail, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: Anyone who spends any time at all outside knows that not all days are sunny and warm -- what we term "perfect....
11/4/14 at 12:59 PM The Pataha: The Story of this Painting 10/7/14 at 12:00 PM
Lonesome Barn: The Story of this Painting 7/1/14 at 12:17 PM
Wildlife crossing planned with Highway 85 expansion in Oil Patch
WILLISTON, N.D. A critter crossing large enough to accommodate moose will go under an expanded U.S. Highway 85 near Williston, helping wildlife travel through habitat thats now divided by heavy oilf...
6/28/14 at 11:05 PM Anglers flock to northwest N.D. to snag a paddlefish 5/14/14 at 11:47 AM
Who knew the catfish were SO BIG!
I recently had the opportunity to go catfishing with the infamous Jason Mitchell for his television show Jason Mitchell Outdoors. As a not-so-avid fisher-(wo)man, I was very nervous about our quest fo...
8/3/12 at 7:45 AM
The glory days of smelting in Duluth
A crowd of about 400 smelters gathers for a small run at the mouth of the Lester River on April 25, 1986. (Steve Stearns / News-Tribune) Up until the 1980s, one of the biggest gatherings in Duluth ea...
4/19/11 at 10:42 PM Saving a dog named Scooter at Gooseberry Falls 10/21/10 at 6:45 PM
July 4 BWCAW blowdown 7/3/09 at 3:00 AM