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It’s ‘Go Time’ for Ice Fishing on Lake of the Woods as Winter Season Gets Rolling
If youve been chomping at the bit to hit the ice on Lake of the Woods, youre in luck. The wait is almost over. Gary Moeller of Ballards Resort near the mouth of the Rainy River emailed this mornin...
12/11/17 at 10:05 AM Balmy November Weather Isn’t in the Cards for Outdoors Enthusiasts This Year 11/2/17 at 10:14 AM
North Dakota Game Wardens Association Facebook Page Worth a ‘Like’ 6/1/17 at 4:10 PM
Arrowhead Ice-Fishing Show Opens at DECC
12/8/17 at 4:53 PM Ice-Fishing Show Starts Friday at the DECC 12/7/17 at 3:00 PM
New Northern Pike Regs in Store for Minnesota 12/6/17 at 3:35 PM
Coyote Catalog Available for Hunters, Landowners
The Coyote Catalog, a statewide effort designed to connect coyote hunters and trappers with landowners who are dealing with coyotes in their areas, is open for the winter. A partnership between the N...
12/7/17 at 6:13 PM Hunter Education Classes 12/5/17 at 5:20 AM
Late-Season Hunting Opportunities End Soon 11/28/17 at 6:53 PM
Fall Chores: Save Money and Time With These 4 Tips
November. Most of the leaves have fallen. Weve had killing frost. The skies are threatening snow. I love this time of year! So dramatic. I also enjoy fall chores. I like the crisp air for working out...
11/6/17 at 6:20 AM
Water Quality Remains a Minnesota Problem
The governor called for making the Minnesota River "fishable and swimmable" within 10 years. That was then-Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson 25 years ago. The river is in the southern half of Minnesota whe...
8/17/17 at 7:15 AM Chatter: Governor Candidates Look at Rural Minnesota 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
Zebra Mussels Confirmed in Rush Lake in Otter Tail County
Zebra mussels have been found in Rush Lake in Otter Tail County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The DNR said in a press release there are several lakes near Rush where th...
7/27/17 at 4:58 PM North Dakota’s Record Walleye Is Iffy, to Say the Least 6/21/17 at 3:50 PM
LISTEN: The Secret to Catching Walleyes This Weekend Is … 6/9/17 at 12:24 PM
Paddlefish Season ‘A Rush’ for Anglers in Northwest ND
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Anglers looking to tangle with the biggest fish in the Missouri River are lining the shorelines in northwest North Dakota this week for paddlefish season. Its a rush, said Randy Ba...
5/2/17 at 5:52 PM Wildlife crossing planned with Highway 85 expansion in Oil Patch 6/28/14 at 11:05 PM
Anglers flock to northwest N.D. to snag a paddlefish 5/14/14 at 11:47 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
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