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May 13, 2018
Carrie Ackerman, aquatic invasive species trainer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, shows a group what to look for on boats during a training session in August at the Beltrami County Administration building. (Pioneer file photo)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Pay attention to AIS
May 13, 2018 - 3:45pm
Blane Klemek
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Frogs and toads, the sounds of spring and summer
May 13, 2018 - 8:45am
Paul Nelson
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Post-spawning pods a key to locating those walleyes
May 13, 2018 - 8:30am
May 12, 2018
Jerry Atkinson of Duluth and his fishing partner land a walleye during the Minnesota fishing opener on the St. Louis River in Duluth Saturday. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Sunny skies, hungry walleyes: Minnesota fishing opener successful on the St. Louis River
May 12, 2018 - 7:43pm
Ryan Aanes of Baxter, Minn., shows off a walleye he caught on Lake Lida near Pelican Rapids on the Minnesota fishing opener Saturday, May 12. (Contributed photo)
McFeely: Bad idea for fishing, but good experience
May 12, 2018 - 5:36pm
Governor Mark Dayton reeled in three fish on Green Lake in Spicer Saturday morning for the 2018 Governor’s Fishing Opener. Courtesy of the Office of Governor Mark Dayton
Governor lands bass but not a walleye: Guide may have brought back the day's biggest prize
May 12, 2018 - 4:25pm
An angler casts where the Mississippi River meets Lake Bemidji at dawn Saturday during Minnesota’s fishing opener. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
PHOTOS: A golden opener
May 12, 2018 - 3:19pm
May 11, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton shows off his Foxhole Brewery T-shirt from the local brewery in Willmar when addressing the crowd at the Rockin’ Robbins Fishin’ Edition event held at Robbins Island Park Friday evening as a part of the Governor’s Fishing Opener weekend. (Erica Dischino / Forum News Service)
Rocking the Governor's Fishing Opener at Robbins Island
May 11, 2018 - 8:49pm
Gov. Mark Dayton, center, helps to kick off the fishing season during the 2014 Governor’s Fishing Opener on Gull Lake. The governor will be on Green Lake in Spicer for this year's opener when the Willmar Lakes Area hosts the annual event May 10-13. Forum News Service file photo
Willmar area ready to host Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener
May 11, 2018 - 2:12pm
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: No rest for life in canoe country
May 11, 2018 - 6:00am
May 10, 2018
Duane Peterson of Bemidji releases a walleye in April 2015 on the Rainy River near Clementson, Minn. Walleye again will take center stage Saturday during Minnesota's Fishing Opener.(Brad Dokken photo)play button
Weather looks ideal for Saturday's Minnesota Fishing Opener
May 10, 2018 - 5:47pm
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
May 10, 2018 - 8:56am
May 9, 2018
Ron Schara, host of "Minnesota Bound," and his dog Raven. Schara announced May 6, 2018 that he was retiring from the show. Courtesy of Ron Schara Productions
Ron Schara steps down as host of outdoors TV show
May 9, 2018 - 9:48pm
May 8, 2018
(Forum News Service file photo)
DNR considering changes to Leech Lake walleye regulations
May 8, 2018 - 5:26pm
 great horned owl, its left pupil dilated, is shown shortly after a driver found it trapped in the grille of his truck. Courtesy of PAWS.
This owl had an extraordinary survival story after a very bad day
May 8, 2018 - 12:11pm
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