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September 10, 2017
Jared Olafson (left) and Chuck Lindner of the Lake of the Woods Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society in Warroad, Minn., speak in August 2016 at the dedication of a trail segment on the Star of the North Trail system in Beltrami Island State Forest. Two young boys on hand were more interested in playing in the dirt. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Star of the North Trail project awaits Minn. environmental review
September 10, 2017 - 4:36pm
Shattered piece and a split, twisted barrel were all that remained after Hunter Dosch of Devils Lake accidentally put too many powder cartridges in his muzzleloader. The 18-year-old had 10 stitches in his right trigger finger along with cuts on his arms and a gash in one knee. (Submitted photo)
Brad Dokken: Muzzleloader mishap could have been much worse
September 10, 2017 - 2:32pm
A  ruffed grouse surveys its surroundings May 1, 2017, near Norris Camp, headquarters of Red Lake Wildlife Management Area in northwest Minnesota. Spring drumming counts of ruffed grouse were up 57 percent from last year, which bodes well for hunting prospects. Minnesota's grouse season opens Saturday, Sept. 16. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Numbers point to favorable ruffed grouse season in Minn.
September 10, 2017 - 11:34am
Lawrence Taylor of Austin, Texas, took this black bear in the Floodwood areas on opening day of Minnesota's bear season, Sept. 1. He is a friend of Rob Parrott of Saginaw and has hunted with Parrott for the past 14 years. Rob Parrott photo
DNR: Minnesota bear harvest down a bit, and that's good
September 10, 2017 - 6:30am
Dawn Voges, assistant park manager, walks along one of the docks in the Armstrong Bay day use area at Vermilion Ridge campground morning, Sept. 6, 2017. Bob King / Forum News Service
Minnesota's newest state park opens Tuesday
September 10, 2017 - 6:00am
September 7, 2017
Mark Mosby of St. Anthony, Minn., hoists a 52.5-inch flathead catfish he caught and released Aug. 2, 2017, on the St. Croix River near Stillwater. The fish broke the previous catch-and-release record. Courtesy photo / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
'A great 15-minute fight': Record catfish caught in Minnesota
September 7, 2017 - 11:31am
September 6, 2017
Paige Dougherty of Hermantown suffered bites on her foot Sunday afternoon when a muskie bit her ​as she was dangling her legs off her family's dock at Island Lake north of Duluth. She and others saw the muskie during and after it bit her. Her injuries did not require medical attention. Photo courtesy Kirk and Wendy Haldorson
'It lurched out of the water': Second bite attack of summer reported at MN lake
September 6, 2017 - 8:21am
September 3, 2017
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn. (background right) was among the dignitaries who went fishing Aug. 21 after the ceremony marking the new border crossing system at the Northwest Angle. Pictured in the front with Peterson is Brian Sage of Sage's Angle West Resort. In the back are retired Minnesota state Sen. LeRoy Stumpf (left) and Chris White of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Brad Dokken: Angle trip offers mix of work and fishing
September 3, 2017 - 4:14pm
A pheasant hunter works through native grasses on a piece of land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in North Dakota. Pheasant hunters tend to have much better seasons in years with high CRP enrollment. Pheasants Forever photo
Farm Bill's CRP provisions will have impact on pheasants, ducks
September 3, 2017 - 12:03pm
Toby Kvalevog releases the 51½-inch muskie he caught Aug. 21 on Leech Lake. (Photo courtesy of Toby Kvalevog)
Windy day muskie adventure with former UND goalie Toby Kvalevog
September 3, 2017 - 11:11am
August 31, 2017
Superior Hiking Trail Association volunteers work to construct a bridge over the Red River near the trail's southern terminus. A capital campaign is underway to raise money to build a similar bridge over the Split Rock River. (Photo courtesy of the Split Rock River Association)
Fundraising for Split Rock River bridge underway
August 31, 2017 - 7:36pm
August 27, 2017
Sam Cook is an outdoors writer for the Duluth News Tribune.
Cook: Hunters can sense a change in the air
August 27, 2017 - 7:33am
August 25, 2017
Minn. DNR clearing up errors in hunting, trapping handbook
August 25, 2017 - 2:13pm
Ringneck pheasant in South Dakota. Forum News Service file photo.
SD pheasant survey shows 45 percent drop in population from '16
August 25, 2017 - 11:10am
August 21, 2017
A barred owl. (Wikipedia)
Owl attack prompts state park trail closure
August 21, 2017 - 5:19pm
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