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  • Off-rez night hunt on hold for this fall

    Off-rez night hunt on hold for this fall

    Justices from the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals may have remanded a Chippewa tribal night deer-hunting case back to federal district court on Thursday, Oct. 9

  • Four of six wolf zones reach goal

    Four of six wolf zones reach goal

    Less than 72 hours after the wolf season opened Oct. 15, the DNR closed Zone 2 because the harvest quota of 15 wolves had been surpassed by 14 animals.

  • Tribal swan season set to open; will include up to 10 trumpeters

    Tribal swan season set to open; will include up to 10 trumpeters

    The state’s six Chippewa tribes will be hunting tundra and trumpeter swans beginning Nov. 1, thanks to a new season approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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2015 brings more value-priced ATVs, bigger side-by-side UTVs

Manufacturers of traditional ATVs and the increasingly popular side-by-side UTVs are expanding their lineups at both ends of the spectrum.

Fathers Day 2014 Gift Guide

Getting the best gift for the guy who got you started

So many great lines... so little time to fish

In 2014’s new fishing line, choices abound for any style of angling

Wireless fishing electronics: A look at the brave new world of on-the-water Wi-Fi

Where once Lowrance’s iconic “Green Box” revolutionized fishing by showing anglers what lies beneath the surface

Outdoor Steward: Outfitting your ATV for field work

Reaping the greatest benefit from your wooded land or other rural property requires employing good stewardship practices

Archive »Fishing Tips

Fishing line tip: Avoid memory and keeping it in tip-top shape

Store your rod, loosen the drag, but wait till spring before changing your line on spinning and baitcasting reels

Autumn’s forgiving crappies still demand stealth and smart fishing techniques

September and October slabs love jigs when water temperatures drop post-turnover

Best in years? Excellent fishing pattern developing for fall walleyes in 2014

Jig-n-minnow, crankbaits, and live-bait rigs all provide top presentations for autumn walleyes

Narrowing down crankbait color choices this open-water fishing season

Choosing the proper crankbait color for largemouth and smallmouth bass

Archive »Hunting Tips

Gobbler hunting strategies: The snood reveals the mood

During that turkey hunting moment of truth, closely watch that fleshy appendage hanging off the beak of a boss tom.

Three great stands for hunting the rut

Narrowing down my top stand sites for hunting the rut to only three is not easy.

Deer and bowhunting: Treestand safety starts now

Leaving up your stands all year can lead to dangerous hunting situations.

Alaska Game and Fish shares bear safety tips

Although the heavy winter snow may have them wanting to hit the snooze button, it won't be long before local bears begin to rise and shine for the spring.

 

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Take figure-eight to next level with 'Hang Move'

Muskie fishermen who practice figure eights after every cast know the maneuver will increase their catches by around 25 percent each season

Lay Over Walleyes

Anglers love to follow cliches. Many of these cliches get taken as truths and get repeated until nobody ever questions what them

Water temp is key to locating Great Lakes trout, salmon

If there’s one absolute about how water temperatures affect salmon movement in the Great Lakes, it’s that there is absolutely no magic formula for homing in on the hottest bite.

A Bass'n Plan: Open water tactics for 2014

Top presentations for spring bass

A bass anglers approach to electronics

Properly employing digital age components will help you catch more fish

Archive »Cooking

Fajita Kabobs

Looking for a recipe that makes a tough cut of meat something worth savoring?

Spicy Grilled Hungarian Partridge

With grouse and partridge seasons here, you couldn’t find a better reason to fire up the grill this fall for this simple, yet elegant presentation that uses your fresh birds

Aging & Cutting Game Meat

What Makes Wild Meat Tough? There are two factors: the animal itself and the hunter.

Archive »Travel

Ontario unveils a few new fishing rules for 2014

No updates to OWI rules from last year

A bass’n plan: Head south for open water

The Great Lakes region offers fabulous bass fishing – except during the winter when the lakes are frozen and the seasons are closed.

Road Tripping for turkeys: Planning your 2014 Spring Hunts

Short of a thunderous gobble on the roost, nothing gets a spring gobbler hunter’s thoughts racing more than the words “road trip.”

Road-Tripping for Turkeys: Plan now for spring of 2013

It’s never too early to start planning for the spring of 2013.

Trolley Rides Allow Those With Physical Limitations to Experience the Mickelson Trail near Deadwood, South Dakota

Black Hills visitors with physical limitations have an opportunity to view the Mickelson Trail on Tuesday, June 5.

2014 OUTDOOR NEWS
YOUTH WRITING CONTEST

Fancy yourself a prodigy in outdoors writing? Maybe you recall an interesting day afield you’d like to share. If so, Outdoor News invites you to enter our 2014 Youth Writing Contest, sponsored by Cabela’s.

Top prize in each of two categories, Senior (grades 9-12) and Junior (grades 6-8) will win $100 and an award plaque.

Second prize, plus a poetry winner in each age group, will receive $50 and a plaque

For more details, contest rules and
entry forms, click here.

 

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