St. Paul — A pair of studies aimed at shedding more light on what’s killing moose in northeastern Minnesota is wrapping up, as researchers and wildlife officials begin the process of turning research discoveries into management actions. DNR researchers since 2013 have employed high-tech means, including sophisticated GPS collars that give off mortality signals and allow researchers to retrieve fresh…
A young fisherman deals with leaving the lake.
By Joe Albert Contributing Writer Bemidji, Minn. — For the first time since 2013, elk hunters in northwestern Minnesota’s Kittson County will be able to kill cow elk during the fall seasons, which this year run Sept. 9-17 and Oct. 7-15. During the first season, three bulls-only licenses and one antlerless-only license are available in the Kittson Central zone, while…
When it comes to fishing with kids, any action is good action.
Signed bills include license fee hikes, allowance for scopes on muzzleloaders, and other fishing- and hunting-related provisions.
Legislative action in St. Paul goes dark around fishing opener, but there’s plenty of political theater remaining for sportsmen this session.
For some anglers, opening day means trout aplenty.
Five weeks remain in this year’s legislative session.
A big part of the restoration has been regulations designed specifically to protect the slow-growing fish.
First season kicks off April 12.
Taking photographs can seem painful, but it’s worth the effort.
The spring conservation order is a great opportunity to see unbelievable flocks of snow geese.
A look back at bass tournaments gone by.
St. Paul — The next phase in the battle against chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota’s Fillmore County has commenced. U.S. Department of Agriculture-Wildlife Services sharpshooters spent this week preparing to begin targeting deer in relatively small areas around where a total of eight animals have tested positive since last fall. They’ll begin removal operations next week. “We’re trying to…
A look back at bass tournaments gone by
Shed antler hunting in the winter woods a good way to get the dog some exercise.
St. Paul — Confirmation won’t come until later this week, but a sixth white-tailed deer in Fillmore County in southeastern Minnesota likely will test positive for chronic wasting disease. A hunter killed the adult female during the special hunt that concluded Jan. 15. The deer was killed about a half-mile from where the first positive animals were killed last year….
Bills in U.S. House and Senate could signal movement in wolf delisting
Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal includes money for conservation and natural resources
A cautious approach is the way to go when it comes to Lake Mille Lacs’ smallmouth bass
Technology has changed the sport of ice fishing
Remaining samples all test negative
Howard Lake septuagenarian in lawn chair ‘stand’ shoots 36-pointer
A buck saunters into view, and Albert ends his deer-hunting dry spell
Appeal to Minnesota Supreme Court could be next
You can read too much about dog training