Farmington, Minn. — Crews from the Minnesota DNR’s East Metro Fisheries office stocked 3,000 11- to 12-inch rainbow trout into several runs of Dakota County’s Vermillion River this morning, Friday, April 7. For story, photo gallery, click here. Categories: Fishing, Minnesota Videos, Nature Tags: Fish, Fishing, Minnesota, Minnesota DNR, Stocking, Trout, Vermillion River
With the Minnesota trout opener looming on April 15, DNR Fisheries crews were planting thousands of rainbows in the south-metro coldwater fishery.
Over three feet of ice, the massive border water produces an excellent late-season mixed bag of perch, walleyes, and saugers.
Candidate Trump said “drain the swamp,” but American sportsmen aren’t going to tolerate “drain the wetlands.”
The author has owned and fired pistols and revolvers for decades, but still found a Minnesota concealed carry class enlightening and an opportunity to reinforce safety rules and skills.
Start by planning your epic open water 2017 Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness fishing trip right now.
Hunting, angling, and conservation groups weigh in on cabinet post confirmation hearings, and – back in Minnesota – Gov. Mark Dayton launches a massive grassland and water quality effort
The Outdoor News “year in review” appeared in this week’s print edition, and here’s how staffers ranked the biggest outdoors stories from a year that brought us public lands battles and President Trump
From moose to muskies, here’s a look back at the past 366 (leap year) days of Outdoor News
On the evening of Dec. 31, the James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History will close its classic location on the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus.
Outdoor and sportsmen’s groups offer upbeat response to President-elect Trump’s top administrator of America’s public lands
Sportsmen succeed in yanking contentious measure from energy spending bill that would have blocked collaborative sagebrush management plans in the West
Managing a robust deer hunting season unfortunately, and properly, will take a backseat to the Minnesota DNR’s CWD Response Plan around Permit Area 348 in the southeast.
Which tactics next after discovering fresh scrapes on the eve of the rut during the heart of the firearms deer hunting season?
Halloween, angry birds, Edgar Allan Poe… if the author had his way, Minnesota’s state bird might be North America’s largest corvid.
Family, friends cure Nature Deficit Disorder exposure with a quick visit to Prince William Forest Park in northern Virginia.
DNR encourages deer hunters in southeastern Minnesota to submit harvested deer for chronic wasting disease sampling. Win a prize, too.
Wilderness camping and fishing with kids five years after a massive blaze torched the forests south and east of Ely.
A lifetime Minnesotan and father figure to many, one of America’s great outdoors writers died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the age of 68.
Gary Clancy passed away on Wednesday afternoon, July 27. The author wrote this note to him last week when he learned the longtime Outdoor News contributor had entered hospice care.
Fort Collins, Colo. — Representatives from the presidential campaigns of Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump took questions about guns, public lands, and other natural resource issues recently at the Hilton Fort Collins hotel. Two avid outdoorsmen, Donald Trump Jr., speaking on behalf of his father’s campaign, and Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., representing the campaign of Hillary Clinton, separately…
USFWS director doesn’t mince words in outlining challenges for sportsmen in 2016 and beyond
Big trout, a deep Western canyon, and a surly serpent highlight a morning of flyfishing on a classic coldwater fishery.
Representatives from the presidential campaigns of Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump took questions about guns, public lands, and other natural resource issues last week at the Hilton Fort Collins hotel.
The old guard of conservation is gone, but good fights demanding strong leaders still remain.
Minnesota produced a bumper crop of what the Ojibwe call manoomin in 2015, but a day attempting to harvest it via traditional methods produced mostly tired muscles with a healthy dose of good memories for the author and a companion.