Remembering the late 1980s effort to purchase a helicopter for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service special agents.
Modern hand-held metal detectors will help you locate and remove steel or lead pellets before you attempt chewing on them.
Southwest Missouri offers some surprisingly robust coldwater fisheries and other incredible resources tucked into one convenient location.
When candidates visit your doorstep this political season, note these natural resources problems in their party agendas.
The largest member of the deer family visits a whitetail hunter in her prairie ground blind.
In bear country, it pays to be diligent, even if the bears appear nonaggressive.
You can’t say waterfowl without saying “water,” so it’s bad news when one of the nation’s most important duck refuges is bone dry. Also, closer to home, Minnesota wild ricers face a challenging 2022.
Dogs are an essential part of Game Fair with over 4,000 of them attending the event each year representing a multitude of shapes, sizes and breeds. The search was on for dogs that like pursuing birds, and at an event like Game Fair, that wasn’t too difficult to find. So during the first weekend of the 2022 event we asked…
The author has long shared his disdain for free-ranging feral cats, but those whiskered underwater behemoths? He loves them.
Most election years, Game Fair has hosted candidate forums on natural resources topics, but organizers still are waiting to hear from the governor’s campaign this summer.
What’s new at Federal Cartridge in Anoka, Minn.? How about cutting-edge ammunition plus specialized staff who can build top-quality rounds for any hunting scenario.
Minnesota’s own Federal Cartridge revolutionizes the personal defense, conceal carry marketplace with the 30 Super Carry in 2022.
The peak of freshwater fishing experiences in North America just might be catching the continent’s most ubiquitous predator fish on a feeding binge.
Georgia congressman says 85-year-old act infringes on the Second Amendment.
Sometimes a day of fishing creates more questions than answers, but it’s all about the learning.
Rehashing a column on a legendary writer, and honoring a commitment – 33 years late – to a remarkable high school English teacher.
Few people knew the secret spots and understood the nuances of thriving in boundary waters border country like Bill Slaughter.
In north country, it’s time to focus on slab crappies.
Longtime conservation leader will hang up his spurs at National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic 2023 next February.
March and April in Missouri offer an early ice-out soft-water angling destination for Minnesotans and other north country residents.
One minor slip-up while hitting the water can curse an entire day, unless – as the author learned – you bring along a secret weapon.
The author wonders, after years of preaching the benefits of multi-use outdoors recreation (and everyone taking his advice), how our resources can handle the added pressure.
Voyageurs Wolf Project researcher says he’s never seen a wild wolf approach people like this animal did last weekend.
Answers from criminals to a survey might influence your decision to carry a firearm for personal protection.
From ice auger purchases to makeshift, icy livewells, what 2021 has taught the author.
Common loon wintering range usually is a footnote when describing the birds, but they spend half their lives on America’s saltwater coasts.