Darren Troseth caught a lake sturgeon measuring 78 inches (and 29.5 inches around) and weighing an estimated 120 pounds Feb. 9 while fishing on the St. Croix River near Bayport.
Chasing monster northern pike across the Twin Cities metro area produces prime New Year’s hard-water action.
The Voyageurs Wolf Project recently posted a video on its Facebook page, saying “Watch the first ever video footage of wolves hunting freshwater fish (to our knowledge)” at Voyageurs National Park.
What appears to be a family of bobcats was caught on Don Siewert’s game camera in Goodhue County recently. Categories: Minnesota Videos, Nature Tags: Bobcats, Game cameras
Four wolves hailing from extreme northeastern Minnesota already are consuming moose carcasses on the Lake Superior island.
Attendees that hunted ranged in age from 14 to 91. Those hunters encountered wet fields that delayed the fall harvest, yet yielded 26 roosters during the morning hunt.
A Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board watercraft inspector contacted the DNR after finding two juvenile zebra mussels on a sailboat as it was being removed from the popular Twin Cities lake formerly known as Calhoun.
The Minnesota DNR has created videos on how to get deer tested for chronic wasting disease, how to quarter a deer, how to cape a trophy deer and how to remove lymph nodes. “We’re informing hunters about what they can do to minimize risk to our wild deer population,” said Lou Cornicelli, wildlife research manager. “There are a few changes…
Officials say another gray wolf captured in Minnesota for relocation to the park has died “despite the best efforts of the attending veterinarians” after being trapped, sedated and driven to a holding facility for a medical exam.
North country lakes will begin experiencing turnover in coming weeks, but you still can enjoy quality fall angling before, during, and after this annual period.
Fish pond remains one of the most popular attractions at the Minnesota State Fair.
Tim Walz and Jeff Johnson share their views on hot topics concerning the outdoors and conservation.
This year, there are more deer permit areas where hunters can use bonus permits to harvest more than one deer, and fewer areas where hunters need to apply in a lottery to shoot an antlerless deer, the agency said; mandatory testing for chronic wasting disease continues.
Deer-harvest goal remains at 200,000.
According to the agency, the plan’s eight broad goals cover topics ranging from research, to keeping Minnesota’s deer populations healthy to how the DNR and the public work together on deer management.
World’s largest sportfishing trade show kicks into high gear.
These common though elusive wading birds intrigue birders and lakeshore owners around the country during the heart of summer.
This short film from The Element shows that good fishing doesn’t always have to be in remote or exotic locales. Some of the best is close to home. Categories: Fishing, Minnesota Videos, News Tags: Fly fishing
“Sticks” enthusiasts gather for 28th time at Rapids Archery Club’s annual event.
Thanks to social media, #MPRraccoon captivated the planet for one night, before eventually retiring to the Minnesota River bottoms countryside.
Not using this fishing technique? Then expect America’s next top anglers to inquire: “Why aren’t you wacky-rigging?”
Most people have heard the distinctive call of the common barred owl, and the early nesters likely have young thinking about fledging already in mid-May.
And a favorable forecast could make for a comfortable fishing opener after all.
The Lake Sarah experiment: Genetic research continues into southern Minnesota’s premier walleye fishery [video]
‘This could be the key to self-sustaining walleye fisheries throughout the southern part of the state.’
Though border-water angling has been underway for weeks, Minnesota’s fishing season starts Saturday, May 12, and walleyes and jigs go hand-in-hand.
Because of too much ice, a Lake of the Woods pike tourney is pushed back a week, and because of flood waters, a pro walleye event is moved from Minnesota to a Wisconsin lake.