Minnesota Videos

Great spring project for kids: Outdoor News Wood Duck Challenge [video]

Since 1989, the Wood Duck Challenge has been an Outdoor News institution that encourages youth under the age of 18 to construct and install a wood duck nesting box. For access to complete plans and instructions, check out this video. Categories: How To’s, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, Nature, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos, Wood…

Angling Buzz video: A study in eelpout

In this Angling Buzz video, Tyler Robinson, a Bemidji State University grad student, and Shannon Fisher, of the Minnesota DNR, discuss a study they’ve been working on – tracking the movement and behavior of burbot/eelpout, a species that’s been growing in popularity over the past several years. Categories: Fishing, Minnesota Videos, News Tags: Angling Buzz, Burbot, Eelpout

Outdoor News video: Why should you have multiple rods for hole-hopping?

Having multiple ice fishing rods for late ice is always a good idea. Joel Nelson and Mike Hehner enjoy hole-hopping for late panfish and explain why they carry along multiple rods with a variety of jigs to mix it up. Categories: Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin…

Outdoor News video: Big lures for late-ice crappies

Crappies are more aggressive than you think. Michael Hehner is on the late Minnesota lakes showing the types of baits he uses on late ice crappies. Categories: Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Crappies, Ice fishing

SHOT Show 2020 optics [video]

Outdoor News ventured to Las Vegas for SHOT Show 2020. We stopped by Bushnell, TruGlo, Leupold, and many more booths to check out the latest and greatest in optics for 2020. Categories: Firearms, Firearms Videos, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Firearms, Optics, SHOT show

Outdoor News video: Top trends at the 2020 SHOT Show

Outdoor News shooting writer Ron Spomer shares some of the highlights he saw the hunting industry unveil at the recent Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas. Categories: Firearms, Firearms Videos, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: SHOT show

Thieving dolphins and mellow manatees: Open-water action off Florida’s Gulf Coast [video]

Tim Lesmeister finds that many of the same technological tools that freshwater anglers employ – like underwater cameras – improve his fishing success near Tampa Bay, Fla. Categories: Blog Content, Fishing, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Tim Lesmeister, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Fishing, Outdoor News, Tim Lesmeister

Outdoor News Video: ice fishing deep walleyes

Fishing guide Tony Roach shares with Outdoor News one of his best techniques for walleye fishing in cold, deep waters. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Walleye Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Ice fishing, Walleyes

Outdoor News video: Ice fishing, catch and release, and the tools to get it done

Ice anglers, do you prefer to release the fish you catch? Here are a few of the proper tools to aid successful catch-and-release on the hard water. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Ice fishing

Outdoor News video: ice fishing with set lines

There are many different ways to catch fish when going out ice fishing. Outdoor News’ Jason Revermann shares his favorite technique ice fishing while using set lines rather than other ways when you’re jumping from hole to hole. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos,…

Two simple tips for ice-fishing success [video]

Check out this Angling Buzz video for a few rock-solid tips for catching more (and bigger?) fish through the ice. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Ice fishing

Remembering Berkley Bedell [video]

Upon his recent passing, a tribute to Berkley Bedell, the founder of Berkley & Co., which eventually became Pure Fishing. A rich and impactful life that left a lasting imprint on the sport fishing industry and beyond. Categories: Fishing, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, News, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Berkley and Company, Berkley…

Governor’s Christmas tree harvested in state forest [video]

Half a million Christmas trees are harvested each holiday season from private tree farms in Minnesota, contributing about $30 million to the state’s economy. For each tree harvested, one to three trees are planted. Real Christmas trees store carbon during their lifespan, and they can be chipped and used for mulch when the season is over, making them an environmentally friendly choice.

Fishing first ice: Red Lake vs. Mille Lacs [video]

Yup, first ice is upon us, and two renowned fisheries will be busy as open water gives way to hard water. Here, Minnesota guide Brad Hawthorne with Angling Buzz talk the early season bite windows on Lake Mille Lacs and Red Lake and offers bonus tips for whackin’ walleye on Mille Lacs. Categories: Ice Fishing Tips, Minnesota Videos, News, Walleye, Walleye Videos…

DNR seeks help in assessing deer exposure to neonicotinoids [video]

The Minnesota DNR is conducting a pilot study to screen hunter-harvested deer for the presence of neonicotinoids, and we need you to send in a spleen sample. Neonicotinoid pesticides are insecticides that are applied through seed treatments, in foliar sprays, applied granularly to pastures and injected into trees. A recent study in South Dakota found that white-tailed deer exposed to…

Participate in ruffed grouse research this fall by testing for West Nile virus

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has asked ruffed grouse hunters in northern Minnesota to voluntarily submit samples for a West Nile virus research project that the agency is conducting. Hunters simply pick up a kit at their local DNR office, then submit some feather and tissue samples for testing. In this video, Mike Hehner demonstrates how to use the kit and submit the proper sample.

Outdoor News video: How to tell the difference between male, female ruffed grouse

Knowing the difference between a male and female ruffed grouse can be a little tricky to the naked eye. Michael Hehner sits down with Outdoor News and shows a couple of tricks that help him acknowledge the difference between the two birds. Categories: Hunting, Hunting News, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, Nature, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos,…

DNR: How to collect a lymph node sample [video]

If you are not in a mandatory testing area, but would like to test your deer for chronic wasting disease, you can voluntarily submit a sample to the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory for a fee. This video shows you how to locate and extract the lymph nodes for that test. Categories: CWD, Hunting, Minnesota Videos, Whitetail Deer, Whitetail…