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Joe's Jottings by Joe Albert
State's bass fishing has commanded attention.
Rink development proves you should never trust the ice.
An inside look at deer for dinner in the Albert household.
Deer license sales decline in the zone greater than in rest of Minnesota.
Harvest goal is part of deer planning effort.
A longtime conservation advocate, Botzek is entering the next phase of his career.
A hot-button issue during the 2017 legislative session, ditch-mowing discussions roll on with meetings
Minnesota Department of Transportation holding seven public meetings on ditch mowing/haying.
The author began pheasant hunting in Minnesota’s rooster heyday.
A revealing day on the water with professional bass fishermen.
Most of the errors in hunting regulations booklet centered on deer hunting.
Feider also will fish Angler of Year Championship at Lake Mille Lacs.
There's much to like in the state for college and pro bass tournaments.
The memory of someone who’s a legend in my mind taking the time to chat is something I’ll never forget.
Fishless days don’t sap enjoyment of muskie fishing.
A young fisherman deals with leaving the lake.
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.
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.
About This Blog
Joe Albert is an outdoor journalist and author who has covered fishing, hunting and conservation since the early 2000s. He worked as a writer and editor at Outdoor News from 2004 to 2016, and ventured off on his own in April 2016. He contributes regularly to Outdoor News and other publications, including fieldandstream.com. He’s also the author of the game warden Tony Leach series of crime novels, which are set in northern Minnesota. His books are available at www.writerjoealbert.com, where he also blogs regularly. Joe and his wife live with their two children in Bloomington, Minn.
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