Outdoor Websights by Rob Drieslein

What's Going On With Your Minnesota Public Lands?

Rob Drieslein, the managing editor of Outdoor News was asked by Pheasants Forever to moderate a session that included five individuals to discuss threats and opportunities to public lands in Minnesota. If you missed the session at Pheasant Fest, you can now have a look and see what was talked about and discussed at this event.

CWD positives see a major jump up in the southeast

Though the numbers remain relatively small, chronic wasting disease positives in southeast Minnesota jumped 50 percent in 2019. One year blip or has critical mass arrived for the disease in the region?

Loons and the West Nile virus [video]

Outdoor News Managing Editor Rob Drieslein looks into the death of two northeastern Minnesota loons from West Nile virus in this video blog.

About This Blog

Rob Drieslein has been a professional newspaper and magazine outdoors scribe in Minnesota since 1992. In 1997, he became editor of Minnesota Outdoor News and was named managing editor of the Outdoor News Publications in 2003. In addition to his editorial duties, Drieslein hosts Outdoor News Radio (syndicated by Learfield Communications), and he’s written for several national and regional magazines including Pheasants Forever, American Rifleman, and Northern Wilds. Living in the Twin Cities, Drieslein and his wife of 20 years, Annette, raise three sons and a daughter, all of whom enjoy canoe camping trips in the Boundary Waters, hiking, recreational shooting, and fishing Minnesota’s lakes and streams.

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