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April 29, 2018
Beauty might be in the eye of the beholder when it comes to lake sturgeon, but the prehistoric-looking fish draw throngs of anglers every spring to the Minnesota-Canada border waters of Rainy River and Lake of the Woods. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Anticipation fuels sturgeon excursion
April 29, 2018 - 6:10am
This newspaper clipping from May 16, 1996, recalls the Minnesota Walleye Opener Brad Dokken spent ice fishing on the still-frozen Lake of the Woods. File photo.
The '96 walleye opener was a day to remember
April 29, 2018 - 6:04am
April 26, 2018
Sam Cook
The trout don't know how lucky they are
April 26, 2018 - 5:11pm
April 24, 2018
Handguns are lined at at a booth during the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., April 10, 2015. Caught in an angry social media storm, a number of marketers have ended promotions linked to the NRA, but it’s unclear whether boycotts have a lasting impact. (Joe Buglewicz/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
April 24, 2018 - 3:36pm
April 22, 2018
Larry Gadaire of Grand Forks stands by two of the boats -- a canoe and kayak -- he built in his shop. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
April 22, 2018 - 7:48am
Brad Dokken
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
April 22, 2018 - 7:20am
Dan Wilfond, a fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at French River, holds a 63.7-inch, 70-pound female lake sturgeon during DNR sampling on the St. Louis River in April last year. The fish was fitted with an acoustic transmitter, and its movements are being monitored as part of an ongoing study by several agencies. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
April 22, 2018 - 6:05am
Sam Cook
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
April 22, 2018 - 6:00am
April 21, 2018
The ticks have been waiting for warmer weather, and they are hungry
April 21, 2018 - 3:35pm
April 18, 2018
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
April 18, 2018 - 9:12am
April 15, 2018
The concrete boat ramp dips into a still ice-covered Spirit Lake at the Clyde Avenue boat landing on Sunday morning, April 15. Near record late ice-outs are expected across the Northland. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
April 15, 2018 - 4:48pm
Brad Dokken
Deer issues dominate Game and Fish meeting
April 15, 2018 - 7:15am
A steelhead -- migratory Lake Superior rainbow trout -- attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. This year, the river is locked in ice, and steelhead haven't begun their spawning runs yet. File photo / Forum News Service
North Shore steelhead run delayed by ice cover on streams
April 15, 2018 - 6:35am
April 12, 2018
Channels and shoreline were the choices for anglers on White Iron Lake near Ely on the fishing opener in 1996. (Marlin Levison/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
The cold truth about the coming Minnesota fish opener? Have augers ready
April 12, 2018 - 5:19pm
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Tick season already underway as spring slowly heats up
April 12, 2018 - 7:37am