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July 6, 2020
Anglers drop their boat into the water at Lake Thompson on Wednesday morning in Kingsbury County. (Matt Gade / Republic)
South Dakota bait shops, boat dealers soaked up June business
16 hours 22 min ago
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Explore the unknown as an angler to find success, fun on the water
16 hours 43 min ago
July 5, 2020
Three ATVs cross a recently completed 300-foot-long boardwalk on the Prospectors ATV Trail System. When completed, the 250-mile network will connect Ely, Babbitt, Embarrass, Soudan and Tower with the North Shore. (Steve Kuchera / button
New Prospector ATV spur joins growing northern Minnesota trail network
July 5, 2020 - 11:12am
July 4, 2020
Personal watercraft, an ATV and UTVs aee seen in the showroom at Worthington's Jaycox Powersports. (Ryan McGaughey/The Globe)
Slower COVID-19 economy? Outdoor recreation outlets say no way
July 4, 2020 - 5:00am
July 3, 2020
A barricade remained in place Tuesday, June 30, on 72nd Avenue Northeast, the township road to Mikes Lake northeast of Penn, N.D., in the Devils Lake Basin. The Ramsey County Sheriff's Department, in cooperation with township officials, closed the road, which received heavy traffic this spring from anglers heading to Mikes Lake, to prevent further damage. (Photo/ Parker Menke, special to the Herald)
Road damage thwarts access to Mikes Lake in Devils Lake Basin
July 3, 2020 - 1:00pm
Cate Belleveau kayaked 284 lakes in Beltrami County in about four years and plans to publish a book about her experience. Submitted photo.
Kayaker pens book about paddling Beltrami's lakes
July 3, 2020 - 7:30am
For years, zebra mussels have been slowly spreading to lakes in Minnesota, including Lake Maud in Becker County, where this photo was taken. David Samson / The Forum
Zebra mussel fears mellow for some as prevention efforts slow spread
July 3, 2020 - 6:00am
July 1, 2020
A buck in North Dakota chases a doe on Nov. 26, 2019 through a tight pinch point that was created by a large amount of dead timber washed in by flooding last year. Deer movement dictated by weather events like this can change from year to year, making a weekend spent walking the land in the summer important before heading into the fall. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)play button
Column: One weekend of summer scouting can lead to a calm, confident fall bow season
July 1, 2020 - 6:00pm
June 30, 2020
The "Fish Sticks" are Megan Peck (from left), Payton Kriewald and Erin Peck, all of Grand Forks. They took up fishing this spring as a way to get outdoors during the pandemic and are learning the ropes from YouTube and other internet sites. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)play button
Trio of female anglers, the 'Fish Sticks,' are having fun learning a new pastime
June 30, 2020 - 6:00am
June 28, 2020
Jeff Jasperson of Duluth releases a nice brook trout on Amity Creek in Duluth. Jasperson, a biologist with the PCA, says he's surprised by how trout are hanging on in the city despite water quality issues. Jeff Jasperson photo. play button
Duluth's urban trout streams hanging on, but need help
June 28, 2020 - 10:06am
Teresa Jaskiewicz, right, an avid birder from the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center, and Jean Bowman, executive director of the Fergus Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau, explain the benefits of Minnesota's Pine to Prairie Birding Trail. Mike McFeely / The Forum
Minnesota's Pine to Prairie Birding Trail helped set U.S. trend in outdoor recreation
June 28, 2020 - 7:02am
June 24, 2020
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Mike Frisch: Prime time June Walleye tactics
June 24, 2020 - 7:30am
June 22, 2020
A survey conducted for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fond broad support for wolves among the general public in the state, but somewhat lesser support for wolves among deer hunters and northern Minnesota farmers. (Photo courtesy of the International Wolf Center)
Department of Natural Resources survey finds strong support for wolves among Minnesotans
June 22, 2020 - 8:00am
Richard Anderson of Duluth reels in a nice Red Lake walleye netted by his grandson, Hayden Norris. (John Myers /
A Red Lake limit of walleyes
June 22, 2020 - 7:00am
June 21, 2020
Gregg Wollner was recently named CEO of Northland Fishing Tackle, which is headquartered in Bemidji’s Industrial Park. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)
Casting into new waters: Northland Fishing Tackle hires new CEO, acquires new bait company, brings on Rapala designer
June 21, 2020 - 3:46pm