Doug Smith

Reporter | Outdoors
Phone: 612-673-7667
Doug Smith, a Minnesota native, has been covering fishing, hunting and other natural resource and outdoor issues since 1995.

Recent content from Doug Smith

Long, hard winter has been tough on deer

The DNR’s cost for feeding might surpass $300,000.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 05:05 PM

A spring fling to South Dakota: Hunting snow geese

Waterfowl migration was a spectacle during a spring snow goose hunt in South Dakota.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 08:54 PM

Winter rerun: Will ice be gone by fishing opener?

When Larry Anderson looks out across Leech Lake these days, he sees winter: Snowdrifts, trucks driving on the 3-foot-thick ice...

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 06:47 PM

Smith: Bassmaster Classic winner is livin' the dream

After years of trying, angler wins Bassmaster Classic, the ‘Super Bowl’ of bass fishing.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 11:58 PM

Mille Lacs night fishing ban extended to boost walleye

Late-night ban to help walleye population recover will run until December.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 08:56 PM

Tough winter taking its toll on Minnesota fish

Low oxygen levels in lakes are resulting in significant winterkill.

Updated: March 23, 2014, - 12:08 AM

No hints of spring in the BWCA, where winter rules

Winter’s grip held firm last week as a group of four journeyed near Ely on a three-day camping-fishing adventure.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 01:05 AM

Wildlife in winter: It's been a tough one for Minnesota's critters

It’s been a tough year for wildlife in Minnesota. Here’s a look at how different species are faring during the final days of an extreme season.

Updated: March 17, 2014, - 06:21 PM

Gophers anglers are golden at national tourney

College National Bass Fishing Championship is the first for a northern school.

Updated: March 12, 2014, - 07:24 AM

Food for thought on deer feeding

Some deer hunters want more of their dollars used for emergency deer feeding.

Updated: March 12, 2014, - 12:37 AM

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