Anderson: Juggling a delicate walleye balance on Red Lake

Anderson: Juggling a delicate walleye balance on Red Lake

Going forward, state and tribal fisheries managers will be challenged to keep the number of Red Lake’s big walleyes in balance with its smaller fish.

Reaching out to the life jacket holdouts

May 26
The long Memorial Day weekend was busy on many Minnesota waters, and relatively safe.

Trophy Tales: Six-hour trek rewarded with great fishing

May 26
This week's fishing stories from around the state.
Outdoors
May 27

Minnesota fishing report

A look at fishing around the state.
Outdoors
May 26

Gear alert: Buying a quality fillet knife

One idea for a great Father's Day gift.
Outdoors
May 26

Fishing license numbers climb

Fishing license numbers climbThe DNR sold 508,664 fishing licenses before Memorial Day, up 47,000, or about 10 percent, from the same time last year, but…
Sports
May 26

Missouri angler: 'I then bear-hugged the fish'

A 65-pound striped bass is a state record and an even better story.
Local
May 26
Bohall Woods in Itasca State Park

DNR accelerates cutting of pines, bowing to financial pressure

The agency says harvesting younger trees will help increase revenue for schools.
Outdoors
May 25

Minnesota's monster trees and those who hunt them

A Plymouth college student will log hundreds of miles this summer on foot, in a canoe and behind the wheel, trying to give voice to the state’s largest native tree species.
Outdoors
May 24

Boaters, anglers, hunters could face changes if vetoed bill is approved

Outdoor enthusiasts will have to wait to see how they are affected by a wide-ranging bill passed last week by the Legislature that was vetoed Saturday by Gov. Mark Dayton.
West Metro
May 23

Boating season kicks off with more inspections

Thanks to $10 million from the state, counties are ramping up work to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species like zebra mussels.
May 23

Anderson: Dayton's waterways interest draws attention

Mark Dayton’s waterway conservation idea is in limbo following the governor’s veto on Saturday.
West Metro
May 22

More zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake outside treatment area

The battle continues to keep a west-metro lake free of zebra mussels. After costly and groundbreaking efforts to kill off zebra mussels on Christmas Lake…
Outdoors
May 22

Nature Notes: Barn swallows are notable for nests and flight

A series of twittering notes serve as the song of the barn swallow.
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Outdoors
May 22

Bill Marchel: Left with a fawn and a touching few minutes

Mom left and provided a rare moment in the wild.
Outdoors
May 22

Weekend events: Bird bonanza, wildflower walk, astronomy, fishing with kids

A look at the best of what's happening this weekend.
Outdoors
May 22

Anderson: Conservation movement suffers hits left and right

Conservation and wildlife groups distraught over the constant stream of legislative assaults on the environment should expect still more disappointments.
Outdoors
May 21

Lessons from 3,100 miles on the road bicycling America

Misadventures, sunburn, scrapes and sublime moments: Two 60-year-old bicycle riders knew their cross-country ride was supposed to be difficult, unpredictable, a challenge. But, in truth, they had no idea what weeks of 50- to 90-mile days would be like.
Outdoors
May 21

Minnesota tree hunter speaks of the importance of the pursuit

Big-tree hunter Riley Smith talked about big trees and who is pursuing them.
Outdoors
May 21

Dispatch: Spring flows through Northern Landscapes Festival in Grand Marais

Spring has swept the North Shore, too, of course, and that means Northern Landscapes Festival.
Outdoors
May 21

Cabin Country: Uprooted from Minneapolis and out to the country

Cabin that landed at Big Marine Lake was home for families of service people in World War II.
Outdoors
May 21

Gallery: Cross-country cycling and hard-won lessons

Minneapolis friends recap two-month ride from San Diego to Savannah, Ga.
May 21

Judge suggests law change for uninsured snowmobile riders

Current classification leaves crash victims unable to collect.
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