Monster muskie found belly-up on Mille Lacs exceeds state record

Monster muskie found belly-up on Mille Lacs exceeds state record

Earlier this month, Gary Gilbert and his wife stumbled upon a decaying 59½-inch muskie. Death blanched its coloring, but its body was fully intact.

North Shore's Lutsen Resort goes up for sale

June 27
North Shore's Lutsen Resort goes up for sale
The listing includes 50 acres and some Lake Superior shoreline, but does not include the popular ski hill of the same name.

Trophy tales: Stories of fish catches near and far

June 27
Trophy tales: Stories of fish catches near and far
Three stories of memorable fish catches on Minnesota lakes - and from afar.
Local
June 28

Plea deal: No jail, 1-year ban for Minn. trapper who illegally killed wildlife

DNR called it area's biggest such operation ever seen.
South Metro
June 27

Autopsy: Cardiac arrest killed runner during North Shore trail race

The Eagan High School teacher had no known medical problems, according to the medical examiner's office.
Outdoors
June 27

Minnesota fishing report

A weekly look at where the fish are biting.
Outdoors
June 27

Gear alert: Website offers canoeists valuable information for boundary waters

Videos and even interactive maps are available to help novice wilderness visitors as well as veterans enjoy their trips
Here you go, Minnesotans, all you need to know to camp well this year
Camping Guide 2017 Here you go, Minnesotans, all you need to know to camp well this year
updated 3 hours 42 mins. ago
Whether you roll up in a Scamp from out of state in a national park or pitch your Big Agnes tent poles, enjoy a collection of favorite practices, tips and ideas.
Local
June 26

Minneapolis cyclist had audacious dream to ride to New York City — in 1896

Primitive roads didn't make it easier for the liquor store owner on an unlikely trip.
Outdoors
June 26

Ontario's Wabakimi park delivers wild, remote alternative to BWCA and Quetico

Twice the size of the BWCA and with all the wild beauty, Ontario's Wabakimi Park is even more remote and, in some ways, challenging.
Outdoors
June 26
Angler Bob Wenzel of Apple Valley on Upper Red Lake.

On Upper Red Lake, fishing is simply a breeze

Walleyes are biting on Upper Red, when the wind doesn't stop anglers.
Outdoors
June 24

Dubious fishing records mark Minnesota's history

Many Minnesota marks are tainted, suspicious or have been discredited.
Local
June 24

Feuding lakes in Otter Tail County won't be mingled, judge rules

Decades-long feud between the residents near Hoffman Lake and West McDonald Lake is settled — for now
TV & Media
June 23

Big catch: Fisherman finds camera, returns it to owner

A man who was fishing in the Tennessee River reeled in a waterlogged camera and then used social media to track down its owner in Florida.
Outdoors
June 22

North Shore environmental education center touts expansion

Part of expansion at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center includes residence for graduate students.
Outdoors
June 22

The cabin life meant getting used to travel by train, by rowboat

Back in the day, by rowboat was one way to get back and forth to the cabin near Grand Rapids.
Outdoors
June 22

Consider the vast world of birds

Nature Notes: Their number is upward of 200 billion. Their high metabolism makes them a good litmus test when it comes to air and water quality.
Local
June 22

Activities on the water dominate upcoming parks weekend schedule

Kayaking opportunities and more are part of the weekend's events at state and regional parks in Minnesota.
Outdoors
June 22

Horses evoke great pleasure even if the riding is, well, not so great

Event might be a practice, but all riders want to win.
Outdoors
June 22

Why do some birds spend so much time standing on one leg?

Afield with Bill Marchel: Observation leads to an education of sorts about birds and their behavior.
Outdoors
June 22

Minnesota's two-story lakes can bring different fishing experiences to one spot

Two-story lakes have warm and cold layers that can support multiple species.
National
June 21

Department of Natural Resources cuts Wisconsin fair presence

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will no longer have a large presence at the state fair, where it has previously promoted hunting, fishing and other recreational pursuits.
Outdoors
June 21

Anderson: Record northern pike catch still a fish story for the ages

It's worthwhile to review records already on the books — including Minnesota's most famous, or perhaps infamous.
Outdoors
June 21

Trophy tales: Stories of fish catches around Minnesota lakes

Three memorable catches - with photos - from recent fishing outings.