Outdoors
June 18

Minnesota fishing report

A look at where the fish are biting this week.
Outdoors
June 18

Group sues to restart Wisconsin DNR hunter education courses

A Kansas-based hunting advocacy group filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to force the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to restart in-person hunter education courses.
South Metro
June 16

Body found in Prior Lake after four-hour search

The body was recovered about noon Monday near a marina boat slip.
Outdoors
June 16
Bob King of Duluth, a former journalist, writes a popular stargazing blog.

Currents: Bob King, author, photographer and skywatcher

What outdoors people are reading, watching, listening to, and more.
Outdoors
June 15
Collin Cody of Grand Rapids learned to captain a drift boat on the trout rivers of Colorado before moving back to his home state.

Collin Cody and his drift boat guide others to fly fish on Mississippi

The teacher leverages his passion for fly fishing and drifting into a unique Minnesota guide service.
Outdoors
June 15
North Dakota breeding duck numbers increase

North Dakota breeding duck numbers increase

Moisture pushed count ahead 18 percent from last year.
Outdoors
June 13

The Collin Cody file

Find out more about the teacher/fishing guide:
Coronavirus
June 12
Paddling in the bow of a canoe while on Gunflint Lake during a BWCA trip last July.

BWCA outfitters take on COVID-19 one problem, one month at a time

BWCA outfitters can take solace in small victories and loyal campers as they take on COVID-19 threat.
Outdoors
June 12

DNR pivots on fishing tournaments: Live weigh-ins allowed

Previous outdoor recreation guidelines set by the Department of Natural Resources and Department of Health prohibited live weigh-ins.
Coronavirus
June 12
At sunrise or sunset, Lake of the Woods is a magnet for anglers during all seasons of the year.

Anderson: Pandemic response foreshadows challenge to survive climate crisis

Relying on human behavior to change won't meet the crisis at hand.
Outdoors
June 11
A wild elk herd in northwestern Minnesota crossed grassland. The Department of Natural Resources is working with the Fond du Lac band of Lake Superior

Far from done, but a comeback plan for elk north of Hinckley advances

Project taken up by DNR and Fond du Lac Band could include moving some elk to Hinckley area.
Outdoors
June 11

Be mindful: Egg-laying turtles are on the move in Minnesota

Stay on the lookout for female turtles, which continue to leave wetlands, streams and lakes and slowly crossing roads in search of higher nesting grounds.
Outdoors
June 11

Minnesota fishing report

A look around the state at where fish are biting
Outdoors
June 11
Hermantown ultramarathoner, 69, got his Superior trail speed mark. Sleep, not so much.

Hermantown ultramarathoner, 69, got his Superior trail speed mark. Sleep, not so much.

Michael Koppy set the new record, with support, for covering the trail.
Variety
June 11

Hunters take 17% more Wisconsin spring turkeys

Turkey hunters killed nearly 17% more birds during Wisconsin's spring season than last year, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
Outdoors
June 8
A glass wall was used to great effect on one side of the cabin, a replica of a Norwegian-style barn.

Norwegian-style barn replica delivers 'wow' factor

Cabin Country: With design help from Dale Mulfinger, Minnesota's "cabinologist," the project got underway.
Outdoors
June 7
Vickie Jones led the processing line at Mohn Fish Market on a recent day. Her father, Ralph Mohn, is at the end of the line. The family business was f

Twin Cities appetites keeping Mississippi River fish market alive

At least 85% of the daily catch at Mohn Fish Market is purchased by retailers along University Avenue in St. Paul and in other Asian enclaves in the metro area.
Outdoors
June 7
Wildlife photographer Bill Marchel wade fishes for largemouth bass in the Brainerd area.

Anderson: Wade fishing for bass a reprieve from society's turmoil

Rarely undertaken in Minnesota anymore, except on some Twin Cities lakes, and of course by stream-trout fishermen, wade fishing is as old as the hills.
Outdoors
June 7
Nancy and Richard Becker of Princeton, Minn., have camped in tents, a motor home, “hotels’’ and now this teardrop trailer, which fulfills their

Anderson: Campers trending toward minimalist find sleeping options that fit the bill

Shift to minimalism calls for sleeping quarters such as teardrop trailers and rooftop tents, which travel well and deliver on comfort.
June 6
President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion with commercial fishermen at Bangor International Airport in Bangor, Maine, Friday, June

Trump allows commercial fishing in marine conservation area

President Donald Trump rolled back protections Friday at a marine conservation area off the New England coast, signing an order to allow commercial fishing in a stretch of water environmentalists say is critical for endangered right whales and other fragile marine life.