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stay safe this weekend
State Game and Fish Department officials are cautioning hunters to be wary of where they hunt, as late-season weather is freezing North Dakotas small and mid-sized waters, giving the appearance of saf...
12/6/13 at 8:53 AM Game and Fish news for this week 11/12/13 at 10:30 AM
salmon spawn goal reached 11/5/13 at 6:03 AM
Digging out, gearing up on Lake of the Woods
The storm that dumped upwards of a foot of snow across vast parts of the region might be good for skiing and snowmobiling, but it couldnt have come at a worse time for lakes that were just setting up ...
12/5/13 at 2:43 PM Fish and Wildlife Service taking comments on Lake Alice ice fishing proposal 11/18/13 at 11:52 AM
Shutdown means no access, no hunting on federal lands 10/1/13 at 1:56 PM
Spearing restrictions lifted on 12 Minnesota lakes
A bill passed during the 2013 legislative session has repealed the spearing restrictions on 12 Minnesota lakes including Deer, Moose, North Star and Spider lakes in Itasca County. The lakes are open t...
12/2/13 at 12:52 PM Smooth ice on Lake of the Woods 11/27/13 at 8:21 PM
Pereira named Minnesota DNR fisheries chief 11/15/13 at 2:58 PM
Mystery Bridge 34: A Double-Leaf in California?
To start off this article, let's begin by asking this question: do you know of bridges in the US like this one in the picture: a double-leaf bascule bridge that was built before or at the turn of th...
11/8/13 at 6:40 AM
Back Yard Cats in Fargo-Moorhead
Anglers travel far and wide to chase a good bite. Sometimes they forget about those waters sitting right in their back yard. One such overlooked backyard honey hole is the Red River of the North, divi...
9/3/13 at 4:23 PM Who knew the catfish were SO BIG! 8/3/12 at 7:45 AM
No Boat, No problem! Big Walleyes Await in Fargo-Moorhead 4/30/12 at 8:54 AM
Like father, like father, like son: UND alum and third-generation North Dakotan Joel Brown continues family legacy in oil industry
By David Dodds, University & Public Affairs writer You could say oil runs in the Brown family just like it does deep beneath the western North Dakota soil they call home. Grandpa Al Brown became...
8/20/13 at 1:52 PM
This is the life!
I was sitting in a motel room on the outskirts of Jamestown, N.D., a week and a half ago, looking for resort options in one of my favorite Minnesota towns, Alexandria. I'd done the search from home, ...
7/26/13 at 7:40 AM The joys of summer 6/30/13 at 7:53 PM
Fish tales and snake scales 6/5/13 at 8:21 AM
Saving Money While Fishing
Saving Money Before, During, and After the Season As you probably already know, fishing can be an expensive hobby. Basic needs for fishing include rods, reels, boats, motors, trolling motors, life pr...
5/15/13 at 8:58 AM
5/1/13 at 8:04 AM
Detroit Lake has one of the longest ice out records of any lake in Minnesota. This spring will be the 117th year that such data has been kept. In the previous 116 years, the latest date the ice wen...
4/20/13 at 5:05 PM
What is it about trout that makes them so alluring? Is it their beauty? Is it the way that they fight? Do people like them just because they taste good? Though walleye may hog the limelight when it ...
12/19/12 at 2:15 PM Let the Fish Flipping Begin 7/1/11 at 9:20 AM
Catfish Diaries on the Mississippi River 5/13/10 at 8:03 AM
Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase
Last night I began my Christmas shopping foray. After dinner we put on comfy shoes and headed for the Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase. Pride of Dakota is a place to shop local--sort of, if local coun...
11/17/12 at 8:03 AM
Let's Go Fishing answering a bigger need than anyone imagined
WILLMAR Lets Go Fishing founder Joe Holm could not have put a bigger exclamation point on the summer fishing season than he did on Tuesday, when he led his seven-year-old grandson Sean Willms out on...
10/4/12 at 4:30 PM Counting the reasons to support increase in license fees 3/28/12 at 1:52 PM
Fishing In Parts of Minnesota
Recently, I started contributing to a midwest outdoors program hosted by Doug Leier on KFGO Radioout ofFargo, North Dakota. It's heard on Saturday's. I like doing things like this from time to time f...
8/2/12 at 10:54 AM Where The Water Boils 3/28/12 at 12:26 PM
Minnesota History ??? 6/30/11 at 1:45 PM
Water Sense - and 'hot' lake water
EPA has a new game site for kids, and adults too! If you remember that video game pac-man, you will want to tryWater Sense. Same concept as pac-man, move "Flo" around the plumbing to different 'rooms'...
7/16/12 at 2:31 PM Big Fish, Big River 7/3/12 at 8:28 AM