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Rob Plath of Barnesville, Minn., had his boat seriously damaged when it was hit by another boat on Little McDonald Lake on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (Contributed photo)
McFeely: In near-miracle, everybody walks away from Minnesota broadside boat crash
4 hours 32 min ago
July 16, 2017
A North Dakota Game and Fish Department employee removes vegetation and drains water after working on the James River near Jamestown, N.D. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Q & A: Aquatic nuisance species remain relatively scarce in N.D. waters
July 16, 2017 - 9:48am
July 14, 2017
A leopard cub nurses from a lioness known as Nosikitok in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Courtesy of Panthera.
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
July 10, 2017
A male ruffed grouse drums on its drumming log in the Cloquet, Minn., area. Sean Hall photo
Minnesota ruffed grouse drumming counts up dramatically
July 10, 2017 - 6:56pm
A timber rattlesnake is shown in this photo. A timer rattlesnake was discovered in front of a Red Wing, Minn., family's home in June. Courtesy photo/ Brittany Hauser
Unexpected visitor: Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Minn. family's front steps
July 10, 2017 - 8:51am
July 9, 2017
 Joel Huener of Middle River, Minn., shows off this detailed  brown trout carving that replicates the largest brown trout he's caught on a fly. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Decoy carver gives wood a lifelike touch
July 9, 2017 - 12:19pm
After fishing his way downstream on Wisconsin's Brule River, Duluth's David Zentner paddles back upstream. Zentner, a fly-fisher, often fishes the Brule for trout.
Hallowed 'Hex' hatch holds deeper meaning for some trout anglers
July 9, 2017 - 9:00am
July 7, 2017
Sam Cook, outdoors reporter
At the river, in the dark, carrying on -- barely
July 7, 2017 - 11:09am
July 2, 2017
Joe Harris, left, and Dave Youngbauer, both of St. Paul, pose with a 29-inch walleye they landed Friday, May 19, 2017. Harris reeled in the fish, which was attached to a rod, held by Youngbauer, that Youngbauer had snagged. The rod belonged to Al Stint. Five days earlier, Stint was reaching for a beverage in his boat when the rod flew over the side. (Courtesy of Joe Harris)
Fish tales: How it took 5 days and 3 guys to land a 29-inch walleye
July 2, 2017 - 6:34pm
July 1, 2017
A pair of redbellied snakes were among the first specimens caught, weighed, measured and then released by Katie Leuenberger of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources during the Swedes Forest bioblitz on June 17. This the male of the pair; the female carried eggs. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Odd-named creatures thrive in amazing Minnesota landscape
July 1, 2017 - 10:19am
June 30, 2017
Sam Cook
Cook: 'So, we were on the Seal River...'
June 30, 2017 - 9:33am
June 29, 2017
Up close shot using a Go-Pro camera of a 600-lb Mako shark caught by Tom Barta off the coast of Santa Catalina Island, Calif., on June 15, 2017. (Courtesy of World Class Shark Fishing)play button
Fishing for sharks off California coast experience of a lifetime
June 29, 2017 - 7:15pm
Debby Hunter, left, who is battling cancer, is hiking through the Sheyenne National Grasslands with her family this week. Chris Flynn / The Forumplay button
Creating ‘special memories’: Family reunites in ND to hike with ailing sister
June 29, 2017 - 7:12pm
Gary Gilbert, 55, of Becker, Minn., hoists a 59 1/2-inch muskie he found floating dead on Lake Mille Lacs June 17, 2017. Had the fish been caught alive, it likely would have set the state record for catch-and-release muskies, which are measured by length. The current record is 56 7/8 inches, set in 2016 on Pelican Lake in Otter Tail County. (Courtesy of Gary Gilbert)
Monster muskie found floating would have broken MN state record had it been caught alive
June 29, 2017 - 4:24pm
Adult zebra mussels, such as this specimen attached to a dock removed from the Red River last December in Wahpeton, N.D., remain in relatively low abundance along the river, the Game and Fish Department says. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
ND continues sampling for larval zebra mussels in Red River
June 29, 2017 - 12:07pm