Sam Cook column: Up along a river on the North Shore, the steelhead angler said something that seemed to transcend the simple act of fishing. He said he didn’t know how much longer he’d be able to fish like this. He is at that place where most of us will get one day.RELATED CONTENT
News Tribune, May 14, 1973
Two adult bald eagles made an unplanned landing on the tarmac at the Duluth International Airport on Sunday.RELATED CONTENT
Courage Center Duluth summer program information is now available. Go to www.couragecenter.org/duluthsports, call (218) 726-4834 or e-mail email@example.com.
About 46 moose are roaming the woods of Voyageurs National Park near International Falls, according to the park’s recently completed aerial survey. The 2013 population is similar to estimates from 2009-11, park officials said. No survey was conducted in 2012. The calf-to-cow ratio and the percent of calves in the population were relatively high in 2013, also similar to estimates from 2010-11.
“Most mountain men died off back in the nineteenth century, once again displaying their uncommon good sense.” Patrick F. McManus — “A Fine and Pleasant Misery”
May 26 — Wisconsin muskie fishing opener; Minnesota largemouth and smallmouth bass opener south and west of U.S. Highway 53 from Duluth to International Falls and on Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County.
The Duluth Audubon Society spring warbler walks with Jan and Larry Kraemer are held every Tuesday and Thursday through May, and they’re free. Meet at 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the small paved Western Waterfront Trail parking lot across from the zoo, next to Tappa Keg Inn. Or meet at 6:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Park Point Recreation Center parking lot near the soccer field.
Stifled by ice-covered lakes and brutal weather on Saturday’s Minnesota fishing opener, many anglers opted to stay home and wait for better days.
Along the North Shore of Lake Superior, streams like the Lester River in Duluth are roaring, full of chocolate-brown, frothy, churning spring runoff. It’s that time of year when hikers are warned to stay away from the creeks — and when kayakers like Chris Baer flock to them.RELATED CONTENT
Chris Edquist knew as soon as he looked at the color of the St. Louis River on Saturday morning that fishing would be tough. The river, full of spring runoff and the silt left from last summer’s flooding, was running the color of root beer laced with red clay.RELATED CONTENT
This summer, you will have the chance to observe the residents of Duluth’s most exclusive penthouse with the help of Peregrine Watch.RELATED CONTENT
It’s 10:30 p.m. Lights are snuffed out in homes across the hillside as Duluth settles in for a good night’s rest.RELATED CONTENT
On Thursday morning, just two days before Minnesota’s fishing opener, Mark Lease of Grand Rapids had a problem. It was the same problem thousands of other anglers were facing: Most northern Minnesota lakes were still sealed under a few feet of ice.