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March 18, 2017
Dan Wilfond (right), Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries specialist at French River, prepares to measure a northern pike while doing a fisheries survey on Grand Lake north of Duluth in 2015. At left is Peter Nasby, a DNR fisheries intern. Some fisheries research efforts could be affected if the DNR is forced to make budget cutbacks. The agency is seeking fee increases for fishing and hunting licenses to prevent budget shortfalls. News Tribune file photo
Outdoors groups urge legislators to approve fee increases
March 18, 2017 - 9:33pm
This photo, taken from a video made by Dennis Pratt of Superior this spring, shows a male and female steelhead (rainbow trout) on a spawning bed in a Brule River tributary upstream of U.S. Highway 2.
Steelhead on the fly: Some Brule River anglers prefer using flies
March 18, 2017 - 8:01pm
March 13, 2017
MN DNR Weekly Report for March 6 and March 13, 2017
March 13, 2017 - 12:52pm
March 12, 2017
Field Reports: Ice shelter removal dates approaching
March 12, 2017 - 6:54am
Jarrid Houston
Houston's fishing report
March 12, 2017 - 5:33am
Ask a Conservation Officer: Know water access rules on lakes or streams
March 12, 2017 - 5:30am
Outdoors Notes for March 12, 2017
March 12, 2017 - 4:53am
March 11, 2017
Neal Kregamaki, who does quality control at Ravin Crossbows in Superior, test-fires an arrow to check its speed as it passes through a optical chronograph (at right) earlier this month. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Cutting-edge Ravin crossbow, built in Superior, is getting rave reviews
March 11, 2017 - 7:52pm
On a cool March morning, Rich Staffon of Cloquet removes unhatched eggs from a wood duck nesting box at the Canosia Wildlife Management Area near Pike Lake. The eggs had been left behind by a hooded merganser. Nesting boxes often prove beneficial to species other than wood ducks, Staffon said. Sam Cook /
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
March 11, 2017 - 7:39pm
Becca Kent of Grand Rapids holds a walleye she caught Saturday with her fiancée Nik Dimlich of Grand Rapids  during the 2016 Minnesota fishing opener on Cut Foot Sioux Lake north of Deer River. (2016 file / News Tribune)
Who hooked you on fishing? We want to hear your stories
March 11, 2017 - 4:31am
March 10, 2017
This bald eagle wearing a GPS transmitter (see antenna wire on back) was photographed on the Fond du Lac Reservation in December 2015. This week, the same bird was located by GPS near the Fond du Lac Dam on the St. Louis River on its northward migration. (Photo by Terry Perrault, Fond du Lac Band Resource Management Division technician)
Well-traveled eagle wearing GPS transmitter located near Duluth
March 10, 2017 - 10:37pm
March 5, 2017
Kristy and Anna Berington, twin sisters from Port Wing, moved to Alaska in 2007 to pursue dogsledding. The veteran mushers will be racing in the Iditarod again this year. Photo courtesy of Kristy Berington
Twin mushers with Northland roots ready for Iditarod
March 5, 2017 - 9:00pm
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for when fishing seasons close
March 5, 2017 - 7:51am
A ruffed grouse roosts on snow beneath a balsam fir tree. Grouse survive winters best when more than 10 inches of soft, powdery snow is on the ground. News Tribune file photo
Field Reports: Winter weather a challenge for grouse
March 5, 2017 - 7:16am
Outdoors Notes for March 5, 2017
March 5, 2017 - 6:50am