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April 1, 2017
Fishing boats work the same area of Cut Foot Sioux Lake north of Deer River during the 2016 Minnesota fishing opener. (Clint Austin /
Minnesota Legislature has so far been cool to outdoor fee increases
April 1, 2017 - 8:19pm
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls during the 2016 spring runoff on the Knife River. A new genetics study indicates that steelhead rainbow trout and Kamloops rainbow trout are interbreeding in North Shore streams. Sam Cook /
Study: Steelhead, Kamloops rainbows interbreeding on North Shore
April 1, 2017 - 8:09pm
Kamloops rainbow trout and a few steelhead flop and splash in a seine net held by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries employees on Monday at the French River. Sam Cook  / scook@duluthnews.complay button
Crews hold Kamloops round-up on the French River
April 1, 2017 - 6:47pm
March 27, 2017
MN DNR Weekly Report for March 27, 2017
March 27, 2017 - 10:33am
March 26, 2017
Jarrid Houston
Houston's fishing report
March 26, 2017 - 5:05am
March 25, 2017
A chunky lake trout from the end of the Gunflint Trail this past week. Sam Cook /
Sam Cook column: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
March 25, 2017 - 8:01pm
March 20, 2017
MN DNR Weekly Report for March 20, 2017
March 20, 2017 - 3:13pm
March 19, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for fish caught outside Minnesota
March 19, 2017 - 7:49am
Jarrid Houston
Houston's fishing report: Beware the ice of March
March 19, 2017 - 6:03am
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