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September 16, 2018
North Dakota's spring duck brood index was up 37 percent from last year, and the fall flight is expected to be up 12 percent, the Game and Fish Department reported. Duck season opens Saturday, Sept. 22, in Minnesota and in North Dakota for resident hunters. Nonresident hunters can hunt waterfowl in North Dakota beginning Saturday, Sept. 29. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Waterfowl preview: Duck numbers look good despite dry conditions
September 16, 2018 - 6:15am
Bird watchers watch birds fly over Hawk Ridge recently. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Hawk Weekend Festival starts Friday
September 16, 2018 - 5:00am
Outdoors calendar
September 16, 2018 - 5:00am
Ben Mitchell, 13, of Duluth, caught this 47-inch northern on Lake Namakan near Crane Lake while staying on Voyagaire Houseboats. His brother, Jack, is helping him hold it up.
Nice Fish for Sept. 16
September 16, 2018 - 5:00am
Ask a Conservation Officer: Resident licenses
September 16, 2018 - 5:00am
A close look at a hawthorn. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Hawthorns first to drop leaves in September
September 16, 2018 - 5:00am
September 15, 2018
Cycling: McElveen repeats as Fat Tire champion
September 15, 2018 - 9:10pm
A Minnesota angler holds a walleye before releasing it. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are considering making changes to walleye regulations on the big border-area lakes, including reducing the sauger limit by two. The current regulation has been in place since 2007 and will expire March 1, 2019. Input at the meetings will help determine if the current rule is changed or extended. (file / News Tribune)
Field reports: Walleye rule changes possible on Kab, Crane and Namakan
September 15, 2018 - 7:00pm
Jarrid Houston
Houston column: Bigger lakers are deep in Lake Superior
September 15, 2018 - 7:00pm
The "Batman House" is one of the attractions featured on Joe Laurin's Lake of the Woods app. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
App opens portal to Lake of the Woods
September 15, 2018 - 5:29am
September 11, 2018
All's well that ends well, and the bear makes a beeline for freedom Friday, Sept. 7, after being freed from a 10-gallon metal cream can northwest of Roseau, Minn. Minnesota DNR via Dawn Knutson
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
September 11, 2018 - 11:12am
September 10, 2018
MN DNR Weekly Report for Sept. 10, 2018
September 10, 2018 - 11:22am
September 9, 2018
A large white-tailed deer buck eats berries off of a bush in the yard of a Lakeside home in Duluth recently. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
DNR deer meetings attract few hunters
September 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
A male ruffed grouse stands alert on his drumming log in May 2017 in Beltrami Island State Forest. Drumming counts were down 29 percent from last year but slightly higher than 2016. Minnesota's 2018 ruffed grouse and sharptail seasons open Saturday, Sept. 15. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Minnesota ruffed grouse outlook tough to predict
September 9, 2018 - 6:01am
Jana Hall, of Avon, Ind., caught this 20.5-inch smallmouth bass on Mukooda Lake while staying at Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel in Crane Lake.
Nice Fish for Sept. 9
September 9, 2018 - 5:00am
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