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August 13, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: What are the rules for fishing border waters?
August 13, 2017 - 6:52am
Stillwater, Minn., artist Nicholas Markell has won the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources trout and salmon stamp contest with a painting of a brown trout. The trout and salmon stamp validation is sold for $10 along with fishing licenses and is required for Minnesota residents age 18 to 64 and nonresidents older than age 18 and under age 65 to fish designated trout streams, trout lakes and Lake Superior and when in possession of trout or salmon. (Image courtesy of Minnesota DNR)
Field Reports: Outdoors news items from around the Northland
August 13, 2017 - 4:01am
August 12, 2017
A group of pheasant hunters pauses to water their dogs during a western Minnesota pheasant hunt. Minnesota hunter numbers were down last year compared to 2015. News Tribune file photo
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
August 12, 2017 - 7:55pm
August 9, 2017
Local View: Yes, contested-case hearing is needed on PolyMet
August 9, 2017 - 8:44pm
August 6, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Are handguns allowed in the BWCAW?
August 6, 2017 - 6:34am
Field Reports: Grants available for wildlife land projects
August 6, 2017 - 4:06am
August 5, 2017
A floating bog is seen on Island Lake north of Duluth earlier this week. Another large floating bog, near the Abbott Road boat landing, was anchored in the past few days. (Photo courtesy of Shaine Pearson)
Island Lake boat ramp to close for construction; crews anchor massive floating bog
August 5, 2017 - 8:50am
August 3, 2017
Undated courtesy photo, circa March 2017, of an invasive silver carp that was captured by a commercial fishing boat on the St. Croix River near Prescott, Wis. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed the catch Thursday, March 16, 2017, as the first silver carp confirmed on the St. Croix. Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Minnesota DNR tags invasive carp to track movement
August 3, 2017 - 9:43pm
Minnesota DNR looking for lithium
August 3, 2017 - 9:31pm
August 1, 2017
Wild rice harvested by Wesley Shabaiash and Warren Barney on Perch Lake on the Fond du Lac Reservation. (2013 file / News Tribune)
Northern Minnesota's wild rice crop looks good
August 1, 2017 - 5:10pm
July 30, 2017
Field Reports: Youth Field Day coming to UNS Retreat
July 30, 2017 - 5:43am
July 23, 2017
Ted Angradi of Duluth caught and released this 47-inch muskie while fly-fishing on Island Lake on Wednesday evening. He was using a 9-inch Clouser minnow fly that he had tied himself. Angradi managed to land the fish without a net. Passing boaters took the photo of him releasing the fish. Photo courtesy of Ted Angradi
Field Reports: Input sought on draft Lake Vermilion fisheries plan
July 23, 2017 - 6:15am
Ask a Conservation Officer: Parking confusion at boat ramps
July 23, 2017 - 5:12am
July 22, 2017
Reader's View: Duluth happily gives data; DNR doesn't
July 22, 2017 - 12:02am
July 16, 2017
Ask a conservation officer: Trout stamp needed on trout lakes, streams
July 16, 2017 - 7:41am