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Sam Cook

Sam Cook


Sam Cook is a freelance writer and retired outdoors reporter for the Duluth News Tribune. 

One more time to canoe country.
The main question for northern Minnesota anglers: Will the ice be out?
A chance encounter stirs poignant memories.
On a mission to a wet place — listening, listening.
It isn’t healthy to compare yourself with others. Especially in April.
Rennie is happy to share.
Wild things seem to have mastered the art of patience.
And sometimes even the birds have some serious doubts about it.
The northward migration of sandhill cranes is one of nature’s grand spectacles.
For several days in mid-winter, all the elements aligned for a great lake skate.