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July 28, 2018
A sign at Cameron Park warns visitors that their watercraft may be inspected for invasive species before entering Lake Bemidji. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
Water watchers: Inspectors look to educate boaters, anglers about aquatic invasive species
July 28, 2018 - 2:35pm
July 22, 2018
A stick covered with zebra mussels during an event at the McQuade Safe Harbor in 2012 Duluth. New boat design standards could help reduce the spread of aquatic invasive species. file / News Tribune
Field notes: New boat designs may thwart invasive species
July 22, 2018 - 11:42am
July 8, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: How much water must be drained from boats?
July 8, 2018 - 1:13pm
July 1, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: Is it legal to drink beer in a motorboat?
July 1, 2018 - 2:33pm
May 27, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: What are the laws about boating?
May 27, 2018 - 12:08pm
May 26, 2018
Certain types of boats must now have carbon monoxide detectors. News Tribune file photo
Field Notes: New carbon monoxide detector law in effect for boats
May 26, 2018 - 10:25pm
May 20, 2018
T05.14.2018 -- Steve Kuchera -- 052018.O.DNT.BoatelectronicsC1 -- Psychobilly Marine Service owner John Hanna installs cables for a new head unit on a Hewescraft 200 Sea Runner on Monday. Steve Kuchera /
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
May 20, 2018 - 8:26am
April 5, 2018
Zebra mussels are an aquatic invasive species that can cause problems on lakes by attaching to boat motors and boat hulls, docks, lifts, rocks and swimming areas. They can also clog irrigation intakes and other pipes. Submitted photo
Strategy for fighting invasive species: Slow the spread
April 5, 2018 - 6:14pm
February 11, 2018
Grant Sorensen of Duluth, host of "Superior Angling" on WDIO-TV, holds a 44-inch lake trout he caught on Lake Superior. Sorensen will be offering free seminars on "Chasing Open Water Lake Trout" several times during the Duluth Boat, Sports, Travel and RV Show, which opens Wednesday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Grant Sorensen photo
'Boat show' returns to Duluth this week
February 11, 2018 - 7:15am
September 9, 2017
Bruce Solem (right) offers a salute to his father Saturday as he and his fiancee, Laura Davidson, pass through the Duluth Ship Canal on the boat Solem built. Driving is their friend Jon Bendz. (Sam Cook /
Rice Lake man's dream voyage begins: Couple embarks on hand-built boat
September 9, 2017 - 5:28pm
September 6, 2017
Two boats are seen aground in the Apostle Islands earlier this week after going ashore amid harrowing overnight waves and winds late Sunday into Monday. (Photo courtesy of Capt. Tucker Culberson of Black Warrior Marine / TowBoat U.S.)
'Out of nowhere': Furious winds, waves ground several vessels in the Apostle Islands
September 6, 2017 - 7:20pm
Firsthand account of the Apostle Islands storms
September 6, 2017 - 7:17pm
August 9, 2017
The boat Bob Brott of Eden Prairie, Minn., and his cousin, Gary Soucie of Fairfield, Neb., were fishing in near Garden Island capsized July 31 after the bilge pump failed. The two men clung to the boat as it drifted into Ontario, where they were rescued nearly two days later. (Photo/ Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
For two anglers on Lake of the Woods, their boat taking on water was only the beginning of a two-day nightmare
August 9, 2017 - 5:55pm
August 7, 2017
The Il Mostro, a Volvo 70 from Lake Michigan, finishes the Trans Superior International Yacht Race Monday for an elapsed race time of 1 day, 21 hours, 38 minutes and 5 seconds. (Photo courtesy of Trans Superior Yacht Race)
Dozens of yachts racing toward Duluth
August 7, 2017 - 9:11pm
July 23, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Parking confusion at boat ramps
July 23, 2017 - 5:12am