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May 19, 2016
A grouping of zebra mussels. (TRIBUNE FILE)
When it comes to invasive species fight, 'unsuspecting boaters' don't cut it
May 19, 2016 - 10:48am
May 18, 2016
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Quick Tip: Increase your hook percentage during a slow bite
May 18, 2016 - 11:10am
May 15, 2016
Mark Lindstrand of Willmar fishes at sunrise Saturday on Ringo Lake for his 16th consecutive fishing opener. (DAN WALLERT | TRIBUNE)
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 14, 2016
Robby Ott of Cloquet holds a walleye he caught while fishing the Rainy River. Ott has been guiding for 25 years. (SUBMITTED)
Wanna be a fishing guide? It's a demanding gig
May 14, 2016 - 11:14am
May 12, 2016
Al Skaar, left, of Alexandria and Dick Dyke were all smiles with a stringer of walleyes they caught on Lake Chippewa near Brandon during the Minnesota opener in 1975. (COURTESY PHOTO)
As opener nears, a look back at how fishing has changed over time
May 12, 2016 - 8:22am
May 11, 2016
Annual women's fishing tourney to be held June 4 on Lake Osakis
May 11, 2016 - 2:01pm
May 6, 2016
Fishing opener: Spring will make anglers forget lousy ice fishing season
May 6, 2016 - 4:46pm
May 4, 2016
Outdoors projects receive Minnesota Senate OK
May 4, 2016 - 5:30am
May 2, 2016
A wolverine.
First wolverine confirmed in N.D. since 1800s; none seen in Minn. since 1899
May 2, 2016 - 12:06pm
April 29, 2016
Willmar Trap Team members Jordan Freiberg, left, and Addy Dekraai, both in the eighth grade, were named to the 2015 Academics In Marksmanship All-State Team. Freiberg also was selected to the 2015 Minnesota Trapshooting Association All-State Sub-Junior First Team. (PHOTOS BY RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar's trapshooting team grows in numbers and talent
April 29, 2016 - 1:58pm
April 26, 2016
A buck that drowned Sept. 6 in Tulaby Lake. A Moorhead man has been charged in the case. (SUBMITTED)
Prosecution suspended in case of Minnesotan accused of chasing deer with pontoon
April 26, 2016 - 7:55am
April 22, 2016
Brad Carlson with the Spicer fisheries crew holds a walleye netted during a previous year’s spawning run. (TRIBUNE FILE PHOTOS)
The Spicer Strain: Walleyes may be better able to reproduce on own when stocked in area waters
April 22, 2016 - 2:34pm
Jeramy Pinkerton, fisheries specialist with the DNR, carries a sturgeon to a holding tank so it can be tagged. (PHOTOS BY BOB KING | DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE)play button
Biologists implant acoustic transmitters in sturgeon to monitor movements
April 22, 2016 - 9:12am
April 15, 2016
Marlin Hanson, 83, of Olivia holds the tail-feathers fan from his first turkey, along with spurs from the toms he has taken since 1999. (TOM CHERVENY)
For 83-year-old Olivia man, turkey hunting is a sport for all ages
April 15, 2016 - 11:10am
April 7, 2016
Dave Lais holds the Reuel Harmon award presented to him by the Minnesota Parks and Trails Council.
Dave Lais honored as a 'champion' for Sibley State Park, our natural resources
April 7, 2016 - 9:32pm