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April 15, 2018
A steelhead -- migratory Lake Superior rainbow trout -- attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. This year, the river is locked in ice, and steelhead haven't begun their spawning runs yet. File photo / Forum News Service
North Shore steelhead run delayed by ice cover on streams
April 15, 2018 - 6:35am
April 13, 2018
Tribune file photo/  The ice depth on area lakes ranged earlier this week from 18 inches on the lakes south of Willmar to 24 inches on those to the north.
Ice out? Local sage believes Green Lake will be ice free for fishing opener
April 13, 2018 - 4:31pm
April 8, 2018
From tranquil wilderness settings such as Reed Lake (pictured) to prairie spectacles such as the spring and fall waterfowl migrations and the Narcisse Snake Dens, Manitoba offers a wealth of road-trip options for the outdoors enthusiast. Contributed photo / Travel Manitoba
Road trip options abound in Manitoba
April 8, 2018 - 7:45am
Sam Cook
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
April 8, 2018 - 6:35am
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
April 3, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Neil Peseke, 85, holds a 1957 photo of a crew that harvested rough fish from Lac qui Parle Lake in the winter. He is the fifth man from the left on the photo, and the only one remaining of the group. He is among the locals who frequent the Milan Beach Resort cafe.
Tradition reigns on shores of Lac qui Parle as third generation operates Milan Beach Resort
April 3, 2018 - 5:39am
April 1, 2018
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Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
April 1, 2018 - 6:06am
Against a backdrop of cliffs on Daniels Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Kevin Skwira-Brown of Duluth fishes for lake trout during a recent winter camping trip. Sam Cook / Forum News Serviceplay button
Dads, daughters continue decade-long tradition of winter camping
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am
March 27, 2018
Seven detained, snowmobiles seized after illegal crossing from Canada into Minn.
March 27, 2018 - 4:20pm
March 26, 2018
Courtesy:  @kmorningstar87 / Kyle Morningstar
Florida fishermen capture massive great white shark on video as it circles their boat
March 26, 2018 - 2:12pm
March 25, 2018
A lake trout is welcomed to the world above the ice during a fishing trip to lakes at the end of the Gunflint Trail northwest of Grand Marais, Minn. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Hot ice-fishing on the Gunflint Trail
March 25, 2018 - 6:41am
A Kamloops rainbow trout angler fishes at sunrise near the mouth of the French River. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided to discontinue raising Kamloops rainbows for stocking in Lake Superior. File photo / Forum News Service
Last rites for loyal Lake Superior 'loopers
March 25, 2018 - 6:15am
March 23, 2018
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
March 23, 2018 - 6:37am
March 18, 2018
With the outline of a wheeled fish house clearly visible in the foreground, five northern pike were dumped and left on the ice in late January on Devils Lake. An angler with an appreciation for pike and a knack for removing the pesky Y-bones salvaged the fish, which hadn't been frozen long. Submitted photo
Commentary: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
March 18, 2018 - 6:20am
Rainy Lake fishing guide Billy Dougherty holds a hefty northern pike he caught on the lake. On Friday, March 23, 2018, Dougherty will be inducted into the Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame. This summer will mark his 53rd year of guiding on Rainy Lake. Submitted photo / Billy Dougherty
Rainy Lake guide Billy Dougherty to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
March 18, 2018 - 6:10am