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July 1, 2018
Guide Gary Whitefish holds up a keeper walleye he netted for an angler on Lac La Croix on the Minnesota-Ontario border last weekend. The walleyes were hitting jigs tipped with twister tails, Gulp minnow imitations and leeches. John Myers / Forum News Service
Nice walleyes, lots of bass greet anglers in Ontario waters
July 1, 2018 - 6:29am
Sam Cook
Commentary: Packing up, and pondering what might lie ahead
June 1, 2018 - 6:03am
May 20, 2018
Schoolcraft State Park features boat access to the Mississippi River, hiking trails and, often, available campsites. Courtesy photo / Minnesota DNR
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
May 20, 2018 - 6:15am
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
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
February 25, 2018
Ambient temperatures dipped into the -30F range during the winter camping excursion Rick Mercil of Grand Forks and three friends made to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeast Minnesota. (Photo courtey of Rick Mercil)
Winter BWCA adventure qualifies as extreme camping
February 25, 2018 - 2:20pm
January 22, 2018
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5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
January 22, 2018 - 1:21pm
September 10, 2017
Dawn Voges, assistant park manager, walks along one of the docks in the Armstrong Bay day use area at Vermilion Ridge campground morning, Sept. 6, 2017. Bob King / Forum News Service
Minnesota's newest state park opens Tuesday
September 10, 2017 - 6:00am
July 8, 2017
Tom Cherveny | Tribune The Veterans Conservation Corps built the Cedar Hill stone staircase near the beach at Sibley State Park.
Building a legacy with bare hands: Conservation Corps Company 1785 shaped Sibley State Park
July 8, 2017 - 8:07am
May 21, 2017
Oslo, Minn., native Chuck Dahlstrom and hunting partner Berkano of Hundgaard enjoy a moment with late season-roosters in this 2008 photo. On more than one occasion, Dahlstrom writes, he's been on the receiving end of hunting buddy Tim Anvinson's pranks. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Dahlstrom)
Every hunting camp has a practical joker
May 21, 2017 - 7:15am
April 16, 2017
Submitted This cabin at the Crow Wing State Park is among author Tom Watson's favorites. It offers a spacious setting shaded by towering pines on a site just far enough from the road to offer some privacy.
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
April 16, 2017 - 3:51pm
April 8, 2017
Jeremy Skoglund fishes panfish off the Bar Harbor docks in Lake Shore on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Al Lindner, DNR make the case for fee increases
April 8, 2017 - 3:36pm
February 26, 2017
Volunteer outdoor education instructor Jon Eerkes holds a northern pike caught Friday, Feb. 17 on Lake Bronson during the Heritage Christian School's winter camping excursion to Lake Bronson State Park in northwest Minnesota. The school is in nearby Karlstad, Minn. (Photo courtesy of Jon Eerkes)
Dokken: Learning in the wild
February 26, 2017 - 2:19pm
January 4, 2017
The water slide at Games Lake County Park is a perfect place play on a warm afternoon, as shown in this file photo. Campers interested in Games Lake or any of the other Kandiyohi County park campgrounds may make reservations online starting Saturday.

Rand Middleton / Tribune file photo
Registration opens Saturday for Kandiyohi County parks, including online option
January 4, 2017 - 11:34pm
July 15, 2016
Plenty of sites are available Thursday at the Lakeview Campground at Sibley State Park near New London. (Gary Miller / Tribune)
State parks’ online reservation system a welcome change for some
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
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