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Alexandria's Jim Dresch with his Grandpa Jimmy's Ice Hole Trap, an ice fishing product he created to keep fish from getting away after they get free near the top of the hole. Eric Morken / Forum News Service
A unique contraption for the ice angler
19 min 44 sec ago
January 14, 2018
Brad Dokken, outdoors columnist
Brad Dokken: The outdoors from A to Z, the sequel
January 14, 2018 - 6:34am
At sunrise on Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, Greg Clusiau drills a fishing hole on a lake near Grand Rapids, Minn., before a day of crappie fishing. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
January 14, 2018 - 6:15am
January 10, 2018
Minnesota pheasant hunters (left to right) Craig Aamodt and Marv Kremin of Cottonwwood and Dennis Oakland and Steve Leitch of Willmar with a five-man limit of roosters in South Dakota on Jan. 5. Eric Morken / Forum News Service
South Dakota is still worth the pheasant hunt
January 10, 2018 - 5:08am
January 8, 2018
Talia Martens, 17, of Brule, Wis., spends time with one of her sled dogs, Keisha, at the family farm recently. Martens, her father, uncle and 12 dogs are in the midst of a 3,100-mile trip to Willow, Alaska. She plans to race in the Junior Iditarod in February. Maria Lockwood | Forum News Service
Community pulls for Brule, Wis., musher
January 8, 2018 - 6:22pm
January 7, 2018
Otter tracks on a creek in the Solon Springs area make it a good bet for setting a trap. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Wis. 19-year-old is quickly gaining experience and having success in his trapping
January 7, 2018 - 8:01am
This 114-pound male mountain lion was killed by a car in September 2009 near Bemidji. Genetic tests suggested the cat originated in western North Dakota.  Archive photo / Minnesota DNR
Public's fascination with mountain lions based on fear, curiosity
January 7, 2018 - 6:00am
January 6, 2018
Derik Zimmel of Grand Forks shot this North Dakota buck in 2011. Zimmel drew both an elk license and a moose license for this past fall's hunting seasons. Submitted photo.
Grand Forks hunter Derik Zimmel recalls experience of drawing once-in-a-lifetime elk and moose tags in the same year
January 6, 2018 - 11:01am
January 5, 2018
Sam Cook
Some thoughts on the trail must be put on hold
January 5, 2018 - 7:13am
December 31, 2017
Becky Schweitzer, Minot, put this once-in-a-lifetime elk on the ground on Oct. 7, 2017, near Watford City, N.D. Submitted photo
Minot hunter recalls 'awesome experience' filling her once-in-lifetime elk tag
December 31, 2017 - 7:23pm
December 20, 2017
A Gulf corvina. MUST CREDIT: Gulf of California Marine Program.
LISTEN: Biologists record the machine-gun sound of the loudest known fish
December 20, 2017 - 2:04pm
A Gulf corvina.  Gulf of California Marine Program.
Biologists record the machine-gun sound of the loudest known fish
December 20, 2017 - 12:12pm
December 19, 2017
A coyote in St. Paul's Hidden Falls Regional Park went after one dog and was tracking another before a police officer shot at it on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (Courtesy of D'Aquila family)
After coyote stalks dogs in Minn. park, officer shoots at animal
December 19, 2017 - 6:54pm
December 17, 2017
Ruffed grouse. Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
What bird is the Christmas partridge?
December 17, 2017 - 9:30am
New northern pike regulations go into effect March 1 on Minnesota inland waters, but anglers can't begin targeting pike until the general fishing opener Saturday, May 12. Minnesota DNR photo
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
December 17, 2017 - 6:36am