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September 21, 2018
Scott Rall: Local hospitality at its best at Governor's Opener
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September 20, 2018
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
September 20, 2018 - 7:23pm
September 17, 2018
A lake sturgeon fingerling about to be released into Big Stone Lake in August 2018 in a joint fisheries venture between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. Courtesy photo / Minnesota DNR
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
September 17, 2018 - 3:52pm
September 16, 2018
North Dakota's spring duck brood index was up 37 percent from last year, and the fall flight is expected to be up 12 percent, the Game and Fish Department reported. Duck season opens Saturday, Sept. 22, in Minnesota and in North Dakota for resident hunters. Nonresident hunters can hunt waterfowl in North Dakota beginning Saturday, Sept. 29. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Waterfowl preview: Duck numbers look good despite dry conditions
September 16, 2018 - 6:15am
September 15, 2018
The "Batman House" is one of the attractions featured on Joe Laurin's Lake of the Woods app. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
App opens portal to Lake of the Woods
September 15, 2018 - 5:29am
September 14, 2018
Scott Rall: Dogs are oh, so hungry, but don't overfeed
September 14, 2018 - 2:42pm
September 11, 2018
All's well that ends well, and the bear makes a beeline for freedom Friday, Sept. 7, after being freed from a 10-gallon metal cream can northwest of Roseau, Minn. Minnesota DNR via Dawn Knutson
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
September 11, 2018 - 11:12am
September 9, 2018
A large white-tailed deer buck eats berries off of a bush in the yard of a Lakeside home in Duluth recently. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
DNR deer meetings attract few hunters
September 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
A male ruffed grouse stands alert on his drumming log in May 2017 in Beltrami Island State Forest. Drumming counts were down 29 percent from last year but slightly higher than 2016. Minnesota's 2018 ruffed grouse and sharptail seasons open Saturday, Sept. 15. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Minnesota ruffed grouse outlook tough to predict
September 9, 2018 - 6:01am
September 7, 2018
New hunting opportunities open in ND, Minn.
September 7, 2018 - 8:27pm
Scott Rall: Eye conditioning is important for shooting sports
September 7, 2018 - 2:06pm
September 3, 2018
From left to right: Tony Lief, GFP director of wildlife, stands alongside Kevin Robling, a special projects coordinator for the GFP. The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks held a morning and afternoon Q&A session on Saturday, Sept. 1, at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron. Sam Fosness / Forum News Service
Deer hunters address concerns surrounding the new SD license proposal
September 3, 2018 - 4:07pm
September 2, 2018
Commentary: August ends with catfish songs and a prized 'Hen'
September 2, 2018 - 11:38am
Conservation officer Scott Staples and his dog Schody at Jay Cooke State Park on Aug. 23, 2018. Tyler Schank / Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR K-9 never stops working
September 2, 2018 - 6:22am
Minnesota conservation officer Mike Fairbanks works with his K-9 partner Si while visiting with someone at the White Oak Lake boat landing near Deer River recently. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
From missing kids to extra fish, Si is on the job
September 2, 2018 - 5:00am