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May 17, 2018
After ice-out, some Minnesota lakes seeing fish kill
May 17, 2018 - 2:22pm
May 12, 2018
Jerry Atkinson of Duluth and his fishing partner land a walleye during the Minnesota fishing opener on the St. Louis River in Duluth Saturday. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Sunny skies, hungry walleyes: Minnesota fishing opener successful on the St. Louis River
May 12, 2018 - 7:43pm
Ryan Aanes of Baxter, Minn., shows off a walleye he caught on Lake Lida near Pelican Rapids on the Minnesota fishing opener Saturday, May 12. (Contributed photo)
McFeely: Bad idea for fishing, but good experience
May 12, 2018 - 5:36pm
Governor Mark Dayton reeled in three fish on Green Lake in Spicer Saturday morning for the 2018 Governor’s Fishing Opener. Courtesy of the Office of Governor Mark Dayton
Governor lands bass but not a walleye: Guide may have brought back the day's biggest prize
May 12, 2018 - 4:25pm
May 11, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton shows off his Foxhole Brewery T-shirt from the local brewery in Willmar when addressing the crowd at the Rockin’ Robbins Fishin’ Edition event held at Robbins Island Park Friday evening as a part of the Governor’s Fishing Opener weekend. (Erica Dischino / Forum News Service)
Rocking the Governor's Fishing Opener at Robbins Island
May 11, 2018 - 8:49pm
Scott Rall: Things to remember
May 11, 2018 - 2:42pm
Gov. Mark Dayton, center, helps to kick off the fishing season during the 2014 Governor’s Fishing Opener on Gull Lake. The governor will be on Green Lake in Spicer for this year's opener when the Willmar Lakes Area hosts the annual event May 10-13. Forum News Service file photo
Willmar area ready to host Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener
May 11, 2018 - 2:12pm
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: No rest for life in canoe country
May 11, 2018 - 6:00am
May 10, 2018
Duane Peterson of Bemidji releases a walleye in April 2015 on the Rainy River near Clementson, Minn. Walleye again will take center stage Saturday during Minnesota's Fishing Opener.(Brad Dokken photo)play button
Weather looks ideal for Saturday's Minnesota Fishing Opener
May 10, 2018 - 5:47pm
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
May 10, 2018 - 8:56am
May 9, 2018
Ron Schara, host of "Minnesota Bound," and his dog Raven. Schara announced May 6, 2018 that he was retiring from the show. Courtesy of Ron Schara Productions
Ron Schara steps down as host of outdoors TV show
May 9, 2018 - 9:48pm
May 8, 2018
Scott Rall: The length of rope really matters
May 8, 2018 - 3:09pm
Scott Rall: Don't forget the lowly pike
May 8, 2018 - 3:07pm
Tent caterpillars chew their way through the leaves on a tree near Detroit Lakes, Minn., in 2017. Mike Parisio / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Tent caterpillar season looks mild in Minnesota, DNR forest expert says
May 8, 2018 - 11:52am
May 6, 2018
Experts say using commercially available repellents, like permethrin for clothing and DEET for skin, is the most effective way to keep disease-carrying ticks from biting. Tests show both are safe at commercially available doses. Bob King / Forum News Service
Outdoors enthusiasts urged to practice tick bite prevention
May 6, 2018 - 8:00am