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Brad Dokken
Dokken: Public land an asset, not a liability
12 hours 37 min ago
Rick Mercil of Grand Forks mans a drift boat during a recent steelhead fishing trip to the Pacific Northwest. Special to Forum News Service
Fishing trip delivers steelhead serenity
13 hours 26 min ago
Fisheries workers with the Wisconsin and Minnesota Departments of Natural Resources net walleyes from an electro-fishing boat during a walleye population assessment on the St. Louis River in 2015. Minnesota DNR officials are asking the Minnesota Legislature to increase prices on some fishing and hunting licenses to support DNR work, including fisheries research. File photo
Sam Cook: Legislature showing little inclination to increase outdoors funding
14 hours 6 min ago
Two volunteers with the fishing group Minnesota Steelheader carry trash from the mouth of the Sucker River northeast of Duluth during an Adopt-a-River clean-up event. A landowner whose property borders the river considered closing angler access to the river in part because of trash he has found on his land. Minnesota Steelheader photo
Anglers still have access to lower Sucker River -- for now
15 hours 37 min ago
April 16, 2017
Kevin Bovee of the Lake Superior Steelhead Association describes how a stream improvement on the upper Knife River has narrowed the river's channel. Bob King / Forum News Service
Shoring up a stream: Angling group spearheads project to benefit Knife River steelhead
April 16, 2017 - 4:29pm
April 10, 2017
Anglers use the dock at Clark County's  Dry Lake #2, one of several lakes where South Dakota's Department of Game, Fish & Parks will close the public access point. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
SD governor's office: Study best approach for ruling that closed flooded lakes on private property
April 10, 2017 - 9:54pm
April 9, 2017
Fishing guide Luke Kavajecz holds a Seeforellen brown trout on April 1. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Fishing guide prefers simpler, more direct tactics for Superior's big browns
April 9, 2017 - 8:45am
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
April 6, 2017
A 2005 file photo taken in Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  Courtesy of  Jay Helmick of Harwood, N.D. / Forum News Service
Increased outdoors fees in Minnesota needed, Landwehr says
April 6, 2017 - 8:43am
April 2, 2017
Minnesota Legislature so far cool to outdoor fee increases
April 2, 2017 - 4:18pm
t3.27.17 Sam Cook -- 040217.O.DNT.KAMLOOPSc2 -- Kamloops rainbow trout and a few steelhead flop and splash in a seine net held by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries employees on Monday at the French River. Sam Cook  / scook@duluthnews.complay button
Crews hold Kamloops round-up on the French River
April 2, 2017 - 12:16pm
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls during the 2016 spring runoff on the Knife River. A new genetics study indicates that steelhead rainbow trout and Kamloops rainbow trout are interbreeding in North Shore streams. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com
Study: Steelhead, Kamloops rainbows interbreeding on North Shore
April 2, 2017 - 11:14am
March 26, 2017
Brad Dokken
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
March 26, 2017 - 8:49am
t03.19.2017 -- Sam Cook -- 032617.C.DNT.SamC1 -- A chunky lake trout from the end of the Gunflint Trail this past week. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
March 26, 2017 - 6:00am
March 19, 2017
Dan Wilfond, right, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries specialist at French River, prepares to measure a northern pike while doing a fisheries survey on Grand Lake north of Duluth in 2015. At left is Peter Nasby, a DNR fisheries intern. Forum News Servce file photo
Outdoor groups urge Minn. lawmakers to approve fee increases
March 19, 2017 - 11:00am
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