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October 29, 2017
Most deer hunters would be happy to see a buck like this come walking by during Minnesota's firearms deer season, which opens Saturday and continues through Nov. 19. This photo was taken with a trail camera placed by Sean Hall of Cloquet, Minn.
Minnesota firearms deer hunters hope to see more bucks this fall
October 29, 2017 - 6:01am
October 25, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: So much to do, so little time
October 25, 2017 - 5:30am
October 22, 2017
Leif Birnbaum of Duluth passed up a nine-point buck on Sunday evening, Oct. 15, 2017, in Duluth's city bowhunt and took this 10-pointer that field-dressed at 260 pounds about 20 minutes later. Submitted photo / Leif Birnbaum
Duluth bowhunter takes 260-pound buck in city hunt
October 22, 2017 - 6:15am
October 18, 2017
The largest chronic wasting disease outbreak Minnesota has seen is affecting white-tailed deer in southeast Minnesota. (Dennis Anderson/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota to collar more than 100 wild deer with tracking devices to fine-tune its fight against CWD
October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
October 15, 2017
The variety of North American sparrows is legion, and many look very similar. They breed to the north of us, mostly in Canada, and we generally see and hear them only in spring and fall when passing through. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Some migrants pass through unseen and unsung
October 15, 2017 - 7:00am
October 12, 2017
Walleye action gathers steam and fall colors update
October 12, 2017 - 4:57pm
October 11, 2017
The Duluth Police Department provided this trail cam image of two suspects in the theft of three deer stands in Duluth.
Thieves caught on trail cameras stealing deer stands in Minnesota
October 11, 2017 - 4:57pm
October 8, 2017
Father Blake Rozier became part of Immaculate Heart Church in Crosslake and St. Emily's Church in Emily in July. He is an avid outdoorsman and Minnesota sports fan. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Crosslake, Emily Catholic churches welcome new pastor - Father Blake Rozier returns to lakes area
October 8, 2017 - 4:00am
October 7, 2017
Be prepared to avoid, or survive, being lost
October 7, 2017 - 8:30am
October 5, 2017
MN Sportsmen's Caucus celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day
October 5, 2017 - 7:30am
October 2, 2017
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr speaks in August on the importance of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Conservation Reserve Program before the Western Media Summit of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership in the Mill City Museum building in Minneapolis. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
Hunters hungry for more wildlife management land, survey says
October 2, 2017 - 1:01pm
September 25, 2017
Gray wolf. Gary Kramer / USFWS
With higher deer population, Minn. wolf numbers jump 25 percent
September 25, 2017 - 5:34pm
September 24, 2017
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Sam Cook: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
September 24, 2017 - 6:26pm
September 18, 2017
The 2017 hunting framework, with season length and daily bag limits being the most anticipated, were known months ago. That's because since 2015 the federal agency responsible for managing ducks and geese and those who hunt them has mothballed what was previously an important tool in setting annual hunting rules. That tool was the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's annual midsummer count and assessment of the year's nesting successes; or, just as important, nesting failures. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Inside the Outdoors: 2017 could be a perfect storm of bad duck policy
September 18, 2017 - 8:00am
September 17, 2017
t11.9.08 Sam Cook -- cookDUFF1116c1 -- On Sunday night of the opening weekend of Minnesota's firearms deer season, the Dufner family gathered in a wall tent west of Togo. Tending the grill were (from left) Jim Dufner of Zimmerman, Minn.; Brian Dufner of Hopkins, Minn.; and Mark Dufner of Grand Rapids. This was the last year in the tent for their parents and uncles' generation, including Duffy Dufner of Grand Rapids, Dennis Dufner of St. Joseph, Minn., and Charlie Dufner of Hendersonville, N.C.
Working toward a better deer herd
September 17, 2017 - 3:38pm
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