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December 17, 2017
Fat-bike riders compete in the 2017 Norpine Fat Bike Classic race last January on the Norpine ski trails  near Lutsen. The Norpine Trail Association will allow fat-biking on a segment of its trails this winter on a trial basis. Rod Haase Photography photo
North Shore ski trail will allow fat-biking on trial basis
19 hours 6 min ago
December 16, 2017
Danecdotes: Gull Lake Drifters celebrate 50 years
December 16, 2017 - 4:00am
December 15, 2017
A local hunter recently encountered a pack of gray wolves near the Tenstrike area north of Bemidji. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)play button
Video: Minnesota hunter encounters wolf pack
December 15, 2017 - 10:05am
December 13, 2017
The Gander Mountain store located at 2121 43rd St. S. in Fargo is one of the stores that closed. David Samson / Forum News Service
Gander Outdoors to open first store in Minnesota
December 13, 2017 - 5:35pm
December 10, 2017
The process of a lake icing over is not always a continuous one. Ice begins to form, but may recede or break up with warming temperatures, a strong wind or both. Subtle currents, underwater springs, a trickle of stream in-flow, even a beaver's underwater highway from its lodge to the shore, can affect ice thickness.  PineandLakes.com Illustration
Inside the Outdoors: First ice is a timeless temptation
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am
December 8, 2017
Sam Cook
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
December 8, 2017 - 7:32am
December 7, 2017
Linda Palcich / Courtesy / Bemidji Pioneer
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
December 7, 2017 - 2:12pm
December 5, 2017
MnDNR photo
New northern pike fishing regs coming spring 2018
December 5, 2017 - 3:00am
December 3, 2017
Al's rifle was chambered for the 30-30 Winchester caliber, which dates to 1895, about a decade older than the .35 Remington cartridge fired by the first deer rifle I owned. That said, the 30-30 Winchester is still being used today, and it's a safe bet that more whitetail deer have fallen to the 30-30 than to any other caliber. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Inside the Outdoors: The latest may be greatest...maybe
December 3, 2017 - 6:00am
November 30, 2017
Dan Grove, ND Game and Fish Department wildlife veterinarian
Possible distemper cases in raccoons a reminder to vaccinate pets
November 30, 2017 - 8:24am
November 29, 2017
Minnesotan fined $1,500 for smuggling leeches into Ontario
November 29, 2017 - 10:52pm
November 27, 2017
This shows the search for two missing fishermen on Lower Red Lake earlier this month.  Forum News Service file photo
In another search, 10,000 holes dug in lake looking for missing fisherman on Lower Red Lake
November 27, 2017 - 7:20pm
November 19, 2017
November ushers in a harsh changeover from a time that is warm, comfortable and benign, to a time increasingly inhospitable to creatures wild and tame, plant or animal. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Inside the Outdoors: Tales, and gales, of November
November 19, 2017 - 7:30am
November 17, 2017
"We expected the harvest to be greater," said Christine Reisz, area wildlife supervisor for the Brainerd DNR office. "A lot of those permit areas went from lottery to hunter's choice - although 242 went to "management" this year - so we liberalized the season, and folks could take either a doe or an antlered deer. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Deer hunting: First weekend harvest up 22 percent in lakes area
November 17, 2017 - 8:00am
November 12, 2017
Reports of does with twin fawns - rather than just one - were common this year. All of which was seen by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) as justifying more liberal deer hunting regulations. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Inside the outdoors: Of fawns, and chicks, and offspring nearer to home
November 12, 2017 - 8:30am
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