TALKIN WITH DOKKEN: Minnesota crossbow bill

Q. I have been trying to get an update on Minnesota Bill SF 2018, which would allow people over the age of 60 to use a crossbow during the archery season(s). Do you know if it passed, failed or where it is in the process?

Will the ice be out for the Minnesota fishing opener?

Will the ice be out for the Minnesota fishing opener?

DULUTH, Minn. -- Anglers were still ice-fishing on Fish Lake north of Duluth last week. Ten days ago, anglers were still driving trucks on frozen lakes near Deer River, said fishing guide Charlie Worrath.

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Outdoors Field Reports: 'Train the Trainer' classes coming at Retriever Club

DULUTH, Minn. -- The Duluth Retriever Club will hold its annual “Train the Trainer” classes weekly on Tuesday nights starting May 13. The class is designed to teach the owners of retrieving breeds how to train their dogs for hunting and retrieving. In addition, the club will offer a “Beyond T3” class at the same time each week for those who want to do more advanced training with their dogs.

Outdoors calendar for April 20

Calendar May 3 — Wisconsin inland fishing opener May 10 — Minnesota fishing opener May 10-11 — Minnesota Take-a-Mom Fishing Weekend

Northland teen's interest in trapshooting gets support at gun club

The state’s fastest-growing high school sport doesn’t require a ball, a puck or a bat. What it requires is a shotgun.

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A few changes made to paddlefish season

West Fargo - In my early years with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, I was a district game warden. Prior to assuming responsibility for a district, new wardens learn different required skills from experienced wardens at stations around the state.

Gooseberry River 'ice out' awes park visitors

Gooseberry River 'ice out' awes park visitors

TWO HARBORS, Minn. — With thunder and rage and couch-sized chunks of ice, the Gooseberry River shook off the bulk of its winter mantle Friday afternoon — to the delight of awestruck visitors lining its sun-dappled banks at Gooseberry Falls State Park.

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Tough time for toms

Tough time for toms

Even with 2 or 3 feet of snow remaining on the ground, wild turkeys in the Northland cannot resist the call of love.

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ALWAYS IN SEASON: Canada geese: Abundant, tough … and controversial

ALWAYS IN SEASON: Canada geese: Abundant, tough … and controversial

Pretty hard to miss Canada geese last week. Anyone who went outside must have seen them. Or heard them.

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Spring is here — finally

For me, spring officially arrived last weekend during our annual “pike party” on Devils Lake. As much of a social occasion as a fishing trip, the excursion involves getting together with a bunch of friends and setting tip-ups in a shallow area of Six-Mile Bay. Once that’s complete, we sit outside on snowmobiles and lawn chairs, shoot the breeze, grill some food and wait for the flags to fly that indicate a strike.

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