STAFF BLOG NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Young swimmers report biting fish at Indiana lake
The good news is that the fish are really biting at Hardy Lake near Scottsburg in southern Indiana. The bad news is they're chomping the little kids swimming in the roped-off recreation area there. Wh... Posted on 6/4/10 at 2:48 AM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND it's not just 'sea weed'
Your boat, trailer, jet ski, live wells and anything that goes into and comes back out of the waterway's just might be moving the next zebra mussels. And while I understand nobody would intentionally ... Posted on 5/27/10 at 6:15 AM
Adventurers Paul Schurke of Ely, Minn., and Dave Freeman of Grand Marais, Minn., arrived home this past week after completing their 400-mile descent of the Rio Roosevelt river in Brazil. But not the way they had planned it.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- With the recent news that zebra mussels have invaded Lake Melissa and Pickerel Lake, a decision on what to do with the $150,000 the state has allocated to Becker County for aquatic invasive species prevention has acquired a new sense of urgency.
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Mike Petersen is no stranger to wildlife encounters.
His home is on the Mississippi River near the French Rapids in Brainerd. However, last week something happened that he had never seen before.
Around dinner time Petersen walked around the corner of his house and saw some movement under the steps of his hot tub. What he saw next could only be described as cute.
Now that we’re in the heart of summer, this is a perfect time to get kids connected with the outdoors. Sometimes, the simplest interaction with the natural world can unlock a child’s curiosity and unleash a lifetime of outside exploration.
Q. Do you have any tips or recipes for grilling fish?
A. I’ve been a fan of grilled fish since a friend turned me on to cooking walleyes that way after a successful outing on Lake of the Woods some 15 years ago.
The following notes are compiled by Brad Dokken.
Dalrymple denies DU land purchase
BISMARCK — Ducks Unlimited officials in say they’re exploring ways to help North Dakota fulfill mitigation requirements for the state’s growing infrastructure needs after Gov. Jack Dalrymple recently denied DU’s request to buy 47 acres of drained wetlands from a landowner in Foster County.
DULUTH, Minn. — Gear was spread all over Adam Maxwell’s tiny backyard in Duluth’s Hillside: canoes, nine bulging food packs, tents, fuel bottles, hanks of rope, map cases, bear sirens and a solar battery charger.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- One of the beauties of living in the Upper Midwest is the widely contrasting terrain within a few hours’ drive — from the vast expanse of Lake of the Woods and the pine forests of northern Minnesota, to Lake Sakakawea and the rugged bluffs of the North Dakota Badlands.
MEDORA, N.D. -- Former Mount Rushmore National Park Superintendent Gerard Baker gave the trail bridging Theodore Roosevelt’s North and South Units the name “Maah Daah Hey” in 1999. It is a Mandan-Hidatsa Indian phrase, meaning “an area that has been or will be around for a long time.”
WEST FARGO, N.D. -- I will be the first to admit that following a long and cold winter and a short spring counted in days or weeks and not months, we almost feel like we’re trying to play catch-up before we miss out on the summertime outdoors fun.
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