DULUTH -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced the state’s 2014 wolf hunting and trapping season, adding 500 additional licenses over last year’s total and increasing the number of wolves that can be killed by nearly 14 percent.
We still were more than 500 miles from our fishing destination in northern Saskatchewan, and the excursion already had been an adventure.
A funnel-shaped cloud that popped out of the sky and rapidly began moving in our direction made sure of that.
Persistent high water levels on Rainy Lake and the Rainy River on the Minnesota border with Canada aren’t just a hassle for resorts and anglers this summer. The high water also is hampering fisheries biologists who are conducting a population estimate on sturgeon in the river and Lake of the Woods.
When he was about a fifth-grader, growing up in Osaka, Japan, Shark Kishida and some of his buddies decided to try carp fishing. They rode their bikes to a carp lake, threw out mushy concoctions called doughballs and waited.
The Twin Ports Walleye Association will hold a summer walleye fishing league with contests on Tuesday at Fish Lake Reservoir, July 29 on Island Lake, Aug. 5 at Rice Lake and Aug. 19 on the St. Louis River.
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.
Q. What are the reasons for removing dams, and what role does the Minnesota DNR play in this process?
A. Some older dams no longer provide sufficient benefits to compensate for their public safety hazards, environmental damages or repair and maintenance costs.
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.
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