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 1:48 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 5:15 AM
From March to October, Hermantown paddler traveled the wilderness
Gary Fiedler had dreamed about a canoe trip like this for a long time.
He had a taste of it in 2009, when he made a six-week trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Ontario’s Quetico Provincial Park.
TOGO, Minn. — Clyde, a handsome English setter, loped through a stand of young aspen. He was all business. The bell on his collar jingled. His nose sifted the humid October air for the scent of a ruffed grouse or woodcock.
Measure 5 has its faults, but the threats to N.D. wildlife are too dire to stay on the present course.
North Dakota’s state bird could be in trouble. Earlier this year, the Game and Fish Department added the bird to its Conservation Priority List.
DULUTH, Minn. -- Thousands of songbirds, pushed by two days of strong northwest winds, converged along the North Shore and in Duluth on Friday and Saturday, according to reports from counters at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory in Duluth. Many motorists reported hitting songbirds along Minnesota Highway 61.
The UND Oakville Prairie site west of Grand Forks, one of the few remaining tracts of native prairie in the region, is getting a jump-start next month with a prescribed burn to rid the site of invasive plants and replenish the native grasses that make the site so unique. UND also has partnered with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department to manage the site as the ‘Oakville Prairie Biology Station and Wildlife Management Area.’
WEST FARGO, N.D. -- Like a lot of people my age and older, my early impression of a wildlife professional was the Marlon Perkins/Jim Fowler “Wild Kingdom” type that millions of people got to see them working directly with wild animals in exotic places.
ELY, Minn. — A convergence of Boy Scouts buzzed around the landing at Prairie Portage east of Ely, where Sucker Lake pours its clear waters into Basswood Lake at the Canadian border. A July afternoon, 2014.
Longtime fishing guide and retired Minnesota state Sen. Bob Lessard and his son serve up good times at fly-in fishing camp in northwestern Ontario
TROUT LAKE NORTH OF FORT FRANCES, Ontario — We’d caught our fill of walleyes atop a seldom-fished reef and put back a couple of blackish-gold beauties flirting with 24 inches when Brett Lessard decided a change of scenery — and a change of species — was in order.
CARLTON — Candace Whelan stands outside her Carlton home every morning to see big green hosta plants, smell the aroma of purple violets and pink peonies, and pluck fresh peppers sprouting from her garden. One could say she is living every gardener’s dream, and to top it all off, she has a koi pond.
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.
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