With the Minnesota trout opener looming on April 15, DNR Fisheries crews were planting thousands of rainbows in the south-metro coldwater fishery.
Over three feet of ice, the massive border water produces an excellent late-season mixed bag of perch, walleyes, and saugers.
Candidate Trump said “drain the swamp,” but American sportsmen aren’t going to tolerate “drain the wetlands.”
The author has owned and fired pistols and revolvers for decades, but still found a Minnesota concealed carry class enlightening and an opportunity to reinforce safety rules and skills.
Start by planning your epic open water 2017 Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness fishing trip right now.
Hunting, angling, and conservation groups weigh in on cabinet post confirmation hearings, and – back in Minnesota – Gov. Mark Dayton launches a massive grassland and water quality effort
The Outdoor News “year in review” appeared in this week’s print edition, and here’s how staffers ranked the biggest outdoors stories from a year that brought us public lands battles and President Trump
On the evening of Dec. 31, the James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History will close its classic location on the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus.
Outdoor and sportsmen’s groups offer upbeat response to President-elect Trump’s top administrator of America’s public lands
Sportsmen succeed in yanking contentious measure from energy spending bill that would have blocked collaborative sagebrush management plans in the West
Managing a robust deer hunting season unfortunately, and properly, will take a backseat to the Minnesota DNR’s CWD Response Plan around Permit Area 348 in the southeast.
Which tactics next after discovering fresh scrapes on the eve of the rut during the heart of the firearms deer hunting season?
Halloween, angry birds, Edgar Allan Poe… if the author had his way, Minnesota’s state bird might be North America’s largest corvid.
Family, friends cure Nature Deficit Disorder exposure with a quick visit to Prince William Forest Park in northern Virginia.
DNR encourages deer hunters in southeastern Minnesota to submit harvested deer for chronic wasting disease sampling. Win a prize, too.
Wilderness camping and fishing with kids five years after a massive blaze torched the forests south and east of Ely.
Gary Clancy passed away on Wednesday afternoon, July 27. The author wrote this note to him last week when he learned the longtime Outdoor News contributor had entered hospice care.
Big trout, a deep Western canyon, and a surly serpent highlight a morning of flyfishing on a classic coldwater fishery.
The old guard of conservation is gone, but good fights demanding strong leaders still remain.
USFWS responds to July 2015 petition from Center for Biological Diversity and Honor the Earth
Looking for the next generation of conservationists? Spend an evening with the Minnesota Backcountry Hunters and Anglers chapter.
New program seeks to develop the next generation of conservationists by cultivating skills in leadership, communication, advocacy, and public policy.
Hunt wild turkeys long enough and you’ll see some bizarre behavior from these remarkable game birds
Feds seek poacher in southern Minnesota who apparently dined on America’s national symbol
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal would require non-waterfowl migratory bird to enhance waterfowl image for 2016 contest.
Following Thursday meeting with House Republicans, Dayton tells DNR to stop mapping private ditches