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January 14, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Siskins may be plain birds, but they're never dull
January 14, 2018 - 6:23am
OUTDOORS CALENDAR
January 14, 2018 - 6:18am
At sunrise on Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, Greg Clusiau drills a fishing hole on a lake near Grand Rapids, Minn., before a day of crappie fishing. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
January 14, 2018 - 6:15am
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: The outdoors from A to Z, the sequel
January 14, 2018 - 6:10am
David Stone of Roseau, Minn., released this 38-inch lake trout Saturday, Jan. 6, while fishing near Brush Island on the Minnesota side of Lake of the Woods. The fish likely strayed down from the Ontario side of the lake, which has more of the deep, coldwater habitat lake trout prefer.
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
January 14, 2018 - 6:00am
Dustin Seamands of Bismarck (left) drew a once-in-a-lifetime tag to shoot this new North Dakota record book ram Nov. 3, the opening day of North Dakota's bighorn sheep season. The ram's horns scored 177 1/8 after the mandatory 60-day drying period and also qualified for the Boone and Crockett Club's awards book. Pictured with Seamands is Tyler  Fernandez of Dickinson, N.D. (Photo courtesy of Brett Wiedmann, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
RECORD BOOK RAMS: Two North Dakota bighorns break previous state record, make Boone and Crockett
January 14, 2018 - 6:00am
January 11, 2018
OUTDOOR REPORT
January 11, 2018 - 3:23pm
The spruce grouse (male). Via Wikimedia Commons.
Be a hero. Count some bird poop for Minnesota.
January 11, 2018 - 11:12am
January 10, 2018
Doug Leier, North Dakota Game and Fish Department
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: Getting wildlife through the winter requires more than feeding
January 10, 2018 - 9:40am
​Eric Erickson, 13, caught this 38-inch, 12-pound northern pike Jan. 7 on Devils Lake on a tip-up. Erickson is an eighth-grader at Schroeder Middle School in Grand Forks. The fish was kept. Click on the image to see the complete photo.
Eric Erickson northern pike
January 10, 2018 - 9:18am
January 8, 2018
Talia Martens, 17, of Brule, Wis., spends time with one of her sled dogs, Keisha, at the family farm recently. Martens, her father, uncle and 12 dogs are in the midst of a 3,100-mile trip to Willow, Alaska. She plans to race in the Junior Iditarod in February. Maria Lockwood | Forum News Service
Community pulls for Brule, Wis., musher
January 8, 2018 - 6:22pm
January 7, 2018
Dave Larson of Osakis, Minn., was hunting coyotes with hounds in January 2013 when the dogs picked  up the scent of this mountain lion and soon treed the cat. Larson used the camera on his smart phone to take several photographs and a video clip of the cat. He said the mountain lion likely is the same cat that first was captured on a trail camera in the area in November 2012. Minnesota doesn't have a known population of mountain lions, according to the Department of Natural Resources. (Submitted photo)
Public's fascination with mountain lions strong as ever
January 7, 2018 - 8:05am
Otter tracks on a creek in the Solon Springs area make it a good bet for setting a trap. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Wis. 19-year-old is quickly gaining experience and having success in his trapping
January 7, 2018 - 8:01am
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Some days just go like that
January 7, 2018 - 6:11am
OUTDOORS CALENDAR
January 7, 2018 - 6:01am