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April 17, 2018
Wild turkeys now can be found almost every year in Minnesota, and hunting opportunities have expanded from 420 permits in 1978, the first year the DNR offered a season, to about 50,000 turkey permits last year. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Outdoors notebook: Public deer plan meetings continue in Minnesota, Minnesota turkey season begins etc.
April 17, 2018 - 6:49pm
A bald eagle sits in a tree near the road to Maclean Bottoms along Lake Oahe in North Dakota on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Bald eagle recovery is an amazing story both in North Dakota and nationally
April 17, 2018 - 10:01am
April 15, 2018
The concrete boat ramp dips into a still ice-covered Spirit Lake at the Clyde Avenue boat landing on Sunday morning, April 15. Near record late ice-outs are expected across the Northland. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
April 15, 2018 - 4:48pm
A steelhead -- migratory Lake Superior rainbow trout -- attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. This year, the river is locked in ice, and steelhead haven't begun their spawning runs yet. File photo / Forum News Service
North Shore steelhead run delayed by ice cover on streams
April 15, 2018 - 6:35am
Outdoors Calendar
April 15, 2018 - 6:12am
Bighorn sheep in North Dakota continue to suffer from the effects of a 2014 pneumonia outbreak, the Game and Fish Department said in reporting results from its 2017 sheep survey. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Outdoors Notebook: North Dakota bighorn sheep numbers decline, DNR begins public deer plan meetings etc.
April 15, 2018 - 6:06am
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
Mike Jacobs: To be sure of bird identification, check again
April 15, 2018 - 6:01am
Brad Dokken: Deer issues dominate Game and Fish meeting
April 15, 2018 - 6:01am
Four northern pike lay on the ice Saturday, April 7 during a tip-up fishing excursion on Devils Lake. The calendar might have said April, but the ice conditions and the temperature were more like the 97th of January. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)                               play button
April ice fishing trip on Devils Lake seems more like January
April 15, 2018 - 6:00am
April 12, 2018
Many anglers who haven’t already ventured out to their favorite lake or a promising new destination are waiting anxiously for good ice to get their winter fishing season started. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Outdoor report: Ice fishing continues on lakes
April 12, 2018 - 7:26pm
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Tick season already underway as spring slowly heats up
April 12, 2018 - 7:37am
April 10, 2018
Grand Forks raptor expert Tim Driscoll took this photo of Terminator, the matriarch of Grand Forks' peregrines, on March 25, 2017, as she perched outside the nest box on the UND water tower.
Terminator the peregrine still missing in action in Grand Forks
April 10, 2018 - 4:31pm
A pair of whooping cranes near Linton, North Dakota, on Thursday, March 29, 2018. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Agencies ask public's help in reporting whooping crane sightings
April 10, 2018 - 11:29am
April 9, 2018
Leslie McInenly, Big Game Program Leader, Division of Wildlife
DNR releases draft of new deer plan
April 9, 2018 - 2:38pm
April 8, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: First impressions key to hawk identification
April 8, 2018 - 8:24am