DNR Announces Whitefish, Tullibee Netting Seasons

It’s a sure sign of fall when the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources releases the dates for for whitefish and tullibee netting. And that’s today. The whitefish and tulibee netting season opens Oct. 9 on designated lakes that are less susceptible to sudden changes that impact water temperature, according to the DNR. These lakes, known…
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Minnesota Bear Harvest Up Slightly From Last Fall So Far

Minnesota’s black bear season opened Sept. 1, and through Tuesday, a total of 1,131 bears had been taken, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Through the first seven days of the season, a total of 1,118 bears were registered, up 14 percent from the same period of the 2014 hunt. A total of…
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Good News For South Dakota Pheasants

South Dakota‚Äôs pheasant population is up 42 percent over last year, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks department announced Thursday. The statewide PPM index is similar to 2011 when hunters harvested 1.56 million roosters. This year’s population index is more than double the 2013 level, when hunters harvested just under one million pheasants. The…
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Get To Know Dylan Kukkonen

I’m doing a fun story for the Duluth News Tribune’s outdoors pages this Sunday, Aug. 23, on Dylan Kukkkonen, a 14-year-old angler from Nashwauk with his own boat. We had a nice evening fishing together recently. Catch the story if you can. I think you’ll enjoy it.

Women’s Mountain-biking Clinic Coming To Duluth

Duluth native Amy Thomas who now lives in Denver sent along a note today letting us know about a women’s mountain-biking clinic that’s coming to Duluth on Aug. 29-30. It’s sponsored by the VIDA MTB Series. The clinics have also been held in Sedona, Angel Fire, Keystone and Crested Butte, Thomas said. “This year we…
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