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October 15, 2017
Jan Johnson of rural Roseau, Minn., shot this bear Oct. 1 in the Malung-Pencer area of Roseau County in the No-Quota Hunting Zone. The bear weighed more than 700 pounds live weight on two different scales and 602 pounds field-dressed. (Photo courtesy of Jan Johnson)
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
October 15, 2017 - 8:55am
Members of the Gerdes Nation come in all ages, and they'll be back at Norris Camp this week marking the 50th anniversary of the family's annual gathering in Beltrami Island State Forest. (Photo courtesy of Amy Bodine)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: The Gerdes Nation marks 50-year tradition
October 15, 2017 - 8:42am
October 2, 2017
Minnesota DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Survey sheds light on importance of Minnesota wildlife management areas, Motorists should be on the lookout for deer etc.
October 2, 2017 - 4:44pm
September 24, 2017
Tommy Skarlis
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Accidents shed light on tree stand safety
September 24, 2017 - 8:51am
September 17, 2017
Waterfowl hunters will encounter drier conditions in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota when the rgular duck and goose seasons open Saturday, Sept. 23. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Dry conditions greet waterfowl hunters
September 17, 2017 - 8:01am
Loren Abel
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Wanted: New members for East Grand Forks Minnesota Deer Hunters Association chapter
September 17, 2017 - 7:55am
September 10, 2017
North Dakota hunters likely will encounter a few less sharptails this year because of drought conditions during the spring breeding season. North Dakota's grouse season opened Saturday, Sept. 9. (Photo/  Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
N.D. sharptail, partridge numbers decline
September 10, 2017 - 10:04am
A  ruffed grouse surveys its surroundings May 1, 2017, near Norris Camp, headquarters of Red Lake Wildlife Management Area in northwest Minnesota. Minnesota's grouse season opens Saturday, Sept. 16, and North Dakota's season opened Saturday, Sept. 9. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Numbers point to favorable ruffed grouse season
September 10, 2017 - 8:04am
Shattered pieces and a split, twisted barrel were all that remained after Hunter Dosch of Devils Lake accidentally put too many powder cartridges in his muzzleloader. The 18-year-old had 10 stitches in his right trigger finger along with cuts on his arms and a gash in one knee. (Submitted photo)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Muzzleloader mishap could have been much worse
September 10, 2017 - 7:04am
September 3, 2017
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is allocating five bighorn sheep licenses this year, three fewer than last year. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: North Dakota Game and Fish Department allocates five bighorn sheep tags, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to release roadside survey results etc.
September 3, 2017 - 7:35am
June 2, 2017
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken: Dayton signs outdoors legislation
June 2, 2017 - 2:54pm
April 28, 2017
Mule deer numbers are up in the Badlands of western North Dakota, the Game and Fish Department reports, based on results from the department's annual spring mule deer survey. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: ND mule deer numbers rise
April 28, 2017 - 3:25pm
January 13, 2017
Dates open for hunter safety classes
January 13, 2017 - 7:45am
The outdoors from A to Z
January 13, 2017 - 7:15am
January 12, 2017
In the field
January 12, 2017 - 11:45pm