AURORA — The installation of the new, high-speed chair lift “Sarajevo Express” at Giants Ridge made things easier for those on the slopes, but it also proved to be inspiration for a new event coming to the resort this weekend.
VIRGINIA — Way back when TNN was a cable channel on the dial there used to be a boatload of outdoors shows available to those of us that like to hit the lakes and woods.
TOWER – While the overall state-wide deer harvest for the first weekend of the 2018 firearms season was down 14.6 percent from 2017 numbers, in the Tower wildlife area, the overall harvest was basically unchanged (down 0.8 percent).
HIBBING — Minnesota’s firearms deer season begins a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Nov. 3, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources expects half a million hunters to participate.
HIBBING — Firearms and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless deer in a deer permit area designated as lottery this hunting season are reminded they must purchase their license by Thursday, Sept. 6.
With the bear hunting season set to begin Sept. 1, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources asks that hunters avoid shooting research bears marked with distinctively large, colorful ear tags and have radio-collars.
HIBBING — A total of 57 youngsters attended the annual Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA) Youth Day Saturday at the Mid-Range Marksmanship Center located west of Hibbing.
EVELETH — Now in it’s 14th year, the Great River Energy Mesabi Trail Tour changes up it’s tour route every year. With the Highway 53 bridge being under construction the past few years, the tour has been bouncing around the construction zone for the better interest of the riders.
BIWABIK — Giants Ridge has long been synonymous with some of the best skiing in the state of Minnesota. With the winter season all but figured out, the Ridge wants to expand into more summer recreation, namely, mountain biking.
LAKE VERMILION — Anglers can play a role in a proposed fishing regulation change for northern pike on Lake Vermilion that would simplify northern pike regulations by bringing them in line with the new statewide zone regulation starting in May 2019.
HIBBING — Hibbing Raceway was in action on a rare Friday night due to the annual Jubilee which included a city-wide fireworks show viewable from the grandstands. With near perfect conditions for the festivities, a good crowd was on hand to enjoy both. With Pure Stocks off for the evening, th…
VIRGINIA — I stopped by the Department of Motor Vehicles this week to pick up some new stickers for my boat and of course they don’t match the color (see my previous column on snowmobile sticker).
LAKE VERMILION — Twin Cities anglers Brian Fitzpatrick and Jeff Fitzpatrick fished their very first City Auto Glass Walleye Classic on Saturday, May 19.
VIRGINIA — There’s no denying that Lake Vermilion is one of the most popular fishing destinations in northern Minnesota and officials from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are predicting the 2018-19 season could be a very good one for anglers chasing a multitude of species.
SPICER, Minn. (FNS) — Governor Mark Dayton led his boatmates by catching three of the eight largemouth bass they landed and released on the fishing opener on Green Lake in Spicer on Saturday morning, May 12, but there was not a walleye to be had.
HIBBING — This spring’s late ice-out meant a shorter window of time for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to take walleye eggs for annual fish stocking but despite a two-week late start the agency collected enough eggs to meet stocking goals.
DEER RIVER — At the age of 14, Deer River’s Daniel Benham Jr. decided to give the sport of snowmobile racing a try. His first race was at Quadna Mountain outside of Hill City. After finding continued success it led to competing regularly and eventually, at 16 he began racing in the Pro Lite …
VIRGINIA —Tomorrow morning at 7 a. m. while most of us are still tucked warmly in bed — or at least just getting up and looking for a hot cup of coffee — about 160 people will leave International Falls, get on the Arrowhead Trail, and start making their way to Fortune Bay Resort and Casino.
VIRGINIA — An old college colleague of mine, Ron Hustvedt, recently wrote an opinion piece for the Outdoors News where he called for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Legislature to work together in 2018 to expand youth deer hunting so kids as young as eight could get in the …
TOWER — Early fur registration has opened, according to Jeremy Maslowski, Assistant Area Wildlife Manager for the Department of Natural Resources Tower office.
VIRGINIA — In the midst of the 2017 firearms deer season the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that its wildlife section, as part of the ongoing effort to create a first-ever statewide deer management plan, had proposed an annual harvest objective of 190,000 whitetails goin…