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September 14, 2016
A doe on Doug Schneider's land north of Garfield triggers his camera at the same time as lightning strikes in the background. (Submitted photo)
Lightning strikes
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Mike Frisch and a young guide client are all smiles after catching a walleye while fishing fast as the temperatures dropped last fall. (Submitted photo)
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
Eric Morken
Morken: The final tune-ups before the season
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
September 6, 2016
Ole, a four-year-old yellow lab, poses for a photo after helping to bag a Minnesota limit of roosters during the 2015 season. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Pheasant numbers climb from 2015
September 6, 2016 - 12:44pm
September 2, 2016
DNR report: Walk-in lands open Sept. 1
September 2, 2016 - 10:32am
August 28, 2016
Simon DeBlieck of Alexandria helps out his 6-year-old daughter, Kayla, at the rope-making station as Erica Johnson looks on in the back. The rope-making opportunity, which was hosted by the Boy Scouts of America, was a popular attraction for kids in its first year at the Youth Outdoor Activity Day. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
August 28, 2016 - 7:27pm
August 24, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
August 24, 2016 - 1:55pm
Alexandria's Liam Sundby-Beastrom creates some kindling as he learns how to make a fire at the 2015 Youth Outdoor Activity Day at the local shooting park. Event organizers are going a step further than just getting kids to this year's Youth Outdoor Activity Day by trying to figure out ways to offer opportunities to kids who want to hunt and fish year-round. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
Tayte Lecy of Avon holds up a string of walleyes that he caught on Lake Mary earlier this summer. (Submitted photo)
Stringer full of walleyes
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
August 22, 2016
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
August 22, 2016 - 11:55am
August 17, 2016
Beau Louis Jones of Corvallis, Oregon is all smiles as he holds up a largemouth bass he caught off the dock on Lake Latoka on August 8. (Contributed)
A big bass for Beau
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Jaida Hess fires off a muzzleloader for the first time during the 2015 Youth Outdoor Activity Day at the Alexandria Shooting Park. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Youth day comes together
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
August 15, 2016
Waterfowlers can expect similar structure to last year
August 15, 2016 - 9:06am
August 10, 2016
The Jim Lais family was given a memorial plaque in honor of Jim's more than four decades with the local Vikings Sportsmen group recently. Pictured are (left to right) Janette Lais, David Lais, Jackie Bauer, Norma Lais, Tim Lais, Susanne Lais and Viking Sportsmen president Steve Hoskins. Not pictured is Julie Shervin. (Contributed)
Lais posthumously honored for four decades with Viking Sportsmen
August 10, 2016 - 11:00am
Mike Frisch holds up a nice walleye he caught on a recent outing to Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota. (Contributed)
Sakakawea is back
August 10, 2016 - 10:58am