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August 14, 2017
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
August 14, 2017 - 10:18am
August 9, 2017
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
August 9, 2017 - 12:06am
August 7, 2017
Plenty of bucks in velvet are showing up on cameras all across whitetail ranges right now. Hunters will have more opportunities to harvest more than one deer again this year in area deer zones. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
August 7, 2017 - 3:15pm
August 2, 2017
Hydraulic jets like these are illegal when used to move sediment or uproot aquatic vegetation. The jets can be used legally when placed high enough off the lake bed and pointing toward the surface to prevent dead, floating vegetation from gathering around docks and boat lifts. (Submitted photo by the DNR)
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
August 2, 2017 - 6:00am
a depthfinder screen shot shows a school of walleyes relating to an underwater hump.  Today's electronics are critical to helping find and catch walleyes and other fish species too. (Submitted image from Mike Frisch)
Mike Frisch: Find the fish
August 2, 2017 - 12:00am
July 31, 2017
Upcoming banquets
July 31, 2017 - 1:04pm
July 26, 2017
Steve Doerfler holds up a smallmouth bass he caught on Lake Miltona on July 1 that measured 21.75 inches. (Submitted photo)
Big smallmouth caught on Miltona
July 26, 2017 - 6:00am
Jack Lawrence, 6-years-old of Glenview, Illinois, holds up a 16-inch largemouth bass that he caught on Lake Cowdry on June 25. (Submitted photo)
Equipment switch does the trick
July 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Katherine Lannon of Rochester caught this nice sunfish on Lake Cowdry using a jig and a worm earlier this summer. (Submitted photo)
A sunny day on Cowdry
July 26, 2017 - 12:00am
July 19, 2017
Eight-year-old Braxton Steidl and his dad, Scott, hold up a 50-inch muskie Braxton caught on Lake Miltona on July 2. (Submitted photo)
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
July 19, 2017 - 6:00am
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
July 19, 2017 - 12:00am
July 18, 2017
Alexandria's Jayne Longhenry holds up a sunfish she caught during the Senior Fishing Day hosted by the Viking Sportsmen on July 12. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
July 18, 2017 - 12:00am
July 12, 2017
Orono's Paul Lewis (left) and Victoria's Brian Krause hold up four of the big smallmouth bass that helped win them the Reel Team Bass Circuit stop on Lake Minnewaska on Saturday with a total weight of 25.50 pounds for eight fish. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
July 12, 2017 - 6:00am
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
July 12, 2017 - 12:00am
July 6, 2017
DNR release: Department set to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
July 6, 2017 - 11:29am