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June 27, 2018
From left to right, Emilia Gamble, Megan Gamble and Katherine Lannon caught these sunfish while fishing on Lake Cowdry using a jig with a worm earlier this summer. (Submitted photo)
Sunny on Cowdry
June 27, 2018 - 5:47am
June 26, 2018
This spot has been prepared to put a ground blind on for the upcoming bow season. It took leveling off the terrain and moving timber around to make the location as hidden as possible. That extra work in the summer to perfect a spot can pay dividends in the fall. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: A few changes for the upcoming bow season
June 26, 2018 - 6:02pm
Mike Frisch caught this largemouth last fall on a neon bluegill pattern crankbait. Crankbaits fished on weedlines are a great summer fishing pattern, as well. (Photo by Chad Peterson)
Mike Frisch: Crankbait tips for fast summer bassin'
June 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 25, 2018
Apply for Camp Ripley archery hunt
June 25, 2018 - 5:17pm
June 24, 2018
Trap shooting: Cardinals sixth at state tournament
June 24, 2018 - 12:58am
June 20, 2018
Alexandria's Nicolas Witt cracks a smile as he changes stations on June 17 at the championship shoot in Alexandria. Witt shot a 96 that day and is one of seven students from this program who finished in the top 100 by average this spring and will shoot in the individual state tournament on Friday in Prior Lake. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
June 20, 2018 - 9:16am
June 18, 2018
Alexandria's Adam Oehlenschlager takes aim during Sunday's championship shoot. Oehlenschlager shot a 96 out of 100 on Sunday as the Cardinals finished second as a team in the Class 7A competition with a five-person score of 487. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
June 18, 2018 - 2:49pm
 A nice bag of walleyes is brought in to be weighed during the Osakis Lions Tournament on Lake Osakis June 16. (Eric Morken / Osakis Review)
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
June 18, 2018 - 10:41am
June 6, 2018
Alexandria's Erik Knight reloads his shotgun during a shoot at the Alexandria Shooting Park on April 16 of this year. Knight is one of seven students from Alexandria to finish among the top 100 in the state out of more than 11,000 participants. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
June 6, 2018 - 5:47am
June 5, 2018
This black bear was spotted crossing a road near Lobster Lake, about 10 miles west of Alexandria, on May 30. (Submitted photo)
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
June 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
Annual Osakis Walleye Tournament set for June 16
June 5, 2018 - 10:32am
May 23, 2018
Eric Morken with a Merriam turkey he shot on a hunt in Wyoming during the first weekend in May. (Photo courtesy of Gary Morken)
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
May 23, 2018 - 5:00pm
May 22, 2018
A net full of spottail shiner minnows at Christopherson Bait in Alexandria. The local bait shop got in the shiners late last week for the first time since the opener as the popular bait for walleye anglers has been hard to find at shops all over the state. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
May 22, 2018 - 6:02pm
May 12, 2018
Anglers fish not far from the north public boat access on Lake Mary near Alexandria on Saturday's fishing opener. Many anglers coming off the lake had reports of a slow bite. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
May 12, 2018 - 11:57am
May 10, 2018
Ryan and Joy Larson hold up some walleyes they caught for the livewell during the 2016 fishing opener in Minnesota on Lake Mary. The 2018 fishing opener is this Saturday as anglers get back on the water after pike and walleyes. (File photo)
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
May 10, 2018 - 5:00pm