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July 25, 2018
Morken: Making the most of summer scouting
In a perfect world, most of your preseason scouting for whitetails has been done by now. My favorite time to learn about how deer use the landscape is by scouting in early spring once the snow melts. Scrapes, rubs, trails and bedding jump off the page before the green-up, but it's...
July 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 26, 2018
Morken: A few changes for the upcoming bow season
Every summer as the Fourth of July nears, I start feeling the anticipation of another bow season. We're less than three months away from opening...
June 26, 2018 - 6:02pm
June 5, 2018
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Every year we will get a picture or two sent into the newspaper from a reader about an animal that they deem as out of place coming through the...
June 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
May 23, 2018
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
The turkey hunting season in Minnesota runs through May 31, but my season is officially over after tagging out in both Minnesota and Wyoming....
May 23, 2018 - 5:00pm
May 1, 2018
A few firsts in the turkey woods
Any hunt can stand out as a memory for a multitude of reasons. There's the ones that got away. The hunts that go exactly to plan, and everything...
May 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
April 24, 2018
An awesome opening weekend
The turkeys were gobbling from up and down the ridges on Saturday. Like us, they had been waiting for a morning like this for quite a while....
April 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
April 19, 2018
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
It was still snowing in Alexandria when I got in the car to head to North Dakota on April 15 for a trip that I had been planning ever since last...
April 19, 2018 - 6:02pm
April 6, 2018
Morken, Bosek honored at Viking Sportsmen's banquet
Eric Morken, the Echo Press' Sports and Outdoors Editor, was the recipient of the first-ever Friend of Viking Sportsmen Award. He was presented...
April 6, 2018 - 11:08am
March 21, 2018
Morken: How six hours scouting boosted my confidence for next fall
The Alexandria area sports scene has had a busy month with so many teams advancing deep into section and state tournaments this year. That has...
March 21, 2018 - 5:47am
February 28, 2018
Morken: Plans for 2018 season come into focus
Rarely a day goes by where I am not thinking ahead to the 2018 deer hunting season. Planning for upcoming hunts almost gets me as excited as...
February 28, 2018 - 5:47am
February 7, 2018
Morken: Outdoor groups are as important now as ever
I pulled up near the Bemo Building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Jan. 31 at about 7:45 p.m. and noticed what looked to be a pretty good...
February 7, 2018 - 5:47am
January 19, 2018
Morken: No matter what happens, Vikings fans got their moment
It was Jan. 10, 2016, and I was watching the game with my daughter. Vikings fans know the game I'm referring to just by the date. Seahawks vs....
January 19, 2018 - 11:16am
January 10, 2018
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
The outlook ahead of the 2017 South Dakota pheasant hunting season was a bleak one. Bird numbers were down 45 percent from 2016, according to...
January 10, 2018 - 5:47am
December 27, 2017
Morken: Why close encounters matter
Every close encounter with a big buck is met with a series of emotions. There is the initial thrill of just seeing them. The shaking that ensues...
December 27, 2017 - 5:47am
December 14, 2017
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
Late season is here, and I am still looking to get a deer in the freezer. I have had my chances. There was a blown shot on a great buck and a...
December 14, 2017 - 9:48am