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Eric Morken

July 25, 2018
Morken: Making the most of summer scouting
July 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
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
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
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 1, 2018
Eric Morken shot his first turkey with a bow this past Saturday in Minnesota as his daughters, Aubree (left) and Kyla, helped him out in the field. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
A few firsts in the turkey woods
May 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
April 24, 2018
Jacob Busiahn heads back to the vehicle after bagging a tom on his first morning of hunting this past Saturday. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
An awesome opening weekend
April 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
April 19, 2018
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Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
April 19, 2018 - 6:02pm
April 6, 2018
Eric Morken (left) stands beside Viking Sportsmen board member Dean Krebs (center) and Viking Sportsmen President Gene Sullivan (right) after being awarded the first Friend of Viking Sportsmen Award. (Contributed)
Morken, Bosek honored at Viking Sportsmen's banquet
April 6, 2018 - 11:08am
March 21, 2018
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Morken: How six hours scouting boosted my confidence for next fall
March 21, 2018 - 5:47am
February 28, 2018
A nice buck rub on a public piece of land near Alexandria. This time of year is great for getting onto new pieces of land to scout and see what kind of potential spots might have for the following season. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: Plans for 2018 season come into focus
February 28, 2018 - 5:47am
February 7, 2018
Morken: Outdoor groups are as important now as ever
February 7, 2018 - 5:47am
January 19, 2018
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Morken: No matter what happens, Vikings fans got their moment
January 19, 2018 - 11:16am
January 10, 2018
Minnesota pheasant hunters (left to right) Craig Aamodt and Marv Kremin of Cottonwood and Dennis Oakland and Steve Leitch of Willmar with a five-man limit of roosters in South Dakota on Jan. 5. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
January 10, 2018 - 5:47am
December 27, 2017
This mature buck was on his feet a lot in daylight in mid-December and walked just out of a clear shooting lane on an afternoon hunt on Dec. 16. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: Why close encounters matter
December 27, 2017 - 5:47am
December 14, 2017
Nice bucks like this that survived into the late season will often go nocturnal unless their need for food gets them on their feet in daylight. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
December 14, 2017 - 9:48am