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Eric Morken

April 30, 2019
Eric Morken shoots in his backyard from a Tethrd Mantis saddle on April 12.   play button
Morken: How saddle hunting was a game-changer for me
April 30, 2019 - 6:02pm
April 9, 2019
This map shows islands of oak trees surrounded by water and cattails on a large public piece of land in Minnesota. The waypoints show areas of probable bedding, often on tiny areas of dry land in the cattails or off of points on the islands where the timber narrows down into the cattails. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)play button
Morken: Scouting the swamp (w/video)
April 9, 2019 - 8:47pm
April 3, 2019
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Morken: What's behind hunter apathy right now?
April 3, 2019 - 5:00pm
March 26, 2019
A good buck shows up on camera around 8:30 a.m. a few days after the 2018 season ended in Minnesota. This area is the one written about in this column where bucks frequent due to the terrain featuring perfect bedding points for does on the ridges. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)play button
Morken: Lessons in hunting hill country (w/video)
March 26, 2019 - 6:02pm
A young deer forages in a wooded area of East Grand Forks. (Eric Hylden/ Forum News Service)
Morken: What numbers say about deer hunting Minnesota
February 26, 2019 - 5:00pm
January 15, 2019
The sun rises on a December morning in the deer woods during the 2018 bow hunting season. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: Some takeaways from the 2018 deer season
January 15, 2019 - 5:00pm
January 2, 2019
A line of fire trucks and other emergency vehicles with their lights flashing made their way along Hazel Hill Road on their way to the Hudson Cemetery, where Steven “Beaver” Hlinsky of the Forada Fire Department was laid to rest. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Stories, people who made impact in 2018
January 2, 2019 - 9:28am
December 25, 2018
From left to right, Dave Reishus, Craig Aamodt and Marv Kremin were part of a four-man limit of roosters taken on a hunt to South Dakota earlier this month. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Key to gaining access? It starts by asking.
December 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
December 19, 2018
After an injury, it was uncertain whether Ole would hunt again this past summer, but he has helped bag a bunch of roosters again this fall. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: Savoring a special season after a summer scare
December 19, 2018 - 6:02pm
November 27, 2018
Seven-year-old Olivia Schafer with some roosters she helped her dad, Josh, get during a hunt in Douglas County earlier this season. Their 13.5-year-old lab, Stella, also had a big hand in the success. (Submitted photo)
Morken: Best Minnesota pheasant season I've seen in years
November 27, 2018 - 6:02pm
November 4, 2018
Deer report November 4: Another close call, the ultimate frustration
November 4, 2018 - 8:43pm
October 30, 2018
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Deer report October 30: A reminder that it's all about the food
October 30, 2018 - 2:36pm
October 28, 2018
Firearms opener is this Saturday, Nov. 3, in Minnesota, which means now is one of the best weeks of the season to be in the stand as a bow hunter. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)play button
Deer report October 28: Close call with a big buck
October 28, 2018 - 8:57pm
October 27, 2018
A 2.5-year-old eight pointer stands right below the tree stand during an evening hunt on Oct. 27. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)play button
Day one deer report: Things are starting to heat up
October 27, 2018 - 8:34pm
October 23, 2018
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Morken: Come along on my pre-rut vacation
October 23, 2018 - 6:02pm