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Eric Morken is a sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press Newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota, a property of the Forum News Service. Morken covers a variety of stories throughout the Douglas County area, as well as statewide outdoor issues.

Morken has been with the Echo Press since graduating with a journalism degree from Augustana College (now Augustana University) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 2007. Before that, he grew up in the town of Cottonwood, Minnesota.

Contact him at emorken@echopress.com or by phone at 320-763-1229. Follow him on Twitter @echo_sports.

Languages: English

Eric Morken goes into detail on three setups he recently found scouting, and how getting into the woods this time of year makes such a difference during the fall deer season.
Four deer in the freezer between two states and some opportunities lost left me with a lot to look back on from the 2021 archery season.
How everything came together on a 2021 buck in North Dakota on Nov. 2.
Growth rates show interest, but there’s work to be done.
October is one of the best times of the year to target big fish of almost all species.
Switching to a heavier total arrow weight tipped with a 200-grain single bevel broadhead has led to better arrow penetration and overall performance than the author has ever had after years of hunting with lighter setups.
Alexandria's Drake Herd unofficially wraps up the Angler of the Year honor as the most consistent pro on tour this season as he sits in sixth place going into Friday's championship finale.
Many of the Midwest's best professional walleye anglers will be in West-Central Minnesota Sept. 22-24 as the top 40 pros and amateur co-anglers battle for a more than $100,000 prize package at the Cabela's-Bass Pro Shops National Walleye Tour championship event.
High points in hill country that drop down into bottoms are great areas to scout and set up stand locations off of to get on does and bucks throughout different times of the season. In this column, Eric Morken of Forum News Service breaks down how he uses known bedding points to set up hunting locations for both morning and evening sits.
Fergus Falls wildlife supervisor Mike Oehler will work to manage an area of land that covers seven counties now as smaller staffs within DNR fish and wildlife divisions feel the pinch.