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A bison roams Montana's American Prairie Preserve, an area conservationists are restoring from grazing land to a prairie ecosystem. It spans nearly 500,000 acres, but the plan is for more than 3 million acres to be part of the reserve. Handout photo by Andy Boyce/Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.
Bison help prairie get back to nature
8 hours 2 min ago
May 19, 2019
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Brad Dokken column: DNR increases elk permits in effort to reduce growing Kittson County herd
May 19, 2019 - 7:10am
May 17, 2019
Matt Gade / Republic
State record channel catfish voided 70 years later
May 17, 2019 - 4:59pm
May 16, 2019
Zach Axtman, Rugby, left, took first place in the professional angler division of the National Walleye Tour event held on Lake Winnebago, Wis., May 2-3. At right is co-angler division winner Michael Bertrand, Fergus, Ontario. Special to Forum News Service via Minot Daily News
North Dakota angler captures walleye tour victory
May 16, 2019 - 12:04pm
May 14, 2019
Otter Tail Lake will serve as the hub for the Governor's Fishing Opener on May 7-10, 2020. Photo courtesy of Erik Osberg / Otter Tail County
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
May 14, 2019 - 5:22pm
May 13, 2019
Tom Volk of Lincoln, N.D., caught a 16-pound, 9-ounce walleye April 21, 2019, setting the state record for largest walleye. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has ruled the fish won't be recognized as a state record. Photo courtesy N.D. Game and Fish Department
Lunker walleye was 'foul-hooked,' does not qualify as North Dakota state record
May 13, 2019 - 4:38pm
May 12, 2019
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken: Zander catch reports become more frequent in North Dakota
May 12, 2019 - 7:30am
May 11, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz kicked off the 2019 summer fishing season on Saturday, May 11, at Fountain Lake in Albert Lea. Photo courtesy of Explore Minneosta
Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrates fishing tourism in Minnesota
May 11, 2019 - 7:44pm
Kai Lenny, a 26-year-old Maui native, is one of the top big-wave surfers in the world. Here, he catches a wave on the Pavilions break. Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton.
Warming oceans create golden age for big-wave surfing, leaving surfers conflicted
May 11, 2019 - 7:30am
May 10, 2019
The largest chronic wasting disease outbreak Minnesota has seen is affecting deer in the southeast part of the state.  Forum News Service file photo
SD Game, Fish and Parks Commission adds deer hunting licenses, finalizes 2019, 2020 seasons
May 10, 2019 - 5:53pm
Assistant Area Fisheries Supervisor Brandon Eder shows Albert Lea fifth graders a variety of fish that swim in area lakes. Steve Hoffman / Forum News Service
Kids take center stage leading up to Governor’s Fishing Opener
May 10, 2019 - 5:13pm
May 9, 2019
A 14-member committee with nine voting members will study access to public and private lands for hunting, trapping, fishing and related issues in North Dakota and provide recommendations regarding a land access database during the 2019-21 interim. North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
North Dakota Game and Fish highlights outdoors legislation
May 9, 2019 - 6:20am
May 5, 2019
Nathan Nelson poses with the tom turkey he bagged Friday morning. Photo courtesy of Nathan Nelson.
Veteran deer hunter tries first turkey hunt: Mentored hunt helps bridge gap between enthusiasm and experience
May 5, 2019 - 7:05am
Prairie chickens on the booming grounds near Crookston on April 24. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
After peaking in 2004, prairie chickens have been on a steady decline in Grand Forks County
May 5, 2019 - 6:22am
May 2, 2019
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is offering 65,500 deer licenses this fall, an increase of 10,350 from last year. North Dakota's deer gun season opens at noon Friday, Nov. 8. North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
ND Game and Fish increases number of deer tags available this fall
May 2, 2019 - 9:25pm