During his reelection campaign, Congressman Rick Nolan has sought to establish he's cool with guns.But after the photo at the top of his post hit Twitter yesterday, Nolan was criticized by a gun rights group for trying to be a little too cool.See also:Rep. Ron Erhardt allegedly said, "I'll blow your ... More >>
Got nearly $10,000 to spare? The owner of Summers Deer Farm in Vergas, Minnesota, wants that much coin for the opportunity to shoot Tarzan, a large four-year-old trophy buck with an impressive rack that's held captive on his roughly 25-acre property.SEE ALSO: Donna the Deer Lady seriously believes d ... More >>
Minnesota Wild defenseman Clayton Stoner is taking some heat for killing a ç bear in his native British Columbia and then being photographed with the bear's severed head and paws.SEE ALSO: Wild-Blackhawks referee photo is the stuff of memes [IMAGE]Stoner, 28, says he had a government-issued license ... More >>
Alfred "Tom" Mead will be spending a week of his twilight years behind bars after he was sentenced to a week in jail for cheating during the Park Rapids American Legion Community Fishing Derby last February. SEE ALSO: Wisconsin DNR discovers 125-year-old, 7-foot-long sturgeon [PHOTO] Mead, 72, was b ... More >>
A bill introduced to the Legislature this week would put a five-year moratorium on wolf hunting in Minnesota. SEE ALSO: -Minnesota wolf hunters on track to finish just over target
Minnesota's controversial wolf hunting season is officially underway, and after the opening weekend, the DNR has tallied 50 kills. That amounts to one-quarter of the quota for the early 16-day wolf hunting season. Another quota of 200 will be set for a later season, running from November 24 to Janu ... More >>
See Also:Howling for Wolves putting up anti-wolf hunt billboards Wolf hunting season opposed by 80 percent of DNR survey respondents Minnesota's wolf hunting season begins November Opponents of the Legislature-mandated hunting season for Minnesota's formerly endangered gray wolf plan to protest o ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Wolf hunting season opposed by 80 percent of DNR survey respondents-- Minnesota's wolf hunting season begins November 3A nonprofit called Howling for Wolves is putting up billboards around the Twin Cities in a last-ditch effort to persuade state officials to reconsider this fall's first- ... More >>
Minnesota's first-ever regulated wolf hunting season is already unpopular with the vast majority of respondents to a Department of Natural Resources survey. Of the 7,351 who participated in the survey, only 1,542 -- about 20 percent -- supported the hunting season mandated by the Legislature this y ... More >>
Minnesota's first-ever regulated wolf hunting season is officially starting this November. Our state is home to about 3,000 gray wolves, according to the Department of Natural Resources, up from 750 in the 1950s. In January, the wolf was removed from the federal protective species list, and retur ... More >>
Only in Minnesota.Last Saturday, Blake Buck took his girlfriend Kellie O'Leary ice fishing on Otter Tail Lake near Fergus Falls. She ended up reeling in a fiancé.Buck and his buddy, Mike Metzger, concocted an elaborate plan to have Kellie reel in a fish with the engagement ring attached, and the ... More >>
In a move that some suggest is undemocratic and hasty, the legislature may legalize wolf hunting.Yesterday, gray wolves were removed from the federal protection list, putting the animals under the control of the Minnesota DNR. And before the day was through, legislators were already developing pl ... More >>
Rock 'n' roll hunter foiled by his own videos
Lynching jokes usually don't go over as planned.Four hockey players from Stillwater are facing a one-game suspension this week for some ill-received Facebook humor. Before a game against White Bear Lake last week, the high school girls posted a picture of a teddy bear wearing the number 34 ... More >>
Via Wisconsin DNRRoger Hellen and his mighty big fish.The brown trout that Roger Hellen caught last summer near Racine is the biggest of its kind landed with something other than a hand grenade. He took the 41-pound, 8-ounce freak of nature at the annual Salmon-A-Rama fishing contest on Lak ... More >>
That would be a big deal in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, yes? Never mind that it's poppycock.
DNR vs. Minnesota Deer Hunters Association
Add teenage terrorist bombings to the list of "why ice fishing sucks."
There are many reasons ice fishing doesn't actually suck, of course. But this is something else.
Minnesota cracking down on outlaw hunting practice
Wisconsin's deer hunting season is in full swing, with 626,404 licenses issued by the state's DNR.
An interview with a Minnesota outdoorsman
A politician makes a mess and leaves someone else to clean it up Go figure.
A buck that may have had the largest set of eight-point antlers ever measured was taken illegally, authorities say.
Those of you heading out for Wisconsin's nine-day gun deer hunting season have been asked to keep an eye out for the pigs.
The opener isn't only bad news for the rats of the forest. The hunters are also at risk and this weekend turned deadly for one man. A teen was also shot.
We're getting jazzed just thinking about it. Power trip!
Local cheese is better than it's ever been. Here's the first of a two-part guide to the rarest, best, and most glorious examples.
Fishery experts worry climate change could make lakes inhospitable to our state fish
After Katrina, a rough winter lies in store for Minnesota's migratory birds
Is Gov. Tim Pawlenty playing Jesse Ventura to the PETA "jackals"? On Tuesday, Pawlenty received a plea from Karin Robertson, manager of PETA'S "Fish Empathy Project." The national org was hoping the Gov would outlaw walleye fishing in the land of 10,000 lakes and a gazillion anglers because, as PETA ... More >>
The case against Minnesota's 1.2 million forest-destroying, disease-spreading deer
What's wrong with ice fishing ditties and beer at intermission?
Are efforts to allay concerns over mad deer disease driven by good science or vested interests?
One Week in an Ice-Fishing Shack in the Middle of the Middle of Nowhere
In public citizen Ron Schara, the great outdoors meets the almighty dollar. Guess which wins.
The state plans to kill all the fish in two Anoka County lakes to rid them of pesky carp. Area residents, however, are less than thrilled with the idea of helicopters spreading poison near their homes.