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April 22, 2018
042218.O.DNT.FieldC1:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries officials say the smallmouth bass population on Mille Lacs Lake is in good shape. News Tribune file photo
Field Reports: Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population healthy
April 22, 2018 - 11:21am
Outdoors Notes
April 22, 2018 - 10:24am
Larry Gadaire of Grand Forks stands by two of the boats -- a canoe and kayak -- he built in his shop. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
April 22, 2018 - 7:48am
Brad Dokken
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
April 22, 2018 - 7:20am
Outdoors calendar
April 22, 2018 - 4:22am
Sam Cook is an outdoors writer for the Duluth News Tribune.
Sam Cook column: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
April 22, 2018 - 1:59am
April 20, 2018
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: For two boys, fishing season is already here
April 20, 2018 - 5:00am
April 16, 2018
The concrete boat ramp dips into a still ice-covered Spirit Lake at the Clyde Avenue boat landing on Sunday morning. Near record late ice-outs are expected across the Northland. Steve Kuchera /
Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
April 16, 2018 - 11:05am
April 15, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: When can you keep a foul-hooked fish?
April 15, 2018 - 7:15am
Jarrid Houston
Houston's fishing report: Will we have open water for fishing openers?
April 15, 2018 - 4:15am
Outdoors Notes for April 15, 2018
April 15, 2018 - 1:23am
Outdoors calendar for April 15, 2018
April 15, 2018 - 12:16am
April 14, 2018
Carl and Luana Brandt, have operated Nor'Wester Lodge on the Gunflint Trail north of Grand Marais for more than 50 years. Carl's parents, Carl Sr. and Alis, started the resort in the early 1930s. Sam Cook /
Nor'Wester Lodge is a family tradition on the Gunflint Trail
April 14, 2018 - 8:00pm
A steelhead -- migratory Lake Superior rainbow trout -- attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. This year, the river is locked in ice, and steelhead haven't begun their spawning runs yet. News Tribune file photo
North Shore steelhead run delayed by ice cover on streams
April 14, 2018 - 7:16pm
April 13, 2018
The ice left area lakes just in the nick of time for the 2013 fishing opener, but cold temps and a northwest gale made for rough fishing.  Jason Amiot, left, of Big Lake and his father Ed Amiot of Walker bring their boat back to shore on Norway Lake on the opening morning. West Central Tribune file photo
Ice out taking its sweet time
April 13, 2018 - 4:59pm