It’s ‘Go Time’ For Ice Fishing On Lake Of The Woods As Winter Season Gets Rolling

If you’ve been chomping at the bit to hit the ice on Lake of the Woods, you’re in luck. The wait is almost over. Gary Moeller of Ballard’s Resort near the mouth of the Rainy River emailed this morning and said it’s “green light” time. And when it comes to ice fishing on Lake of…
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Balmy November Weather Isn’t In The Cards For Outdoors Enthusiasts This Year

I spent the Sunday of last year’s Minnesota firearms deer season opener in a boat on the Rainy River fishing walleyes. The fish were biting, and the day was gorgeous, with a high temperature that flirted with 70 degrees. The next weekend, I was in a boat fishing with a Canadian friend on the Manitoba…
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North Dakota Game Wardens Association Facebook Page Worth A ‘Like’

I received an email this week from Peter Miley, social media representative for the North Dakota Game Wardens Association, to give me a heads-up that the group now has a Facebook page. I checked it out, and the page is definitely worth a “like” if you’re a hunter, angler or outdoors enthusiast of any kind…
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North Dakota High School Clay Target League Continues To Grow

More than 900 students from 38 North Dakota high school teams are participating in this year’s North Dakota State High School Clay Target League spring trap shooting season, which began April 2. This year’s total of 908 students compares 565 students on 23 teams last year. The numbers make a case for the growing popularity…
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Blinds For Viewing Drumming Ruffed Grouse, Dancing Sharptails Will Be Available This Spring In The Lake Of The Woods Area

The prairie chicken blinds at Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge in Polk County are perennially popular springtime attractions, but a couple of other fun viewing opportunities also are available in northwest Minnesota. Norris Camp south of Roosevelt, Minn., headquarters of Red Lake Wildlife Management area, offers a blind for viewing drumming ruffed grouse. Male ruffed…
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