Back In The Saddle On The Slow Road To Recovery

Well, I’m back in the saddle, so to speak, after having rotator cuff surgery on my right shoulder in early January. And no, it wasn’t caused by reeling in too many big fish. (I wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard that one in the past four weeks!) As anyone who has ever…
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The Weather Was Cold, But The Fishing Was Pretty Hot During Trip To Ballard’s Resort On Lake Of The Woods

The temperature Sunday morning in Baudette, Minn., was 53 degrees colder than it is as I write this Monday afternoon in Grand Forks, but the frigid weather didn’t put the chill on an ice fishing excursion yesterday on Lake of the Woods. The action Sunday was downright hot, at times. And fishing in the heated…
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DNR Confirms Larval Zebra Mussels In Leech Lake

There was more bad news today in the ongoing battle against aquatic invasive species in Minnesota when the Department of Natural Resources confirmed larval zebra mussels have been found in Leech Lake. Here’s the full DNR news release: The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in their larval stage in two locations…
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Turtle River State Park Naturalist Compiles Fun Collection Of Owlish Mugshots

Grand Forks raptor expert and licensed bander Tim Driscoll banded more than 200 saw-whet owls and four Eastern screech-owls this fall at Turtle River State Park with help from park naturalist Erika Kolbow and other volunteers. From mid-September until wrapping up Nov. 11, they put in some long nights catching the owls, which are attracted…
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Bad Weather Prompts North Dakota Game And Fish Department To Reschedule Advisory Board Meetings Set For Tonight And Tuesday

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has postponed the advisory board meetings scheduled for tonight and tomorrow in Berthold, Hankinson, Jamestown and Bismarck for two weeks because of inclement weather. The meetings in Berthold and Hankinson are rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 12; and Bismarck and Jamestown are rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 13. Game and…
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