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November 14, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sold about 666,000 licenses and permits last year between the firearm, muzzleloader and archery seasons. Hunter success last year was about 35 percent during the firearms season, DNR statistics show. File photo / Minnesota DNR
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
November 14, 2018 - 4:12pm
The fate of P-22, a mountain lion who lives near Hollywood and has a big fan base, remains unclear. National Park officials say they are optimistic, because the fire in his home, Griffith Park, was fairly small and brief.  National Park Service.
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
November 14, 2018 - 2:10pm
November 13, 2018
MN DNR Weekly Report for Nov. 13, 2018
November 13, 2018 - 10:14am
November 11, 2018
A growth wood ferns, still green in the "AutWin" woods of November. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Wood ferns are still green
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
Corn, apples and pumpkins are common foods used by Minnesota deer hunters who bait deer, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials say. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Field Reports: Baiting still tops list of Minnesota deer hunt violations
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
Ask a Conservation Officer: Hunting near dwellings on private property
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
Wisconsin hunters will be heading into the woods Saturday for opening day of the state's traditional nine-day firearms deer hunting season. Wildlife managers say there will be more deer in the woods this year after near-normal winters and conservative harvests in recent years. (file / News Tribune)
Prospects better for Wisconsin firearms deer season
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
November 10, 2018
Outdoors calendar
November 10, 2018 - 7:12pm
Jarrid Houston
Houston column: Bigger muskies hitting quick-strike rigs
November 10, 2018 - 7:00pm
This x-ray image shows more than 450 lead bullet fragments that were spread through the neck of a mule deer after it was shot with a lead rifle bullet.  Just a few of these fragments contain enough lead to sicken or kill a bald eagle. National Park Service photo.
Options abound for non-toxic deer hunting ammo
November 10, 2018 - 6:00pm
Kaylee Felege, 9 months, wears noise-cancelling earmuffs on a recent hunting trip in western North Dakota with her mother, Susan Felege. Special to Forum News Serviceplay button
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
November 10, 2018 - 6:00am
November 7, 2018
Nicole Stone aims her rifle at the Cass County Wildlife Club in Casselton, N.D. Chris Flynn / Forum News Serviceplay button
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
November 7, 2018 - 5:28pm
Steve Hoffman has been hired as Forum Communications Co.'s outdoors editor. Photo by Michael Vosburg /Forum News Service
Experienced outdoorsman selected to lead outdoor coverage for Forum Communications
November 7, 2018 - 12:01pm
November 5, 2018
MN DNR Weekly Report for Nov. 5, 2018
November 5, 2018 - 2:07pm
November 4, 2018
A bear is seen in a tree in Duluth 2016. Wisconsin bear harvests were down this year. (file / News Tribune)
Field Reports: Wisconsin bear harvest down 11 percent
November 4, 2018 - 5:00am