Too much fun has a way of catching up with you. On Monday morning, I rolled into the office a little late, because I rolled out of bed a little late. That’s what happens when you stay out on the water past your normal bedtime night after night. At this time of year, it’s
The first monarch butterfly of summer fluttered across the yard the other day. Hopefully, there will be more. If memory serves me, last year I saw three monarch butterflies. That’s all.
While my yard supports a bounty of butterflies, none are as extraordinary as the monarch.
The Minnesota DNR is planning a proposed Border to Border Touring Route, which will allow high-clearance, 4WD, highway-licensed vehicles to traverse existing roads from Lake Superior to the North Dakota border. The route would be about 400 miles in length. The State Legislature
Sometimes you get asked a simple question that is difficult to answer. Someone recently asked me, “What is the point of catch-and-release fishing?”
From a foraging perspective, the concept of catch-and-release doesn’t make a lot of sense. Why would you make the effort to go fishing,
Last week, Minnesota Outdoor News published an unusual commentary. For starters, it wasn’t an opinion piece, just a Dept. of the Interior press release announcing new hunting and fishing opportunities on national wildlife refuges. This is a standard announcement from
Outdoor recreation is big business. Last year the Outdoor Recreation Industry reported that the outdoor recreation economy generates $887 billion in consumer spending annually, sustains 7.6 million American jobs and generates $65.3 billion in federal tax revenue and $59.2 billion in state and