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February 10, 2017
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
February 10, 2017 - 1:55pm
January 30, 2017
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
January 30, 2017 - 9:25am
January 20, 2017
The 2017 Menahga Family Fishing Derby will be held at the Spirit Lake public access this Saturday, Jan. 21. (file photo)
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
January 20, 2017 - 2:51pm
January 5, 2017
Brent Getzler of Roosevelt is the new record holder of a 19-pound, 10-ounce burbot taken from the Minnesota waters of Lake of the Woods. The fish was 33 inches long with a belly full of girth at 23-7/8 inches. Getzler caught it while fishing for walleyes with an orange jigging spoon tipped with a minnow on Dec. 19. Submitted Photo
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
January 5, 2017 - 3:17pm
Chronic Wasting Disease has been identified in a farmed deer herd near Merrifield, the Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported Friday. The herd of 33 mule deer and 100 white-tailed deer is registered with the Board of Animal Health. Two, 2-year-old female deer were slaughtered on the farm and both tested positive for CWD. The deer showed no clinical signs of illness. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
January 5, 2017 - 11:25am
November 21, 2016
Outdoor briefs
November 21, 2016 - 12:10am
November 20, 2016
A mountain lion perches in a tree near Nashwauk in northern Minnesota Monday, Nov. 8, 2016. The animal chased a deer and got into a brief altercation with another apparent mountain lion, or cougar, while Jordan Bowen, 16, of Rush City, Minn., was deer hunting. Mountain lions are occasionally seen in Minnesota, but wildlife officials have never found evidence of a breeding population. (Photo courtesy Jordan Bowen)
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
November 20, 2016 - 12:10am
November 19, 2016
Brandon Peterson, Wadena, shot an eight point buck Nov. 6. Submitted photo.
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
November 19, 2016 - 12:10am
November 5, 2016
Minnesota deer facts
November 5, 2016 - 8:15am
September 19, 2016
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
September 19, 2016 - 12:10am
September 9, 2016
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
September 9, 2016 - 9:06am
September 5, 2016
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
September 5, 2016 - 8:15am
September 3, 2016
Pheasant hunters enjoyed a 41 percent harvest increase in 2015 over 2014 according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The waterfowl harvest was stable and the ruffed grouse harvest dropped 11 percent. Photo by Brian Hansel/Wadena Pioneer Journal
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
September 3, 2016 - 12:10am
August 14, 2016
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
August 14, 2016 - 12:10am
August 10, 2016
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
August 10, 2016 - 9:44am