wildlife

Fly Fishing: The Art of the Tie     By: Kate Havlin Before the waters, there are flies.  Trout anglers’ work starts before they set waders in water. Often, the first step is tying flies.  “It’s part of the craft of fishing. Part of the hunt is learning the right bait,” said Christopher Thompson. “It’s like baking your own bread.” Thompson was among a half dozen anglers tying flies at a free...
Carrol Henderson: Watching Over Wildlife By Pamela Eyden, Outdoor Writer Carol Henderson’s success is measured in wildlife perserved. As supervisor of the Minnesota’s Nongame Wildlife Program he protects the birds and wildlife we love. Take trumpeter swans. These birds have a wingspan of about seven feet and are the largest water bird on earth. When Henderson wrote a conservation plan for them...
  by Marshall Helmberger, Tower Timberjay There’s more bad news for northeastern Minnesota’s moose population. That’s according to the results of the DNR’s latest moose survey, which found yet another statistically significant decline in the population in northeastern Minnesota. The aerial survey was conducted in January and the results were released Thursday. They show that the region’s moose...