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July 11, 2018
Larry Deason holds up a rock bass that he caught while fishing on Lake Darling during the Senior Fishing Day on July 12, 2017. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Senior Fishing Day is a go again as Viking Sportsmen honor Bosek
July 11, 2018 - 5:47am
July 10, 2018
A rooster pheasant stands at attention. Jason Strege of the Glenwood Area DNR was optimistic that pheasants in the area came through their nesting season OK in what has been a wet spring in much of the primary pheasant range in Minnesota. (Gary Noon / Wikimedia Commons)
Strege optimistic area pheasants came through the hatch OK
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm
July 3, 2018
Alexandria's Dillon Larson, 8, and his dad, Nate, are all smiles after Dillon caught this bowfin when it grabbed onto a perch he was realing in while fishing on Lake Le Homme Dieu on June 23. (Submitted photo)
Dogfish grabs on and doesn't let go
July 3, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 30, 2018
Farwell's Matt Klemm (left) and Alexandria's Trevor Trousil hold up four of the smallmouth bass they caught on Lake Ida in early June that helped them set a new record weight on the Reel Team Bass Series with an eight-fish limit of 30.02 pounds. (Submitted photo)
Lake Ida producing again for area bass tourneys
June 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 29, 2018
Mallards swim in the open water near Knute Nelson Ballpark in Alexandria this past winter. The mallard breeding population in Minnesota this spring was estimated at 295,000, which is 38 percent above last year's estimate of 214,000. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Breeding duck, goose numbers improved from last year
June 29, 2018 - 11:47am
June 27, 2018
From left to right, Emilia Gamble, Megan Gamble and Katherine Lannon caught these sunfish while fishing on Lake Cowdry using a jig with a worm earlier this summer. (Submitted photo)
Sunny on Cowdry
June 27, 2018 - 5:47am
June 26, 2018
This spot has been prepared to put a ground blind on for the upcoming bow season. It took leveling off the terrain and moving timber around to make the location as hidden as possible. That extra work in the summer to perfect a spot can pay dividends in the fall. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: A few changes for the upcoming bow season
June 26, 2018 - 6:02pm
Mike Frisch caught this largemouth last fall on a neon bluegill pattern crankbait. Crankbaits fished on weedlines are a great summer fishing pattern, as well. (Photo by Chad Peterson)
Mike Frisch: Crankbait tips for fast summer bassin'
June 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 25, 2018
Apply for Camp Ripley archery hunt
June 25, 2018 - 5:17pm
June 24, 2018
Trap shooting: Cardinals sixth at state tournament
June 24, 2018 - 12:58am
June 20, 2018
Alexandria's Nicolas Witt cracks a smile as he changes stations on June 17 at the championship shoot in Alexandria. Witt shot a 96 that day and is one of seven students from this program who finished in the top 100 by average this spring and will shoot in the individual state tournament on Friday in Prior Lake. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
June 20, 2018 - 9:16am
June 18, 2018
Alexandria's Adam Oehlenschlager takes aim during Sunday's championship shoot. Oehlenschlager shot a 96 out of 100 on Sunday as the Cardinals finished second as a team in the Class 7A competition with a five-person score of 487. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
June 18, 2018 - 2:49pm
 A nice bag of walleyes is brought in to be weighed during the Osakis Lions Tournament on Lake Osakis June 16. (Eric Morken / Osakis Review)
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
June 18, 2018 - 10:41am
June 6, 2018
Alexandria's Erik Knight reloads his shotgun during a shoot at the Alexandria Shooting Park on April 16 of this year. Knight is one of seven students from Alexandria to finish among the top 100 in the state out of more than 11,000 participants. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
June 6, 2018 - 5:47am
June 5, 2018
This black bear was spotted crossing a road near Lobster Lake, about 10 miles west of Alexandria, on May 30. (Submitted photo)
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
June 5, 2018 - 5:00pm