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West Central Tribune

Duluth, MN, United States

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Past articles by John:

Expert on Minnesota lakes: Expect late ice-out this year

A University of Minnesota Sea Grant scientist has developed a widget to predict when it will occur. Sort of. → Read More

Wisconsin man ties Minnesota catch-and-release northern pike record

The big pike was caught Jan. 22 on Mille Lacs Lake. → Read More

John Myers column: My brush with Bud Grant infamy

I worked with (well, for) the former Minnesota Vikings coach 40 years ago. → Read More

Fundraising for new Chester Bowl chalet goes public

The $2.7 million project needs another $820,000 to get started. → Read More

Another snowy winter means fewer deer in Northeastern Minnesota

A decadelong trend toward snowy winters is holding white-tailed deer numbers down. → Read More

Minnesota House passes bonding bill with big bucks for outdoors

Northand projects include Spirit Mountain, Giants Ridge and Lake Vermilion State Park. → Read More

Minnesota sees record spongy moth infestation

Duluth will be on the front line for aerial spraying this summer. → Read More

John Myers column: A good man, and consummate outdoorsman, gone too soon

Brian Major was the kind of guy who would show you his best fishing spots just because he considered you his friend. → Read More

One walleye daily all summer on Mille Lacs Lake

Improved fish numbers mean no summer closure on the famous lake. → Read More

Hermantown paralegal turns passion for nature into second career as 'free range' photographer

While many of us are eagerly anticipating spring, late winter, when the ice forms, is one of Dawn LaPointe's favorite times to capture images of Lake Superior. → Read More

Duluth just shy of 100 inches of snow so far this winter

The pace isn't far off the record season total of 1995-96. → Read More

Deadlines approaching to get ice fishing shelters off lakes, rivers

It's also time to buy a new fishing license in Minnesota. Last year's licenses expire Feb. 28. → Read More

Bills at Capitol would bar any option for wolf hunting/trapping in Minnesota

Other bills have been introduced to require the DNR commissioner to hold a wolf season if delisting occurs. → Read More

Bills introduced to prohibit any wolf hunting, trapping in Minnesota

The change would remove the option for the DNR commissioner to hold seasons. → Read More

International Fly Fishing Film Festival returns to Duluth on Feb. 26

The event highlights short films from across the globe and is a fundraiser for local fishing groups. → Read More

Revived bill at Capitol would ban small lead fishing tackle

Efforts are underway at the Minnesota Capitol again this year to reduce the deaths of loons and other waterfowl by banning the sale and use of small lead fishing tackle. A bill in the state House, … → Read More

Bill back at Minnesota Capitol to ban small lead fishing tackle

Supporters say nontoxic alternatives are getting better and that loons don't need to die from lead poisoning. → Read More

Is African safari on your bucket list? It's probably more doable than you imagine

Duluth's Mike Schrage wanted to go to Africa for the hunt of a lifetime. He's been back four times. → Read More

Bill has $4 million for Fond du Lac elk transplant to Northeastern Minnesota

The plan is to move northwestern elk to Carlton and southern St. Louis counties. → Read More

Camper vans storm onto RV scene across US

One Duluth family took a smaller, Class B motorhome on a two-month great American road trip and loved it. → Read More