Marshall Independenthttp://www.Marshallindependent.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 18 Apr 2015 03:19:46 EDTSat, 18 Apr 2015 03:19:46 EDT for spring smallmouth how to fish on the Sheyenne River in southeastern North Dakota during my late teens and early twenties allowed me the luxury to go after smallmouth bass from the first warm-up in early April until the fish really got going in May.Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTNews from the DNR firefighters need cooperation from drone operators The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources requests that operators of unmanned aircraft (drones) stay at least 5 miles away from wildfires to create a safe environment for firefighting...Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTDNR Question of the Week I heard the DNR is gathering a list of springs across the state. How will I know a spring when I see one, and how can I report its location? A: A spring is a focused natural discharge of flowing groundwate.Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTStaking out stream trout trout provide one of spring's first opportunities for open-water excitement. Whether wild or stocked, they present an early-season challenge for anglers who venture out to small streams throughout the upper Midwes.Tue, 7 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTBelgrade man carves out niche with handmade fish decoys (AP) - Dennis Bertram worked the curved blade in an unhurried rhythm, releasing thin curls of redwood. The emerging decoy lost its band-saw edges while old-time country played on the radio.Tue, 7 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDT