Outdoor News September 2003

Outdoor News


Horicon Marsh Hunting Retriever Club meets on the second Monday each month, 6:30 pm, Oak Central in Oakfield. Call Dana, 920-922-5133 for more info.

Wisconsin Smallmouth Alliance meet the second Wednesday of the month from Sept. thru May at Grauvogl’s Riverside Restaurant, Sauk City promptly at 7 p.m. Guests always welcome. Contact Steve Winters, 608-524-6348 for more info. Bill Cook Chapter Izaak Walton League meet the first Wednesday of each month, club grounds, 7:30 p.m. New members welcome. For more info call Mike, 715-344-8796….

Aug. 1: Oak Ridge Gobblers 5th Annual Turkey Banquet, Fulda Community Center, 5:00 p.m. For more info call Tom Harnack,507-831-3275.

Aug. 5: 18th Annual Brainerd Ruffed Grouse Society Chapter Banquet, Cragun’s Conference Center, Brainerd 5:30 p.m. For more info call Pine Shadows, 218-829-4736 or email Mark@pineshadows.com. Aug. 7: Fergus Falls Fish & Game Bluc Steak Fry Fundraiser, Otter Tail County Fairgrounds, 5 p.m. For more info call Richard Tomhave, 218-739-9413. Aug. 8: MWA Scott/LeSueur Chapter Banquet, New Prague Park Ballroom,…

Events for 2003. For more info call 507-789-9960 or email: nwtfluna@cannon.net. And for more events, check out the NWTF web page www.nwtf.org

Aug. 23-24: Overnight canoe trip on the Crow River, Nimrod, MN. For more info call Lynette Jenkins, 763-753-0199. Sept. (?): Upland bird hunt & deer bow hunt, Waseca, MN. For more info call Missy Bauman, 507-835-7643. Sept. 6: Beaverbrook Sportsman’s Club, East Bethel, 8:30-4:30 p.m. Several courses offered. For more info call Sheryl Gallup, 763-560-3264 Sept. 13: Phillips, property, Glencoe….

Early Canada goose hunt reports suggest tough ’03

Staff Writer Detroit Lakes, Minn. The early season for resident “giant” Canada geese ended Monday, Sept 22. Apparently, the management effort in many areas fell short of expectations. Early reports indicate a slim harvest, even in areas of high hunting pressure and goose populations. The intent of the hunt, which has become an annual event, is to manage the population…

International Falls, Minn. The body of a Koochiching County man was found in a pond where he was fishing trout, authorities said.

James A. Skulan, who lived near Pelland Pit pond, was found by recovery crews Sept. 18. The 39-year-old man was reported missing the night before when a friend went to check on him and found Skulan’s dog sitting on shore and Skulan’s hat floating in the water. Skulan’s tackle box and ATV also were there. The pond, on private land,…