Outdoor News September 2003

Outdoor News


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….

Concerns are few as bow season kicks off

Editor Madison Wisconsin archers who might have taken a season off last year because of the CWD scare appear to be more interested in hunting and eating venison this year as the 2003 bow season is set to open Saturday, Sept. 13. The number of licenses sold one week before this year’s opener are up a little from the same…

Study: nesting mallards prefer grass, marshes

Correspondent Beaver Dam, Wis. ¬†Ducks prefer grasslands and wetlands to hatch and raise their young, although those areas represent a comparatively small portion of the rural landscape, a study has found. The preliminary conclusion comes as the result of a three-year study of mallard nesting preferences conducted through a joint project of the Wisconsin DNR and Ducks Unlimited. The effort,…

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…

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