Sunday, June 4th, 2023
Sunday, June 4th, 2023

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October 13, 2000

Opposition halts White Bear bow hunts

Town board will review two others White Bear Township Archery hunts planned for parks in White Bear Township, located on the fringe of the Twin Cites metro area, haven’t gone as scheduled. Opposition has forced the cancellation of two of four, three-day hunts to cull the deer herd at three Ramsey County-managed areas in the

Sept. 18 – Oct. 23: Advanced Hunter Education Classes a DNR sponsored course covering small game, waterfowl, big game, survival, hunting laws and ethics will be held at the Fairview Community School Center in Roseville. Classes will run six consecutive M

Oct. 25 – Nov. 29: Champlin Park & Recreation is sponsoring a DNR 18 Hours Advanced Hunter Education Course at the Champlin Ice Forum (Hwy 169 & 120th Ave.). Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost: $10 per person. For course information and registration contact: DNR at 763-296-5015 or Champlin Park & Recreation at 763-421-2820.

Don’t forget the acorns

Deer are so visible around field edges early in the season, that sometimes one of the most dependable early season food sources gets overlooked. I’m talking acorns of course. Although deer will eat just about anything that grows, just like us, they have their favorite foods, and acorns, especially from white oaks, are near the

NRB rejects Pettis’ bass zone proposal

Ashland, Wis. Natural Resources Board members voted four to two against a proposal that would have removed all or portions of five counties from the bass “catch-and-release” zone. That move concerned Department of Natural Resources (DNR) secretary George Meyer, who preferred Herb Behnke’s suggestion of delaying a decision on the bass proposal. “If you pass

Still plenty of grouse, rooster outlook bright

Grand Rapids, Minn. With a grouse population expected to be in the early stages of a downward cycle, most hunters have been pleasantly surprised with the number of birds they’ve seen this season. According to DNR Wildlife Research Biologist Bill Berg, the number of grouse being harvested has been somewhat of a surprise. He says

Struggles continue for Michigan perch

Milwaukee Still reeling from a decade of extremely poor survival of young fish, the Lake Michigan yellow perch population likely won’t get much help from the 2000 year-class. As part of its annual young-of-the-year (YOY) yellow perch assessment, Department of Natural Resources crews found only two YOY perch in recent samplings from Kenosha to Sheboygan.

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