Friday, March 31st, 2023
Friday, March 31st, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

October 20, 2000

Nov. 25: Zumbro Valley Arms Collectors will have a Gun Show and Sports Collectibles Show for one day only at the Armed Forces Center, 1715 Marion Rd., SE, Rochester, MN. Public invited – buy, sell, trade n 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info call 507-289-2520

Dec. 16-17: Minnesota Weapons Collectors Assn. will have a show at the St. Paul River Centre. For more info. call 612-721-8976. Jan. 26-27: Minnesota State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will be hosting their 6th Annual convention at the Kelly Inn Convention Center in St. Cloud. Show set up: Friday from 2 p.m. …

Nov. 25: Zumbro Valley Arms Collectors will have a Gun Show and Sports Collectibles Show for one day only at the Armed Forces Center, 1715 Marion Rd., SE, Rochester, MN. Public invited – buy, sell, trade n 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info call 507-289-2520 Read More »

Pheasant reports suggest good start

New Ulm, Minn. Reports from opening weekend of the 2000 pheasant season revealed two common factors: high hunter participation and success dependent upon what portion of the pheasant range one hunted. As predicted prior to the opener, the west and southwest portions of the pheasant range provided ample shooting opportunities. According to Kevin Lines, DNR

Oct. 24-25: JAX’s Annual Hunters Dinner. Hors d’oeuvres Buffet 6:30 p.m. Dinner Buffet 7:30 p.m. Dinner is $45 per person (tax & gratuity not included). $10 deposit per person required with reservation. Call 612-789-7297 to make reservations or for more

Tamarack Nature Center is hosting a variety of special events and classes at: 5287 Otter Lake Road in White Bear Lake. A few are listed below. Contact Nikki Schneider at 651-407-5350 or log on to for more information. Nov. 10: Deer Moon, learn more about this even toed ungulate and hike the trails in

All Great Expectations Ministries (GEM) Fishers of Men meetings will be held on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Berean Evangelical Free Church at 6625 Humboldt Ave. N. in Brooklyn Center. For more info contact Dave Lindmark at (952) 882

Minnesota Walleye Alliance Meetings: Brainerd Chapter of Minnesota Walleye Alliance meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at The Elks Lodge located at 202 S 4th St. in Brainerd. Call Dave at 952-932-0992 for more information. Rapids Archery Club meeting the second Monday of each month at the archery building located at

DNR seeks fish bag limit comments

St. Paul Have an opinion about the catch-and-keep limits on Minnesota’s game fish? Now’s the time to tell the DNR. Through Dec. 8, 2000, the Minnesota DNR will accept comments from the public as it examines the limits on a number of fish to determine if the limit is too high, too low, or just

Saving the best walleye fishing for last

Good things come to those who wait, especially if you’re a walleye fisherman. The hottest walleye action of the entire season occurs near the very end of open water, and centers on Minnesota’s small rivers. Although the lower Mississippi gets most of the attention, it’s the smaller rivers, like the St. Croix, Rum, and upper

The Whitefish Chain’ of command begins with Whitefish

It’s difficult, sometimes, to speak about the singular of a chain. With about a dozen lakes, and access to nearly all of them when your craft hits the water, the Whitefish chain, located near Crosslake in Crow Wing County, has great variety. “The whole system is diverse enough that anything you want to fish for,


ALEXANDRIA AREA Look for a good walleye bite in 16 to 18 feet of water on several area lakes. Lake Miltona, Lake Ida, Lake Carlos, Lake Darling, and Lake Geneva are all safe bets for numbers of walleyes. Redtail minnows and jigs have been the hot bait. Waterfowl hunters have struggled in this area. There

Nongame program gone from Wildlife

St. Paul The Minnesota DNR Commissioner’s Office announced last week that the Nongame Wildlife Program is being removed from the Division of Wildlife and placed in the Ecological Services Division. DNR Assistant Commissioner Brad Moore said that the transfer will consolidate 10 full-time and 10 part-time nongame wildlife positions with nongame wildlife research, which was

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