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Sunday, December 10th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

January 5, 2001

Session starts January 3

St. Paul A new year of politics begins Jan. 3 when the Minnesota Legislature starts its 2001 session. In this session, the Legislature will work to pass a state budget for the two-year fiscal period that begins July 1, 2001. The session will likely continue until its last scheduled day, May 21. Although the November

Jan. 14: Palmyra Lions Club Fisheree from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Spring Lake in Palmyra, WI. Registration and fish weigh-in will be held at the beach shelter. Entry fee $1.00 raffle ticket. Hourly fish prizes. For info call Mike Fischer at 262-495-8137.

Jan. 20: Kenosha County 4-H Ice Fishing Derby. For more info contact Dolly Thuemmler at 262-537-4926. Jan. 21: Hartford Conservation & Gun Club 11th Annual Ice Fisheree on Pike Lake from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. For infor call Kevin Rosenbaum at 262-673-6208. Jan. 21: Stoughton Conservation Club’s 42nd Annual Lake Kegonsa Fisheree. The alternate

Kansas pheasant and quail

This story actually began in September, 1999, when I drew tags to hunt elk in New Mexico and whitetail deer in Kansas during that state’s September muzzleloader season. After completing my elk hunt I drove to Liberal, Kansas, which is in the southwest part of the state, to meet with Jeff Louderback, a young rancher

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 informa

Dec. 30-31: Qualifying events. Singles and doubles runs, pointing, and flushing divisions. Quail Unlimited/National Bird Dog Challenge, American Heritage Hunting Club, Eagle Bend. 218-738-5143. Feb. 3: First Annual vintage and antique snowmobile oval track racing. Waconia Minnesota. Call 218-686-9898 for info. Feb. 3: Vintage and Antique Snowmobile Swap meet and 11 mile trail ride. Waconia

Survey shows support for lowered bag limits

Brainerd, Minn. When members of the Minnesota fishing roundtable congregate in St. Cloud on Jan. 5-6, they’ll be told anglers in the state overwhelmingly support lowered fishing limits for several species, including the most popular fish, the walleye. Nearly 1,600 comments were received during the rule-making period between Oct. 12 and Dec. 8. The comments

Jan. 6: Free Predator Calling Seminar at the Wilderness Fish and Game store in Sauk City. Ron Gherke, M.A.D. call pro-staffer will be conducting the seminar at 11 a.m., but will be on hand from

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more info call Wilderness Fish and Game staff at 608-643-2433. Jan. 12-14: Midwest Walleye Expo at Wisconsin State Fair Park, Milwaukee, WI. Show hours: Fri. 3-9 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more info call 651-488-9017. Jan. 20: Winter Mammal Tracking

Wildlife concerns of CWD spreading

Regina, Sask. Canadian health officials are completing the eradication of over 1,600 game farm elk in Saskatchewan in an effort to wipe out an outbreak of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the province. Dr. Paul Edwards, district veterinarian for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, says the outbreak has been brought under control and should not

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