Friday, March 31st, 2023
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January 26, 2001

The luck of the draw

Let’s say that you have a hankering to hunt where you stand a reasonable chance of having an opportunity at a big bull elk a mature 6×6 scoring 300 on up. Realistically you have three choices. If you happen to have deep pockets, you can plunk down somewhere around $10,000 and hunt one of a

St. Paul Individuals or groups with projects in mind that would improve fish or wildlife habitat, or ones that would benefit the environment, might be able to obtain state funding to help with the project. The Minnesota DNR currently is accepting applica

Conservation Partners grants will award up to $20,000 for projects that improve fish and wildlife habitat or native plant communities. Community Environmental Partners grants will award up to $20,000 for environmental service projects (such as river clean-ups) or environmental education programs. The state will pay up to one-half of eligible project costs. Applications are being

2001 safe harvest levels set for Lake Mille Lacs

The 1837 Treaty Fisheries Technical Committee met Thursday and Friday, Jan. 18-19, in Minneapolis to determine the new safe harvest levels for Mille Lacs Lake for the 2001 walleye fishing season starting May 12. On Monday, the Minnesota DNR announced the 2001 combined safe harvest levels for the state and the bands. They are 395,000

Fairmont, Minn. Carlton Frank, of Walters, Minn., has been elected to the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association Executive Board to represent Region 11 in the mid-southern area of Minnesota, including Albert Lea, Mankato, Fairmont, and Owatonna. Frank succee

Five other MDHA directors were re-elected by the chapters they represent, including Jim Larson of Badger, Greg Heyblom of Nashwauk, Scott Nagel of Little Falls, Jerry Hoaglund of Alexandria, and Cliff Bloberger of Maple Grove. The four statewide positions of president, vice president, treasurer, and secretary are up for election at the MDHA Corporate Board

PF releases 30 birds from South Dakota

Fergus Falls, Minn. Thirty South Dakota pheasants are now calling western Minnesota home after members of Pheasants Forever, with the guidance of the DNR, transported the birds from the Lower Brule Sioux Indian Reservation last weekend. Larry Bethel, of the Otter Tail County Pheasants Forever chapter, said the 30 birds included six roosters. They were

Shakopee, Minn. The Minnesota state fish will be showcased at the Minnesota Walleye Expo, which runs Feb. 2-4 at Canterbury Park in Shakopee.

At the Expo, visitors will find rods, reels, tackle, boats, art, and taxidermists. Seminars will feature accomplished walleye anglers, including Outdoor News’ own “Tackle Terry” Tuma. Show hours are 3-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $6, while kids age 12 and under

By Ron Anlauf

Late season walleye fishing through the ice has its rewards, though few step up and claim the prize. By late January, most anglers have thrown in the towel. A couple weeks of tough fishing can do that. It’s easy to write the rest of the season off, and besides, it won’t be long before you

District 9 – Glenwood area

Officer Chuck Nelson (Paynesville) finished up on the youth snowmobile safety classes in the area. Officer Kurt Nelson (Appleton) spent time working the Glenwood station for fishing and snowmobiling activity. Some arrests were made for both those activities. Officer Neil Henriksen (Benson) spent the week working predator hunters and snowmobilers. Officer Bruce Nelson (Ortonville) had

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