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

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Sportsmen Since 1967

March 2, 2001

Lino Lakes, Minn. The Wood Duck Society will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, March 3, at the Wargo Nature Center, Main St., in Lino Lakes. The public is welcome to attend.

Respected wildlife photographer and frequent Outdoor News contributor Bill Marchell is the featured speaker. Other features include wood duck videos, an open discussion about wood ducks, and a brief business meeting. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of the North Oaks Association. Anyone with an interest in wood ducks or nature photography is encouraged to attend.

Mar. 10: Mallards Over McLeod Chapter of MN Waterfowl Assoc. Banquet at Plamor Ballroom in Glencoe. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. For more info call Kermit Terliwdew at 320-864-5184 (w) 320-864-3738 (H).

Mar. 10: Cannon Falls Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is holding a fundraiser at the Edgewood Restaurant starting at 4:30 p.m. Contact Dan Williams at 612-861-9090 for more info. Mar. 10: Minnesota River Headwaters will be hosting a banquet from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the Clinton Community Center. Contact Bob Bauer

Feb. 14-18: Outdoor Seminars conducted daily by “Tackle Terry” Tuma at the Vacation, Camping and RV Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center. For more info call 952-943-2002.

Feb. 24-25: Hot Walleye Tactics by “Tackle Terry” Tuma, Sat. 11 a.m. and Sun. 2 p.m. at the All Canada Show at the Army Nat’l Guard Facility. For more info call 651-282-4041. March 1: Hot Walleye Tactics by “Tackle Terry” Tuma, 7 p.m. at Gander Mountain in Maple Grove. For more info call 763-420-9800 March

Committee questions use of lottery dollars

St. Paul, Minn. The House Environment and Natural Resources committee sent a letter Tuesday to DNR Commissioner Allen Garber questioning the agency’s spending of the lottery in-lieu dollars for the upcoming biennium. During its 2000 session, the state Legislature shifted approximately $25.5 million in lottery sales tax proceeds from the General Fund to natural resources

Mar. 2: Bend of the River Friends of NRA fundraiser at Kato Entertainment Center, Mankato. 5 p.m. For more info contact Ron Geppert at 507-387-1247.

Mar. 3: Elk River Chapter RMEF Big Game Banquet at Green Haven C.C. Anoka at 4:30 p.m. For more info contact Bob at 763-274-0195. Mar. 3: Zumbro Valley Chapter Minnesota Bowhunters, Inc. Annual fundraising banquet. For more info contact Pat Hrabe at 507-252-9866 (H) or 507-775-6400 (W). Mar. 3: West Metro Struttin’ Zone Chapter of

What’s the scoop on today’s turkey loads

If you have never taken a gobbler beyond 25 yards and know that a longer shot would never tempt you, then this column is not for you. But if you have ever wished that you could squeeze just a few more yards out of the old blunderbuss and inflict a serious silence on that fussy

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