Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

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May 25, 2001

June 4: The Lakeland Area Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society 17th Annual Banquet will be at the Minocqua Country Club beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $55 per person or $80 per couple. Call Russ or Pat Rydin at 715-542-4541, or write: P.O. Box 218, S

June 21: Crivitz Lions Club Shooting & Sports 6th Annual Banquet. For more info contact: Crivitz Lions Club, Frank L. Green, W7721 Townline Rd., Crivitz, WI 54114. June 23: The Third Annual banquet for the Lake Superior Chapter of the Safari Club International will be held at The Lodge Hotel & Conference Center in Siren. …

June 4: The Lakeland Area Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society 17th Annual Banquet will be at the Minocqua Country Club beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $55 per person or $80 per couple. Call Russ or Pat Rydin at 715-542-4541, or write: P.O. Box 218, S Read More »

Moose hunters may find fires in the BWCAW

Field Editor Prospective Minnesota moose hunters who are considering applying for a 2001 hunting permit in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) may want to peruse a nine-pound document recently released by the U.S. Forest Service. The Final Environmental Impact Statement for BWCAW Fuel Treatment Volumes I and II outline plans for the prescribed

Longer early goose hunt sought by CC committee

Correspondent Mishicot, Wis. Dick Koerner, chairman of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress’ migratory waterfowl committee, said that group is considering pushing for an early Canada goose season that runs straight through the Labor Day weekend this year. “Hunting wouldn’t be allowed on certain bodies of water where there are a lot of campers, canoeists and people

Zimmerman, Minn. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is preparing a Comprehensive Conservation Plan for the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge in Sherburne County, which will guide management of that refuge for the next 15 years.

To encourage public participation in the planning process, an open house wil be held at the refuge on Tuesday, May 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 30, from 6-9 p.m. Both will be held at the Old School House, located on Sherburne County Road 9, 5.5 miles west of Highway

May 26: Midwest Bass Tournament Challenge

is having a Bass Fishing Tournament from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the Madison Chain of Lakes. Registration and launch at the Green Lantern Restaurant, on Lake Waubesa. For more info call Rick Haas at 608-423-3229. Big Bucks Bass Wisconsin Team Buddy Division Tournaments. Winners take home $1200. Point leaders go on to fish

Harvest slot moves higher. . .

Anglers may keep somewhat larger walleyes when fishing Mille Lacs this season. The 2001 walleye regulations include a 16- to 20-inch harvest slot, with one walleye over 28 inches allowed. The new harvest range is up from last season’s 14-18 keeper zone. Put another way, Mille Lacs anglers must now release all walleyes under 16

Des Moines Nonresident deer hunting license applications are available until May 27 through Iowa’s Electronic Licensing System. Applicants may call (800) 367-1188 to apply for a license by phone.

A nonresident deer license costs $151, a habitat fee is $6, and there is a nonrefundable $5 application fee. The number of available licenses is the same as last year when there were 6,000 “any-deer” licenses, and 1,500 “antlerless-only” licenses available. Regular gun seasons run Dec. 1-5, and Dec. 8-16. The bow season is Oct.

Try the long rod for bedding bluegills

Contributing editor Want to learn how to cast a fly rod and sight fish for sporty targets that will grab a fly and fight like there’s no tomorrow? You can hop a flight down to Belize and hire a guide to pole you around on the salt flats for bonefish and tarpon. Or, you can

The Milwaukee Chapter of Muskies Inc. Meetings are the fourth Tuesday of every month and begin at 7 p.m. at Legacy Fine Dining, 14955 W. National Ave., New Berlin. The public is welcome to attend. For more info contact Ron Groeschl at 262-789-1255.

The Great Lakes Sport Fisherman’s Club, Milwaukee Chapter, meets on the second Tuesday of the month May thru Sept. at Ray & Dots 6351 W. Grange Ave. Meetings start at 7:00 p.m. For more info call 262-820-8983. The Muskellunge Club of Wisconsin holds meetings the third Wednesday of February, March, May, Oct. and Nov. at

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