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

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Sportsmen Since 1967

June 22, 2001

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

Turkey harvest likely to fall short of 2000

Associate Editor Altura, Minn. The string may be over. After six years of setting spring turkey harvest records, Minnesota hunters this spring may have fallen short of the mark set in 2000. Gary Nelson, DNR turkey expert, reported Tuesday that with only three of about 130 registration stations yet to be tallied, it appeared the

July 8: Oconomowoc Sportsman’s Club Summer 3D Shoot. 28 stations. McKenzie Targets & Novely shoots. Registration 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hwy I-94 to Sullivan Exit Hwy F South. Follow posted signs. For more info call Harry Bowey 262-593-5441.

July 15: The Neosho Archers will sponsor the WBH & Community Benefit Shoot, registration begins at 7 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m. Food and camping are available. The shoots are at the club’s grounds west of Neosho on Hwy. 60. July 15: Oakland Conservation Club Archery Shoot begins at 8:30 a.m. The club is

June 24: Eckelman’s Gun Shop of Fort Ripley is hosting a handgun show and fun shoot at their gun range at Fort Ripley. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Open to the public. For more info contact Mark Eckelman at 218-829-3176.

Aug. 10-12, 17-19: 20th Annual Game Fair 2001 at Armstrong Ranch in Anoka from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Celebrities, free seminars, all new shotgun shooting, outdoor exhibits, dog events, archery, kid games and more. For more info call 763-427-0944 or see the website: Aug. 25-26: Zumbro Valley Arms Collectors Annual Gun Show at

Endangered resources chief named DNR executive assistant

Madison DNR secretary Darrell Bazzell continued rounding out his administrative team by inviting endangered resources chief Barbara Zellmer to be the agency’s executive assistant. Zellmer was the chief of the DNR’s Endangered Resources Ecosystem and Diversity Conservation Section. She has been with the DNR for 21 years. “Barb recognizes the importance of integrating issues and

Bloomington, Minn. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Minnesota Waterfowl Association are offering a youth waterfowl hunting training program for kids ages 12-16 who have successfully completed a firearms safety course.

The course will consist of four training sessions, plus a field day. Sessions are from 6:30-9 p.m. on Sept. 4, 6, 11, and 13 at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Bloomington. The field day is Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Minneapolis Gun Club in Lakeville. Finally, youth may

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. Call 1-877-843-5634 for more info.

Aug. 16: WWA Lakeshore Chapter Annual banquet. For more info call Paul Becker at 920-793-4511. Aug. 25: Dunn County Fish & Game Assoc. Conservation Banquet at their Club House in Menomonie. For more info contact Gary Buss at 715-235-1043. Aug. 26: Hartford Conservation & Gun Club is hosting a fundrasier for Childhood Cancer from 9

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