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July 12: The Annual Guides and Kids Day in Eagle River, call 1-800-359-6315. More than 30 fishing guides give an afternoon of fishing to kids between the ages of 7-12, registered and drawn by lot.

July 28: Take An Adult Fishing Tournament begins at 6 a.m. behind the Wilderness Fish & Game store along the banks of the Wisconsin River and is open to children 16 and younger. For more info contact Wilderness Fish & Game at 608-643-2433. July 28 – Aug 5: 19th Annual Kewaunee/Door County Salmon Tournament. Over …

July 12: The Annual Guides and Kids Day in Eagle River, call 1-800-359-6315. More than 30 fishing guides give an afternoon of fishing to kids between the ages of 7-12, registered and drawn by lot. Read More »

Free bowhunter help rejected by Brookfield

Correspondent Brookfield, Wis. If residents spent six unpaid months researching a topic as a favor to their city, should the “powers that be” consider all the research before passing a verdict? Last week the Common Council of Brookfield rejected an ad hoc committee’s suggestion to enlist the help of bowhunters to reduce deer numbers in

Lac qui Parle, Minn. Lac qui Parle State Park, near Montevideo, Minn., reopened to the public June 29. It had been closed since mid-April due to high water on the Minnesota River that caused flooding in the park’s campground, on its trails, and in day-us

The park will be “rustic-only” and available on first come, first served basis, according to Kerry Christoffer, park manager. Some of the trails still are under water and modern sanitation devices aren’t yet operational, but electric campsites will be functioning and vault toilets are available. For more information, call the DNR Information Center at: (651)

Hunter’s choice deadline arrives July 20

Madison n DNR wildlife officials were still computing antlerless deer quotas and hunter’s choice permit numbers as of June 28, but that information will be set in concrete by the time the hunter’s choice application deadline rolls around on July 20. Hunter’s choice application forms are now available at all retail outlets and DNR offices

St. Paul Minnesota could lose federal money to clean lakes and rivers if it does not release a list of polluted state waters before the federal government develops a weaker version of the list, an environmental group charged. The Minnesota Center for Env

The MPCA list added more than 100 lakes with nutrient and algae problems, including about 80 lakes in the metro area like Como Lake and Lake of the Isles. But an array of business and cities challenged the updated list and the criteria used to produce it. Fearing a lawsuit, the MPCA decided not to

July 8-13: The 4th International Symposium on Sturgeon will be held in Oshkosh, WI. Sponsored in part by Sturgeon for Tomorrow. For more info contact Wayne Hoelzel at 920-725-1206.

Aug. 10-12, 17-19: 20th Annual Game Fair 2001 at Armstrong Ranch in Anoka, MN 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: www.gamefair.com. Dec. 9: Sheboygan Rifle & Pistol Club Gun Show

Leghold traps under fire

Associate Editor Washington, D.C. A bill in the U.S. House that would eliminate steel-jawed leghold traps is now backed by a long list of sponsors, but has come under attack from some sportmen’s groups. The bill, introduced in March by Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., would make it illegal “to import, export, or transport in interstate commerce

Grand Rapids, Minn. Preparation for the Sept. 15 deer bowhunting season can begin early this year, as the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association hosts a 3-D archery shoot on Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Minnesota Shooting Sports Education Center in Grand Rapids,

The MDHA 3-D shoot will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Archery equipment dealers will be on hand and there will be novelty events. The shoot will cost $10 for MDHA members and $15 for nonmembers, with youth under 12 admitted free. The proceeds will benefit youth archery programs. For more information, call

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