Saturday, December 2nd, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Saturday, December 2nd, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

October 5, 2001

Oct. 11-14 (CANCELLED): Great Lakes Buck-O-Rama and Game Fair. For more info call 218-730-9990.

Minnesota Firearms Exchange. Call 763-434-7269 for more info. Saturday shows 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 24-25: St. Cloud National Guard Armory, 1710 8th St. North Dec. 15-16: Duluth National Guard Armory 4015 Airpark (near Airport) Crocodile Productions, Inc. 2001-02 Gun & Knife Shows. Call 763-444-9685 for more info or tables. Saturday …

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Young Artists Wanted

Bloomington, Minn. Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge officials are looking for talented Minnesota youth to participate in the Minnesota Junior Duck Stamp Program, a conservation program designed to teach students about waterfowl and their habitat. The program, modeled after the Federal Duck Stamp Program, is open to youth in grades K-12, or home-schooled youth. The

St. Paul The Minnesota DNR has directed the state’s fire wardens to discontinue issuing open burning permits as a result of a strike by state employees. All burning permits already issued were revoked as of midnight, Sept. 30.

Olin Phillips, of the DNR Division of Forestry, said plans were in place and resources available in the event of wild fire, but that burning restrictions were an “appropriate precaution under these circumstances.” The restriction doesn’t include campfires and other activities that don’t require burning permits.


Jigs and minnows are producing walleyes on Cutfoot Sioux Lake along the shallower shorelines. Look for some crappies on Cutfoot in 18 to 30 feet. On the Mississippi River, look for walleyes on the flats and deeper holes. Lake Pokegama is a safe bet for walleyes with crankbaits in 8 to 12 feet of water.

McGregor, Minn. Applications now are being accepted for 75 bucks-only permits for Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The permits are valid Nov. 10-18 during the refuge’s special permit firearms season.

Hunters must submit their name, address, state firearms deer license number, and daytime phone number on a post card to Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge, 36289 State Hwy. 65, McGregor, MN 55760. Applicants must possess either a Zone 1 or Multi-Zone firearms deer license. Hunters may apply as a group of up to four on

Farm Bill may see action

Associate Editor Washington, D.C. Following delays caused by terrorist events in New York City and at the Pentagon, federal legislation that will affect wildlife and the Minnesota landscape was scheduled to be debated in the U.S. House this week. However, an amendment due to be reviewed by the House Rules Committee on Tuesday, Oct. 2,

South Dakota gears up for residents-only hunt

Correspondent Pierre, S.D. Larry Werdin was livid. The salesman from Rapid City pulled into a S.D. Game Production Area during the pheasant hunting opener of 1999 and found a small phalanx of Minnesota trucks, all blocking his passage into the makeshift parking lot. “I couldn’t get through on the road, so I went into the

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