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January 18, 2002

Jan 27: Rib Mountain Bowmen of Wausau is sponsoring a traditional only (longbows & recurves) indoor and outdoor 3-D Shoot. Archery shoot is

8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Take the Brokow Exit (Hwy WW North of Wausau off of US Hwy 51. Go West 1/2 mile to first cross road. Watch for signs. For more info call George Henrich, Sr at 715-536-8006. Feb. 2: 43 Annual Elk Rod & Gun Club Ice Fishing Contest on Bugle Lake in …

Jan 27: Rib Mountain Bowmen of Wausau is sponsoring a traditional only (longbows & recurves) indoor and outdoor 3-D Shoot. Archery shoot is Read More »

State record black bear taken by bow

Editor Chilton, Wis. It appears that bowhunter Dean Ecker, of Chilton, has broken the state archery black bear record that has stood for 20 years. The 495-pound bear’s skull scored 22 2/16 inches. Ecker’s bear edges the previous record by 2/16 of an inch. Robert Fau Fau, of Tomahawk, shot a 22-incher with a bow

Jan. 20: Build A Quinzee: Thye ultimate winter shelter at Mosquito Hill Nature Center. Register before Jan. 12. For more info call 920-779-6433 or email swifkamk@co.outagamie.wi.us. For upcoming events at Mosquito Hill log onto www.newlondonwi.org/mosqui

Jan. 25-27: The Wisconsin Muskie/Pike Expo at the Waukesha County Expo Center. Fri.: 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat.: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m; Sun.: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more info call Paul Hartman at 651-488-9017 or Rich Reinert at 651-407-7203 or check out the website at www.muskiefirst.com & www.muskie101.com Feb. 1-3: Midwest

Columbus, Ohio The Wildlife Legislative Fund of America is changing its name to “better position itself to serve the nation’s sportsmen and sportswomen,” according to the organization.

The Board of Trustees and Directors for the non-profit WLFA and the Wildlife Conservation Fund of America voted to change the organizations’ names to the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance and the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation, respectively. The WLFA came into existence in 1978 and has focused on defending hunting, fishing and trapping rights, along with protecting

Social issues on agenda at ’02 Fishing Roundtable

Field Editor St. Cloud, Minn. Fishing remains a top recreational activity for Minnesota residents and tourists, but the pressures of population growth and development will challenge efforts to maintain quality fishing in the state. That was the message delivered to participants on the second day of the 2002 Minnesota Fishing Roundtable. Three presenters, state demographer

Legislator says he’ll take another shot at poachers

Staff Writer St. Cloud, Minn. A bill targeting serious poaching offenses year has new life as the 2002 legislative session gets under way. House File 94, the gross overlimits bill, authored by Rep. Bill Haas, R-Champlin, died on the Minnesota House floor during the session last year. Speaking last Friday at the 2002 Fishing Roundtable

Ventura budget cuts $15 million from DNR

Associate Editor St. Paul DNR officials say Gov. Ventura’s budget proposal likely will result in the slashing of more than $15 million from their operating budget, according to Steve Morse, DNR deputy commissioner. And while the Legislature could alter the DNR’s anticipated course of action, Morse said plans are being made for many probable changes.

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