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Sportsmen Since 1967

February 1, 2002

St. Paul The artwork of Rebecca Latham will be featured on Minnesota’s 2003 Wild Turkey Stamp. Her design was picked as the winner from 24 entries at the National Wild Turkey Federation state convention last week.

The Hastings native receives no compensation for the victory, but retains reproduction and marketing rights. Runner-up to Latham was Micah J. Hanson, of Dakota, followed by Laurence D. Huls, of Avon.

St. Paul The artwork of Rebecca Latham will be featured on Minnesota’s 2003 Wild Turkey Stamp. Her design was picked as the winner from 24 entries at the National Wild Turkey Federation state convention last week. Read More »

Feb. 1-3: Midwest Walleye Expo at the Canterbury Park, Shakopee, MN. Fri.: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat.: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sun.: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Adm.: $6 for adults and kids 12 and under free.

Feb. 1-3: 16th Annual Northern Wisconsin Deer Classic at the Holiday Inn Convention Center downtown Eau Claire, WI. Fri: 3-10 p.m.; Sat: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sun.: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Measuring for all state and national record books at show. For more info call: 952-848-4275 or www.amdeerclassics.com Feb. 2-3: The Basics of

Feb. 1-3: Midwest Walleye Expo at the Canterbury Park, Shakopee, MN. Fri.: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat.: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sun.: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Adm.: $6 for adults and kids 12 and under free. Read More »

Jan. 31-Feb. 2: 2002 Decoy Show sponsored by MN Decoy Collectors Assoc. at the Thunderbird in Bloomington. Thurs. 2-10 p.m.; Fri. 4-9 p.m.; Sat. 9-4 p.m. For more info call 507-732-7074.

Jan. 31-Feb. 3: 19th Annual All-Canada Show at the Hyatt Center Exhibition Hall in Minneapolis. Thru. Noon-9 p.m.; Fri. 10-7 p.m.; Sat. 10-7 p.m. Sun. 10-4 p.m. For complete show details log onto www.allcanada.com Feb. 1-3: Minnesota Walleye Expo at Canterbury Park, Shakopee, MN. Fri: 3-9 p.m.; Sat: 10-7 p.m.; Sun: 10-5 p.m. Cost: $7

Jan. 31-Feb. 2: 2002 Decoy Show sponsored by MN Decoy Collectors Assoc. at the Thunderbird in Bloomington. Thurs. 2-10 p.m.; Fri. 4-9 p.m.; Sat. 9-4 p.m. For more info call 507-732-7074. Read More »

Walker, Minn. Eelpout will become the preferred fish and walleyes will be designated rough fish when the 23rd International Eelpout Festival comes to Walker, Feb. 15-17.

The event will again feature a variety of contests and drawings for participants. Grand prize is a Polaris ATV. For more details on this unique event, call 1-800-833-1118, or visit the website; www.eelpoutfestival.com.

Walker, Minn. Eelpout will become the preferred fish and walleyes will be designated rough fish when the 23rd International Eelpout Festival comes to Walker, Feb. 15-17. Read More »

Feb. 2 – Mar. 23: Oshkosh Hunter Safety classes on Saturdays from 9-11 a.m. at Lourdes High School AV Room. For more info contact Link Foster at 920-426-2685.

Feb. 5: Hunter Education Class at Southern Clark County Sportsmens Club at 7:30 p.m. For more info call Bob Fluegel at 715-884-2840. Feb. 9: Neillsville Bow Hunter Safety class at the Neillsville Gun Club. Registration starts Jan. 3, 2002. For more info call Todd Stenard, Sr. at 715-743-6694. Class limited to 25. Feb. 11 –

Feb. 2 – Mar. 23: Oshkosh Hunter Safety classes on Saturdays from 9-11 a.m. at Lourdes High School AV Room. For more info contact Link Foster at 920-426-2685. Read More »

Deer hunters united on some issues, but not all

St. Paul The results of a much anticipated statewide deer hunter survey suggest Minnesota hunters are overwhelmingly satisfied with their hunting experience. But on other issues, state deer hunters are more divided. Fifty percent of those surveyed oppose the use of permanent treestands on public land. Forty-six percent of the people surveyed also called themselves

Deer hunters united on some issues, but not all Read More »

Forest Lake, Minn. The 20th Annual Golden Rainbow Ice Fishing Contest held on Forest Lake and sponsored by the Hopkins Jaycees has been postponed until Feb. 16.

The $125,000 contest will be held from noon until 3 p.m. on Forest Lake. Top prize is a 2002 4X4 Ford pickup. Tickets are $40 and about 10,000 holes will be pre-drilled in the ice. For more information, call the contest hotline at (952) 903-4903, or visit the web site at www.forestlakeicefishing.com.

Forest Lake, Minn. The 20th Annual Golden Rainbow Ice Fishing Contest held on Forest Lake and sponsored by the Hopkins Jaycees has been postponed until Feb. 16. Read More »

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