Thursday, March 30th, 2023
Thursday, March 30th, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

May 17, 2002

Des Moines, Iowa Iowa nonresident “any-deer” hunting applications are available through Sunday, June 2, from the electronic licensing system. Applicants should call (800) 367-1188 to apply.

An Iowa nonresident any-deer license costs $220.50, the small game license is $80.50, and the habitat fee is $8.50. A nonresident antlerless-only license costs $150. A nonrefundable application fee based on the percentage of the total cost of the license will be applied to all telephone orders. Licenses remaining after June 2 will go on

3/16s bill still alive

St. Paul A bill that would let voters decide whether part of the state sales tax should go toward conservation and environmental programs found new life Tuesday after proponents met with key House and Senate leadership. The so-called 3/16s bill would generate about $115 million a year for parks, wildlife, trails and zoos. In trouble

Gander Mountain Invitational Bass Tour schedule.

May 18: Mississippi River Pools 4&5. May 28: Lake Minnetonka. June 15: Clearwater Chain Aug. 10: Gull Lake Chain Aug. 23-24: Tournament of Champions Top 40 qualifying teams. Lake TBA. PWT Tournament schedule. For more info call 218-829-0620. Amateurs may still enter. May 8-10: Chamberlain, SD. May 22-24: Leech Lake, MN. July 10-12: Devils Lake,

North to see big jump in doe permits

Associate Editor Grand Rapids, Minn. In just five short years, mild winters have brought antlerless deer hunting permits from non-existent to near record levels in parts of northern Minnesota. The DNR announced last week that in many areas of Zone 1, which includes the northeast part of the state, the number of permits issued will

Smallies: street fighters of the piscatorial world

Pound for pound, smallmouth bass have been championed as the finest fish to fin freshwater. That’s because they’re the street fighter of the piscatorial world, the fish most likely to put up a heavyweight struggle. Having fished for smallies in as many as 200 rivers in 16 states, Tim Holschlag, of Minneapolis, knows the species

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