Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

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July 19, 2002

Duck kill jumps up 21 percent in 2001

Minnesota duck hunters’ take in 2001 was third in Mississippi Flyway By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Minneapolis After a year in which the Minnesota duck harvest dropped to fifth in the Mississippi Flyway, the state returned to a more familiar rank, with preliminary figures showing a harvest behind just two states Louisiana and Arkansas. Minnesota

Bloomington, Minn. A waterfowl hunting training program for youth ages 12-16 will be offered twice in September at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Minnesota Waterfowl Association are sponsors.

The course, offered 6:30 to 9 p.m., Sept. 3, 5, 10, and 12 at the refuge visitor center, will include a “field day,” Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Minneapolis Gun Club in Lakeville. A hunt will take place Sept. 14. To make a student reservation, to serve as a mentor,

Hunter’s choice offered in 78 units

Editor Madison Wisconsin deer hunters have quite a bit of information to digest when applying for hunter’s choice permits this year before the July 20 deadline. First of all, there will be 599,700 hunter’s choice permits available in 78 deer units that are not part of this year’s Zone T hunt. DNR wildlife officials also

DNR monitoring deer license sales

Madison Department of Natural Resources (DNR) licensing and wildlife officials are crossing their fingers, hoping early comparisons in license sales indicate that an earlier survey was wrong when it said 36 percent of the state’s hunters wouldn’t buy deer hunting licenses this fall. “We’ve been trying to do some comparisons and trying to look at

Prior Lake, Minn. The 6th Annual Les Kouba/Jimmy Robinson Memorial Shoot is scheduled for Aug. 14 at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake.

For an individual or group participant, entry includes shells, shooting, and dinner. Participants must bring shotguns and hearing/eye protection. There also will be an auction and awards presentation. Proceeds from the event go to Minnesota’s Turn-in-Poachers program. To register as a team or group, call TIP at (651) 406-9111. TIP is a private, non-profit organization.

Comment period open on fishing bag limit changes

St. Paul The DNR is proposing to adopt rules that will reduce the daily and possession limits for sunfish, crappie, catfish and lake trout on inland and Canadian border waters. The proposed changes would be implemented in May 2003. The changes do not affect the limits for walleye, bass, northern pike or stream trout. The

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