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Sportsmen Since 1967

January 17, 2003

Wisconsin remains leader in license sales

Madison More than 3.16 million people 16 and older watched wildlife, fished or hunted in Wisconsin in 2001 and spent $3.6 billion on equipment and trip-related expenses. The expenditures for hunting and fishing alone supported more than 45,000 jobs in the state, according to results of a national survey of wildlife recreation. Wisconsin continued to

St. Paul The Minnesota Sportsmen’s Show is back in St. Paul. This year, the 33rd annual event runs Jan. 15-19 at RiverCentre. The Sportsmen’s Show is a boat show, a camping and RV show, and a hunting and fishing show all rolled into one. It includes hunt

Show hours are noon to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15 to Friday, Jan.17; 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $2.50 for kids 6-12, and free for youths five and under. Discount coupons are available at Oasis Market locations.


Bonnie Reilly, of Menomonee Falls, bagged this Bayfield County buck on November 17, 2001. The 9-point buck had a 15 1/2-inch inside spread.

Jan. 17-19: Snowshoe weaving workshop, Treehaven, Tomhawk, cost is $220 and includes meals, snacks, lodging, instruction and snowshoe kit (choice of bear paw, Ojibwa or Alaskan). Commuter package is $130. To register, or for more information, call 715 45

Jan. 25: Snowshoe clinic, Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center near Babcock, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., registration required, call Sandhill Skills Center at: 715-884-6333 or 715-884-2437. Jan. 31 – Feb. 2: Northern Wisconsin Deer Classic, Holiday Inn Convention Center in Eau Claire. For information on show hours and admission, call 952-848 4275, or go to the

CWD detected in five more wild deer

Editor Madison Continued testing of white-tailed deer brain tissue turned up five new positives for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in wild deer four in western Iowa County and one in Richland County. The Richland County positive marks the first time CWD has been found in wild deer north of the Wisconsin River. This is also

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