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Sportsmen Since 1967

January 17, 2003

By Gary Clancy

Every year, I write a column or two about shooting tips that will help you kill more deer afield. These pieces usually grace the pages of Outdoor News in the fall when it’s often too late to make many adjustments. So, now that firearms deer seasons have wrapped up, I figured it might be a […]

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Grand Rapids, Minn. The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association, Turn In Poachers, and the DNR annually present a Deer Hunter Ethics Award that honors a deer hunter who has exhibited conduct that can serve as an example of admirable hunting practices.

Anyone may nominate a hunter by writing a letter explaining why that person is worthy of this recognition. Both youth and adults are eligible, but nominees must be Minnesota residents, and the ethical event must have occurred during the 2002 season. The MDHA will accept nominations for the ethics award until Feb. 15. Nomination letters

Grand Rapids, Minn. The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association, Turn In Poachers, and the DNR annually present a Deer Hunter Ethics Award that honors a deer hunter who has exhibited conduct that can serve as an example of admirable hunting practices. Read More »

Grand Rapids, Minn. The DNR will hold a meeting to hear from the public, hunters, and trappers about the issues they believe the DNR’s Division of Wildlife will face over the next 10 years. The meeting is Jan. 21, 2003 from 7-9 p.m. at the Minnesota Inte

Information from the meeting, internal staff meetings, and the wildlife roundtable will be used to create a strategic plan. For more information, call the Wildlife office at (218) 327-4262.

Grand Rapids, Minn. The DNR will hold a meeting to hear from the public, hunters, and trappers about the issues they believe the DNR’s Division of Wildlife will face over the next 10 years. The meeting is Jan. 21, 2003 from 7-9 p.m. at the Minnesota Inte Read More »

Jan. 28-29: State Natural Resources Board will meet in Room 027 of the State Natural Resources Building, (GEF 2) 101 S. Webster St., Madison. People who wish to appear to speak to the board during the citizen participation period must register to appear

The Wisconsin Smallmouth Alliance meet the second Wednesday of the month from Sept. thru May at Grauvogl’s Riverside Restaurant in Sauk City promptly at 7 p.m. and guests are always welcome. Contact Steve Winters, 608-524-6348 for more info. Bill Cook Chapter Izaak Walton League meet the first Wednesday of each month at the club grounds

Jan. 28-29: State Natural Resources Board will meet in Room 027 of the State Natural Resources Building, (GEF 2) 101 S. Webster St., Madison. People who wish to appear to speak to the board during the citizen participation period must register to appear Read More »

St. Paul The Minnesota Sportsmen’s Show is back in St. Paul and runs through Jan. 19.

The 33rd annual Sportsmen’s Show combines all things sporting, including boats, camping equipment, RVs, and hunting and fishing. There will be hunting and fishing seminars, a live trout pond, and hundreds of exhibitors. Featured seminar speakers include Tom Amerud, Tony Dean, and Tom Zenanko. Show hours are noon to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15 to

St. Paul The Minnesota Sportsmen’s Show is back in St. Paul and runs through Jan. 19. Read More »

St. Paul According to the state DNR, several county sheriff’s departments have closed lakes to motor vehicle travel. Those closed are posted on the DNR’s web site: www.dnr.state.mn.us.

As of Tuesday, those closed to car and truck travel included Crooked Lake, Ham Lake, Lake George, Martin Lake, Centerville Lake, and Peltier Lake (all in Anoka County), Clear Lake in Waseca County, and Bald Eagle Lake in Ramsey County. Those closed to all vehicles (including snowmobiles and ATVs) were Coon Lake and Linwood Lake

St. Paul According to the state DNR, several county sheriff’s departments have closed lakes to motor vehicle travel. Those closed are posted on the DNR’s web site: www.dnr.state.mn.us. Read More »

Jan. 3-5, 2003: All-Canada Show 20th Anniversary Circuit at the Golden Wings Museum, Blaine, MN Fri: 5-9 p.m., Sat. 9-7 p.m., Sun 9-4 p.m. For more info call Bridget Slusarek, 651-768-0673.

Jan. 10-19, 2003: Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show presented by Dodge at Cincinnati Convention Center. For more info. www.hartproductions.com Ph. 513-281-0022. Jan. 16-19, 2003: Cincinnati Hunting & Fishing Show sponsored by 700 WLW/55 KRC “Big Outdoors” Radio at Cincinnati Convention Center. For more info. www.hartproductions.com Ph. 513-281-0022. MN Weapons Collectors Assoc. (MWCA). 2002 Gun

Jan. 3-5, 2003: All-Canada Show 20th Anniversary Circuit at the Golden Wings Museum, Blaine, MN Fri: 5-9 p.m., Sat. 9-7 p.m., Sun 9-4 p.m. For more info call Bridget Slusarek, 651-768-0673. Read More »

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