Friday, March 31st, 2023
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April 4, 2003

April 11: Faribault DU Banquet, Faribault American Legion, 5:30 p.m. For more info call Jr. Degroot, 507-339-1501 or Dusty Dienst, 507-332-9884.

April 11: Pelican Rapids DU Banquet, 5 p.m. For more info call Bill Januszewski, 218-863-1823. April 11: Zumbro Valley Gobblers NWTF Annual Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Zumbrota VFW. For more info call Sam Michels, 507-732-7277. April 12: NWTF Super Fund Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Detroit Lakes. For more info call Steven Hanson, 218-846-7171. April 12:

By Vince Meyer

Brainerd Daily Dispatch Baxter, Minn. The taking of a trophy whitetail is made even better by finding the deer’s antlers the spring before. Today in Hank Hemquist’s hands are the symmetrical antlers of a trophy buck (shown above). In his head are visions of the buck still on the hoof and plans for hunting it

Minnetonka, Minn. On April 11, a new public access to Lake Minnetonka will open at County Road 101 and Gray’s Bay Boulevard. The public access is a joint project of the city of Minnetonka and the Minnesota DNR, with additional funding from several other

The site is formerly the Gray’s Bay Marina. The access provides 112 parking spaces for vehicles with attached boat trailers and six public parking spaces for vehicles only. There is no charge for parking, and the site also includes public toilets and loading docks. For more information, call Lee Gustafson, city of Minnetonka, at (952)

Wisconsin bands plan to sell walleyes in ’03

Editor Aitkin, Minn. Commercial sale of walleyes from Lake Mille Lacs likely will be part of the tribal harvest equation this spring, report managers from Minnesota DNR Fisheries and Enforcement. During a recent enforcement meeting between officers from the state, bands and Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission, tribal officers explained that they will

April 2: Slab Crappie & Sunfish Secrets by “Tackle Terry” Tuma at 7 p.m at Gander Mountain in Burnsville. For more info call 952-435-3805.

April 5-6: Minnesota Fly Fishers 17th Annual weekend introduction to fly fishing class, Lynnhurst Community Center, South Mpls. For more info call Lew Beccone, 612-922-4969 or Ed Estlow, 612-986-2029. April 12: Hot Walleye Tactics by “Tackle Terry” Tuma at 11 a.m. at North Country RV in Blaine. For more info call 763-757-0550. June 7: Service


ALEXANDRIA AREA There are still a few people fishing on the ice, but watch the shorelines. Look to lakes such as Geneva, Mina, and Le Homme Dieu in eight to 10 feet of water for crappies and sunfish. There is no open water crappie action to speak of yet, but that could change with a

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