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Sportsmen Since 1967

Sunday, October 1st, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

July 4, 2003

Dove hunt heads to state’s high court

Editor Madison  Dove hunting opponents have yet to decide whether they will seek an injunction against this year’s mourning dove hunt, but their lawyer said there is still time, even though the Wisconsin Supreme Court begins its summer recess July 1. The state’s first mourning dove hunt is set to begin Sept. 1. Wisconsin Concerned

NRB stays 4-3 on baiting, feeding

Editor Waupaca, Wis. When the state’s Natural Resources Board (NRB) declined to accept the Legislature’s two-gallon bait compromise on Wednesday, three board members said they understand legislators are considering the social aspects of this issue, but board members said science and disease concerns override social concerns. NRB members voted 4-3 against a compromise from two

St. Paul A recent declaration of a “no-wake zone” on the St. Croix River has been reversed, based on a revised forecast from the National Weather Service.

Due to heavy rainfall last week over much of central Minnesota last week, water levels in the St. Croix were expected to rise to the point where boaters would be required to slow down to minimize shoreline damage. The restriction is authorized by both Wisconsin and Minnesota. However, updated information indicated the river would not

July 4-6: Reedsburg Outdoor Club Big 3 Day Shoot.

Events open at 8 a.m. each day and Sunday registration closes at 2 p.m. For more info visit the website July 10: Oakland Conservation Club Archery 10 week league, $25 plus the cost of membership. If there is enough interest, there will be a children’s league. For more info call 608-423-3920, Cambridge. Aug. 9-10:

Underage’ likely on Mille Lacs this year

Editor Aitkin, Minn. Walleye catching rates during the first half of June on Lake Mille Lacs this spring continued at a slower pace than in 2002 . Through June 15, state anglers had killed 47,903 pounds of walleye, including 21,000 pounds attributed to hooking mortality of released fish. Total harvest was about 27,000 pounds of

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