Thursday, March 30th, 2023
Thursday, March 30th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

August 1, 2003

Vetoes by Doyle help restore DNR funds

Editor Madison DNR hunting, fishing and trapping license fee increase in. Requirement to sell off $40 million worth of state land out. Full funding of the state’s Stewardship Fund in. Authority for the Joint Finance Committee to approve land buys that exceed $250,000 out. A total of $3 million for chronic wasting disease research and

Aug. 9-10: Chippewa Bowhunters, 3rd Annual 4 Club Shoot. Sat. 8-4 p.m., Sun. 8-2 p.m. For more info contact Gil, 715-833-1716 or Will, 715-271-2026.

Aug. 9-10: 3-D Archery Shoot at Marshall Bluff Bowhunters Inc., N7326 Marshall Bluff Road, Monticello. 8:00 a.m-4:00 p.m For more information call 608-527-2513. Aug. 9-10: Roche A CRI Bowmen Inc Outdoor Shoot, 8-4 p.m. For more info call Glenn, 608-339-9529 or email Aug. 23-24: North Bristol Sportsman’s Club 28 target 3D shoot & broadhead

Aug. 2: Youth in the Outdoors Expo, Free! Minnetonka Sportsmans Club, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. For kids 6-17. 2.5 miles west of Mound on Co. Rd. 15. For more info contact Bonnie Blair, 952-472-4551.

Aug. 23: 5th Annual Yourth Day, 9-2 p.m., Metro Gun Club in Blaine. For more info call Chris Bernard, 763-753-7925. Aug. 23-24: 10th Annual Rum River Outlaw Grass Drags & Swap Meet. First leg of Tri-State Triple Crown, ATV Pulls, ATV Mud Run. For more information call 1-888-775-RACE or check out Aug. 23-24: Waterfowl

Anoka, Minn. It’s time again for Game Fair, the state’s premier outdoor sports event, held again at Armstrong Ranch Kennels in Anoka. Game Fair runs Aug. 8-10 and Aug. 15-17.

Game Fair will include many new exhibits and shooting games this year, and will return the many features that make it so popular. Shooting events range from sling shots and BB guns for the kids to sporting clays for the hunter. There also will be 3-D archery shooting available. Seminars will include the likes of

Bears ain’t easy

Many folks, hunters and non-hunters alike, seem to think that hunting bears over bait like we do here in Minnesota is easy. Some even think it is cheating. It’s neither of the two. Hunting over bait is the only method that will work to allow a harvest of bears sufficient to keep the population in

Aug. 2: DU Greenwing Event for kids ages 8-17 at the Oxbow Sportsman’s Club in Hilbert. Cost is $12, which includes lunch, a year’s membership and a chance for kids to get in touch with nature. Call 920-756-2456 or 920-853-7028.

Aug. 9: 7th Annual Muzzle Loading Hunters Seminar & Shoot. Menomonie Rifle Range. Rain or shine. Free Youth Shoot 9 a.m. Seminars 11:30-12:30 p.m. Shooting 1-3 p.m. For more info call Jim, 715-232-8266. $5 ages 16 and up. Youth free! Aug. 16: Southwest Wisconsin Long Beards Women in the Outdoors Event, 8-4:45 p.m., rain or

MWA board elections to occur on Saturday

Editor Plymouth, Minn. Delegates from the 50 chapters of Minnesota Waterfowl Association will convene this weekend to determine the future direction of the group. The organization’s annual membership meeting kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at McQuoid’s Inn on the shores of Lake Mille Lacs. Elections will occur for five of the seven

Baldwin, Kleczka lose on proposed bear baiting ban

Associate Editor Washington, D.C. A bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to ban bear baiting on national forest lands was pulled last week by its author. Just two days later, House members voted down an amendment to a larger bill that would’ve imposed the ban. Wisconsin wildlife officials said the legislation would have hampered

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.

Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
What outdoor activities interest you?