Saturday, June 3rd, 2023
Saturday, June 3rd, 2023

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August 1, 2003

Aug. 5: The Fox Valley Chapter of NWTF 16th Annual Super Fund Membership Banquet, Pioneer Inn, Oshkosh. For more info call John Hay, 920-589-6086.

Aug. 7: Valley Chapter, of WWA, 18th Annual Banquet, Darboy Club in Appleton. 5:30 p.m. Call Jim Rogers at 920-886-6595 for more info. Aug. 7: The Central Wisconsin Struttin’ Toms Chapter of NWTF 14th Annual Super Fund Membership Banquet, Blue Top Supper Club, Stevens Point. For more info call Scott Stankowski, 715-345-9984. Aug. 14: The

Aug. 8-10, 15-17: Game Fair, Armstrong Ranch Kennels, Anoka, MN. 9 am-6 p.m. For more info call 763-427-0944 or visit

Aug. 9: Miller Dam Lake Assoc. Sports Show featuring Tom Knapp the shooting star. 9-5 p.m. at Big Rock Hunting Preserve located in Taylor County. For more info call Mudgett’s Sports Shop, 715-668-5674 Aug. 14-17: Racine Boat Show, Reefpoint Marina, Racine, 847-731-5100, Cost: Adults $7, Kids ages 6-12 $2. Feb. 6-8, 2004: Milwaukee Musky

St. Paul Although there were 20,110 quota area bear licenses available this year in 11 bear permit areas, 5,144 licenses remain for seven of those areas because there were not enough applicants, according to the DNR.

The remaining licenses will first be made available to unsuccessful applicants beginning at noon on Monday, Aug. 4. There were only 1,457 unsuccessful applicants, leaving a minimum of 3,687 licenses available for non-applicants. Beginning at noon on Aug. 11, all remaining licenses will be made available to anyone. Surplus licenses will be available at any

Scout now and score early in bow season

Contributing Editor Whitetails are creatures of habit. They have home territories of several hundred acres or several square miles, depending on the terrain and availability of food, and for most of the year they stay in those territories. In farm country, where food is everywhere and cover is scarce, a buck might live out his

Mixed Bag

Baraboo, Wis. Former U.S. Forest Service chief Mike Dombeck and Jack Williams of Southern Oregon University will discuss their new book, From Conquest to Conservation: Our Public Lands Legacy, Monday, Aug. 4 at the Aldo Leopold Shack. The free event is sponsored by the Aldo Leopold Foundation and will begin at 6:30 p.m. Williams serves

State’s duck harvest climbed again in ’02

Associate Editor Minneapolis Duck hunters in Minnesota killed more than 944,000 birds in 2002, the second highest harvest in the Mississippi Flyway, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week. Only Arkansas, with an estimated harvest of 1.14 million birds, took more. The increase in Minnesota marks the third

CWD: New state carcass import law kicks in Friday

DNR Reports St. Paul This fall, big game hunters will need to take additional steps prior to bringing deer, elk, moose or caribou carcasses into Minnesota from other states or provinces, according to the DNR. The state’s new law kicks into effect Aug. 1 and bans the importation of whole cervid carcasses into the state.

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