Friday, March 31st, 2023
Friday, March 31st, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

August 8, 2003

Megaduck contest a no-go

Associate Editor Amid criticism from waterfowling groups and individuals, an organization from Texas known as the National Waterfowlers Registry has canceled sponsorship of a contest that would’ve paid duck hunters up to $1 million for shooting ducks sporting specific bands. In a letter posted on its web site last week, the NWR says the Megaduck

Stearns County gobbler sets new state record

Editor Richmond, Minn. A Stearns County gobbler has set new records in two categories for Minnesota wild turkeys. On Saturday, May 17, John Kuhl, of Richmond, Minn., shot a gobbler that officially registered as the top typical wild turkey ever taken in Minnesota under the National Wild Turkey Federation’s overall scoring system. It also occupies

Anoka, Minn. The first big weekend of Game Fair gets under way this weekend, running Aug. 8-10 at Armstrong Ranch Kennels in Anoka. Game Fair continues the following weekend, Aug. 15-17. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Again this year the 22nd Annual Game Fair experts in various outdoor sporting fields will present free seminars, organizations will be represented, there will be shooting and archery events, along with dog events, a favorite of show-goers. Included in this year’s agenda is John Satterwhite, who’s been dazzling Game Fair attendees with his shooting exhibitions

Madison, Wis. Wisconsin officials last week ordered the killing of all deer on a Portage County game farm where the state’s first captive deer with chronic wasting disease was found.

The farm’s owner, Stan Hall of Almond, lost an earlier attempt to get a judge to block the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection from killing his 147 animals. Wisconsin law authorizes the state to order the killing of farm-raised deer and elk to be tested for CWD if there’s reason to believe

Twin Cities Metro

NORTHWEST METRO The walleye bite continues to be tough, but northern pike anglers are doing very well with sucker minnows along the outside weed edges of Buffalo Lake and Waverly Lake. The weed edges and weed pockets of Rock Lake, Maple Lake, and Waverly continue to hold plenty of sunfish. Look to the weeded areas

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