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Sportsmen Since 1967

December 19, 2003

By Tim Lesmeister

When Bill Slaughter and I chase pike in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness the adventure starts the day before we set foot at the Fall Lake landing. The trip begins with a thorough inspection of the sleds that will carry the gear. Are the runners smooth? Are all the bolts, nuts, and screws in […]

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DNR pitches regulation toolbox’ fisheries plan

St. Paul The Minnesota DNR unveiled a plan on Tuesday that is attempting to simplify special possession limits and length-based regulations for four species of game fish on individual lakes. Known as a “regulation toolbox,” this format would help DNR fisheries managers maintain and seek to improve the state’s walleye, bass, crappie and sunfish populations

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St. Paul Dog owners across the state are being reminded to keep their dogs under control, for the welfare of deer, and of the dog.

Minnesota law authorizes conservation officers and peace officers to shoot domestic dogs chasing big game animals. Also, dog owners can be fined up to $500 if their pets harass or kill big game. During late fall and winter, most big game animals have critically low energy reserves. Even if a chasing dog doesn’t catch a

St. Paul Dog owners across the state are being reminded to keep their dogs under control, for the welfare of deer, and of the dog. Read More »

Rib Mountain Bowmen Archery Club scheduled. Shoots start at 9:00 am and last until 4:00 pm. For more details and concerns about Badger State Winter Games Shoot visit http://captkarl0.tripod.com or call Karl Hanke, 715-848-8277 or Steve Hirsch, 715-842-37

Jan 3-4: Badger State Games Warm Up Shoot (at this shoot pre-register for Badger State Winter Games Indoor Shoot on Feb 7-8) Feb. 1: Traditional Shoot Feb. 6: Badger State Games Practice Night* Feb. 7: Badger State Games 5 Spot Shoot* Feb. 8: Badger State Games Animal Round* Feb. 14-15: Brush Shoot Mar. 6-7: Spot

Rib Mountain Bowmen Archery Club scheduled. Shoots start at 9:00 am and last until 4:00 pm. For more details and concerns about Badger State Winter Games Shoot visit http://captkarl0.tripod.com or call Karl Hanke, 715-848-8277 or Steve Hirsch, 715-842-37 Read More »

Jan. 12: Palmyra Lions Club Fisheree at Lower Spring Lake, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration at the beach shelter. For more info call Mike Fischer, 262-495-8137.

Jan. 24: Miller Dam Lake Association Ice Fishing Contest, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m at the Miller Dam. For more info call Mudgetts Sport Shop, 715-668-5674 or Clarence Nichols, 715-447-5724. Feb. 21: 5th Annual Ice Fishing Derby sponsored by Twin Lakes Sportsmen’s Inc. For more info call Dale Gittings, 262-877-3490. Trap Attack Opens. Brought to

Jan. 12: Palmyra Lions Club Fisheree at Lower Spring Lake, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration at the beach shelter. For more info call Mike Fischer, 262-495-8137. Read More »

Grand Rapids, Minn. The Minnesota DNR is considering removing the Forsyth Pit from the list of designated stream trout lakes.

The pit was designated as a trout lake in 1982 with the understanding that as a mine pit, it was a temporary recreational opportunity. The pit was managed for rainbow and brook trout. In 1998, the pit was open to liberalized fishing to utilize the remaining fish before the pit was closed to public use;

Grand Rapids, Minn. The Minnesota DNR is considering removing the Forsyth Pit from the list of designated stream trout lakes. Read More »

Twin Cities Metro

NORTHEAST METRO Northern pike have been active along the weed edges of Beaver Lake, White Bear Lake, and Big Marine Lake. The Bayport area of the St. Croix River and Bald Eagle Lake are providing decent crappie action. Look for these fish to be suspended over deep water and most active early and late in

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