Thursday, March 30th, 2023
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January 16, 2004


Stuart Hagen, of Mondovi, shot this 16-point, non-typical buck while bow hunting near Alma on Oct. 20. The rack had a 17 6/8-inch inside spread and green scored 193 7/8.

CREP, WMAs win in governor’s proposal

Associate Editor St. Paul When Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty unveiled a $147 million portion of his bonding proposal on Monday, he said it could dramatically improve the state’s natural resources. “This is one of the leading pieces of the (overall) bonding bill,” he said. Perhaps most notable in the governor’s bonding proposal are $12 million

Wisconsin sport show season on the horizon

Woodruff, Wis. The first indication that winter has arrived is the early January delivery of Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shop catalogs. The next clue is the start of the sport show season. This year, Wisconsin’s winter sport show season kicks off with the 19th anniversary Northern Wisconsin Deer Classic and Sport Show Feb. 6-8 in

St. Paul No positives were found in tests of 1,160 lymph node samples taken from wild deer harvested during the 2003 firearms season, the Minnesota DNR announced Tuesday.

The results are the first from 10,000 samples that were taken from wild deer harvested by hunters. Samples were collected at 132 big game registration stations located in the northwest, northeast, southeast, east-central, and west-central portions of the state. Samples tested were from deer harvested in permit areas 248, 411, 413, and 414. Results are

Winnebagoland Musky Club meets the first Wednesday of every month, American Legion Memorial Clubhouse in Fond du Lac, 7:15 p.m. Open to public. Call Dave, 920-922-6704 for more info.

Horicon Marsh Hunting Retriever Club meets on the second Monday each month, 6:30 pm, Oak Central in Oakfield. Call Dana, 920-922-5133 for more info. Muskellunge Club of Wisconsin meets the second Wednesday of Feb., March, May, Oct. and Nov., Dinner 6 p.m., Pallas Restaurant, 1675 S. 108th, West Allis. Public welcome to attend! For speakers,

Jan. 2-4: All Canada Show, Mpls. Convention Center. Hours: Fri., 5-9 p.m., Sat., 10-7 p.m., Sun., 10-4 p.m. For more info check out

Jan. 7-11: 34th Annual Sportsmen’s Boat, Camping & Vacation Show, RiverCentre in St. Paul. Hours: Wed. thru Fri., Noon-9:30 p.m., Sat. 10-9:30 p.m., Sun. 10-6 p.m. For more info check out Jan. 9-11: Pheasants Forever State Convention, Rochester Radisson Plaza. For more info call Aaron Kuehl, 507-231-4752. Jan. 21-25: 32nd Annual Boat Show, Mpls.

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