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

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Sportsmen Since 1967

February 13, 2004

Brooklyn Center, Minn. The public is invited to walk among the world’s most dangerous game and a hundred other mounted critters on Feb. 20 at the Minnesota Chapter Safari Club International Annual Fund-raising Banquet and Show. The event will be held at

The show, which begins at 6:30 p.m., also will offer great deals on silent auction outdoor gear. On Saturday, the Safari Club will host a dinner at the Northland Inn location. Tickets still may be available. Call Warren at (763) 781-6931 for more information.

How about 23 days?

Editor Madison Would Wisconsin deer hunters accept a 23-day general deer season if it meant getting rid of Zone T seasons and earn-a-buck units? That’s what Natural Resources Board members want to know, so that very question will appear at the spring hearing when the state convenes its annual fish and game hearings on the

Questions, resolutions brewing on Mille Lacs

Editor St. Paul State anglers should know later this week what regulation will exist for walleyes on Lake Mille Lacs during the 2004 open-water season. Representatives from DNR Fisheries rendezvoused with the Mille Lacs Fishing Input Group, a committee of local business owners, guides, and anglers, last Wednesday to discuss possible regulation scenarios for the

DNR budget picture, G&F bills emerging

Associate Editor St. Paul In November, analysts predicted a possible state government budget shortfall of $185 million for the coming year. Now, there’s word that the deficit could be greater, according to Joe Kurcinka, administrator of the DNR’s Office of Management and Budget. “If it grows, there may be a need to look at the

March 6: Great Lakes Sport Fishermen Milwaukee 24th Annual Auction, Serb Hall, 10 a.m. Prints framed from wildlife artist, tackle and much more.

March 6: Winnebagoland Conservation Alliance Annual “Sportsman’s Rummage Sale”, 9-3 p.m. in the Cow Palace at the Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds. For more info call Dave Schumacher, 920-922-2373. March 7: Sportsmen’s Dinner, Oconomowoc CMA Men, 11 a.m. at Oconomowoc High School. Event is free, but tickets are required. Speaker will be former Green Bay

For more info on any of these events call Mary Swifka, 920-779-6433 or email or

Feb. – March: Public Snowshoeing, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. weekends. Feb. 14: Lakeridge Boat Club ice fishing jamboree, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aud-Mar Supper Club, S79 W15851 Aud Mar Drive, Muskego, cash prizes to $500. Feb. 14: An Evening for Sweethearts, 7-10 p.m. Celebrate Valentine’s Day. Reservations necessary before Feb. 6. Feb. 15:

Feb. 17: Hunter’s Safety Course offered at the Waukesha Rifle & Pistol Club located at 2119 Davidson Road, Waukesha. All participants will be certified in Gun Safety and Bow Safety. Registration will be held the first night of class. Classes on Tuesday &

Feb. 21: Snowshoe history and techniques, Treehaven Outdoor Education Center, Tomahawk. Cost $40 and includes lunch and showshoes, call for list of recommended clothing, register by Feb. 13, call 715-453-4106, or e-mail at Feb. 21: The Woodland School’s winter landowner conference, “Profitable Forests Discovering and Promoting your Woodland Assets,” Kalahari Convention Center in Wisconsin

Solberg leaves post on Wisconsin’s NRB

Correspondent Madison The Natural Resources Board (NRB) was scheduled to vote for officers as it met in Madison on Jan. 27, but before the vote Trygve Solberg, NRB chairman the past six years and NRB member the past 13 years, resigned effective at the end of the meeting. Solberg, CEO of T.A. Solberg Catering and

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