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Thursday, April 18th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

June 4, 2004

St. Paul Spring fire restrictions are ending in Minnesota. The DNR lifted burning restrictions on May 29 in Cook, Lake, and St. Louis counties in northeastern Minnesota.

Although restrictions have been lifted statewide, there still are several localized dry areas in northeastern Minnesota, and Forestry officials may limit the issuance of burning permits in these areas. More information about open burning can be found on the DNR web site at www.dnr.state.mn.us/forestry/fire or by calling your local DNR office.

St. Paul Spring fire restrictions are ending in Minnesota. The DNR lifted burning restrictions on May 29 in Cook, Lake, and St. Louis counties in northeastern Minnesota. Read More »

Zimmerman, Minn. The public is invited to participate in free guided bird and wildflower programs at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge on the morning of Saturday, June 5.

The guided bird tour begins at 7 a.m. and will feature birds like the red-eyed vireo and warblers; the wildflower tour begins at 10 a.m. and participants should expect to see flowers such as wild lupine and columbine. Pre-registration is required by calling Nancy Haugen, refuge public use specialist, at (763) 389-3323, ext. 13. Participants

Zimmerman, Minn. The public is invited to participate in free guided bird and wildflower programs at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge on the morning of Saturday, June 5. Read More »

June 5-6, July 24-25: Montello BowBenders 3-D Shoot, John Muir Park. Kids under 12 shoot for free, kids bows available for use. For more info call Harley Frazer, 920-394-3816.

July 5: Eau Claire National Rifle Club CMP Sanctioned John C. Garand Match, Club range, Hwy QQ, Eau Claire. Fore more info call Donald Nussberger, 715-962-4081. July 11, Aug 21-22: Oconomowoc Sportsmen Club 3D Shoots, 8 am-2 p.m. all dates. For more info call Wally Steinke, 262 -593-8315. July 18, Aug. 21-22: Outdoor Archery 3D

June 5-6, July 24-25: Montello BowBenders 3-D Shoot, John Muir Park. Kids under 12 shoot for free, kids bows available for use. For more info call Harley Frazer, 920-394-3816. Read More »

East Grand Forks, Minn. A unique, full-service state park campground and scenic area, created from a flood-ravaged riverway, will celebrate with a grand opening celebration June 6, according to the DNR.

The 2,200-acre area was created following 1997 flooding. The Red River State Recreation Area extends about 6.6 miles along the east side of the Red River and 4.6 miles along the Red Lake River. Events June 6 include a boat and camper show, dedication ceremony, a community picnic, and more. All events are free and

East Grand Forks, Minn. A unique, full-service state park campground and scenic area, created from a flood-ravaged riverway, will celebrate with a grand opening celebration June 6, according to the DNR. Read More »

June 5: Marion Lions Club Kids’ Fishing Day on Marion Pond in Wallace Park for kids ages 4-13. For more info call Dave Haas, 715-754-2237.

June 5: Friends of the Tuscobia Trail ATV Ride, Park Falls, refreshments at noon; register by contacting the Ladysmith DNR office, 715-532-3911 or e-mail: timothy.miller@dnr.state.wi.us. June 5: National Trails Day statewide, with events planned nationwide and statewide. For event info, e-mail the DNR at wiparks@dnr.state.wi.us, or go to www.dnr.state.wi.us. or call 608-266-2181 or 715-762-3204. June

June 5: Marion Lions Club Kids’ Fishing Day on Marion Pond in Wallace Park for kids ages 4-13. For more info call Dave Haas, 715-754-2237. Read More »

Toolbox’ proposals appearing statewide

Associate Editor St. Paul DNR Fisheries folks in recent days have been posting boat accesses across the state, informing people of proposed special regulations for walleyes, northern pike, crappies, bass, and sunfish. The proposals all draw from the “toolbox” of possibilities the DNR developed. Foremost, DNR officials hope the toolbox regulations simplify special regulations for

Toolbox’ proposals appearing statewide Read More »

Big Six

LAKE MILLE LACS East – Look for active walleyes on the shallow rocks and points. Windy conditions spike this bite during the day, though the evening hours have been productive as well. Slip bobbers and leeches are the best way to approach these areas. The deep, main lake structure has yet to produce numbers, although

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