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Sportsmen Since 1967

October 22, 2004

La Crosse, Wis. Wildlife pathologists from the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, Wis., have diagnosed intestinal parasites, known as trematodes, or flukes, as the cause of a die-off of coots and lesser scaup currently o

Similar die-offs have occurred on Onalaska, near La Crosse, Wis., and Dresbach, Minn., each spring and fall since the fall of 2002. Last fall, almost 3,050 dead birds were found and total mortality was estimated at 6,300-7,000. To date, about 350 dead birds have been found this fall. No human health threats have been documented […]

La Crosse, Wis. Wildlife pathologists from the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, Wis., have diagnosed intestinal parasites, known as trematodes, or flukes, as the cause of a die-off of coots and lesser scaup currently o Read More »

St. Paul Youth hunters who plan to participate in the youth antlerless firearms deer season this weekend are reminded that they need to purchase a firearms deer license before Saturday.

Youth Firearms Deer Licenses are available at any Electronic Licensing System (ELS) vendor and cost $14. In addition, participants must obtain the free Northwest Minnesota Youth Season Validation, which is also available from ELS vendors. Participation in the special season is limited to licensed hunters ages 12-14 and who are accompanied by an adult. Only

St. Paul Youth hunters who plan to participate in the youth antlerless firearms deer season this weekend are reminded that they need to purchase a firearms deer license before Saturday. Read More »

Nov. 12-14: First Winter Sports Show, Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall, Madison, covers ice fishing, winter attire, skiing, ATVs and snowmobiles, show packages available on ice shelters, power augers and more. Fri., 4-9 p.m., Sat., 10-8 p.m., Sun. 1

Nov. 12-14: First Winter Sports Show, Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall, Madison, covers ice fishing, winter attire, skiing, ATVs and snowmobiles, show packages available on ice shelters, power augers and more. Fri., 4-9 p.m., Sat., 10-8 p.m., Sun. 1 Read More »

12 Apostle’s Musky Club, Inc. meetings are held the first monday of the month at 7 pm, Blue Top Supper Club & Motel, 3425 Church Street, Stevens Point, WI. Guest always welcome! www.12apostlesmuskyclub.com. For more info call Ron Schwarz, 715-343-0373.

Salmon Unlimited of Wisconsin meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the 5th St. Yacht Club, 761 Marquette St., Racine. There is a guest speaker each month. Milwaukee Great Lakes Sport Fishermen meets the second Tuesday from September to May. Ray & Dot’s VFW 63 and Grange Ave. 7 p.m. Public

12 Apostle’s Musky Club, Inc. meetings are held the first monday of the month at 7 pm, Blue Top Supper Club & Motel, 3425 Church Street, Stevens Point, WI. Guest always welcome! www.12apostlesmuskyclub.com. For more info call Ron Schwarz, 715-343-0373. Read More »

Minneapolis Twin Cities Trout Unlimited is being honored with the Champions of Open Space Award for its work to conserve, protect, and restore coldwater fisheries and their watersheds in the Twin Cities area. TCTU will receive the award at a ceremony on

The Champions of Open Space Award celebrates the contributions of individuals and organizations who are making a difference in preserving open spaces in the metro region. It’s presented by Embrace Open Space, a public awareness campaign sponsored by The McKnight Foundation and 13 partner organizations. TCTU has worked for 40 years to maintain and protect

Minneapolis Twin Cities Trout Unlimited is being honored with the Champions of Open Space Award for its work to conserve, protect, and restore coldwater fisheries and their watersheds in the Twin Cities area. TCTU will receive the award at a ceremony on Read More »

Groups seek increase in sportfishing funding

Associate Editor Washington Conservation groups, including the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF), are working to regain full funding through the Wallop-Breaux Sportfish Restoration Act. If successful, it could mean an extra $3.5 million for fish and fishing-related projects in Wisconsin, according to Jeff Crane, policy director for the CSF. If not, more than $100 million in

Groups seek increase in sportfishing funding Read More »

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