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December 10, 2004

Dec. 3-5: St. Paul Ice Fishing & Winter Sports Show, St. Paul RiverCentre. Fri. 1-9 p.m., Sat. 10-7 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. For more info call American Recreation Unlimited, 952-943-2002 or 1-800-451-8360.

Zumbro Valley Arms Collectors (Z.V.A.C.) 2004 Gun Show. For more info call 507-289-2520. Nov. 27: Armed Forces Center, 1715 Marion Rd SE, Rochester. 9-4 p.m. Minnesota Firearms Exchange. 2004 Gun Show. For more info call Steve Petersen, 763-434-7269. Nov. 27: St. Cloud Armory, 1710 Veterans Dr. Neigels Authentic Arms 2004 Shows. Call 218-736-2133 for more …

Dec. 3-5: St. Paul Ice Fishing & Winter Sports Show, St. Paul RiverCentre. Fri. 1-9 p.m., Sat. 10-7 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. For more info call American Recreation Unlimited, 952-943-2002 or 1-800-451-8360. Read More »

New Ulm angler lands monster river walleye

Staff Writer New Ulm, Minn. Had it been caught while it was full of eggs before the spawn, a walleye caught last month on the Minnesota River near New Ulm may have given the state record fish a run for its money. As it were, Al Zwach’s monster walleye, caught and released Sunday, Nov. 28,

Walker, Minn. The Minnesota DNR is reminding Leech Lake anglers and area residents to comment on its proposal to implement experimental regulations for walleyes on Leech Lake.

The first open house, in Walker, will take place on Dec. 16, from 5:30-9 p.m. at Walker/Hackensack/Akeley High School. A second open house, also on Dec. 16, will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the DNR Central Office in St. Paul, 500 Lafayette Road. The proposed regulations would limit total possession of

Grand Rapids, Minn. The Grand Rapids DNR area fisheries office announced Tuesday the decision to implement walleye harvest regulations on seven lakes throughout Itasca County.

“Public support for the 17- to 26-inch protected slot on Swan, Splithand, Trout (near Coleraine), Moose (near Deer River), Round (near Squaw Lake), Deer/Battle/Pickerel (near Effie), and Island (near Northome) was very good so we decided to implement the regulation beginning on May 14, 2005,” said Chris Kavanaugh, area fisheries supervisor. “For Sand, Bowstring and

Nov. 18: 1st Annual Foley Chapter DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Mr. Jims. For more info call Robin Stevenson, 763-753-5475 or email

Nov. 20: DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Benson Golf Club. For more info call Andy Abner, 1-800-450-6666. Dec. 4: Buffalo DU Donor/Sponsor Event Holiday Party, Buffalo American Legion, 5:30 p.m. For more info call Adam Benker, 763-493-8588. Dec. 5: North Country Bowhunters – Safari Club Int’l Wild Game/Holiday Banquet, 3:30 p.m. Tinucci’s Restaurant, Newport, MN. For

State budget hole to challenge DNR

Associate Editor St. Paul State departments likely will face tough decisions regarding spending cuts based on the latest economic forecast from the state Department of Finance. The projected state government budget shortfall for Fiscal Years 2006-2007 is about $700 million. State agencies have been preparing for expected revenue shortfalls for some time, according to Brad

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