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December 31, 2004

St. Paul The Minnesota DNR, the National Wild Turkey Federation, and the Wildlife Science Center are teaming up to offer a special youth-only turkey hunt this spring at the WSC property in northern Anoka County.

Each youth will be allowed to hunt on one weekend between April 16 and May 8. To be eligible, youths must be age 12 to 17 as of April 15, 2005. Applications are due by Feb. 1. Successful applicants are required to have a firearm safety certificate. A safety class will be offered to applicants …

St. Paul The Minnesota DNR, the National Wild Turkey Federation, and the Wildlife Science Center are teaming up to offer a special youth-only turkey hunt this spring at the WSC property in northern Anoka County. Read More »

Events for 2005. For more info call Tara Gustafson, 651-430-1747 or email: And for more events, check out the NWTF web page

Jan. 28: Women in the Outdoors Winter Social, Friday evening, Waseca VFW. Men and Women are invited to this evening social in support of the WITO Program. For more info call Maureen Murray, 507-835-1841. Feb. 25-27, 2005: More than 20 different classes, Friday 3 p.m. to noon Sunday, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in Finland,

Gun deer harvest second best ever

Associate Editor St. Paul Firearms deer hunters failed to establish a new harvest record for the second straight year, but they did turn in an impressive performance, according to Lou Cornicelli, DNR big game specialist. “The conditions were set last year for a record harvest, but they weren’t there this year,” he said. Still, the

Observations from within a fish bowl

In a 16,330-gallon aquarium full of freshwater fish as large as northern pike and muskellunge, the smallmouth bass rule supreme. “If I put a large smallmouth bass in the tank, chances are it will take it over,” said Rick Krueger, owner of Guide’s Choice Pro Shop in Eagle River. “They are that dominant. They even

Jan. 12-16: Minnesota Sportsmen’s Boat, Camping & Vacation Show, RiverCentre, St. Paul. Wed. & Thurs, Noon-9 p.m., Fri. Noon-9:30 p.m., Sat. 10-9:30 p.m., Sun. 10-6 p.m. For more info call Cenaiko Prod. 763-755-8111.

Jan. 22: Bluffland Whitetails Association Whitetail Expo 05, 9-7 p.m., Magnum Sports in Chatfield. For more info call Geoff Heppding, 507-867-4399. Jan. 28-30: Rochester Sports & Vacation Show, Mayo Civic Center. Fri.: 1-9 p.m., Sat.: 10-8 p.m., Sun.: 10-4 p.m. For more info call B&J Promoations, 507-387-7469. Jan. 29-30: 15th Annual Waconia 2005 A.K.A –

Jan. 5: Walleyes on Ice 6:30 p.m. by “Tackle Terry” Tuma at Wolf Motors in Jordan. For more info call 952-492-2340.

Jan. 15: Lowrance Electronics School, Scheels Store, St. Cloud. Bruce Samson, and Bill Diedrich will teach an in-depth, seven hour class on the operation and use of recent models of Lowrance Sonar, GPS, and related products such as MapCreate 6, LakeMaster, and Fugawi. Registration and fee required. Call Bill, 952-935-5764 or for more details.

Forest Service unveils updated planning rules

Staff Writer Grand Rapids, Minn. The U.S. Forest Service last week released a rule proponents say will speed up the planning process for the nation’s 155 national forests. The rule will allow forest managers to be more flexible in crafting management plans, according to Forest Service officials. It will also help get things accomplished on

12 Apostles 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! 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

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