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

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February 18, 2005

Feb. 23: Recoil Reduction seminar by Tim Rossbach, 6:30-8 p.m., Gander Mtn., Bemidji. For more info call Karl or Wayne, 218-755-6150.

Feb. 25: Predator Hunting seminar by Wayne Schmeling & Jamie Olson, 6:30-8 p.m., Gander Mtn., Bemidji. For more info call Karl or Wayne, 218-755-6150. Feb. 26: Lowrance Electronics School, Gander Mtn, Lakeville, Bruce Samson and Bill Diedrich will be teaching an in-depth, seven hour class. Registration and fee required, class size limited. Forms available at …

Feb. 23: Recoil Reduction seminar by Tim Rossbach, 6:30-8 p.m., Gander Mtn., Bemidji. For more info call Karl or Wayne, 218-755-6150. Read More »

Feb. 18-20: St. Cloud Sportsmen’s Boat, Camping & Vacation Show. Fri. Noon-9 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-6 p.m. For more info call Cenaiko, 763-755-8111.

Feb. 18-20: Minnesota Walleye & Bass Fishing Expo, National Sports Center, Blaine. For more info call 763-786-6031. Feb. 26: Mid-State Chapter of Minn. Darkhouse & Angling Assoc. Fish Decoy Show, 10-3 p.m., VFW Alexandria. For more info call Bob Halvorson, 320-354-3454. Feb. 26-27: 2005 MDHA Outdoor Expo, Sat. 9-4 p.m., Sun.10-2 p.m., Shooting Star Event

St. Cloud, Minn. The 17th annual St. Cloud Sportsmen’s Show comes to the St. Cloud Civic Center, Feb. 18-20. The show will feature more than 1,000 exhibits, including new boats and marine equipment. You’ll also find gear for fishing, camping, and hunting

Show hours are noon to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 20. Admission is $5 for adults, $2.50 for kids ages 6-12, and free for those under age 6. Be sure to stop by the Outdoor News

Duluth, Minn. Too many deer are walking around within Duluth’s city limits, so officials might allow bowhunting to thin them out. The plan being created by the Deer Task Force should be ready for public review by late March.

Shooting deer within Duluth city limits has been prohibited for at least 10 years. The idea to hold a hunt has gained momentum with more frequent car-deer accidents and reports of deer dining on people’s shrubs and gardens. Opponents of a hunt are concerned about the danger. They also say the deer give Duluth a

Coyote bounty issue sparks ample debate

Staff Writer St. Paul Wildlife experts are mostly dismissive of proposals in the Minnesota Legislature to allow counties to set up coyote bounties. Rep. Aaron Peterson, DFL-Madison, is the chief author of the House bill, which includes 34 co-author lawmakers from across the state. “Coyotes are becoming an increasing threat in Minnesota and they are

Big Six

LAKE MILLE LACS East – Walleyes continue to be caught, but there’s more work involved. Do a lot of hole hopping in 28 to 36 feet of water on or just off the mud flats. Jigging spoons are still working better than setlines. Perch reports also have been sporadic. The best reports are coming from

Outdoors issues brewing at Capitol

Staff Writer St. Paul The fast and furious pace at which bills were being introduced in the Legislature has slowed, but a few proposals related to the outdoors have surfaced during the past week. In the House, Rep. Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, has introduced a companion bill to the one put forward recently by Sen. Pat

Faribault Archery Club 2005 Tournaments. All shoots held at the Faribault Archery Club’s new indoor range, Rice County Fairgrounds. For times and directions contact Brian, or 507-334-7446.

Feb. 26-27: Vegas Shoot: March 26: 300 Round State Warm-Up Rochester Archery Club 2005 schedule. Sat. 8-4 p.m., Sun. 8-2 p.m., Rochester Archery Club Range. For more info call Jason Schuh-Dodge, 507-358-9199. Feb. 20: Rochester Archery Club’s Winter Shoot. Compound or Traditional shooters welcomed! April 9-10: Compound and Traditional shooters welcomed!

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