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March 11, 2005

Twin Arrows 3D Range. Outdoor 3D shoot, 30 targets, easy walk trails, wheelchair friendly. Warm up for the IBO World Qualifier. 2005 Hoyt VTec giveaway. For more info call 1-866-679-3986.

April 23-24: Twin Arrows 3D Range June 4-5: IBO World Qualifier. Top 20 shooters in each class receive invitation to the World Championship shoot at Snowshoe Mountain, West Virginia, in August. 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 …

Twin Arrows 3D Range. Outdoor 3D shoot, 30 targets, easy walk trails, wheelchair friendly. Warm up for the IBO World Qualifier. 2005 Hoyt VTec giveaway. For more info call 1-866-679-3986. Read More »

Blaine, Minn. The Minnesota Muskie Expo ends a three-day run at the National Sport Center in Blaine this Sunday. The Expo will feature boats, tackle, resorts, electronics, and taxidermy. Seminar speakers include Jon Detloff, Larry Ramsell, Dave Dorazio,

Daily passes for adults are $9; a weekend pass costs $15. Kids age 12 and under are admitted free. Show hours are 2-9 p.m. on Friday, March 11; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 12; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 13. For more info, call (763) 588-9107.

By Joel Kunz

The 2005 Lake Winnebago sturgeon spearing season ended Wednesday, Feb. 23 after 12 days. That’s 11 more days than most spearers thought it would last because of this year’s one-day season on the upper lakes of the Winnebago system (held once in every five years). Fears that the combined harvest from the upper lakes and

March 12: 21st Annual Anoka County PF Banquet, 4:30 p.m. Courtyards of Andover Events Center. For more info call Dean Krebs, 651-697-5243 days.

March 12: Cannon River Sportsmen’s Club 18th Annual Wildgame Dinner & Fundraiser, 5 p.m., Northfield American Legion. For more info call Bill Mosca, 612-636-9354. March 12: 4th Annual Cuyuna Range Whitetails MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Gary’s Sports Bar & Grill, Pine Room, Ironton. For more info call Greg Steinke, 218-534-3620. March 12: Buffalo Lake Rod

Vadnais Heights, Minn. Archery enthusiasts are invited to attend the Minnesota Bowhunters, Inc. Annual Fund-raising Banquet, March 12, at Jimmy’s Conference and Catering in Vadnais Heights.

The event will feature games, door prizes, silent and live auctions, wildlife art, and keynote speaker Myles Keller. Banquet proceedings will begin at 4 p.m., and attendance is limited to 350. For more information, call (651) 739-8842 or visit the web site

Aberdeen, S.D. Warm weather late last week pushed strong numbers of lesser snow geese and other waterfowl into eastern South Dakota and to a lesser extend, southwestern Minnesota.

Dave Trauba, manager at the Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area near Watson, reported Tuesday that his staff has seen large numbers of Canada and white-fronted geese in the area. Snow geese were in the area but in smaller numbers. Cold temperatures on Monday stalled birds in the area, but he suspected that forecasted southerly

Doyle pitches hike in DNR license fees

Correspondent Madison Deer and bear harvest quotas and permit levels must now be approved annually by the Natural Resources Board (NRB). NRB members took from the DNR the ability to set Zone T and earn-a-buck (EAB) season structures without board oversight at its Feb. 22 meeting. The board also took back final approval of bear

U.S. House bill seeks more fish funding

Associate Editor Washington, D.C. The U.S. House has joined the Senate with a stand-alone bill that would bring more money to states for sportfish restoration and boating safety projects. For Minnesota, full funding of the Aquatic Resources Trust Fund from a tax on motorboat and small engine gasoline could bring the state an additional $4

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