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September 22, 2011

MN: Duck season kicks off Saturday

Bemidji, Minn. – Steve Cordts is so confident duck hunters will see birds on Saturday’s opener that he’s got a deal for hunters who don’t: give him a call and he’ll put you on them next year. “About all I can guarantee is everyone who goes hunting will see a duck,” Cordts, waterfowl specialist for

MN: Fire slows, but moose hunt questions remain

Ely, Minn. – A week ago, the raging Pagami Creek fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northern Minnesota had scampered 16 miles in a single day. Since then, the march has slowed considerably, and rain Tuesday and predicted for Wednesday proved to be the potion needed to aid the more than 700

MN: Calendar of Events Issue: 38

Banquets/Fundraisers. Sept. 23: Midwest Outdoors Unlimited Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Roadside Tavern. For more info call Ron Welle, 320-260-6023. Sept. 24: South Central MDHA Banquet, 4:30, Waseca VFW. For more info call Tim Collins, 507-835-4116. Sept. 24: North Heron Lake Game Producers Assoc. Banquet, 5-9 p.m., Heron Lake Community Center. For more info call Kristin Hovland, 507-360-4677. Sept. 24: 

MN: Cuffs and Collars Issue: 38

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked goose hunters early in the week. Archery deer, goose, and grouse hunters were checked throughout the weekend. CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) gave a presentation to a University of Minnesota-Crookston law enforcement class on conservation officer duties and career opportunities. CO Woinarowicz worked the

MN: DNR seeks input on turkey zones

St. Paul – The Minnesota DNR wants to hear from turkey hunters regarding a proposal that would give them more room to roam within their permit area. Until Oct. 10 the department will accept online comments regarding a proposal to consolidate the state’s 77 spring turkey permit areas into nine larger areas. Neighboring Wisconsin did

WI: High duck numbers bring big hopes in ’11

Madison – It’s almost always the same. It lurks out there, just beneath the horizon, an opportunity as yet unfulfilled from the boat blinds and the shore blinds, from the cattails, the bulrushes, and sloughs – it’s the 2011 waterfowl season, and from all indications, it’s going to be one of the better years for

WI: Cuffs and Collars Issue: 19

District 1 – Ashland area Warden Amie Egstad, of Bayfield, was on Lake Superior and Chequamegon Bay and issued citations to three people, including two guides. One man was fishing without a license from a boat in Chequamegon Bay, and one licensed guide was cited for fishing in the Gull Island refuge. The third subject

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