With unseasonably warm weather, boaters have been getting out to catch good numbers of jumbo perch here.
March 30, 2023
It’s tempting for readers of this publication to call me – or someone else who happens to answer the phone at Outdoor News HQ – to offer up an earful about the horrors of legislation proposed this session (or to address other burning issues). I understand, and I appreciate the calls and the conversations. It’s cool, sometimes, the paths down which these chats can lead.
Leadership from the state DNR testified earlier this month in support of bills in both the House and Senate that would turn over Upper Sioux Agency State Park, located in southwestern Minnesota, to the Upper Sioux Community.
The legislation would turn the 1,300-acre state park property over to the tribe, and in subsequent years the DNR would be required to find replacement public property, per federal requirements on funds used to establish the park 60 years ago.
Going out and hoping to kill a bird on opening day without any knowledge of where they are roosting, frequenting, or liking to hang out is tough. It is done every opening morning by tons of turkey hunters, but to do it consistently, or to up the odds of making it highly probable, work needs to be done ahead of time.