News last week that Backcountry Hunters and Anglers CEO and President Land Tawney will be stepping down startled the nation’s outdoors advocates. Tawney has been the pied piper of public lands for the growing organization the past decade, bringing his big grin and enthusiasm to pint nights and the state rendezvous many times through the years.
July 26, 2023
The following is a letter sent by DNR Commissioner Sarah Strommen to Federal Ammunition in response to recent correspondence from Federal, which appeared in the July 14, 2023, Outdoor News commentary. That letter/commentary addressed Federal’s concerns with the DNR’s decision to ban lead ammunition on 56 state scientific and natural areas.
Reader-submitted letters to the editor published in the July 28, 2023 edition of Minnesota Outdoor News.
The Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources met July 20 to take the next step in recommendations for Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund projects for Fiscal Year 2025. The commission recommended 101 projects for review. The Legislature must approve the projects next session.
The projects totaled nearly $80 million and range from fisheries to wildlife to wetlands and more.
A mix of outdoor-related news stories from across Minnesota published in the July 28, 2023 edition of Minnesota Outdoor News.
Boiling lakes are typically associated with geothermal activity. McComas was investigating dewatering impacts of an open-pit gold mine in Nevada a few years ago.
My favorite time of the day to fish during the heat of summer is in the early morning, at sunrise. I choose to be on the water as the sun is coming up, and I spend some time cruising weedlines and shoreline breaks while looking for fish activity near the surface of the water.
A mix of outdoor-related news stories from across the country published in the July 28, 2023 edition of Minnesota Outdoor News.
America’s largest sportfishing show, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST), ran July 11-14 in Orlando, Fla., and attendees witnessed another remarkable parade of angling innovations.
ICAST is produced by the American Sportfishing Association, a national, nonprofit trade association made up of more than 800 member companies and organizations that share a stake in promoting sportfishing for community and commerce. Here’s a look at some of the top news and products from ICAST 2023.