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Thursday, April 18th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

April 2, 2024

Minnesota Backcountry Hunters & Anglers makes official statement on proposed state land transfers

Multiple bills during the current Minnesota legislative session have proposed the transfer of state-owned lands to tribal nations, and on April 2 a leading voice for public lands in the state offered an official statement on the controversy.

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Michigan DNR survey, open through April 16, asks the public for broad input on deer management

As part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Deer Management Initiative process, several members of the group have collaborated with a social scientist from the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University to craft a questionnaire for the public, aimed at assessing people’s opinions and perceptions about deer.
The initiative, established earlier this year, is working to address current and future deer-related challenges facing the DNR and the Michigan Natural Resources Commission.

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Improve your paddling skills with Iowa DNR canoe and kayak schools

Naturalists, youth group leaders and others who take people out on the water in canoes and kayaks are encouraged to attend one of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) paddling schools.
Participants will learn paddling skills, how to identify hazard and river features, tips for teaching different learning styles, and risk management strategies.

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Annual spring wildlife spotlight survey underway in Iowa

Staff with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources are currently conducting their annual nighttime spring spotlight surveys across the state, collecting information on Iowa’s deer and furbearer populations.
The annual survey is conducted from mid-March through April in each county, beginning an hour after sunset, preferably on nights with low wind, high humidity and above freezing temperatures. The routes cover different habitats from river bottoms, to farm fields, prairies, woodlots, pastures and timber stands.

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Student Angler Federation’s Junior and High School Bass Fishing Iowa State Championships returning to the Okobojis

For the second consecutive year, Bass Federation’s (TBF) Student Angler Federation (SAF) is returning to the Okoboji Chain of Lakes for the SAF Iowa State Championships.
This year’s championship will be held on April 27.
“Last year we had nearly 50 boats consisting of two youth partners per boat for the 2023 SAF Championships,” said SAF Youth Director Bob Harris. “With the leagues growing across the state, I am anticipating we could approach 70 teams this year.”

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