Brian Peterson

Great Lakes youth archers find early success at world championships

Archers from the Great Lakes region made their mark early in the World Archery Youth Championships. More than 500 of the world’s top youth archers from 65 countries are competing in the week-long championships, being held in Rosario, Argentina. Standing out for the U.S. in qualifying was the compound cadet women’s team, which has won every world title since the team…

Minnesota brothers bag pair of huge Yukon moose

Jason Seanger (right) with the large moose he shot in the Yukon recently. Also pictured are his brother, Eric Seanger (left), and the lead guide on the trip, Scott Mahon. It’s still all a bit surreal for Jason Seanger. First, he didn’t get an opportunity to shoot a moose until well into the last day of a recent hunt of…

Cass Lake hosts Cabela’s walleye tour’s world championship

Whether bass or walleyes, Minnesota will be the center of the professional fishing world this week. While the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship returns to smallmouth bass haven Lake Mille Lacs in and around Onamia, Minn., Sept. 14-17, the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit’s 2017 World Championship is Sept. 14-16 on Cass Lake near Cass Lake, Minn. Unlike the AOY…

Minnesota fishing icon Ted Capra dies

He was a member of the Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame and National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame and founder of Capra’s Sporting Goods and other fishing-related entities as well as an accomplished tournament angler.

Cabela’s-Bass Pro Shops merger approved

The long-anticipated merger between Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops was made official July 11 as Cabela’s shareholders voted in favor of the move, according to multiple reports. Also according to reports, the transaction for Sidney, Neb.-based Cabela’s was reportedly valued at $4.2 million. With the deal, which is expected to close in the third quarter, the companies reportedly will be based…