Thursday, March 30th, 2023
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A clarification about tournaments

I wrote a story a couple of weeks ago about new fishing tournament rules being discussed at the state Legislature. Among the multiple provisions is the DNR could allow weigh-ins at public accesses. I then

Turkey harvest up in south, down in north

Springfield — Turkey hunters in the south zone fared better than their northern counterparts during the opening weeks of the spring season. Cold and wet conditions are being blamed for a slow start in the

Good start for Minnesota turkey hunters

Turkey hunters in Minnesota took more than 2,200 turkeys during the first season, which ran April 15-19. To give proper perspective to that figure, consider that in the years since the first turkey season in

Commissioner picks still remain an issue

Jeff Mulhollem Game and fish commissioner appointments have been controversial for a century. Today, with deer-management and trout-stocking issues at the forefront of sportsmen debate, that is likely more true than ever. “If Jesus Christ

Outdoor Observation – April 20, 2009

Bill Parker MAKE_A_DIFFERENCE. The goal of most conservation groups is to make a difference in the field of outdoor recreation they represent. Most accomplish that goal, either in modest measurements or drastic accomplishment, through volunteer

State Roundup – April 15, 2009

THE SPOONER COUGAR apparently did not care for its Wisconsin reception. Neither the cat nor any sign of it has been seen since the day it was last seen on March 5. Should the opportunity

Lake Minnetonka Crappie Contest details

Here are the details on the 2009 Lake Minnetonka Crappie Contest. I received them late yesterday afternoon – not in time for this week’s print edition of Outdoor News. Lord Fletcher’s is the host sponsor

Limbaugh supports HSUS?

My long-time friend in conservation Mike Sidders alerted me this afternoon to a baffling story involving radio blowhard Rush Limbaugh. The long and short of it: Limbaugh has cut public service announcements supporting the Humane Society

Let’s expand elk populations in Minnesota!

All state residents have a stake in elk management in Minnesota. So it’s in the best interest of citizens in the Twin Cities and across southern Minnesota to attend a public meeting in St. Paul

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