Pheasants Forever

Nearly 300 acres of public access added in Swift County

Benson, Minn. — Local volunteers from the Swift County Chapter of Pheasants Forever recently partnered with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Minnesota’s Outdoor Heritage Fund to acquire 282 acres of public land in the state’s primary pheasant range, according to a news release. Now established as a Waterfowl Production Area (WPA), the Hanson WPA addition provides nesting habitat…

Minnesota’s newest WPA open to public hunting, recreation

(Pheasants Forever)In a news release Wednesday, March 14, Pheasants Forever and its partners announced the acquisition of 320 acres in western Minnesota to be designated as the state’s newest Waterfowl Production Area (WPA). The newly acquired Stenerson Lake WPA addition in Pope County features 203 acres of restored prairie and 117 acres of wetland habitat that will provide public recreational…

Pennsylvania outdoorsmen are among state’s most generous citizens

I had a unique request from a friend at church last week. A middle-aged woman came to me explaining that she and her husband wanted to donate their holiday bonuses to charity, as they regularly do. This year, however, they wanted to support causes that reflected the interests of their two adult children. For their daughter, who works with children…

Focus of May 13 Outdoor News Radio Show: Minnesota Fishing Opener!

Outdoor News Radio Hosted by Rob Drieslein

Outdoor News Inc, is well known as a sporting enthusiast’s mainstay for outdoor related publications delivered across seven Great Lake states, but the weekly Outdoor News Radio show is likely the best kept secret in the greater Minnesota region. The May 13 broadcast will change that, with a focus on the 2017 Minnesota Fishing Opener featuring top walleye tips from…