Deer Hunt Offered For Hunters With Disabilities

Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge is accepting applications for its annual deer hunt for people with disabilities, Oct. 5-8. Deadline is Sept. 1. Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge is five miles south of McGregor on Minnesota Highway 65. Up to 12 hunters will be able to participate. Hunt organizers will assist hunters with getting from…
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Wisconsin To Close Lake Trout Fishing In WI-2

Lake trout fishing in Wisconsin’s waters of Lake Superior east of Bark Point will close as of Sunday evening, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials have announced. The zone, known as WI-2, stretches from Bark Point to the Michigan border. Lake trout fishing will remain open in WI-1, from Superior to Bark Point, through Sept.…
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Survey: Continental Duck Numbers Appear On Par With Last Fall

Overall continental duck numbers remain good, and mallard numbers are down slightly from last year, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. On Tuesday, the agency released its annual forecast of duck numbers, called the 2017 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations. The report is based on surveys conducted in May and early June. Overall…
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Walleye Fishing To Re-Open On Mille Lacs

  Catch-and-release walleye fishing and use of live bait will be legal on Mille Lacs Lake effective at 6 a.m. Friday and will and continue through Sept. 4, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “After an extended mid-season closure, we look forward to reopening the lake to catch-and-release walleye fishing,” said Don Pereira,…
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Youth Field Day Happening Aug. 12 At UNS Retreat

The United Northern Sportsmen’s Club and the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association will hold their 10th annual Youth Field Day at 9 a.m. Aug. 12 at the UNS Retreat on Island Lake. The event is free and is open to youths 8 through 17. Youths will rotate through several stations that allow them to try archery…
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