This Lake Trout May Be Older Than You Are

Here’s a pretty cool story about an old lake trout caught — and released — multiple times by fisheries biologists with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

DNR: Seven Deer In SE Minn. May Have CWD

Preliminary tests show that seven deer harvested in southeastern Minnesota’s disease management zone during the first firearms deer season may be infected with chronic wasting disease, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials said today. Once all sampling is completed and test results received, the DNR will follow its CWD response plan and determine next steps,…
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Turkey Fry Is Wednesday At Marine General

Marine General Supply’s annual Turkey Fry in support of Bob’s Bike Drive will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the store, 1501 London Road. The event serves as a fundraising kick-off for Bob Rogers’ ninth annual bike drive. Rogers is an employee at Marine General. The store will be deep-frying and…
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Another Minnesota Hunter Takes Buck In Velvet

After word of Mark Monacelli’s 10-point buck in velvet last week (Duluth News Tribune, Sunday, Nov. 12) comes word that Kaden Matteen of Esko shot an eight-point buck on Nov. 11, that was also in full velvet. Matteen, 20, was hunting with his dad and brothers at a camp near Alborn. The buck weighed 190…
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Early Deer Harvest Up 16 Percent In NE Minnesota

Through the first weekend of Minnesota’s firearms deer season, the deer harvest was up 16 percent from last year in Northeastern Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials said Tuesday. That was the only portion of the state where registrations increased. In Zone 2, which covers the majority of the state, harvest was down 5…
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