Sharp-Tailed Grouse Hunting In Montana

Four of us from Duluth just returned from an annual sharptail hunt in eastern Montana. We camp in the hay yard of some farm friends we’ve come to know, pitching tents in the shelter of the bales. Hunting was decent, weather excellent. As you can see by the last photo, our farm friends reserve us…
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Shoot For Fun Event Set For Saturday, Openings Remain

On Saturday,  Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute – Northland will host its 18th annual Shoot for Fun event at the Old Vermilion Trail Shooting Preserve. The event, presented by National Bank of Commerce, supports local sports and recreation programs for youth and adults with physical disabilities, vision loss and autism spectrum disorders. About 450 shooters will gather…
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Minnesota Pheasant Counts Up 29 Percent

Another mild winter and good nesting season in Minnesota’s pheasant range combined to increase Minnesota’s roadside pheasant index by 29 percent compared to last year, according to the Department of Natural Resources. In addition, grassland habitat increased slightly in the state. While the index was up, Minnesota’s pheasant numbers remain 14 percent below the 10-year…
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Bass Anglers Descend On Grand Rapids For Television Tourney

  The Major League Fishing television series is in the Grand Rapids area all this week shooting video as 30 top bass anglers compete in the 2017 Summit Cup through Saturday. Action started on Monday. Some of the country’s best bass anglers are competing on several area lakes in five days of competition, hoping to…
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Angler Goes Swimming To Land Largemouth Bass

All I can say is, click on this link — and be sure to watch the video — to see how far one angler will go to “land” a largemouth bass. The blog post and video were made by my colleague Brad Dokken, outdoor writer at the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald.