First Minnesota Walleye Stamp Selected

This painting of two walleyes, by Nick Reitzel of Karlstad, Minn., will be featured on Minnesota’s first-ever walleye stamp, according to a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources news release. The winning design was chosen from among 40 entries. An artist whose work is selected for a Minnesota fish or wildlife stamp receives no compensation from the…
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Good Bow Hunt At Camp Ripley

Archers took a record of 325 deer during the first of two two-day bow hunts held Oct. 19-20 at Camp Ripley Military Reservation near Little Falls, Minn., according to a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources news release. About two-thirds of the deer taken were fawns and does, said Beau Liddell, Minnesota DNR Little Falls area wildlife manager.…
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Minnesota Pheasant Hunt

Sam Cook / News Tribune Lucy, a yellow Lab, hustles back with a Minnesota rooster during a hunt on Oct. 20.      After hunting in South Dakota over the weekend, I stopped at a farm in Lac qui Parle County where friends and I hunt each fall. I was alone this time, walking the CRP…
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South Dakota Roosters

Sam Cook / News Tribune Rolf Grimsrud of Superior heads for the truck with a rooster pheasant after hunting a patch of standing corn during the South Dakota pheasant opener Oct. 18 near Roscoe, S.D.     Despite near-record numbers of pheasants in South Dakota this fall, the opener proved a bit challenging because virtually all…
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Pheasant Hunters Working For Birds

      Sam Cook / News Tribune A yellow Lab, a rooster pheasant, a shotgun — from a 2003 Minnesota pheasant hunt.         Reports from the field indicate pheasant hunters in Minnesota got off to a somewhat slow start when the season opened Oct. 11. Because most of the corn remained standing, pheasants didn’t have to…
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