Updated Grouse Hunt Report

     News Tribune file Two grouse hunters walk a trail through popple woods. LOOKING UP     I’m beginning to hear better things about this fall’s grouse hunt. Just this week I’m hearing more reports about hunters having some success. It isn’t going to be a banner season, no, but it seems there may be more…
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Constitutional Amendment Discussion

Duluth conservationist David Zentner of the Vote Yes coalition will speak and answer questions about the Clean Water, Land and Legacy consitutional amendment item at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Gander Mountain Lodge in Duluth, 4275 Haines Road. The proposed constitutional amendment proposal, which would raise about $91 million annually for wildlife habitat and the same…
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Sandhills On The Move

        News Tribune file photo by Bob King     Sandhill cranes prepare to land on sandbars on the Platte River near Grand Island, Neb., on their northward migration. SANDHILLS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD A friend of mine called this morning to say he saw two groups of about 30 sandhill cranes flying over the Duluth…
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City Hunters Bagging Deer

As of Sept. 30, hunters in Duluth’s city deer hunt had bagged 143 deer, all but three of them antlerless, according to Brian Borkholder, who keeps records for the city hunt. Last year,  250 successful hunters took 567 deer in the city hunt, 84 percent of them antlerless. The hunt began Sept. 13 and continues through…
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Upcoming Antlerless Deer Season

News Tribune file / 2006 A doe browses at the edge of Enger Park Golf Course in Duluth. Lots of deer hunters already have bought licenses for the first-ever early antlerless deer season in a portion of Northeastern Minnesota. I checked with several license outlets today, and most said firearms deer license sales have been…
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