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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Grouse Hunters Working For Birds

      This week’s conservation-officer reports are out from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and officers report poor to modest grouse-hunting success among hunters with whom they spoke over the past week. The bleakest reports came from the Grand Marais and Hovland area, where few hunters had birds. Across the rest of Northeastern Minnesota, hunters…
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Bayfield Couple Finishing Lake Superior Paddle

Sam Cook / News Tribune Brian Castillo (left) and Alissa Weitz, both from the Bayfield area, paddle through the Duluth harbor Monday morning on their way to Bayfield. They’re completing the final leg of their circumnavigation of Lake Superior by sea kayak.   Brian Castillo and Alissa Weitz are 83 miles from reeling in a dream.…
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On The Superior Hiking Trail

Sam Cook / News Tribune Aspen leaves looked good against the sky Sunday afternoon along the Superior Hiking Trail near Two Harbors. A couple of us hiked a new segment of the Superior Hiking Trail Sunday afternoon, going west from the Lake County Demonstration Forest toward the Rossini Road. We hiked about 2 1/2 miles of…
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