Big Walleyes On Island Lake

    I was impressed with the number of larger walleyes caught during the Acme Tool Hawg Walleye Contest on Island Lake over the weekend. Greg Privette of Duluth won the event with a 7-13. Todd Haedrich of Saginaw took second with a 7-7 and Tony Fillman of Duluth third with another 7-7. Ann Aultman of…
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Dogs In Action

    Clint Austin/News Tribune Tasha, a yellow Lab owned by Rick Edington of Kettle River, retrieves a duck during a field trial at the Duluth Retriever Club in 2007.  If you want to see some good retrievers in action, swing by the Duluth Retriever Club today (Friday) or Saturday or Sunday. The club is holding…
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Fish Story

    I heard a good fish story this morning from an older gentleman I was visiting with. Many of us, while playing a fish, have had a hungry northern pike come up and slash at the fish or even grab onto it. This story had that common element, but with a twist.     The man…
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Youth Shooting Event

    The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association and the United Northern Sportsmen’s Club have a good event for young hunters and would-be young hunters coming up Aug. 23. It’s a Youth Activities Day aimed at exposing kids to the handling and shooting of firearms and bows as well as some wildlife information. It’s free and will be…
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Yes, There Were Bugs

A friend of mine responded to my last post asking how the insect life was in Quetico. It was healthy. We had a couple of warm, humid days on the trail, and the mosquitoes were pretty thick on the portages. None of us used headnets or bug jackets. We just sprayed on a bit of…
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