Duluth City Deer Hunt

    The Duluth municipal hunt review committee met Friday in Duluth to discuss Duluth’s city bowhunt for deer. Final figures for last fall’s hunt are in. A total of 567 deer were taken by 310 hunters. Of the 567 deer, 84 percent were antlerless, 16 percent antlered. The committee recommended that the hunt continue…
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Simpler Deer Hunting Rules

    I see that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is trying to simplify deer hunting regulations. The department asked a citizens’ panel to look at the regs and make recommendations for changes. The group met once in December and once in January. It came up with several ideas. They include eliminating a couple…
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Big Lake Travel

    While ice fishing on Lake Superior near Bayfield Tuesday, our group encountered the usual ice and snow conditions that occur on big bodies of water. The snow was wind-drifted and hard-packed in places. The snow was soft and blowing in some places. The ice was bare in other places. That always makes travel interesting.…
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Lovely

     What a difference a couple of days makes. Saturday’s temperatures hit 32, some 50 degrees warmer than it had been just two or three days earlier in northern Minnesota. And people who love the outdoors wasted no time in taking advantage of it. I was at Gooseberry Falls State park between Two Harbors…
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Brookies For Supper?

     I’m headed up north for some brook trout fishing today. You won’t read about this trip in the paper. It’s just my son and me, off for a low-key day on our own. We’re bound for a lake in the Finland area, and there are plenty of stocked trout lakes up there. We…
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