English Pointer Finds Inclement April Difficult

  This February-in-April weather is starting to get to a lot of us. My friend Holly sent along a photo of her English pointer. Holly says her pointer is also suffering because of the reluctance  of winter to cease and desist. English pointers, while excellent hunting dogs, have skin the thickness of parchment paper. You…
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Offer Comment On Wisconsin Waterfowl Seasons

  Wisconsin waterfowl hunters are encouraged to take a look at the state’s proposed season structure and submit feedback during March meetings and via written comment. There a few notable changes in 2018 compared to past proposals, which include: *   North Zone duck season opening on Sept. 29, which is a week later than previous seasons;…
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DNR: Seven Deer In SE Minn. May Have CWD

Preliminary tests show that seven deer harvested in southeastern Minnesota’s disease management zone during the first firearms deer season may be infected with chronic wasting disease, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials said today. Once all sampling is completed and test results received, the DNR will follow its CWD response plan and determine next steps,…
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Turkey Fry Is Wednesday At Marine General

Marine General Supply’s annual Turkey Fry in support of Bob’s Bike Drive will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the store, 1501 London Road. The event serves as a fundraising kick-off for Bob Rogers’ ninth annual bike drive. Rogers is an employee at Marine General. The store will be deep-frying and…
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Another Minnesota Hunter Takes Buck In Velvet

After word of Mark Monacelli’s 10-point buck in velvet last week (Duluth News Tribune, Sunday, Nov. 12) comes word that Kaden Matteen of Esko shot an eight-point buck on Nov. 11, that was also in full velvet. Matteen, 20, was hunting with his dad and brothers at a camp near Alborn. The buck weighed 190…
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