Outdoors

The Lincoln Scandia Valley Lions Club will sponsor its seventh annual winter golf tournament at The Castaway Bar and Grill on Lake Alexander, Saturday, Feb. 15. Lake Alexander is located south of Motley. Registration starts at 11 a.m.. There is a per-team registration fee. The tournament is held in a scramble format. Each team is [...]

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The Hillman Swampstompers Snowmobile Club will host a youth snowmobile training course Saturday, March 1, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Hillman American Legion. Limited openings are available. For more information or to sign up, call Allen Beumer at (320) 355-2257 or email abeumer@jetup.net.  

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Since 1985, Minnesota’s deer hunters have unselfishly participated in one of the nation’s most unique recycling projects; Hides For Habitat, a project of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA). Thanks to Minnesota’s deer hunters over 780,000 deer hides have been donated since 1985. From the sale of those hides, MDHA chapters have generated nearly $4.67 [...]

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Courtesy of the Minesota Department of Natural Resources The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Minnesota Department of Military Affairs (DMA) are still planning to hold the 2013 Camp Ripley archery hunts scheduled for Oct. 26 – 27 and Nov. 2 – 3. “Hunts at Camp Ripley are important to our archers, and many plan [...]

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Morrison Men, a non-denominational men’s ministry, will host a sporting clays shoot Sunday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. at Rice Creek Hunting and Recreation. Costs will be $25 per shooter and proceeds from the event will be used to support the Morrison County Chaplaincy program. Participants can either organize their team of four shooters, or [...]

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By T. W. BUDIG ECM Capital Reporter tim.budig@ecm-inc.com People can keep their memories but perhaps not their equipment if caught poaching. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is holding a public auction of confiscated hunting and fishing equipment Sept. 28 at Hiller Auction Barn in Zimmerman. More than 200 guns — top-of-the-line brands like Benelli, [...]

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Courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources   It’s the little things that do make a difference to Gary Hebler of Pierz, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) 2012 volunteer firearms instructor of the year. Hebler received the award at the recent Game Fair. A certified instructor in the small Morrison County community [...]

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Courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources   A precipitous 35 percent decline in the population from 2012 to 2013 prompted the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to suspend moose hunting in Minnesota. Check the DNR website for regular updates from moose researchers, an interactive map and closer looks into the varied aspects of a [...]

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Courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources   A smaller Minnesota wolf population means fewer hunting and trapping licenses will be available when the wolf season opens Saturday, Nov. 9. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) set the statewide target harvest of wolves at 220, 180 fewer than last season. Starting Thursday, Aug. 1, hunters [...]

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