outdoors

Hundreds of fisherman braved the near-whiteout conditions of Green Lake for the annual Princeton Lions Club Ice Fishing Tournament on Sunday. Green Lake is located in Wyanett Township on the west side of Isanti County. Jeremiah Buck’s .58-pound crappie was the largest fish caught at the contest, earning Buck the $1,000 grand prize. Coming in [...]

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Deer hunting licenses are now available for purchase. Hunters who want an either-sex deer or special hunt permit for the coming season must apply by Thursday, Sept. 6, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Hunters should carefully review the list of lottery areas, because many of these permit areas have not been [...]

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Annual Pheasants Forever Banquet Aug. 17 supports local habitat projects: The good habitat work the Isanti County Pheasants Forever performs will be supported when the chapter hosts its annual membership banquet Friday, Aug. 17 at the Cambridge American Legion. Social hour starts at 5 p.m., the dinner is at 6 p.m., with raffles and silent auction [...]

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Minnesota youth have until Friday, Aug. 17, to apply for 14 deer hunts in October, according to Mike Kurre, mentoring program coordinator for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Spend some one-on-one time and share your outdoor passion in some of Minnesota’s finest deer hunting venues where you can target deer and a memorable experience [...]

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Waterfowl hunters in southern Minnesota will have additional late season hunting opportunities under a new three-zone, 60-day season announced July 31 by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Last year, the DNR split the state into two hunting zones with different season dates as part of an effort to provide additional hunting opportunity as birds [...]

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On Feb. 18, the Isanti County Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association held their 15th annual Banquet at American Legion Hall in Cambridge. The Banquet was dedicated to Wendy Kriesel, dedicated and life member of MDHA. During this event many prizes were raffled off, including 36 firearms, a Canadian fishing trip, two bows and [...]

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Anglers who fish Mille Lacs Lake during the 2012 season will be able to keep walleye less than 17 inches in length, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. This is a change from last year’s regulation that allowed keeping of walleye less than 18 inches. The 17- to 28-inch protected slot regulation is [...]

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