Along the Shore
GRAND MARAIS—Bucks Hardware Hank and Northern Wilds sponsored the Big Fish Contest during Fisherman’s Picnic July 25-Aug. 1 in Grand Marais. Here are the top winners for each category:
MISSOULA, MONT—James Smedley of Wawa, Ontario, was recognized as an award recipient during the Outdoor Writers Association of America’s 2015 Excellence in Craft Contests. This annual awards program recognizes and honors the best work of outdoor communicators who are members of OWAA.
MINNESOTA—Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Rick Nolan re-introduced the North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act legislation in the 114th Congress. This bipartisan legislation (H.R. 799 & S. 403)
ST. PAUL—Hunters can expect the 2015 deer season to be similar to last year, according to the Minnesota DNR.
“The 2015 deer hunting regulations will be quite similar to last year, with one-deer limits in most of the state,” said Leslie McInenly, big game program leader
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota DNR received a $974,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The agency will use the funding to support Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program and its ongoing work to protect and enhance coastal resources.
ST. PAUL—Women can register for the chance to try open-water fishing, zip lining, shooting muzzleloaders and more during a fall workshop Sept. 11-13, in Grand Marais.
The workshop from the Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) program of the Minnesota DNR will be held at Gunflint