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DNR hosting free fun weekend June 4-5

By Editor | June 1, 2022

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) invites the public to join us for the 10th annual Free Fun Weekend, June 4-5, 2022. State park admission fees, fishing licenses and trail passes are waived for all visitors. Grab your family and friends and head outdoors for Free Fun Weekend and find your…

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Colfax Sportsmen’s Club represented at MOHEE

By Editor | May 24, 2022

Approximately 2,300 students, plus 420 teachers and chaperons, attended the May 18-19 Midwest Outdoor Heritage Education Exposition (MOHEE) at the DNR’s MacKenzie Environmental Education Center at Poynette, Wis. Roughly 1,200 of those students filtered through the BB gun range which was staffed by dozens of Hunter Education instructors, including Jim Nosker representing the Colfax Sportsmen’s…

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Conference Shooting Sports was held May 14

By Editor | May 24, 2022

CONFERENCE SHOOT — Lane Unruh (left) and Beau Zelm, represented the Colfax Scholastic Trap Team at the Conference Shoot in Cadott on May 14. Organized by the Colfax Sportsmen’s Club, the Colfax team is the only one in the conference not affiliated with a school district. Besides family members and supporters, the two athletes were…

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Shooting matches offered at Colfax/Dunn County shooting sports complex

By Editor | May 17, 2022

Colfax Sportsmen’s Club is again offering a full summer calendar of activities at the Colfax/Dunn County Shooting Sports Complex, E8498 810th Ave. Activities can be kept track off by looking at the club’s website calendar. It’s a good idea to check the calendar before driving to the range, in case there’s been a schedule change.…

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Fall hunter education internet field day set

By Editor | May 17, 2022

To be eligible to attend any Hunter Education Internet Field Day a person must complete the online Hunter Education Course first, according to Jim Nosker, lead instructor for the Colfax Hunter Ed instructor group. Registration is not open yet for the local September 17 Internet Field Day, hosted by Colfax Sportsmen’s Club at the Colfax/Dunn…

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Colfax man achieves “Grand Slam” in turkey hunting

By Editor | May 10, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX  — In the world of turkey hunting, if you shoot one each of the four species of wild turkey that exist in the United States, then you have achieved a Grand Slam. Colfax resident Carey Davis, who is in his 50th year of hunting, recently completed his Grand Slam by …

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Spring turkey season begins April 20

By Editor | April 19, 2022

The 2022 spring turkey season opens on April 20 and includes six, seven-day periods running Wednesday through the following Tuesday. All seven turkey management zones will be open for hunting. With the spring hunt almost here, hunters should brush up on the spring turkey hunting regulations within the Fall 2021- Spring 2022 Combined Hunting Regulations.…

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DNR to end online Hunter Education option for students under age 18

By Editor | March 8, 2022

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the temporary all-online hunter education course option will end at midnight on Sunday, March 20, 2022, for those under 18-years-old. Hunter education students aged 18 and older will continue to have the online course as a hunter education option.   The DNR temporarily…

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Wisconsin DNR Wolf Hunting Update

By Editor | February 16, 2022

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that following a U.S. District court’s ruling on Feb. 10 returning wolves in the lower 48 states (except the northern Rocky Mountains region) to the Federal Endangered Species List, Wisconsin is not authorized to implement a wolf harvest season. The DNR is reviewing…

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Three Snowmobile Related Fatalities Over Weekend

By Editor | February 15, 2022

MADISON, Wis. – Following a deadly weekend of snowmobiling, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urges the public to be safe while out on the trails. Since the start of the new year, there have been 10 snowmobile fatalities with one additional pending investigation. There were 13 fatalities in 2021. While this weekend’s crashes…

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