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Leaves of Change

By Calissa Treat Changing leaves, is the number one sign that autumn is here. Besides the fact that the leaves probably want to pack up and head out before layers of snow blanket them, there are other reasons why the leaves change color. There are three types of pigments that are involved with the leaves […]

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Fall Feathers: October Turkey Hunting

Story and Photos by Andrew Persson Fall is an extremely busy time for any hunter, and once the month of October hits almost all game species are being sought after by Minnesota’s sportsmen. Between chasing deer, geese, ducks, grouse and many other animals, it is hard to imagine that there is time for people to […]

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The Next Big Thing in Drop Shotting

By Samuel Moore Whether it is a new advancement in rod making, a new line of crankbaits, or a breakthrough in soft plastic scents, anglers are always looking for that extra “something” to give themselves a competitive edge. For many anglers, this means burning a hole in their pockets and getting the newest and hottest product […]

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The Big Tip on Tip-Ups

By Andrew Persson Ice fishermen are now settled in to mid-season patterns and tactics, and sometimes that means that the fish may not be biting quite as well as they do on both early and late ice. When these lulls hit, a great way to keep the feeling of fast action fishing going is by […]

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Wolf Hunting Continues for Second Year

By Andrew Persson In January of 2012 the wolf was removed from the Endangered Species Act in Minnesota and management responsibility was placed on the Department of Natural Resources. In November of that year a hunting season was opened in the northern half of the state with a great deal of both support and opposition. […]

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Climbing in Moab: Horizontally Challenged’s Spring Break Trip

Sara Wielenberg | Staff Writer | 3-26-2012 After an unprecedentedly mild winter, spring has arrived to the dismay of none here in Bemidji.  Not even a month after a thick blanket of snow dominated the terrain and over 10 inches of ice covered the lake, the grass is going greener than BSU’s recycling policy, and […]

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Ducks Unlimited Holds 2nd Annual Student Banquet

Sara Lee | News Editor | 11-19-2011 BSU’s Ducks Unlimited chapter held its second annual student-only banquet Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the American Indian Resource Center. Scott Anderson, Ducks Unlimited’s representative for the Bemidji chapter, explained that proceeds from banquets go to the preservation, restoration, and creation of wetlands in the Pothole Region, an area […]

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Deer Hunting Season is Underway

Bill Stafford | Sports/Outdoors Writer | 11-12-2011 That time of year is here again when sons and daughters of devoted hunters get pestered at college by their mothers because the husbands are out in the stand. This time of year is usually marked by a sharp chill in the air, an absence of green on […]

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