Hunting and Fishing

Hunting and Fishing

News and photographs from local hunters and fishermen.

One for the wall!

The firearms deer hunting season was only one-hour old Saturday when Randy Lang shot this buck. He bagged the 12-point deer between Hutchinson and Litchfield. Field dressed, the buck weighed nearly 200-pounds. –Submitted photo

Family tradition

There will be venison on the table for the Walsh family this winter. The party of eight bagged two deer near Henderson during the opening weekend of the firearms season. Bill Walsh, far left, was again the top hunter...

Still in full velvet!

This eight-point buck, shot by Kerry Wuetherich of rural New Auburn, still had velvet on its antlers. Wuetherich shot the buck near Rochester. A hormonal defect is believed to be the reason the animal still has the...

Rainy River lunker!

Eric Parrott of Gaylord caught and released this 54” sturgeon. Parrott hooked the trophy fish in April on the Rainy River. –Submitted photo
It was a successful hunt for a handful of area deer hunters who reported shooting large bucks during the opening weekend of the firearms season. Gaylord native Randy Lang headlined the list of hunters bagging big deer. He...

Black Hills hunt!

Gaylord native Steve Peik, during a recent hunt in the Black Hills, bagged this 5x5 elk. He shot the 325-pound prize south of Spearfish, South Dakota. -Submitted photo

Bow and arrow bucks!

Brothers Cory (left) and Lucas Uecker arrowed these dandy bucks during a November hunt in South Dakota.
The one that got away. This phrase is usually associated with fishing but it proves fitting for a deer hunting story that will be told by Sibley East senior Brett Pioske for years to come. Pioske was hunting near...

Big Northern

Our outdoors feature returns with a smile this week. Parker Dietz caught this northern last month on Lake Perrault in Ontario, Canada. The trophy pike was 40-inches long and weighed more than 17 pounds. Dietz is...

Annual Grouse Hunt

An annual grouse hunt in northern Minnesota again proved successful for these Gaylord natives. The party bagged nearly 20 ruffed grouse during the three day hunt. Pictured above are, left to right, Tim Truebenbach, Marc Max, Dan...