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 in the group as he shot a six point buck. Other hunters in the party included: Matt Franke, Tanner Walsh, Randy Walsh, Brad Walsh, Doug Walsh, Roger Franke and Mike Walsh.
Hunting and Fishing
Gaylord native Jeff Messner shot this trophy buck two weeks ago near Alma, Wisconsin. The 10-pointer had a 17-inch spread and dressed out at 170-pounds.
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. Continue reading »
Eric Parrott of Gaylord caught and released this 54” sturgeon. Parrott hooked the trophy fish in April on the Rainy River.
Going fishing this weekend? The Hub’s show and tell column, which features the success of area anglers and hunters, is in need of photos. Continue reading »
Brothers Cory (left) and Lucas Uecker arrowed these dandy bucks during a November hunt in South Dakota.
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 velvet. Deer usually lose their velvet during the summer months.
The Pheasants Forever (Sibley County chapter) and the Gaylord Game Protective League organizations are again providing corn for people interested in feeding wildlife this winter. The corn bin will be open for the public on the first and third Saturdays (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) of each month beginning in December.
It was an exciting deer hunt for three young hunters from the Gaylord area who bagged their first deer during the recent firearms season. Continue reading »