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. Continue reading »
Hunting and Fishing
The deer season started a bit prematurely for Gaylord businessman Neil Winterfeldt. He had an 8-point buck hanging in his garage five days before the season. Continue reading »
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.
Gaylord native Steve Peik, during a recent hunt in the Black Hills, bagged this 5×5 elk. He shot the 325-pound prize south of Spearfish, South Dakota.
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 Truebenbach, Tim Schwartz and Tadd Kreun.
Sibley East graduate Tricia Uecker, in her first year of bow and arrow hunting, bagged this deer. She shot the buck Saturday evening in a woods south of Gaylord.
John Reishus, of Dilworth, caught this King Salmon in Alaska earlier this month. Reishus is the father of Gaylord Hub employee Liz Ott.
Lake Titloe produced this catfish for Tessa Gyberg of Luverne. She is the 11-year-old niece of Doug and Iris Parrott of Gaylord. The fish was 15” long and “tasted good,” according to Doug Parrott. He said it is the first catfish he has seen come out of the lake.
Adam Grochow shot this 22-pound turkey during a spring hunt near Red Wing, Minnesota.
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 the grandson of John and Jerry Huffman and Karl and Diane Dietz of rural Gaylord. Others in Dietz’s fishing party included: Joel Kuphal and Marc Messner of Gaylord; his father Mark Dietz of Ham Lake; Mike Pautsch of Andover; and Jim Mackenthun of Glencoe.