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  • Sportsman's delight: the original Orvis store in Manchester, Vermont
    Sportsman's delight: the original Orvis store in Manchester, Vermont
    I had been to Orvis stores in many well-heeled towns and they're cute boutiques . . . but nothing prepared me for the original store in Manchester, Vermont! The handsome two-story A-frame lodge-like building not only has the sportswear that...
  • Sportsmen's committee bill readied for House vote
    Sportsmen's committee bill readied for House vote
    The Sportsmen's Heritage And Recreational Enhancement Act or SHARE Act (H.R.2799) has been readied for consideration by the House of Representatives.The House Committee on Natural Resources amended and passed the bill. The Agriculture...
  • Trout Season is here
    Trout Season has begun
    Many people in the Mid-State view the opening day of Trout season as the first day of spring and an unofficial holiday. I know several sportsmen that time their vacation days around the opening of the Trout and Deer seasons. There is nothing like...
  • Bemidji Game Fair and Pet Expo
    2011 4th Annual Bemidji Game Fair & Pet Expo
    Unfortunately due to a lack of funding this years the 4th annual Bemidji Game Fair and Pet Expo. Has been canceled. This even was schedule for June 18 & 19, 2011.Hopefully they can find the funds to continue this great event in 2012.http://www...
  • Political Corruption
    Illinois corruption exposed by sportsmen and attorneys
    TheIllinois Department of Natural Resources is misdirecting money from a tax paid by sportsmen to promote sportsmen's activitiesto use to fund programsfar from the intent of the federal law overseeing those funds, a new investigative report...