Aug. 15 is the application deadline for the 2003 Camp Ripley archery deer hunts.
This year's hunts are scheduled for Oct. 16-17 and Oct. 25-26. Hunters must choose one of these time periods on their application. A total of 4,500 permits (2,250 per two-day hunt) will be offered.
Fewer than 2,000 hunters have applied for this year's hunt so far. All applicants must apply at an Electronic Licensing System (ELS) vendor, by phone at (888) 665-4236, or through the DNR's Internet licensing link at www.dnr.state.mn.us. Application fee is $8 per applicant.
Wild Acres sporting clays results for July
Wild Acres Sporting Clays top shooters in the five-man league for July include:
Top gun green: Rich Harris. Team: Pequot Lakes Chiropractic. Score: 93; Second gun green: Mark Bussier; Team: Cornerstone Home Health Care; Score: 91; Top Team: Pequot Lakes Chiropractic; Score: 265 of 300.
Top gun orange: Gary Hiles; Team: Pequot Lakes Chiropractic; Score: 82; Second gun orange: Keith Lorensen; Team: Grousers; Score: 81.
Top shooters in the seven-man league for July include:
Top gun green: Rich Harris; Team: Timberjack; Score: 92; Second gun green: Bill Alderson; Team: Pine River Legion; Score: 91; Top team: Backus Corner Store; Score: 431 of 500.
Top gun orange: Gary Vitale; Team: Olympic Steel; Score: 82; Second gun orange: Jim Mikesh; Team Werneke Woodstains and Prefinish; Score: 79.
Wild Acres offers open shooting every day by reservation only. Phone (218) 568-5024.
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