The Grand National Walleye Cup will visit Gull Lake this weekend for its state championship tournament.
The tournament series, based in Pine River, began on Lake Waconia in May and will conclude with a national championship on Iowa's Lake Okiboji in October. This weekend's state championship is based at Zorbaz on Gull Lake. Weigh-ins will take place both Saturday and Sunday. Phone 963-4790 for more information.
Wild Acres sporting clays results
Wild Acres recently wrapped up its 2003 sporting clays season. A year-end banquet is scheduled for Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Fun shoots will include Annie Oakleys and Flurry shoots.
Here are the year-end results.
Top Gun Green in the seven-man league was shared by Rich Harris, Timberjack, and Kent Eveland, Backus Corner Store, who each shot 345 of 400. Second Gun Green went to Bill Alderson and Doug Miller, Pine River Legion, who both shot 343 of 400. Top Gun Orange went to Ron Hamilton, Backus Corner Store, with 277 of 400. Second Gun Orange went to Kenny Fredricks, Pine River Legion, with 274 of 400. Third Gun Orange went to Eli Loven with 270 of 400.
The Top Team was Backus Corner Store with 1,654 of 2,000. Second Team was Timberjack with 1,648 of 2,000. Third Team was Pine River Legion with 1,604 of 2,000.
Competing teams included Timberjack, Oasis Sport Shop, Backus Corner Store, IFD Hosers, Werneke Woodstains and Prefinish, Olympic Steel, Pine River Legion, Dotty Brothers Construction.
In the five-man league the Top Gun Green was Jim Ettie of Pine Snipers with 356 of 400. Second Gun Green was Rich Harris of Pequot Lakes Chiropractic with 349 of 400. Third Gun Green was Kim Johnson of Cornerstone Home Health Care with 348 of 400.
Top Gun Orange was Ken Redetzke of Grousers with 300 of 400. Second Gun Orange was Keith Lorensen of Grousers with 286 of 400. Third Gun Orange was Rick Swenson with 267 of 400. Top Team was Pequot Lakes Chiropractic with 1,005 of 1,200. Second Team was Long Pine Snipers with 975 of 1,200. Third Team was Cornerstone Home Health Care with 972 of 1,200. Competing teams included Pine Snipers, Badger Construction, CornerStone Home Health Care, Pequot Lake Chiropractic, and Grousers. Phone (218) 568-5024 for more information.
Learn trapping A to Z
Fifty Lakes Sportsmen's Club will present "Trapping A to Z" at its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Sept. 19. A potluck supper precedes the program at 6 p.m.
David Crockett and Jerry Jacobson, long-time trappers, will present the program. They will discuss how to get started in trapping, what type of equipment is needed and where to find animals. They also will have furs on hand for identification. Phone (651) 426-5760 for more information.
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