Outdoor notes

  • Duluth News Tribune

    Jay Cooke State Park, Carlton, MN

    3-D Archery Shoot, today, Arrowhead 3-D, 6474 North Tischer Road. Ages 17 and younger shoot free if accompanied by an adult. Register to shoot anytime between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Cost: $10. Call (218) 391-4010. Go to www.arrowhead3-dllc.com.

    Father’s Day Fishing Fiasco, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Hugo’s, 1898 Highway 44, Brimson. Father’s Day Fishing Contest with walleye, northern and panfish categories for Brimson area lakes. Cost: $10 for individual and $25 per family. Call (218) 848-2220.

    Legacy Program Presentation: Early Logging in the Reservoir Lakes Area, 1-3 p.m. today, Boulder Lake Environmental Center, 7328 Boulder Dam Road. Speaker: Todd Lindahl. Free. Call (218) 624-5489.

    Positive Energy Summer Day Camps, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Aug. 14, Positive Energy Outdoor (Ed)Ventures, 15 miles north of Duluth. Features rock climbing, kayaking, draft horses, hiking, orienteering, renewable energy education and more during our summer day camps for youth who have completed grades 2-8. Cost: $250 per session, scholarships are available. Call (218) 391-0147. Go to www.outdooredventures.org.

    Iron River Hikers, 9 a.m. every Tuesday at the Cafe in Iron River. Call (715) 372-5229 for details.

    Introduction for Families to the Boundary Waters Area, Tuesdays through July 14. Features outfitter presentations at various locations on the Gunflint Trail on topics such at Woods Wisdom, BWCA Boot Camp and Paddling and Portaging Basics. Free. Go to http://kite.boreal.org/gunflint-trailCF/becomingaboundarywatersfamily/ for locations.

    Wildflower Hike, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave. Cost: $6, $4 for members and free for children. Call (218) 724-6735 or go to www.hartleynature.org.

    Women’s Wednesday Paddling, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 30, Fredenberg Lake, 15 miles north of Duluth. Learn the wet exit, T-rescue, paddle float self rescue, high and low braces and how to paddle using proper technique to protect your joints and get a great core workout. Includes all equipment and instruction on our private inland lake. No experience necessary. Cost: $20 per session. Call to register by 5 p.m. day of paddle for directions. Call (218) 391-0147. Go to www.outdooredventures.org.

    Solon Spring Hikers, 9:30 a.m. every Thursday, Solon Springs Community Center. Call (715) 378-4412 or (715) 378-4340 for details.

    Past Members of Duluth Ski Club Annual Golf Outing, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Grandview Golf Course. Call (218) 722-3541 for details.


    St. Croix National Scenic Riverway offers these events. Call (715) 635-8346.

    Midnight Sun Midnight Run 5K, midnight Friday, on Duluth’s scenic lakewalk. Registration and information available at www.midnightsunmidnightrun.com. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 day of race. Call (218) 590-5851.

    The Ice Storm of 2009: Will the trees survive?, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sugarloaf Cove, 9096 Highway 61, Schroeder. Sugarloaf naturalist, Alexis Berke, will describe the ice storm of 2009 and show amazing pictures of the storm and the damage it caused. Free. Call (218) 663-7674. Go to www.sugarloafnorthshore.org.

    2009 Northstar Summer Walleye Classic, Saturday from Wigwam Resort, Baudette. Entry fee: $200 per team. Send your entries to North Star Walleye Classics, PO Box 976, Baudette, MN 56623. Call (218) 634-9457 for details. Alternate date: June 28.21st Annual Blue Lake Bass Classic Fishing Contest,6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nashwauk’s South O’Brien Lake. Call (218) 263-8567.

    UW-Superior Offers Summer Adventure Camps and One-day Events for children and teens beginning in July that include youth kayaking day camps, challenge rope course day camps, teen kayak week and teen climbing week. Call (715) 395-4562 or e-mail jpeter11@uwsuper.edu for details.

  • 30th Annual Tofte Trek, July 4. Registration from 7:45 to 9 a.m. at Birch Grove community Center in Tofte. Registration fee: $20 in advance, $25 day or race. Kid races are open to ages 4 and older at start at 9 a.m. Free. Go to www.toftetrek.com.

    9th Annual Lake Superior Salmon Classic, 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 18-19, Silver Bay Marina, 99 Beach Road Highway 61, Silver Bay. Three contest divisions with five places in each division-coho salmon, king salmon & lake trout. Cost: $20 per person. Go to www.silverbay.com/marina.

    Guided Hike from Pincushion Mountain Trailhead to Cook County Road 58, 10 a.m. July 18. One of the most dramatic hikes on the trail with a hiking length of 4.9 miles. Meet at Cook County Road 58 trailhead in Grand Marais. At Highway 61 milepost 113.8 turn left and go 0.8 mi to trailhead parking lot on left. Call (218) 834-2700. Go to www.shta.org.

    Take a Veteran Muskie Fishing, on the St. Louis River, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 1, Rice’s Point Boat Landing, Garfield Avenue. Lunch provided by Lake Superior Chapter of Muskies, Inc. from noon to 1 p.m. Call (651) 323-8800, (218) 391-2699, (218) 878-0173 or (218) 728-2092 to participate.

    Oversight Committee for the 70-mile ATV-OHM Trail Project, 6 p.m. Aug. 11, Long Lake Conservation Center, Palisade. Call (612) 414-8041. Go to www.llcc.org/roadmap.html.

    Kayak Fishing, through Sept. 30, Positive Energy Outdoor (Ed)Ventures, 15 miles north of Duluth. Join Positive Energy for evening and weekend kayak fishing outings. Learn basic paddling skills and enjoy the comfort and stability of our kayak fishing boats. All ages and ability levels are welcome. Cost: Varies. Call (218) 428-5990. Go to www.outdooredventures.org for details.

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