Wednesday, June 10, 2015

After a year or more, will try to get the Babbitt Conservation Club Blog back up and running.  Hope all of our previous views will come back.  There will be changes, etc.  Hope you will like it.

Saturday, August 4, 2012

SHOT show is booming

The SHOT Show has been cited by the Trade Show News Network as one of the top 25 fast-growning trade shows based on attendance growth - a recognition that will surprise few who have attended the record-breaking SHOT shows in Las Vegas in recent years.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Minn Forest Zone Trappers Association Convention

The Minnesota Forest Zone Trappers Association is having its annual Trappers Convention and Gun Show on Friday-Sunday, Aug 10-12 at the Embarrass Fair Grounds starting at noon Friday and ends around noon on Sunday. Traps, trapping supplies, tail-gaters, skinning demonstration, trap setting demos, good food, fur-bearers of Minnesota exhibit and much more.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Friends of the NRA Banquet

The Ely area Friends of the NRA Banquet will be held May 24, 2012 at AMICI's Event Center, 10 W. Pattison Street, Ely.  5:30 pm social hour, 7:00 pm dinner.  Tickets are $40.00 per person. Contact Keith Siens at 218-235-3568.  Auctions, drawings and a fine dinner.

Friday, April 27, 2012


Anglers contribute to good fishing every time they purchase a rod, reel or most other manufactured fishing products.
Not apparent at the checkout counter, these purchases quietly raise revenue through a 10 percent fe4deral excise tax paid by the manufacturers.
Granting these dollars to Minnesota and other states is the responsibility of the U.S. Fish and wildlife Services through its Wildlife and Sports Fish Restoration program.
Last year, the Minnesota DNR received $13.8 Million through this program.
Every one of these dollars is used to maintain and improve fishing, boating and angling access, and help create the next generation of environmentally enlightened anglers.
Read more about this important funding source at http:/
Spread the word, too, so more people know how manufacturers, anglers and natural resource agencies work together.

Taken from 2012 Minnesota Fishing Regulations booklet   


Thursday, April 12, 2012

Controlled Burn

Yesterday evening (the 11th of April), the Babbitt Fire Department did a training session by doing a controlled burn at the rifle range. All the dead grass on the berms was burned off. Now if it would only rain. Many thanks to the Fire Department crew.

Photos by Dick K.

Monday, April 2, 2012

First open water fish of the season

25 pound Northern

25 Inch Walleye

Both fish caught and released this past weekend on Rainy River by local Cub member Chris. Fishing was excellent including three shore lunches.

Submitted photos.