W.J. McCabe Chapter

Minnesota Ikes Annual Meeting

Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28, at the Audubon Center of the Northwoods, near Sandstone. Agenda and registration information @ https://www.minnesotaikes.org/Izaak/Events.html. This is a great opportunity for Duluth Ikes to participate in an Annual meeting as it is being held relatively close to home. McCabe member and Fond du Lac Band wildlife biologist, Mike Schrage, will be speaking on elk and moose on Friday evening.

Water Action Day, Wednesday, May 2, Minnesota Capital, St. Paul, MN

This is a great opportunity to learn about and do some lobbying, and attend the Water Action Day rally at the Capitol. Information, training and food are provided! They will make arrangements for you to meet with your legislators and provide guidance on the key issues and bills at the legislature that could impact clean water. This event is fun, interesting and educational.

Buses for this event will be departing from Austin, Houston County, Duluth, Detroit Lakes, Bemidji and Marshal - heading for the Capitol.  Julie O'Leary and Sally Munger are coordinating the bus from Duluth for the Ikes and League of Women Voters. PLEASE Register here so we they make an appointment with your legislator: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/minnesota-water-action-day-2018-registration-43632789849.  

Ike's Banquet & Raffle, Friday, April 20th, Buffalo House, 6pm

This is our annual fundraiser. Social starts at 6pm, dinner buffet 7pm.

Grand Prize: 45 Caliber Muzzleloader (with shooting kit), valued at $250
Custom made by Brent Gurtek of French River Muzzleloaders

Tickets $25, good for dinner and a chance to win the Grand Prize. You do not need to be present to win.

Purchase your tickets from an Ike or by calling Darrell Spencer 218-393-1837.

Support the local Ikes that protect the land, water and air that are so important to life and the outdoor activities that we all love.


Here's the spring issue from the Minnesota State Izaak Walton League.

Conservation Currents

The W.J. McCabe Chapter of the Izaak Walton League is a grassroots environmental organization that has worked for decades to protect the natural resources of Duluth and greater Minnesota. We take a common-sense approach towards protecting our country's natural heritage and work to improve outdoor recreation opportunities for all.