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Ah, the good old days: Enjoying the Bearclaw get-together at Height-of-Land Lake were four campers from Longville -- from left, Darcy and Mike Osburnsen, "Handsome Dan" Yochum and Bill Payne.

Bearclaw rendezvous hits a bullseye for old-style hunters

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Arrows flew and the smell of gunpowder was in the air at the Height of Land Sportsman's Club over the weekend,

About 35 families gathered for the annual get-together hosted by the Bearclaw Muzzleloaders of Northern Minnesota.


Members dress in pre-1840s garb and generally use gear and equipment similar to what was available back then.

Guest campers came from all around the region to visit, trade and enjoy some friendly shooting and archery competition.

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