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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Hunters, Be Sure It’s a Deer in Your Gun Sights and Not A Protected Animal

MADISON – Hunters across the state will be looking to place a white-tailed deer in their crosshairs starting Nov. 22 with the opening of the 2008 Wisconsin Gun Deer Season. But with that privilege comes a responsibility to be absolutely sure of your target and to know what is legal…


Wisconsin’s 2008 Black Bear Season Harvest

Permits to increase by 50 percent for 2009 season MADISON — Preliminary figures indicate hunters harvested more than 2,900 black bears in Wisconsin during the 2008 bear hunting season. This figure is expected to increase slightly in the next month as remaining registration data is entered and is very close…


Missouri Opening-day Deer Harvest Dips Slightly

Blustery weather caused hunters to fall 2 percent short of last year’s figure. JEFFERSON CITY—Cold, blustery weather may have cut into the opening-weekend harvest of Missouri’s main firearms deer season, but hunters still posted a two-day total of nearly 100,000. Hunters checked 98,386 deer Nov. 15 and 16. That is…


2008 Firearm Deer Season Opens This Week in Illinois

Firearm hunters in the field Nov. 21-23 and Dec. 4-7 SPRINGFIELD, IL – The 2008 Illinois Firearm Deer Season, the state’s most popular hunting season, begins this week with hunters in the field Friday through Sunday, Nov. 21-23, followed by four days of hunting on Dec. 4-7.  Nearly 350,000 permits…


California DFG Wardens Work with Commercial Lobster Fishermen to Catch Poachers

Department of Fish and Game (DFG) wardens arrested four suspected lobster poachers over the weekend on two all-night operations. The SCUBA-clad divers are suspected of stealing lobsters from commercial fishermen’s traps. “Lobster trap poachers have always been a problem for commercial lobster fishermen,” stated Eric Kord, skipper to the patrol…


Educators and Industry Partner With Minnesota DNR To Get Kids Outdoors This Winter

How do you get kids involved in ice fishing? Teachers from the Battle Lake and Nevis school districts and members of Ice Team, LLC, set out to answer that question at a recent educator workshop at Glendalough State Park sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) MinnAqua Program….


DNR Seeks Comments on Lake and Stream Management Plans in the Grand Marais Area

Every year, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) prepares or revises individual fisheries lake and stream management plans for several waters in each management area and seeks public comment on the plans. In the Grand Marais area, plans for the following lakes and streams will revised through March 2009:…


Michigan Weekly Recreational Fishing Report – 11/20/2008

Great Lakes temperature map Angler numbers continue to drop around the state as many pursue the open hunting seasons or kick back and wait for the onset of ice fishing season. Walleye and pike continue to feed around the state and the whitefish action improves daily.   Southeast Lower Peninsula…


Texas Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report – 11/19/2008

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. High Plains Mallard Management Unit: The front brought new birds to the region but mild temperatures quickly returned. Outfitters have said temperatures in the 70s have not prompted geese to feed heavily, which has hurt decoying action….


19 Nov 2008 – Arkansas Weekly Waterfowl Reports

LITTLE ROCK – Just before sunrise this Saturday, duck season officially arrives in Arkansas. Hunters have already turned their attention to the state’s countryside looking for the flash of mallard’s wings. One weapon in the waterfowl hunter’s arsenal is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission waterfowl report. The popular report…