The news is surprising, given recent efforts and planning by Stephenson to keep DNR’s Division of Fisheries steaming along amidst budget and staffing shortages.
More than a third of those refuges are on lands in the Great Lakes region.
Hunters took only 13,500 turkeys during the 2018 spring season, well behind the 2017 harvest of 15,720.
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Tyler Lubbat of Wheeling and Alec Berens of Channahon honored, with Lubbat the first-ever repeat selection.
Indiana officials say that cooperative arrangement helped save the Hoosier state's annual brown trout restocking in and along the state's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Right now, it is not uncommon to get two- and three-man limits in less than two hours while trolling or even casting.
In Minnesota, Kawishiwi River and stretch of Mississippi, along with Kinnickinnic River in Wisconsin and middle fork of Vermilion in Illinois included in that top-10 at-risk list.
Illinois youths harvested 664 turkeys, down from last year's opening weekend total of 776.
Four Minnesotans also named honorable mention; Great Lakes region has strong presence.
Pare down your selection for this spring hunting season to maximize your gobbler conversations.
In making the announcement, Zinke, presents a ceremonial check to the Wisconsin DNR for nearly $35 million while visiting the Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area.
The rules apply to more than 260 miles of the river between Wabasha, Minn., and Rock Island, Ill.
Clever new apps pique interest in the out-of-doors via smartphones for kids and adults alike.
Boost your gobbler-hunting odds this spring by splurging on a quality fake wild turkey decoy.
A research team from the University of Illinois says its findings could help explain the movement of CWD across the landscape.
Permit holders salvaged another 40 roadkill bobcats during the season.
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