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Changes afoot with algae legislation

Changes afoot with algae legislation

Some state lawmakers and those within Gov. John Kasich’s administration no longer appear on the same page when it comes to fighting the spread of algae in Lake Erie since a toxin contaminated drinking water for 400,000 people in Ohio and Michigan last August.

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The science behind catch and reease

The science behind catch and reease

I recently had the privilege to attend a lecture on the science of catch and release by Dr. Steven J. Cooke, who is an associate professor and Canada Research Chair of Environmental Science and Biology at Carleton University

Jerkbaits the ticket for spring bass fishing

Jerkbaits the ticket for spring bass fishing

When Minnesota’s early catch-and-release bass season opens May 9, don’t forget to tie on a jerkbait

Talking open water fishing line: Braid vs. fluorocarbon vs. monofilament

Talking open water fishing line: Braid vs. fluorocarbon vs. monofilament

Which angling line when? Use all three for the proper fishing application in a given sportfishing situation.

Slab frenzy! Prime time for ice-out crappies 2015

Slab frenzy! Prime time for ice-out crappies 2015

Shallow fishing techniques for spring slabs are the norm, but check bay breaklines while watching water temperatures closely!

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Pennsylvania Spinner trout fishing primer – Part 1

Fishing spinners is a very effective technique for trout fishing, if used properly.

Talking open water fishing line: Braid vs. fluorocarbon vs. monofilament

Which angling line when? Use all three for the proper fishing application in a given sportfishing situation.

Slab frenzy! Prime time for ice-out crappies 2015

Shallow fishing techniques for spring slabs are the norm, but check bay breaklines while watching water temperatures closely!

Properly store your ice fishing electronics, shelters, clothing, augers and more…

Take the time now to properly store your ice gear to make it easier to prepare for next years hard-water season.

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The science behind catch and reease

I recently had the privilege to attend a lecture on the science of catch and release by Dr. Steven J. Cooke, who is an associate professor and Canada Research Chair of Environmental Science and Biology at Carleton University

Pennsylvania Spinner trout fishing primer – Part 1

Fishing spinners is a very effective technique for trout fishing, if used properly.

Wild turkey hunting tips: preparing for your spring hunt

Pattern your shotgun now, and work ahead to avoid any unnecessary equipment or calling blunders when chasing gobblers

Safety tips for spring turkey hunters

Turkey hunting is a safe sport, but it's important to make safety an integral part of each hunt.

Last-minute scouting for spring turkeys

Find out what kind of birds are in the area and learn the lay of the land where you intend to hunt

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Flying high again: Boating industry unveils top models for 2015

New model boats keep the best, update the rest

2015 Boat Motors. Stylish, quieter and more fuel-efficient

Four strokes still coming on strong in outboard marketplace

Ice show season: Checking out innovations for hard water 2014-15

From tip-ups to headlamps to augers, some highlights from last weekend’s 22nd Annual St. Paul Ice Fishing and Winter Sports Show.

Holiday Gift Guide for the Naughty or Nice

After a season of hunting and fishing, the outdoor enthusiasts in your life are sure to know what gear needs replacing, upgrading, or retiring

2015 brings more value-priced ATVs, bigger side-by-side UTVs

Manufacturers of traditional ATVs and the increasingly popular side-by-side UTVs are expanding their lineups at both ends of the spectrum.

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Morel Mushrooms stuffed with a crab and cheese filling.

In the wild mushroom world, morels are king. Prized for their wonderful earthy flavor, they also offer a great excuse to head into the woods in spring.

Fajita Kabobs

Looking for a recipe that makes a tough cut of meat something worth savoring?

Spicy Grilled Hungarian Partridge

With grouse and partridge seasons here, you couldn’t find a better reason to fire up the grill this fall for this simple, yet elegant presentation that uses your fresh birds

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Lake Shelbyville

Lake Shelbyville is certainly the center of central Illinois’ outdoors paradise. And the opportunities surrounding the massive area provide anglers, hunters, bikers, birdwatchers and everyone else a year-round playground.

The traveling hunter: Flying with firearms

Planning, preparation make a difference

Writer's treehouse stay doesn't disappoint

House built by Ohio couple near Mohican

Ontario unveils a few new fishing rules for 2014

No updates to OWI rules from last year

A bass’n plan: Head south for open water

The Great Lakes region offers fabulous bass fishing – except during the winter when the lakes are frozen and the seasons are closed.

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