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Ohio Outdoor News Fishing Report – July 21, 2017

Central Region Indian Lake (Logan County) – The saugeye bite has slowed a little on this popular Logan County lake but fish are still being caught. Successful anglers are trolling Flicker Shads in 10 to 15 feet of water. Sizes range from 10 to 20 inches for the saugeyes. Some channel catfish are still being caught. Fish deep for the…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – July 21, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers July 22: Flat Rock NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Paulding Eagles, Paulding. For more info call Ron Deatrick, 419-523-3000. Aug. 5: Hardin Co. NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Kenton Eagles Lodge #2163. For more info call Tim Lotz, 567-674-2734. Aug. 12: Medina County NWTF Banquet, 4 p.m., Buffalo Creek Retreat, Seville. For more info call Alison Gilles, 330-465-7637. Aug. 12: Gallia…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 21, 2017

Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 • During Memorial Day weekend, state wildlife officer Michael Budd, assigned to Knox County, and state wildlife officer Brad Kiger, assigned to Franklin County, were checking anglers at Hoover Reservoir. The reservoir and boat ramps were very busy that day, and officers Budd and Kiger spent most of their day at Baldridge boat ramp….

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 21, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Butler County WCO Randy W. Pilarcik reports that an abandoned car recently was found on state game lands. The driver of the car drove past “Road Closed” and “No Motorized Vehicles” signs, then got stuck in a muddy section of the lane. Charges for driving on the closed road are pending. Crawford County WCO…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – July 21, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. Aug. 20: Lehigh Valley DU Fall Sportsmen’s Pig Roast & Block Shoot. Doors open at 11 a.m., Grouse Hall Fish & Game Assoc., Main Hall, Coplay. For tickets and more info call 610-533-9468. Sept. 9: Chester County WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Wagontown Fire Hall. For more info call Art Lyle, 484-643-6132. Sept. 16: Lebanon-Middle Creek DU Banquet, 5 p.m.,…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 21, 2017

DISTRICT 1 CO Shannon Kritz responded to a complaint of a dog that had caught a fawn. The complainant stated the dog had dropped the fawn and left the area. Kritz was able to track down the fawn, which was found to be uninjured. The Iron County Sheriff’s Department had earlier received a call regarding the dog running at large,…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – July 21, 2017

SOUTHEASTERN LOWER Irish Hills Area Fishing has been pretty good in Jackson County. Bluegills and crappies have moved of the beds and into deeper water. Crickets fished in 15 to 18 feet of water have produced a good bite on Wamplers, Devil’s and Sand lakes. Knutson’s Sporting Goods, (800) 292-0857 or (517) 592-2786. Luna Pier Area Walleye and perch fishing…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – July 21, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. Sept. 9: Hesperia Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Christ the King, Hesperia. For more info call Brad Harrald, 231-450-0216. Sept. 14: Kalkaska Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Moose Lodge, Kalkaska. For more info call Brad Harrald, 231-258-4551. Sept. 25: Grand Traverse WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Boone’s Long Lake Inn, Traverse City. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515. Sept….

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 21, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers July 27: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tinucci’s Restaurant. For more info call Thurman Tucker, 612-588-2007. Aug. 4: Oak Ridge NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Fulda Community Center. For more info call tom Harnack, 507-831-3275. Aug. 11: McGregor MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 612-669-5093. Aug. 12: Warroad WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 21, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, AIS, boat and water safety, and angling enforcement. Several nuisance bear and wolf depredation calls were handled. Please do not intentionally feed bears, especially when you have neighbors nearby who do not share your enthusiasm for getting up close and personal with one. Feeding bears could put them at…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – July 14, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers July 29: Kaskaskia Valley Son’s O’ Bucks WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Mascoutah Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Chuck Finlay, 618-567-1344. Aug. 5: Central Illinois Ridge Runners WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Big Horse Vineyards, Lewistown. For more info call Norm Gorsuch, 309-333-1369. Aug. 19: Honest Woods WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Rock, Coal Valley. For more info call Tom…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing Report – July 14, 2017

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Chain: The walleye action is really hot right now. Fishermen have been reporting good catches in Pistakee and Marie in the early morning or late evening. Jig and minnows or jig and leeches have done well as well as crawler harnesses drifted…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 14, 2017

Region I – Capt. Laura Petreikis CPO Francisko checked several boaters and fishermen in various areas of Rock Island County. This resulted in 19 written warnings and 1 citation being issued. The subject who received the citation had not purchased a fishing license in more than five years. CPO Alt responded to a call of an injured bald eagle in…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 14, 2017

(Editor’s note: A criminal charge is merely an allegation that a defendant has committed a violation of the criminal law, and it is not evidence of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent and entitled to a fair trial, during which it will be the state of New York’s burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.) ‘License for What?’ (Westchester…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 14, 2017

Season Dates July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens Aug. 1: Hickory shad season opens Shows Aug. 11-13: Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Sportsman Show, Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 8-6, Sun. 8-3, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley. For more info call Kevin 716-492-2783. Aug. 13: Midstate Arms Collectors Unadilla Gun Show & Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut, Road,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 14, 2017

District 4 — Woodruff area Warden Kelly Crotty, of Florence, reported a 2016 criminal deer case was adjudicated in Florence County Circuit Court in May. A Maryland man pleaded guilty to one count of possession of an untagged deer. The man was fined a total of $2,468, and lost his hunting privileges for three years. Because Maryland is a member…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – July 14, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers July 22: Pickerel Chain Lakes Assoc. Fundraiser, 3-7 p.m., Oughton Park, Townsend. For more info call Drew Zelle, 920-209-0564. Aug. 1: Bluff Country Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Hilltop Bar & Ballroom. For more info call Kris, 608-323-7010. Aug. 3: WI Lakeshore Chapter RMEF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Bull at Pinehurst Farms, Sheboygan Falls. For more info call Gary…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 14, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers July 27: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tinucci’s Restaurant. For more info call Thurman Tucker, 612-588-2007. Aug. 4: Oak Ridge NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Fulda Community Center. For more info call tom Harnack, 507-831-3275. Aug. 11: McGregor MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 612-669-5093. Aug. 12: Warroad WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 14, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) patrolled the Roseau River, Lake Bronson, and Lake of the Woods for angling and boating activity. Enforcement contacts included possessing illegal-length walleyes and no license in possession. Enforcement action also was taken when a boater put the registration for one boat on a different boat. CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls)…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report – July 14, 2017

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         With the walleye season now closed, fishing pressure has been light. Smallmouth bass are hitting plastics or crankbaits on the 16- to 20-foot rocks. Trolling crankbaits on the weedlines in St. Alban’s Bay, Garrison Bay, Vineland Bay, and Wigwam Bay has produced northern pike, while a few muskies are being found suspended…