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New York Outdoor News Calendar — May 19, 2017

Season Dates May 27: Muskellunge season opens (statewide, general regulations) May 31: Spring gobbler season closes Shows June 18: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Alexander Firemen’s Rec Hall, Alexander, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more info  go online to www.nfgshows.com. Aug. 13: Midstate Arms Collectors Unadilla Gun Show & Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut, Road, Unadilla, 9 a.m.-3 p.m….

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing Report — May 19, 2017

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Shabbona: Look for crappies over the fish cribs and brush piles along the campground shoreline. Begin your search by setting your presentation half way down the water column. Best presentations include Mini-Mites and minnows. Bass fishing is slow. Muskie fishing is good….

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar — May 19, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 26: WTU Rivers Edge Banquet, 5 p.m., The Ambiance, Quincy. For more info call Derrick Nelson, 309-224-2210. Season Dates June 1: Woodchuck hunting season opens statewide. June 15: Bullfrog gigging/hunting season opens. Shooting/Archery June 15-18: MEC’s Great Northern S x S Classic Shoot, 8 a.m. each day, Medford, WI. For more info call Gary Kapfhamer, 715-965-7613. Tournament/Contest May…

New York Outdoor News Fishing Report — May 19, 2017

Western New York Lake Ontario: There was still a state of emergency along the Lake Ontario shoreline for high water levels. That isn’t really going to affect the fishing that much, but the Niagara County Sheriff’s Department is asking that boats creating a wake stay at least 500 feet from shore. This doesn’t include trolling. Caution is advised for floating…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — May 19, 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.) Python seizure (New York…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — May 19, 2017

Region I – Capt. Laura Petreikis CPO Jones arrested a Fulton man and a Clinton, Iowa, man for unlawful entry to a restricted area at French Bluff Natural Area. Both men were picking mushrooms during turkey season before 1p.m. Both men were issued citations. CPO Palumbo issued a citation to a Lee County man for unlawfully taking of a wild…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar — May 19, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers May 20: Southern MN DU Greenwing Banquet, Martin County West High School, Sherburn. For more info call Doug Hartke, 507-236-1700. Aug. 17: Elk River Goldeneyes DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rockwoods Entertainment Center, Otsego. For more info call Tim Oie, 763-237-4155. Aug. 18: WTU Team 200 Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rochester International Event Center. For more info call Randy Baker, 507-951-2848….

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — May 19, 2017

District 1 — Ashland area Warden Matt Koshollek, of Drummond, assisted the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Department in April with the recovery of a stolen trail camera from a residence in Barnes. The camera was being used to document illegal dumping violations and was stolen from the location. Other trail cameras at the location documented three subjects leaving with the camera…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar — May 19, 2017

Banquet/Fundraiser Aug. 1: Bluff Country Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Hilltop Bar & Ballroom. For more info call Kris, 608-323-7010. Aug. 20: Springbrook Sportsmans Club Fundraiser & Trap Shoot, 9 a.m. at the Club. For more info call Dan Traxler, 920-379-4846. Aug. 24: Southern Grant County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., J & J’s Sandbar, Cassville. For more info call…

Ohio Outdoor News Fishing Report — May 12, 2017

Central Region Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) – Anglers are still fishing this popular central Ohio reservoir even though water levels have been reduced. Some saugeyes and crappies are being caught on small jigs at Fairfield Beach. A few largemouth bass are being taken at the marsh. Saugeye anglers might try trolling blade baits or crankbaits off the marsh…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — May 12, 2017

Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 • In January, state wildlife officer Adam Smith, assigned to Logan County, received a complaint from a property manager stating that he had found deer remains on the property and suspected that hunters from an adjacent property had trespassed to recover a deer without written permission. Officer Smith and state wildlife officer Marty Cisine,…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar — May 12, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers May 26: WTU Mill Creek Memorial 2nd Amendment Freedom Dinner, 5 p.m. Metroplex Expo Center, 1620 Motor Inn Dr., Girard. For more info call John Kopcsos 330-757-9020. Special Events. June 17: Fayette Ladies Adventure Group, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Fayette County Fish & Game Club. For more info call Kathryn Smith, 740-335-1012. June 17: Licking Parks District Women’s Outdoor Skills…

Focus of May 13 Outdoor News Radio Show: Minnesota Fishing Opener!

Outdoor News Radio Hosted by Rob Drieslein

Outdoor News Inc, is well known as a sporting enthusiast’s mainstay for outdoor related publications delivered across seven Great Lake states, but the weekly Outdoor News Radio show is likely the best kept secret in the greater Minnesota region. The May 13 broadcast will change that, with a focus on the 2017 Minnesota Fishing Opener featuring top walleye tips from…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — May 12, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Erie County WCO Darin L. Clark reports that someone killed five Canada geese the weekend of April 8 and dumped them over a bridge on West Washington Street in Corry. The geese were easily seen from the road and located in an area heavily used for fishing. If anyone has information on this violation,…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar — May 12, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. May 12, 13, 20: Bucks County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., New Hope Eagle Fire Company, New Hope. For more info call East Coast Tannery & Taxidermy, 215-799-1900. May 13: Central PA RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Altoona Grand Hotel, Altoona. For more info call Mary Peoples, 814-672-4383. June 10: Sprout Forest RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Sportsman’s Hotel, Renovo. For more…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing Report — May 12, 2017

The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission continued in-season trout stockings in recent weeks. For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com. Anglers are reminded that walleye season opened May 6. The catch-and-immediate-release of bass season is in effect through June 16, and anglers are urged to refrain from targeting spawning beds. The Fish & Boat Commission has scheduled family- and women-only fishing activities…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — May 12, 2017

DISTRICT 1 CO Jared Ferguson received a complaint involving ORVs damaging a local county trail system. Ferguson responded to the location and discovered severe damage caused by the ORVs. The area will be patrolled for future illegal ORV activity. CO Mark Leadman was checking fishermen along the Carp River in Marquette County. One fisherman was located fly-fishing and they quickly…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar — May 12, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. May 13: West Branch WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, West Branch. For more info call Jim Gilbert, 989-550-4828. May 19: RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Trillium Event Center, Spring Lake. For more info call Dan Grice, 616-581-9798. May 19: Black River NWTF Banquet, 6 p.m., Alexander’s Premier Banquet Facility, Marysville. For more info call Richard Shannon, 810-304-2579. Sept….

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — May 12, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) monitored ATV and OHM activity in the Roseau area. Riders are reminded to stay off the recently finished dikes of the flood diversion project. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked fire, ATV, boat/water safety, and angling enforcement. An injured American bald eagle that was recovered last week just north of Skime on…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar — May 12, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers May 20: Southern MN DU Greenwing Banquet, Martin County West High School, Sherburn. For more info call Doug Hartke, 507-236-1700. Aug. 17: Elk River Goldeneyes DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rockwoods Entertainment Center, Otsego. For more info call Tim Oie, 763-237-4155. Sept. 30: South Metro WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Bloomington VFW Post 1296. For more info call Jodi Paul, 612-790-3215….

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report — May 12, 2017

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         Fishing pressure remains light, but look for crappies and bluegills to start moving into the bays and boat harbors. With water temperatures climbing, panfish should be a fine secondary option for walleye anglers opening weekend. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 Terry’s Boat Harbor (320) 692-4430 LAKE OF THE WOODS With the bays continuing…