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Ohio Outdoor News Fishing Report – Oct. 13, 2017

Central Region Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking and Perry counties) – Anglers are concentrating their efforts on rocky bottom areas with crankbaits, blade baits, and swim baits to catch saugeyes in respectable numbers. With a cool down in the forecast, the saugeye bite should pick up in the next week or so. Also, try minnows or nightcrawlers to catch crappies and…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Oct. 13, 2017

Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 • During the Memorial Day weekend, state wildlife officer supervisor Dave Warner and state wildlife officer Jeff Tipton, assigned to Champaign County, were patrolling the south side of Kiser Lake in western Champaign County when the officers observed a group of men fishing. As the men packed up their belongings and were preparing to…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 13, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 13: Homes County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holmes County Fairgrounds, Millersburg. For more info call Rick Schafer, 330-231-7700. Oct. 14: Erie County, North Coast WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Post 83, Sandusky. For more info call Tony Mann, 419-656-7985. Oct. 20: Deer Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Skyland Pines, Canton. For more info call Matt Williams, 330-575-0744….

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing Report – Oct. 13, 2017

Anglers are urged to exercise care when wading streams containing wild brown and native brook trout because they have begun their annual spawning ritual. Anglers should avoid stepping on redds (nests) or stressing spawning trout by fishing over them. Streams and lakes are being stocked at this time of year. For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com NORTHEAST REGION Lake Erie — The…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Oct. 13, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Clarion County WCO Steven J. Ace reports multiple farmers have encountered problems with ATVs driving through fields and destroying crops. One farmer had thousands of dollars in damage to his soybean field. Most of these properties are open to public hunting. However, the farmers said they are rethinking things and are considering posting their…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 13, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. Oct. 14: Western PA RMEF Banquet, 6 p.m., Veteran’s Club, Marienville. For more info call Carl Mowry, 724-283-5708. Oct. 18: Somerset County Sportsmen’s League 61st annual Banquet, 5 p.m., Berlin Community Building,  Berlin. For more info call Rich Berkley, 814-267-6324. Oct. 28: Women for Wildlife RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Cross Creek Resort, Titusville. For more info call Tammy Mowry,…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 13, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. Oct. 14: White River WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Rothbury Community Center, Rothbury. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515. Oct. 21: Sebewaing DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Unionville American Legion Hall. For more info call Kirk Dutcher, 989-977-0348. Oct. 28: Newaygo WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Cronk’s, Newaygo. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515. Nov. 1: Auburn, Bullock Creek WTU…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Oct. 13, 2017

DISTRICT 1 CO Brian Bacon and Sgt. Marc Pomroy investigated an illegal bear bait site on the opening day of bear season. As the COs approached the site, they observed two subjects in a ladder stand in full camo. One subject was pointing a shotgun directly at the bear bait approximately 20 yards from the stand. The COs observed the…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 13, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 14: Crooked Horn WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Henry’s Banquet Center, Foley. For more info call Wayne Wilson, 320-968-7466. Oct. 14: PF Glacial Ridge Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House, Glenwood. For more info call Barry Bartels, 605-999-9802. Oct. 21: Albert Lea Ladies DU Banquet, Eagles Club, Albert Lea. For more info call Karen Sorenson, 507-373-4931. Oct. 26: North…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Oct. 13, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked hunters on Thief Lake and the Roseau River WMAs. Enforcement contacts were made with hunters failing to purchase proper licenses and stamps, and hunters transporting loaded firearms in a motor boat. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked angling, ATVing, and hunting enforcement. Angling activity has picked up along the south shore…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing Report – Oct. 6, 2017

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Chain: Walleyes are good in current areas such as bottlenecks of the bridges, most being caught on fatheads or nightcrawlers. White bass good at Marie and Bluff on small spinners. Muskies are consistent on bucktails or jerkbaits around main lake points. Crappies…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Oct. 6, 2017

Region I – Capt. Laura Petreikis CPO Jones issued a Savanna man a citation for failure to submit his annual commercial fishing report. CPO Palumbo issued citations and written warnings to four Chicago men for taking by illegal methods and possessing a cooler full of spinyback softshell turtles. All of the turtles were released back to the waters of the…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 6, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 7: County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Alexander/Pulaski Sportsmans Club, Miller City. For more info call Susan Bigham, 618-776-5882. Nov. 1: Northeast Illinois DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Midlane Country Club, Wadsworth. For more info call Jack Fields, 847-274-3958. Nov. 3: Land of Lincoln WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Hamilton’s, Jacksonville. For more info call Jeff McDaniel, 217-371-0275. Nov. 4: Montgomery…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 6, 2016

Season Dates Oct. 7: Brant season opens (Lake Champlain Zone) Oct. 7: Duck season opens (Northeast and Southeast zones) Oct. 7-9: Youth Deer Hunt (for 14- and 15-year-olds) Oct. 11: Northern Zone crossbow deer season opens Oct. 11: Duck season opens (Lake Champlain Zone) Oct. 11: Canada goose season opens (Lake Champlain Zone) Oct. 13: Northern Zone early bear season…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Oct. 6, 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.) Orphaned fawn (Orange County)…

New York Outdoor News Fishing Report – Oct. 6, 2017

Western New York Lake Ontario, tributaries, harbors and piers: Trollers reported good mature king salmon catches off major tributary mouths such as Eighteenmile Creek, Oak Orchard Creek, Sandy Creek and the Genesee River. Action was best at dawn for these staging salmon, and the bite picks up again near dusk. Before daybreak, salmon were biting just a short distance off…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Oct. 6, 2017

District 2 — Cumberland area No report available. District 3 — Park Falls area In August, an individual fishing with four lines below the Thornapple dam ran from wardens Kirk Konichek, of Ladysmith, and Curt Butler. The man bit off one of the lines as he was ordered to stop. Upon a check of the individual’s record, the wardens found…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 6, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 7: Colfax Sportsmen’s Club Banquet, 6 p.m., Whitetail Golf Course. For more info call Peggy Richards, 715-704-0493. Oct. 7: Wisconsin Trappers Assoc. Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Comfort Inn & Suites, DeForest. For more info call Russ Warmka, 920-382-0218. Oct. 7: Rock River Rescue Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Turner Hall, Watertown. For more info call Tom Beyer, 920-988-6965. Oct. 12: Duck…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 6, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct 7: Lake Region DU Banquet, Morristown Community Center. For more info call Jake Duncan, 507-661-0819. Oct. 7: Wahoo Valley MDHA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Ted N Gens, Aldrich. For more info call Walt Wiese, 218-640-5423. Oct. 7:Anoka County DU Banquet, Courtyards of Andover. For more info call Bob Gullick, 651-265-2043. Oct. 7: Sherburn DU Banquet, Legends. For more info…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 29, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 13: Holmes County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holmes County Fairgrounds, Millersburg. For more info call Rick Schafer, 330-231-7700. Oct. 14: Erie County, North Coast WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Post 83, Sandusky. For more info call Tony Mann, 419-656-7985. Oct. 20: Deer Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Skyland Pines, Canton. For more info call Matt Williams, 330-575-0744….