Outdoor News August 2010

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State waterfowlers get another 60-day season

Escanaba, Mich. – Michigan waterfowl hunters will have two separate openers for duck seasons, with the North and Middle zones sharing the same opening day. The Middle and South zones will have split seasons, and the North Zone will run a straight 60 days. Regular goose season will open the same day as duck seasons in the Lower Peninsula and…

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Wolf-related complaints well ahead of last year

Isle, Minn. – Late last week, a woman was walking her dogs on her land southeast of Isle. She noticed a wolf following them and when it came closer, she climbed a tree. The wolf and the dog – a 50-pound German shorthair – got into it. The wolf finally took off, but not before “it bit the back end…

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Ohio gets a liberal duck season

Columbus – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made good on its promise not to restrict waterfowl seasons because of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The 2010-2011 waterfowl hunting season dates have been approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council and are the most liberal regulations allowed by the USFWS, according to the DNR Division of Wildlife. "This…

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L-SOHC narrows dedicated funding field for FY2012 round of projects

Council rejects DNR proposal for moist soil management funds St. Paul – At the annual DNR Roundtable sessions earlier this year, Commissioner Mark Holsten signaled the agency’s intent to expand its moist soil management program in the state. It still plans to do so, but after the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council rejected the DNR’s request to fund it, the agency…

Fish are deep on inland lakes; walleyes hot in Little Bay

SOUTHERN LPLake St. ClairMuskie fishing has been very good off the weather buoy in the middle of Lake St. Clair. Walleye anglers report a good bite at the Dumping Grounds and a few perch are being caught, too. Smallmouth bass fishing has been very good all over the lake.Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003, (586) 468-9913.Pontiac AreaFishing has been good in…