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Outdoor News July 2010

Outdoor News


Quinn sends letter to USFWS requesting fourth duck zone

More progress on gaining a fourth waterfowl zone in Illinois: Late Thursday, DNR sent out a press release announcing that Gov. Pat Quinn sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar outlining the advantages of allowing the state to establish the additional zone. “A fourth zone would help alleviate the conflicts that are arising in Illinois when zones are forced…

Group pushes wolves from coast to coast

The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) has entered the fray over the listing of wolves on the Endangered Species List.  Last week, the group asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to develop a plan to introduce wofves across the nation.   The  petition to FWS called for a nationwide “recovery” program for the wolves, something they say has…

Ohio Cuffs & Collars Issue 16

Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 • Officer Chad Grote contacted a young family fishing on Delaware Wildlife Area. There were three young children fishing while their mother and father assisted them. The youngest was a little girl who had just received a fishing pole for her birthday. Grote watched the mother help her daughter cast her fishing pole. When…

More hunters harvest fewer ducks in 2009

Lansing – Duck hunters in Michigan should know soon the status of this year’s duck-hunting season. For now, they know this: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has estimated the harvest of ducks in the state last year dipped about 5 percent, from about 327,000 in 2008, to about 309,000 last year. Mississippi Flyway harvest numbers overall fell from about…

Ohio Calendar

Banquets/FundraisersAug. 5: Hocking Hills Sharpspurs Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Lee’s Banquet Haus. For more info call Jim Spackey, 740-412-8847.Aug. 6: SE Ohio QDMA, Banquet, 6 p.m., Shade Community Center. For more info call Brent Layton, 740-593-7387.Aug. 7: Hardin County Longbeards Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Kenton Eagles Lodge. For more info call Tim Lotz, 419-673-0080.Aug. 12: Medina County Strutters NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Buffalo Creek Resort. For…

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