Outdoor News November 2008

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Charges looming in Adirondack fatality

Keene, N.Y. -_An Adirondack deer hunter was shot and killed by a member of his hunting party after being mistaken for a deer during a drive. State police said the shooter, a New Hampshire man, could face charges in connection with the shooting and is also wanted in New Hampshire on felony drug charges. Police said 35-year-old Leo Hickey of…

Nania, Meyer get Outdoor Life honors

Madison – Wisconsin has had an inordinate number of conservation leaders over the years, and that tradition continues today. Two current Wisconsinites, Jeff Nania, of Portage, and George Meyer, of Madison, have been named to the Outdoor Life 25, an awards program sponsored by the national outdoors magazine that recognizes people who have changed the face of hunting and fishing…

St. Germain Area

Not too many folks were out fishing last week, although some of the diehard local fellows are getting out and doing pretty well. One local fellow is doing great on crappies in deep water, using minnows in 20 feet or more of water and moving his bait up and down until he finds the fish. This should hold up right…

Madison Area

Fishing around Madison has been fair, with some walleyes being taken from Lake Mendota from shore after dark. A few pike also are hitting. In Jefferson County, anglers have been catching a few legal walleyes below the Jefferson dam, mostly on Twister tails and jigs and minnows. Duck hunters are now shooting some northern mallards that have migrated down due…