Outdoor News November 2008

Outdoor News


Decker offers views on trophy whitetails

Eau Claire, Wis. – It wasn’t a story with twists and turns and drama. In fact, Bob Decker says, it was “kind of a boring hunting story.” But at the end of the story that wasn’t, was a white-tailed buck, the antlers of which could challenge some records in the world of bowhunting. Decker, 41, of Eau Claire, shot the…

Prairie Du Chien Area

Bluegill action was spotty to good last week. Some decent action was reported around wing dams on the main channel, and around downed trees in the Ambro Slough complex. Some bluegill action was reported up along the Lansing dike. Cold Spring started to produce some very nice bluegills. Crappie action really picked up in some areas. Crappies have been hitting…

CWD testing continues within affected region

Springfield – Fingers are still crossed, but so far there is no evidence that chronic wasting disease is spreading in Illinois. Testing during the current archery season has turned up a few cases of CWD, but the positive tests have come from counties where the disease already has been confirmed. As of June 30, there were 227 confirmed cases in…

Southeastern New York

East of Hudson NYC reservoirs: Fishing continues to be good, with reports of large bass and trout being caught. Starting this year all reservoirs except Kensico and New Croton will allow boating all year ’round as long as the reservoir is not iced over.