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September 1, 2005

Catch-and-release bass season is looking likely

By Bill Parker Editor Lansing — It looks like an early catch-and-immediate-release (CIR) bass fishing season is coming to Michigan waters. For more than a year, biologists, fisheries managers, tournament anglers, and others involved with and interested in bass fishing in Michigan have been working on regulation changes for black bass. At a meeting last

DNR: ATV law change manageable

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor St. Paul – Brad Moore, DNR assistant commissioner for operations, last week delivered a sort of “stay the course” message in a memo to those staffers inventorying state forests regarding future and present trail use. He also took the opportunity to state that legislation from this year doesn’t weaken (as


Sept. 11: Central Chester County Friends of NRA Banquet, 4 p.m., Downingtown Country Club, Downingtown. For more info contact Sharon Beck 610-466-7913 or mail beck-sharon@comcast.net Sept. 17: RGS Erie Chapter 7th Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet, 6 p.m., Erie Maennerchor Club, Erie, Pa. For more info contact Dan Wingerter, Jr., 814-774-9621 or Lisa Turner 724/693-9032; e-mailrgslmt@msn.com Sept

Wigeon painting wins duck stamp contest

By Eric Gaertner Correspondent Bay City, Mich. — When Peter Mathios was a young boy growing up in northern California, he enjoyed drawing different species of waterfowl. His passion for waterfowl and art continues today. One of his original paintings of a duck was recently selected as the winner of the 2006 Michigan Duck Stamp

Huhn death worsens PF&BC problem

By Deborah Weisberg Contributing Writer Harrisburg — Ross Huhn, the longest-serving member of the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission board, died Aug. 14, following complications from a series of strokes. He was 79, lived in Saltsburg, and had represented southwestern Pennsylvania on the board for 25 years. He was reappointed three times. “He was a

Report: Vang may claim self-defense in hunter shootings

Hayward, Wis. (AP) – Attorneys for a Minnesota man accused of killing six hunters in northwestern Wisconsin filed court papers suggesting he may claim self-defense in his trial, a newspaper reported. Chai Soua Vang also won’t pursue a plea bargain to avoid trial, his attorneys told the Star Tribune of Minneapolis last week. Vang, a

Fishing has held up pretty well where waters are deep

Relentless humidity this summer made slightly higher than normal temperatures feel more intense, while lack of precipitation created a drought-like condition through much of the state, according to AccuWeather meteorologist Joe Margusity. Central Pennsylvania, especially north of State College, and northeastern Pennsylvania received half the normal amount of rainfall through much of this summer while

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