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Monday, December 11th, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

November 10, 2005

Walleye population big on Huron’s Saginaw Bay

By Bill Parker Editor Saginaw, Mich. — There’s good news coming from biologists studying the fisheries in Lake Huron. Following this summer’s dismal report on the problems with the alewife and salmon populations in Lake Huron, DNR Fisheries Division biologists say there’s actually a silver lining to the alewife crash. The annual Fisheries Division Saginaw …

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Opener hunters kill about 100,000 deer

By Joe Albert Staff Writer Perham, Minn. – Though Gov. Tim Pawlenty saw a doe and a fawn opening morning of deer hunting, he admitted to getting ‘buck fever’ and wound up not shooting anything. The same, apparently, is true for many of the hunters out for opening weekend. About 76,000 deer had been registered

Pitt on the lookout for ‘girlie-man’ river fish

By Deborah Weisberg Contributing Writer Pittsburgh — Anglers on western Pennsylvania rivers are fishing for science. The Highland Park Dam – one of the Allegheny River’s hottest spots – has become a field lab of sorts for a University of Pittsburgh public health expert who hopes to show that hundreds of chemicals and heavy metals

Muskie group challenges 69-11 world record fish

By Tim Spielmant Associate Editor Hayward, Wis. – When you’re on top, you’ll likely have someone shooting for you. A muskie caught more than 50 years ago is no exception. A group that calls itself the World Record Muskie Alliance and has as members muskie fishermen the likes of Pete Maina and Jim Saric, has


Nov. 11-12: RGS Eastern Sponsor Weekend, Nemacolin Woodlands, SW Pa. Two day guided grouse hunt, meet wildlife artists Friday night, live auction Saturday night. For more info contact Bill Klein, e-mail or 724-938-3705. Nov. 13: Port Clinton Fish & Game Association Block Shoot, 11:30-5 p.m., Lonergan’s Grove, Pa. Route 61, 1/4 mile north of

As the temperatures have dropped, fishing heats up

Decent flow has been restored to streams in most parts of the state beset by near-drought conditions through summer and early fall. Fall trout stockings are completed in most places, though select waterways and lakes will receive trout through the winter. For a complete stocking schedule, visit Anglers and boaters are reminded that waterfowl

Evansville woman killed in deer hunting accident

By Joe Albert Staff Writer Ashby, Minn. – For the first time in two years, a Minnesota hunter has died as a result of a hunting accident. Shelley Denece Burgess, 48, of Evansville was killed Saturday morning when she was shot in the hip, apparently by a hunter in her party, according to Grant County

Scientists say CWD may be here already

By Jeff Mulhollem Editor University Park, Pa. — The big question about chronic wasting disease is no longer if it will show up in Pennsylvania, but rather when and where, according to scientists who say it is reasonable to assume that CWD is already in the Keystone State. “It may be here and testing has

Avian flu in ducks not cause for panic

By Bill Parker Editor Lake Orion, Mich. — Concern about the overseas outbreaks of avian flu increased last week in North America when Canadian officials reported that over 30 ducks in that country had tested positive for avian influenza. With waterfowl season hitting full stride here in Michigan, hunters are concerned that ducks migrating down

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