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January 19, 2006

Three deer found to be TB-positive

Bill Parker Editor East Lansing, Mich. — With the lion’s share of testing complete on animals from the 2005 hunting seasons, no chronic wasting disease has been found in free-ranging white-tailed deer or elk in Michigan, and just three cases of bovine TB have been identified. All three positive TB tests came from white-tailed deer.

Ice anglers face arrest for repeat rescues

By Frank Hinchey Contributing Writer Port Clinton, Ohio — Being safe on Lake Erie during the winter is a no-brainer for ice fishing guide Patrick Chrysler of Put-In-Bay, Ohio. He just has to look at license plates of vehicles parked along the shore. “If there are not local license plates in the parking lot, then

Mdewakanton band to exercise treaty claims

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul – For the first time in more than 100 years, Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Community members netted in the place where they believe they were placed on earth. That place: The mouth of the Minnesota River, where it flows into the Mississippi River within Fort Snelling State Park. The

Coyote, deer flap continues

By Jeff Mulhollem Editor Harrisburg — There have been a number of factors blamed for the decline of deer numbers in Pennsylvania’s northern tier: overharvest of does, hard winters, damaged habitat and mature forests. But increasingly, exasperated hunters are settling on one culprit – coyotes. Although there is no proof that coyotes are killing more

Susquehanna symposium to kick off PF&BC meeting

Staff report Harrisburg — The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission is inviting anglers and others with an interest in the management of smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River to a public meeting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the agency’s headquarters. The symposium will touch upon subjects such as fish disease, fish population

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