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January 26, 2006

Higher penalties sought for illegal deer baiting

By Tim Eisele Correspondent Stevens Point, Wis. — If leaders on outdoors issues in the Legislature won’t ban deer feeding and baiting, then they should at least consider higher fines and longer license revocations for violators, according to Steve Oestreicher, Conservation Congress chairman. Oestreicher proposed increasing the fine for illegal baiting from $523 to $2,000.

Dave Schad to lead DNR’s F&W Division

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul — Perhaps it’s only fitting Dave Schad was named as the new head of the DNR’s Fish and Wildlife Division. He’s been climbing the ladder since he began with the agency in 1981. He started as a student worker conducting mail surveys of hunters and trappers, was an

Trollers want different fee structure for Lake Superior

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Duluth, Minn. — Is Lake Superior being slighted when it comes to proceeds from the state trout and salmon stamp? Some Superior anglers believe so, and now are promoting a “Lake Superior Fishing and Angling Endorsement” to replace the stamp as a requirement for big lake anglers, with the funds

License revenues not enough for DEC

Staff report Albany — Revenues from hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in New York won’t be enough to meet anticipated expenses in the DEC’s Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources 2005-06 budget. But DEC officials did get some good news when Gov. George Pataki unveiled his 2006 budget proposal, which includes an increase in

Wisconsins Largest Best Buck Photo Contest!

The Wisconsin Outdoor News Best Buck Photo Contest gets better each year! Subscribers entered more photos than we have space to print so far. If you haven’t seen your photo, be patient and keep watching. The judging, as in years past, was difficult. So many of the top 20 to 30 entries could have ended

Southeast legislator seeks funds for venison donation

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul — The price of deer hunting licenses would increase by $1 under a proposal by Rep. Greg Davids, R-Preston, and the $450,000 it would raise annually would be used to offset the costs of processing deer donated for charitable purposes. The price increase would apply to parent resident

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