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Dedicated funding reaches conferees

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul — The passage of bills in both bodies of the Legislature to dedicate funding to natural resources was hailed by outdoors leaders as something with the potential to change the state’s conservation course. The two versions passed by the House and Senate are markedly different, so, for now,

DNR going high-tech in mallard monitoring

By Joe Albert Staff Writer Bemidji, Minn. — Privacy has become a thing of the past for three mallards trapped last week in northern Minnesota. Steve Cordts, DNR waterfowl specialist in Bemidji, trapped the drake and two hens between Thief Lake and Roseau. Later, Rich Malecki, of the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at

Latest invader found in Superior

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Duluth, Minn. — State and federal officials say they’ve confirmed that a new foreign species has been discovered in the Duluth-Superior Harbor of Lake Superior. The Minnesota DNR reported this week that members of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found New Zealand mudsnails during a survey last fall that was

Rain and wind limit panfish bite and number of anglers

BIG SIX LAKE MILLE LACS Last weekend’s rain pushed most crappies out of the shallows. With some sun, look for them to return in four to eight feet of water. The Isle public access area, Father Hennepin Island, Malone Island, Izaty’s Harbor, and channels and boat harbors should hold fish. Johnson’s Portside, (320) 676-3811 www.johnsonsportside.com

Bass regs proposal altered just slightly

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany – A proposed catch-and-release bass season outside the traditional third-Saturday-in-June to Nov. 30 regular season will remain intact despite concerns from sportsmen. DEC officials said the initial plan to expand bass fishing opportunities on most state waters has been filed with Department of State and will essentially take effect next

Antler restriction plan sparks sportsmen split

By Brad Sisson Contributing Writer Auburn, N.Y. – Deer hunters from around DEC Region 7 gathered at a pair of informational meetings to discuss an antler restriction proposal pushed by a group seeking to have them put in place in Wildlife Management Units 7H, 7J, and 7F. The meetings were held April 18-19 in the

TU gears up for Driftless Area work

By Tim Eisele Correspondent Westby, Wis. — Trout Unlimited members from four states came together in late March to plan work projects for western Wisconsin. The meeting centered on Trout Unlimited’s Driftless Area Restoration Effort (TUDARE) that proposes to restore coldwater watersheds in western Wisconsin. Though similar to what TU did with its 1996-99 restoration

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