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July 22: Frost Valley YMCA, 3-Archery Competition & Pig Roast. 9-4 p.m., Frost Valley YMCA. For more info call Mike Larison, 845-985-2291 ext.275. Aug. 26-27: New York Bowhunters, Inc.-Region 4, Bowhunters Youth Camp. Registration 8 a.m., Glencadia Rod & Gun Club. For more info call Dick Kutny, 518-355-2767. Sept. 1-3: New York State Trappers’ Association

2005 pheasant harvest the highest since 1964

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul — The DNR this week confirmed what pheasant hunters knew last fall: the 2005 season was a stellar one. With a kill of nearly 586,000 roosters, the fall harvest was the highest since 1964, and more than 200,000 birds above the average during the past 20 years. It’s

Continental duck populations increase slightly

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul — The number of breeding mallards in Minnesota may be on the decline, but that doesn’t reflect what’s happening in the rest of their range. The number of mallards on prairie breeding grounds, at about 7.3 million, is slightly above the count last year, and on par with

NRB OKs update of Wisconsin wolf plan

By Tim Eisele Correspondent River Falls, Wis. — The Natural Resources Board has approved an update of the state wolf plan, but members want to review the plan every year. “We’d like the (DNR) to present the plan to us each year so that we have an opportunity to change or update it,” said Dave

USFWS unveils revised Upper Mississippi plan

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor La Crosse, Wis. — After nearly four years of planning, public meetings (46 of them), revisions, and review of more than 3,200 comments, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday announced its final plan for management of the Upper Mississippi River National Fish and Wildlife Refuge for the next

Rivers gone wild: Flooding hits hard

By Steve Piatt Editor Roscoe, N.Y. – Widespread flooding in New York that claimed lives, destroyed homes and caused millions of dollars in damage also affected some of fly fishing’s most famed waters. In fact, some of those streams – the Beaverkill, Neversink and Delaware among them – were responsible for much of the destruction

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