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Channel catfish, bullheads bite at many spots

CENTRAL REGION Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, and Perry counties) – This 2,816-acre reservoir offers excellent warm weather channel catfishing. There is a large population with some fish weighing up to 20 pounds that can be taken throughout the lake using prepared baits or soft crayfish. There is also a growing flathead catfish population that can …

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DNR aims for increased harvest of ruffed grouse

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul – Hunters in the state should kill an average of 650,000 ruffed grouse per year, no matter where grouse are at in their 10-year cycle, according to a draft version of the DNR’s Long-Range Management Plan for Ruffed Grouse in Minnesota. The annual harvest currently is at about

PF&BC acts affect trout, muskies, pike and youth

By Bob Frye Capital Correspondent Trout, muskies, pike, life jackets, junior fishing licenses – the most recent meeting of the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission had it all. Commissioners made final decisions on some topics, prepared to take action on several others, and decided to seek public comment on still others. In regards to trout,

U.S. Senate endorses new Great Lakes pact

Staff Reports Washington, D.C. — Unlike college football, there’s no such thing as a rivalry between Ohio and Michigan when it comes to the Great Lakes. Further, the two states’ U.S. senators say regional collaboration is the key to the longterm health of the lakes. The U.S. Senate on July 11 approved the Great Lakes

Statistics say bear numbers up in Ohio

By Mark Tuscano Contributing Writer Columbus — The black bear appears to have returned to Ohio to stay, joining a growing list of species such as the bald eagle, osprey, otter, sandhill crane, and snowshoe hare that are finding the state more hospitable now than it has been for a century. Black bears are very

‘Liberal’ duck season on tap

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Lansing — There are a few more hoops through which a duck season proposal must yet jump, but it appears Michigan waterfowlers will again this year be granted a 60-day “liberal” season framework. At a recent Mississippi Flyway meeting in Missouri, flyway officials from their respective states recommended the 60-day

Hunting seasons in plan for Hamden Slough NWR

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Audubon, Minn. – Waterfowl, deer, and small game hunters could see additional hunting opportunities in western Minnesota this year, should proposals be approved – and programs put into place – on two national wildlife refuges, one near Detroit Lakes, the other near Thief River Falls. For the first time in

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