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August 10, 2006

DU Great Outdoors Fest is Aug. 25-27

By Dan Hansen Correspondent Oshkosh, Wis. — Sportsmen attending the eighth annual Ducks Unlimited Great Outdoors Festival will see several new activities this year, including country music, chain saw carving, log rolling, and antler measuring. The DU Great Outdoors Festival also will once again offer sportsmen a chance to try the latest outdoors products –

It looks like 60 days and a six-duck bag

By Jerry Davis Correspondent Madison — Wisconsin waterfowl hunters should expect few changes in the duck and goose season structures from last year. Most likely, after Kent Van Horn, Wisconsin DNR waterfowl specialist, finishes getting public and agency input, and takes the state’s proposed season to the Natural Resources Board on Aug. 16, hunters will

La Crosse tourney bass loss at 600

By Jerry Davis Correspondent La Crosse, Wis. — As of press time for this issue (Aug. 3), DNR fish biologists were still awaiting disease test results for tournament-caught largemouth bass that died on the Black River near La Crosse. This is the second consecutive year that large numbers of dead bass were picked up after

DNR nixes Superior lake trout netting

Upset commercial fishermen say they plan to challenge agency’s decision By Joe Albert Staff Writer Duluth, Minn. — Commercial fishermen will be unable to net more lake trout in Lake Superior after all. A draft management plan for Lake Superior, in the works since late in 2004, among other things would have allowed 3,000 lake

Muzzleloader scopes focus of dispute

By Dean Bortz Staff Writer Cape Girardeau, Mo. — Minnesota is one of 15 states named in a “scoped muzzleloader” federal discrimination complaint filed in late July with the U.S. Department of the Interior by a new group called the North American Muzzleloader Hunting Association. NAMHA has filed a civil rights complaint of discrimination against

Federal appeals court upholds N.D. nonresident restrictions

By Dave Kolpack Associated Press Fargo, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s restrictions on nonresident hunters are legal, a federal appeals court says in rejecting a challenge from Minnesota. North Dakota allows residents to hunt ducks and geese a week earlier than nonresidents, and the state charges out-of-state hunters more for licenses. Minnesota officials argued that

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