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Sportsmen Since 1967

September 28, 2006

Unifieds give legislators a plan for license fee hikes

By Jeff Mulhollem Editor Altoona, Pa. – Members of he state Senate and House Game and Fisheries committees were presented with a wide-ranging proposal for a hunting license fee-increase package by the Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania in mid-September. Unveiled just before Pennsylvania Outdoor News’ deadline for this issue, most officials had not yet seen or

PF&BC to reveal Erie easements

By Bob Frye Capital Correspondent Erie, Pa. – John Fuhrmann does a lot of steelhead fishing – what you expect from an angler who lives just 1,000 yards from Walnut Creek. He’s had some pretty good days along the stream, too. His personal best is a 16-pound, 2-ounce fish. On other occasions, the number of

Conservation brought to fore at the Capitol

By Bill Parker Editor Lansing – Blaze orange was the color of the day on Sept. 13 at the state Capitol when sporting groups and legislators celebrated the first-ever Sportsmen’s Day at the Capitol. The event, sponsored by state Rep. David Farhat, co-chair of the Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, and Rep. Dave Hildenbrand, was held to


Oct. 7: Lappawinzo Fish & Game, Ladies trap shoot & clam bake. 10 a.m., Northampton Facility. For more info call Frank Preston, 610-509-2497. Oct. 22: Port Clinton Fish & Game Assn, Muzzleloader Shoot. For more info call David Baver, 570-366-1584. Oct. 28: Shippensburg Fish & Game Association. Groundhog BR Shoots. For more info call, 717-243-5286.

Special Events

Nov. 26-Dec. 1: Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp Inc, Deer Hunters Camp, Cooper Hollow Wildlife Area. For more info call Larry Harris, 740-286-4058. Meetings West Michigan Duck Hunters. Meetings 1st Thurs of the month. 7:30 p.m., West Walker Sportsman Club. For more info call Pat Murray 616-363-3645. Archery/Shoot Sept. 5-ends Sept. 29: Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital, Sports

State’s ’06 duck hunt set to begin

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Bemidji, Minn. – While wetland conditions have probably improved in most of the state, hunters ready to take part in the waterfowl season, 2006 version, may find one popular species in short supply – and getting shorter. Recent spells of cooler-than-normal weather have sent blue-winged teal packing in several areas

Warm water kills steelhead, Kamloops from French River

By Joe Albert Staff Writer Duluth, Minn. – Add steelhead and Kamloops rainbow trout to the list of things affected by the run of warm weather in the state. The combination of warm air temperatures and a sustained northeast wind has caused a fish die-off at the French River Hatchery just off Lake Superior. Total

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