Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

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October 26, 2006

Thistles a CRP issue for some landowners

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Pipestone, Minn. — Eric Peterson, a farmer in the southwestern corner of Minnesota, said he wants to provide habitat for the wildlife of the prairie, mostly via the federal Conservation Reserve Program, but that federal officials charged with administering the program are making it tough for him to do so.

Bow-fisher fighting for his grass carp record

By Bob Frye Capital Correspondent Harrisburg — It may seem kind of bizarre to some anglers, but there is a legal battle in progress over a new state record for carp that is a first in Pennsylvania. Or more precisely, a fight over the rejection of a new carp record. Denny Russian, of New Alexandria

CWC urges sportsmen to vote ‘yes’ on Prop 3

By Bill Parker Editor Lansing — With the Nov. 7 election just days away, Citizens for Wildlife Conservation is revving up its engine for a race down the home stretch in the battle to get Proposal 3 passed. If approved by state voters, Proposal 3, also known as the dove proposal, would allow the DNR

Lake Michigan’s salmon catch rates ‘outrageous’

Huron creels more diverse than in past By Marty Kovarik Correspondent Manistee, Mich. — Lake Michigan anglers targeting chinook salmon may have just been treated to the best king season on record. Not only were the numbers phenomenal, said Jim Dexter, DNR Lake Michigan basin coordinator, but the size and health of the fish was

Lock Haven fly-fisher goes global

By Mark Nale Northcentral Correspondent State College, Pa. — Just a month ago, Lock Haven angler George Daniel Jr. was catching trout in the World Fly-Fishing Championships in Portugal. Now he is off to Fresno, Calif., for another trial – one that qualifies anglers for the 2007 World Championships. In November, he and another U.S.

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