Thursday, March 30th, 2023
Thursday, March 30th, 2023

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November 9, 2006

Report: Plan means more lead in lakes

Muskegon, Mich. (AP) — The Coast Guard would become one of the largest sources of the toxic metal lead entering the Great Lakes if it goes through with a plan to create 34 live-fire weapons-training zones in the lakes, according to federal data. Coast Guard personnel would fire up to 430,000 bullets each year in

Saugeye fishing heats up as weather cools down

CENTRAL REGION Deer Creek Lake (Fayette, Madison, and Pickaway counties) – This is the season for tailwater fishing for saugeye at Deer Creek Lake. Most saugeye here measure between 10 and 28 inches and can be caught on small jigs tipped with twister tails or minnows. Continue fishing the tail water for saugeye until spring.

Bear hunters report ’06 was banner year

By Marty Kovarik Correspondent Marquette, Mich. — According to officials around the state, it looks like Michigan bear hunters had a banner season. Although the official harvest numbers won’t be available for a while, there is a possibility the 2006 season was the best since the lottery system was put into effect. “In general, my

Study shows hunting’s impact on woodcock

By Bill Parker Editor Roscommon, Mich. — Biologists and hunters have speculated for years about what impact managed hunting has on the American woodcock population. With the continental population in a slow but steady decline of about 1.9 percent per year since 1968, the question has even more relevance today than it did 30 years

Opener hunters tag 125,000 whitetails

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul — The number of deer taken by bowhunters is up 20 percent over this time last year. Hunters during the early season for antlerless deer in the middle of October also took 20 percent more deer than last year. So it would only be right if the hunters

Study: CWD is likely spread by saliva

Washington (AP) – Deer probably spread chronic wasting disease through their saliva, concludes a study that finally pins down a long-suspected culprit. The key to the discovery was that Colorado researchers tested some special deer. Chronic wasting disease is in the same family of fatal brain illnesses as mad cow disease and its human equivalent.

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