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November 16, 2006

Cattaraugus archery kill likely state’s No. 2 buck

By Steve Piatt Editor Ellicottville, N.Y. – Corey Wiktor readily admits he eats, breathes and sleeps whitetails and whitetail hunting. He uses quality deer management practices on his two leased properties in Cattaraugus County and spends hours and hours there in the off-season, looking for stand locations and hunting for shed antlers. Why, then, did

Early reports indicate a good duck hunt in ’06

DNR Report Madison — Early reports and preliminary numbers from the field indicate that Wisconsin waterfowl hunters are having a good season, and they should have good hunting opportunities in the remaining weeks of the 2006 waterfowl season, according to wildlife officials. “The early season reports were good,” said Kent Van Horn, DNR migratory bird

Trends indicate number of younger hunters declining

Minneapolis (AP) — Fewer youth are taking up the hunting traditions of their parents and grandparents, according to licensing numbers from the DNR. And that has DNR officials worried, as the state’s whitetail herd continues to grow. “We can’t manage deer populations without people out there shooting them,” said DNR big game specialist Lou Cornicelli.

Peterson says he’ll push for more CRP

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Washington — A shake-up in the U.S. Congress could mean new direction in government policy next year – from national defense to conservation. Following last week’s mid-term election, the Democrats in 2007 look forward to controlling both the U.S. House and Senate. A key player in conservation policy is expected

DEC proposes Youth Pheasant Hunt

Staff report Albany – DEC, following the success of its youth turkey hunt and youth waterfowl hunt, is proposing a special Youth Pheasant Hunt next fall prior to the regular pheasant hunting season. The hunt – which still has to be formally approved – would be held one week prior to the regular pheasant hunting

Shake-ups begin as DFLers take control

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul — The national groundswell of opposition to Republicans during last week’s elections carried into Minnesota, though there were several notable instances of politicians bucking that trend. Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty survived by a razor-thin margin his race with challenger Mike Hatch, but two leaders of the Senate DFL,

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