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Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Sunday, October 1st, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

November 16, 2006

Deer hunting success slightly up from 2005

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul — Not all deer hunting parties are reaping the rewards of a population estimated at 1.3 million animals, but hunters as a whole have had a good season so far. As of Tuesday morning, the firearms deer kill totaled about 190,000 – up by about 10,000 deer from

Excellent bear kill could alter quotas

Staff Report Madison — The final 2006 black bear kill is still being tallied, but one thing is clear already – Wisconsin hunters shot a lot of bears, and that has DNR bear biologists looking closely at harvest quotas for 2007. While the 2006 bear kill is going to exceed the harvest quota, DNR black


Dec. 11: Deer Creek WU Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Deer Creek Sport & Conservation Club. For more info call Mike Spors, 877-820-4178. Feb. 22, 2007: The Green Bay Area Great Lakes Sport Fishermen’s Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Stadium View, Green Bay. For more info call Bernie Erickson, 920-497-9006. Feb. 23-24, 2007: Minnesota SCI Banquet, Fri.

New study shows hunting’s effects on timberdoodles

By Bill Parker Correspondent 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

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