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Sportsmen Since 1967

December 14, 2006

State changes date for the 2007 spring hearings

Staff Report Madison — State sportsmen who might be looking forward to the 2007 spring fish and game hearings will have to file their income taxes early – this year’s date is Monday, April 16. “We’re trying to work with the DNR to get this information out to sportsmen to let them know about the


Jan. 13: Kenosha County 4-H, sunrise-3:30, Lance Park, Twin Lakes. For more info call Thomas Ferrier, 262-857-2034. Jan. 18: Northern Kettles Chapter NWTF Banquet, Milhomme Supper Club, Kiel. For more info call Dan Wollner, 920-893-8483. Jan. 20: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet, 4:30-11 p.m., Stoney Creek Inn. For more info call Brenda Kruncos, 715-355-4611. Jan.

SAK is proclaimed ‘best in the nation’

By Tim Eisele Correspondent Madison — The DNR received a positive review of its Sex-Age-Kill model that’s used as the basis of its deer season recommendations. Mark Boyce, wildlife professor at the University of Alberta, was one of six experts from outside the state selected by a steering committee of state conservation groups to examine

Dog deaths spark DEC trapping tips

Staff report Albany — DEC officials have advised people to follow several safety guidelines when taking to the woods during hunting and trapping seasons. They also issued a reminder to trappers – after at least four dogs were killed in traps across the state – to take precautions when setting traps in multi-use areas. “Pet

Citizens encourage closer look at G&F Fund spending

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul – If you’re a hunter, you likely believe the money you spend on licenses to hunt animals like deer goes to benefit deer and their habitat. And if you’re an angler, you probably think the money you pay for your license to fish is spent in ways that

Surcharge explored to aid DEC funding

By Don Lehman Contributing Writer Albany — A group of sportsmen’s organizations is exploring whether to ask state legislators to impose a tax on sales of outdoors-related products to help fund conservation-related programs in New York. A panel that includes members of the state Conservation Fund Advisory Board and New York State Conservation Council as

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