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March 22, 2007

Fish culling may not hike tourney numbers

Staff Report Madison – An assertion by tournament organizers that fish culling would bring more and bigger tournaments to the state did not pan out during a DNR tournament study. The study did reveal what most anglers already knew – that more released fish die during periods of higher water temperatures. ‘The studies confirmed much

House set to commence dedicated funding talks

By Joe AlbertStaff Writer St. Paul – The wait is over. The state House appears on the verge of tackling the idea of a constitutional dedication of funds for natural resources. House Majority Leader Tony Sertich, DFL-Chisholm, said he will introduce a bill, possibly as early as this week. It won’t be the first dedicated

Resources board approves SAK review

By Tim Eisele Correspondent Madison – The Natural Resources Board approved the report of the citizen Sex-Age-Kill (SAK) Steering Committee that reviewed the DNR’s formula used to estimate deer populations. The report was based on an audit by six statistics and wildlife modeling ‘experts.’ Mark Knoll, of Alma, served as committee co-chairman, and is co-chairman

Saltwater anglers optimistic in 2007

By Tom SchlichterContributing Writer East Setauket, N.Y. – What will this new year bring to the coastal fishing front? No one can predict for sure, but based on last year’s results and the first hints of 2007, the salty-side inshore scene for the Long Island and New York City area should once again provide plenty


Joe Albert Staff Writer This one will be short but sweet as ever, as the road, as it’s wont to do this time of year, is calling. Deer. Heading to the deer shack in the near future to spruce things up. Spring break, we call it. Not exactly white sand, blue water, and poolside margaritas,

DEC: Deer harvest shows herd buildup

Staff report Albany – New York’s deer hunters bagged more whitetails in the 2006-07 season than the previous year, a harvest fueled by a record muzzleloader take and an 8 percent increase in the buck kill. DEC officials said the overall harvest was an estimated 189,108 deer, up from 180,214 the previous season. ‘New York

Grannis says he’s a friend of sportsmen

By Steve PiattEditor Albany – Alexander B. ‘Pete’ Grannis, the embattled nominee to head the state DEC, says he’s a friend of the sportsmen and not an anti-hunting, anti-trapping bureaucrat from New York City. Grannis, lobbying for his confirmation by the state Senate as DEC commissioner, has taken his quest to the outdoors media and

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