Thursday, March 23rd, 2023
Thursday, March 23rd, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

June 21, 2007

No easy answers for outdoor connections

By Jeff Mulhollem Editor By Bob Frye Capital Correspondent Monroeville, Pa. – This idea of reconnecting people with nature and getting them back into the outdoors may prove trickier than expected. That’s because there’s less than total agreement on what getting &#8220outdoors” means and how best to get people there. All of that was made

No ‘charges’ made in PGC prez battle

By Jeff Mulhollem Editor Harrisburg – There will be no Pennsylvania Game Commission &#8220trial” for Commissioner Tom Boop to determine whether the vote by four other commissioners to strip him of his board presidency was valid, sources close to the controversy said in early June. No &#8220charges” were filed by the June 4 deadline that

Looks like audit of deer program nixed

By Bob Frye Capital Correspondent Harrisburg – Couples who wind up on the Jerry Springer show apparently stay in love longer than the state Legislature has with the idea of auditing the Game Commission’s deer program. Lawmakers – who in March and April burned with desire to have someone review how the commission estimates deer populations

Erie walleye, river catfish producing good bites now

Central Region Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) – Watch for weed-beds to emerge.  Saugeye, muskellunge, and largemouth bass will all concentrate in the available weeds.  Spinnerbaits, shallow running crankbaits and jerkbaits all produce over and around the weed-beds.  Overcast days are best, especially at sunrise and sunset, for fishing shallow weeds.  Weed-beds with the wind

Reg changes aimed at slowing spread of VHS

By Bill Parker Editor Lansing – The fight against viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) is intensifying. DNR Director Becky Humphries, at this month’s Natural Resources Commission meeting in Lansing, signed an emergency order that changes some fishing regulations – particularly those governing the use of live bait and catch-and-release fishing – in an effort to slow

DNR fisheries submits new VHS control plan for review

By Mike KallokStaff Writer St. Paul – DNR Fisheries last week drafted a response plan in the event of a Minnesota outbreak of a deadly fish virus spreading across the Great Lakes. Fish die-offs from viral hemorrhagic septicemia have been confirmed in the St. Lawrence River, the Niagara River, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake Erie,

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