Friday, March 24th, 2023
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July 5, 2007

State’s cougar research is under scientists’ scrutiny

Editor’s note: Following is the first of a two-part series on cougar research in Michigan. Craig Springer is a freelance writer and biologist. By Craig Springer Correspondent Lansing, Mich. – Cougars – do they live in Michigan? You may not want to base your opinion on the findings of some research coming out of Michigan. That’s …

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Weeds providing steady panfish and bass action

BIG SIX LAKE MILLE LACS East – Slowly presented live-bait rigs tipped with leeches or crawlers are producing some walleyes on the deep mud and gravel. The evenings continue to be most productive for anglers fishing the eight- to 12-foot rocks and using slip bobbers and leeches. Smallmouth bass action is picking up on the

Muchmore now MUCC’s top gun

By Bill Parker Editor Lansing – After four months of searching, the Michigan United Conservation Clubs has a new leader. Dennis Muchmore will become the state’s largest conservation organization’s executive director beginning July 9. He replaces Sam Washington, who resigned Feb. 16 after holding the position for the past five years. ‘You get to the

‘Ohio’s first turkey hunter,’ dies at 89

By Mike MooreEditor Gallipolis, Ohio – He was called by some ‘the first turkey hunter in the state of Ohio.’ He was better known as an entrepreneur who turned a 12-stool restaurant into a ubiquitous nationwide chain. Bob Evans, the southern Ohio sausage maker who in 1953 founded the chain of nearly 600 restaurants that

Division of Wildlife asking for 70-day goose season

By Jeffrey L. Frischkorn Contributing Writer Columbus – Ohio goose hunters may very well enjoy more liberalized hunting regulations this year. The DNR Division of Wildlife has formally asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for a 70-day statewide goose hunting season. Presently, the state is divided into zones with either a 40-day season or

Alternate funding bill for agencies unveiled

By Bob Frye Capital Correspondent Harrisburg – State Rep. Dave Levdansky is preparing legislation that would provide the Game and Fish & Boat commissions with additional funding. The Allegheny County Democrat announced at the Pennsylvania Game Commis-sion’s meeting June 26 that he has drafted legislation that would give a portion of the existing sales tax

All-season deer hunters to see changes in 2007

By Joe AlbertAssociate Editor St. Paul – In many parts of the state, the DNR is doing almost everything it can to help deer hunters kill more animals in an effort to reduce populations. That’s not the case everywhere. In the farmland part of the state, hunters annually kill more deer than the DNR issues

PGC president fight settled: Boop stays

By Jeff Mulhollem Editor Harrisburg – When the Pennsylvania Game Commission meeting opened June 25, President Commissioner Tom Boop held the gavel and he read a statement that commissioners said resolved the crisis over board leadership, but a state lawmaker suggested that the &#8220fiasco” should cost several of them their seats. &#8220It would seem that

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