Friday, March 31st, 2023
Friday, March 31st, 2023

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December 6, 2007

Eastern UP

Pickford Area Ice is forming on Munuscong Bay and anglers are eagerly awaiting first ice. No one has been fishing. Hunters report that the firearms deer season was good. Wilderness Treasures, (906) 647-4002. Drummond Island Area Ice is forming on Scotts and Maxton bays, but no one was fishing yet as of late last week.

DNR-led team to look at deer-hunting regs

St. Paul – From time to time, Lou Cornicelli hears from hunters about the complexities of the state’s deer-hunting regulations. Granted, the regs have evolved over the years as the deer herd has changed, according to Cornicelli, the DNR’s big-game program coordinator. And at the same time, the department has attempted to expand hunting opportunities

Central LP

Saginaw Bay Area Perch have moved into the shallows in Saginaw Bay and anglers there are dialing in. The best action so far has been in the cuts and marinas around the bay. Walleyes at starting to gather at the mouth of the Saginaw River. Shore ice is forming. The firearms deer season was fair.

Public groups push to keep Lake Snowden open to all

Athens, Ohio – The campground at Lake Snowden in Athens County is targeted to reopen April 1 under a new plan designed to maintain the lake as a public recreational resource. A group of federal, state and local agencies is reviewing the plan drafted by Hocking College, which owns the Lake Snowden Education and Recreation

Northwestern LP

Traverse City Area Windy weather has slowed fishing around Traverse City. Anglers who are venturing out are catching perch on Crystal Lake in 50 to 60 feet of water. There are still some good steelhead in the Boardman River where anglers are catching fish on spawn and flies. Deer hunting tapered off with the high

Finally! Pa. team to vie in U.S. ice-fishing event

Greensburg, Pa. – Mike Kuna was less than enthusiastic the first time his cousin Bob Griffith asked him to go ice fishing. Oh how things have changed. Today, the pair – Kuna, from McCandless Township, outside of Pittsburgh, and Griffith, of Vandergrift, in Westmoreland County – are not only ice-fishing partners, they’re among the best ice fishermen

A look back at ’07 duck hunt: No bust, no boom

Bemidji, Minn. – Another duck-hunting season has come and gone, and it appears most duck hunters will look back on 2007 and fondly call it “average.” Which it was, by most accounts, in more ways than one. Duck numbers were about average, the weather was about average (with the exception of a wetter-than-normal October), and

Central UP

Garden Area The firearms deer season was slow. High winds have kept anglers off Big Bay de Noc. Anglers are waiting for ice to form. The Garden Sport Shop, (906) 644-2908. Foxy’s Den, (906) 644-2817. Marquette Area Ice is forming on some inland lakes, but nothing was safe for foot traffic as of late last

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