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January 3, 2008

Southeast Region

Promised Land, Peck’s Pond (Pike County) Lake Minsi (Northampton County) – Nockamixon Sports Shop reports that anglers were finding nice catches of perch and pickerel on these popular ice-fishing destinations as conditions allowed. Lehigh River (Lehigh County) – Gin-clear water was reported around Christmas. Bank ice was gone, which enabled stream access. The surface water temperature, as …

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Drilling on state lands again up for discussion

Columbus (AP) – Drilling for oil and natural gas in state parks is among the options Ohio lawmakers are considering as part of their debate over the state’s future energy needs. In behind-the-scenes discussions, a provision has been advanced that would allow drilling on state lands “covered by concrete, asphalt, gravel, turf, crops or fields

Hunters tag 118 elk, including piebald

Lansing – Michigan’s December elk season provided the “hunt of a lifetime” for many of its participants, including Monroe resident Janie Zlatos. The recent season, “was a little better, success-wise, than usual,” said DNR wildlife biologist Brian Mastenbrook. “We had excellent conditions. It wasn’t too cold. We got new snow on the third day, but

Strange Clearfield canine not a wild wolf, PGC says

University Park, Pa. – A very large canine creature killed in southern Clearfield County in mid- to late November, suspected of being a wolf or wolf hybrid, was examined at the Penn State Animal Diagnostic Laboratory Dec. 20. After a preliminary investigation, Walt Cottrell, Pennsyl-vania Game Commission wildlife veterinarian, reportedly concluded that the animal had

Southern Lower

Union Area Anglers are starting to ice fish on the smaller lakes in the area where there is up to 4 inches of ice. Bluegills and crappies are hitting wax worms and minnows on Eagle Lake. Halls Bait and Tackle, (269) 641-2304. Three Rivers Area Ice fishing is beginning, but safe ice is still forming

Waterfowl season was a mixed bag

Sparta, Mich. – Opinions this waterfowl season varied as much as the weather this fall. Hunter success ranged from excellent to fair, and as with any hunting season, success depended on hunters’ locations and the conditions they encountered. DNR reaction was limited as of press time. “The general feeling around the state is that ducks

Agreement reached in trust fund lawsuit

Lansing – The state of Michigan and owners of mineral rights the state had claimed through tax foreclosure have reached an agreement that seems to offer some protection to the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. Lease fees and production royalties from oil and gas beneath state-owned lands go into the trust fund. The MNRTF, reinvesting

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