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Sportsmen Since 1967

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Sportsmen Since 1967

April 3, 2008

Nekoosa Area

As of early last week, water levels were still very low. With warm weather coming, the dam gate may be opened to get levels rising and fish moving up to the dam. Boaters are having excellent catches of walleyes. Many slot fish in the 20- to 25-inch range are being reported in the deeper holes downriver, […]

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Federal funds prompt Phase II of Koochiching forest project

St. Paul – A plan to preserve from development a block of private Minnesota forest likely will expand, possibly by another 76,000 acres, thereby giving hunters assured future access to prime grouse-hunting and deer-hunting land. Federal and state officials announced this week that $3.5 million in federal funding will help move along the Koochiching Forest

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Pheasants

In Springfield, pheasant rumors are flying en masse – pun mostly intended. The April 4 issue of Illinois Outdoor News features a news story explaining Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s desire to ditch the state’s controlled pheasant hunting program. The story also touches on the uproar the governor’s decision is creating among the state’s hunters. The reason

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Rivers

Illinois River: At Starved Rock, water is four feet above normal and 46 degrees. Clearing water has helped fishing. White bass, saugers and walleyes are biting all around on 1/4- to 3/8-ounce jigs. Anglers have found best fishing at 16-19 feet. Saugers have started to move out of deep holes and biting around Spring Valley

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