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June 12, 2008

State Roundup

BEAR HUNTERS who have been saying the DNR is underestimating the state’Äôs bear population may be right. The DNR is expected to release this week the preliminary results of a two-year black bear study that suggests that the state’Äôs bear population could be least twice as large as currently thought. Don’Äôt go running off looking …

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New consumption advisory suggests eating more fish

St. Paul (AP) ’Äî Minnesotans should eat more fish, the state health department said last week in its annual advisory on consuming fish from Minnesota waters. The updated guidelines say it’Äôs fine for people who eat fish from the state’Äôs lakes and rivers to have an extra meal or so a month. The agency said

N.Y. setting stage for online harvest reports

Albany – Letting the state know where and how you took your buck or bear should be as easy as a few computer mouse clicks this fall. The state Department of Environmental Conservation plans to have a Web site set up this fall on which hunters will be able to report their big-game take. The

Southeastern New York

Neversink, Rondout and Ashokan reservoirs: Reports are that a few fish are being caught. There have been reports of anglers fishing from shore catching nice-sized trout using large minnows and Krocodile spoons. Cross River, Kensico and Titicus reservoirs: There have been reports of brown trout in the 7-pound range being caught. These reservoirs have been

Central New York

Lake Ontario: The brown trout fishing continues to be good along the shoreline of Lake Ontario with the best action taking place very early in the morning – even before dawn. Some steelhead and salmon are being caught 10 to 70 feet down (depending on the depth you are marking bait) in 50 to 250

Nonresident deer hunters come from around the nation, world

St. Paul ’Äî Hunters from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto’ÄàRico hunted deer in Minnesota during last year’Äôs firearms season, according to the DNR Fish and Wildlife Division. Residents of 17 other countries also clad themselves in blaze orange to participate in Minnesota whitetail hunting in 2007. Nonresident licenses were sold to

Big Six

LAKE’ÄàMILLE LACS East – Walleye action has improved on the 28-foot gravel during the day. Lindy Rigs and crawlers are working best on Dog Bone Reef and Banana Reef. Slip bobbers and leeches are working best at night on Pope’Äôs Reef in nine feet. A few fish have started coming off the mud flats during

Capital District

Fish 307 in the Village of Lake George reports salmon and lake trout hitting on Lake George. Salmon were hitting between 15 and 30 feet on flies behind dodgers. Lake trout can be found 35 to 40 feet down, in waters 80 or more feet deep. Try flatfish and stick baits for the lakers. Numerous

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