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August 21, 2008

Vendor penalized $155,000 penalty for turkey tag fiasco

Madison – The DNR’s leftover license sales vendor will pay the state $155,000 in penalties for problems associated with the sale of over-the-counter spring turkey tags. Hunters who tried to buy leftover tags on March 28 inundated the system with thousands of simultaneous requests, and that caused the Central Bank of Missouri’s computer system to

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Sauk City Area

Cool evenings and falling water temperatures have resulted in terrific fishing. The walleye bite on Lake Wisconsin has been very good. Anglers targeting 16 to 19 feet of water with crawler harnesses have been doing very well. White bass are schooling and pushing bait against the surface. Follow the circling sea gulls and target white

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Illinois River: Near Ottawa, catfish are good. Best on shrimp, chicken liver and shad. Near Peoria, channel catfish good along channel edges. White bass are good on Little Georges. Near Starved Rock, white bass are good on blade baits. Catfish good on cut shad and dipbaits. Smallmouth bass and catfish still good in the big

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