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November 13, 2008

DNR to deer hunters: Don’t shoot a wolf

Madison – If deer hunters shoot a wolf this fall, the “mistaken identity” excuse won’t get them out of trouble. Last fall, DNR Conservation Warden David Youngquist, of Iowa County, encountered two cases of hunters shooting wolves. Both deer hunters believed they had coyotes in their sights when they pulled the trigger. In each case,

Siren Area

Fishing has been a little on the slow side, but anglers have been catching crappies, walleyes, and smallmouths on different waters around the area. Muskies have been hitting on Yellow Lake. Deer hunters registered a lot of deer during the October antlerless season. The fall turkey season is getting a lot of attention from are

Shotgun turkey harvest continues steady drop

Springfield – As expected and predicted, the 2008 fall shotgun turkey harvest experienced a steep decline. During the nine-day season, which ended Nov. 2, hunters took only 878 turkeys, down from the 2007 fall harvest of 1,161 turkeys and the 1,189 taken in the fall of 2006. The top five counties for the most recent


Crab Orchard Lake: Anglers are picking up a few crappies in 6-10 feet on minnows and jigs. Catfish action has slowed somewhat. Bluegill action has slowed also, although some fish are still being caught along the rip rap on crickets and wax worms. Bass action is good on a variety of baits fished around shallow

Sixteen-point buck a potential world record

Mondovi, Wis. – An Eau Claire bowhunter harvested a white-tailed buck Nov. 1 in Buffalo County that is garnering national attention as a potential world record. In what is unfolding as something of a storybook script, Bob Decker of Eau Claire – a paper mill worker described by friends as just an average guy who

Hayward Area

The cool, windy, and rainy weather kept fishing pressure down, but a fair number of diehard anglers did venture out to try their luck. Muskies have been the main target for most of these late-season anglers, and action has been very good. Nearly all anglers have been dragging suckers around, and many anglers have been

DEC, DEP open additional tracts

Windham, N.Y. – DEC and New York City officials have reached an agreement that will open up about 13,000 acres of city-owned property in the Catskills, some to hunting, fishing and trapping with a city permit. Under the cooperative agreement, hunting, fishing and trapping on dozens of city-owned adjacent to state Forest Preserve land in

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