Thursday, March 30th, 2023
Thursday, March 30th, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

December 4, 2008

State is a leader in whitetail research

University Park, Pa. – Andrew Norton is well aware of how controversial and political deer management is in Pennsylvania. That’s one reason why the graduate student in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is so fascinated by it. A dedicated and passionate deer hunter from Minnesota who is pursuing a master’s degree in wildlife and

User fees to increase on some federal lands

Baldwin,. Mich. – Since the “fee use” program for use of recreational sites on the national forest was put in place, those using specific sites on the Huron-Manistee National Forests have had to pay a daily or annual fee for use of specific sites and facilities. Not universally popular at first with recreational users, several

Number of muzzleloader deer hunters increases

St. Paul – If muzzleloader deer hunters in the state don’t have a banner season, it won’t be for a lack of hunters. As of last Friday, the eve of the 16-day season, deer hunters had purchased 55,000 muzzleloader licenses. The season runs Nov. 29 to Dec. 14. Last year, there were 35,000 to 40,000

Southcentral Region

Little Juniata River (Blair County) – Low flow was reported Nov. 19, and anglers were nymphing with Pheasant Tails, Hare’s Ears and Green Weenies, or stripping streamers by the banks. Anglers were urged to avoid disturbing spawning brown trout and their beds. For more on these and other central Pennsylvania streams, Raystown Lake (Huntingdon

The Lessard Outdoor Heritage Council: Meet the members

St. Paul – The 12 members of the Lessard Outdoor Heritage Council have been named and met for the first time earlier this week. Following are brief biographies of each member, as well as short questions and answers, which are edited for length. House appointments DAVID HARTWELL Hartwell, of Minneapolis, is founder and president of

Hunter access survey shows work is needed

Columbus – A small sample of southeast and southwest Ohio farmers said they continue to experience problems related to deer damage, but the majority of those same farmers said they weren’t interested in a formal matchmaking program to link them with hunters. In coordination with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, the DNR Division of Wildlife

Twin Cities Metro

NORTHEAST METRO Although ice depths vary, most lakes offer enough ice to walk on. You’ll find up to six inches on the small lakes, which is where most of the fishing action has started. Early reports indicate a decent northern pike and panfish bite on Demonterville Lake in six to 10 feet. Mud Lake also

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