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February 12, 2009

New Licenses on Sale Feb. 18; 2009 Fishing Guides Available

Nashville – The 2009-10 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Wednesday, Feb. 18. Licenses are available at any Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) regional office, licensing agent, and on the TWRA Web site. The new licenses are valid from March 1, 2009 through February, 2010. License sales provide the primary funding for the

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Northeastern Minnesota moose count completed

Northeastern Minnesota’s 2008 moose survey estimates a population of 7,600 animals. This is similar to last year’s count, but related factors suggest that the population is continuing to decline. “The raw survey numbers were similar,” said Mark Lenarz, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife researcher overseeing moose research. “But a historically low calf

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Illinois man bids $245,000 for Montana hunting license

Helena, Mont. (AP) — An Illinois man who owns a chain of sandwich shops has paid $245,000 for a license to hunt a bighorn sheep in Montana. The license was auctioned at the Wild Sheep Foundation’s convention in Salt Lake City last weekend. The Wyoming-based foundation would not release the name of the winning bidder,

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Are DNR, DEQ set to merge?

Lansing – As Michigan’s economy continues a downward spiral – the unemployment rate reached 10.6 percent in December, the highest in the country – state legislators continue to seek ways to cut costs from the dwindling state budget. One idea bouncing around Lansing that recently was endorsed by Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop, R-Oakland County,

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A long winter for deer…

Even longer for those weary of Coleman-Franken Going about my business in the backyard, I was suddenly surrounded by deer. About a dozen were all around the yard, though the sunflower seeds scattered beneath the birdfeeders were their likely destination. The deer were intently watching me, but they didn’t appear wary or afraid. One scruffy

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Northcentral Region

Spring Creek (Centre County) – Low flow was reported at the end of January. Green Weenies, scuds, cressbugs, Pheasant Tails, Hare’s Ear and other nymphs were working, as were streamers, such as olive Slump Busters, fished slowly or dead-drifted. For more on this and other central streams, visit www.tcoflyfishing.com Little Pine Lake (Lycoming County) –

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Lake Erie Region

Check out the Web site of the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (www.glerl.noaa.gov) for satellite images of Lake Erie and all of the Great Lakes. The only thing you can see in the images, which are updated every day, right now is a solid ice cover over most of Lake Erie, with the exception of

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