Monday, June 5th, 2023
Monday, June 5th, 2023

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February 19, 2009

A rough winter for some deer in N.Y.

Albany – Early snowfalls across the Adirondacks and portions of the Catskills have almost assured that there will be some winter deer mortality. And depending on what transpires over the next few weeks, it could be significant, according to DEC biologists. “Reports from our biologists across the state imply we will likely see some deer

Upper Peninsula Report

Lake Gogebic’s perch action has been awesome. Huge jumbos have been hitting. Use wigglers in 24 to 30 feet. Walleyes have been consistent from dusk to dawn on sucker minnows. Larger walleyes have been coming from deep water, 24 to 26 feet. Bear’s Nine Pines Resort, (906) 842-3361.

Big Green Lake Area

Bass have been reported on Kusel Lake in Waushara County. In Green Lake County, Lake Puckaway’s average ice depth is about 23 inches, with bluegills being caught in high numbers. On Big Green Lake, the average ice thickness is 18 inches. North Bay Sport & Liquor, (920) 294-6462.

State Roundup w

Dean Bortz Wisconsin Editor YUP, YOU’RE STILL READING your favorite newspaper, Wisconsin Outdoor News; we just look a little different this week after a tweaking of the front page design. The changes you see run a little deeper than just spiffing up the cover. One of the first things you might notice is that there

Poisoned: 200 turkeys dead in Oconto Co.

Green Bay, Wis. – Why would anyone intentionally poison hundreds of wild turkeys? That was the burning question on the minds of thousands of hunters after the DNR said Feb. 6 that approximately 200 turkey carcasses were found in a wooded area near a farm in north-central Oconto County. Northeast Region Warden Supervisor Byron Goetsch

Environment could get help from stimulus plan

Washington – While the federal government is providing about $787 billion in “stimulus” funding to ease the nation’s economic woes, it’s likely at least some of that would trickle toward the environment. Some conservation groups say that has, in fact, occurred. President Barack Obama signed off on a bill Tuesday that the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation

Marinette Area

In and around the Peshtigo harbor area, fishing pressure has been moderate to light. With all of the water on the ice, pike anglers dominate the scene; they’re using tip-ups and shiners. Success rates have been low up to this point. MBK Sport Shop, (715) 735-5393.

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