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Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

March 19, 2009

La Crosse Area

Anglers were having a little trouble getting onto Lake Onalaska last week because of a pressure ridge, but they were catching panfish and northern pike. Fishermen also were pushing boats across about 50 feet of ice last week at Dresbach in order to reach the Mississippi River. Those efforts paid off – walleyes and sauger […]

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Long Island/NYC

The codfishing off Montauk Point remains steady, with most fish in the low teens. Depending on the sea conditions, the fish are being caught while at anchor or drifting. Fresh skimmer clams have been the top bait while at anchor. When drifting, Viking-style jigs in the 10-to 24-ounce range have been the most productive. The

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‘Black bear gone wild’ in Bureau County not so wild after all

Neponset, Ill. – A black bear captured in February in Bureau County probably was not wild, wildlife officials now suspect. DNR conservation police officers captured the 200-pound creature Feb. 4 after receiving a report it was sleeping in a field beneath brush and branches in western Bureau County. The animal, which was in semi-hibernation, was

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Negligent homicide in hunting death upheld in Louisiana

New Orleans (AP) – Louisiana’s Supreme Court has reinstated the negligent homicide conviction of a man who shot his friend to death in an Avoyelles Parish deer hunting accident. According to Tuesday’s decision, Jake DeSoto killed his friend Kain Roy in November 2004. Roy apparently had stepped away from his stand and DeSoto, thinking he

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Lake Michigan: According to fishing reporter Cory Yarmuth, now is the time to get out and hit the discharges on the south end of the lake. Browns and coho are starting to get active on the lakefront from the boats. There is also some shore fishing opportunities on the south half. Fish the warm-water discharges

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