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April 20, 2009

Calif. poacher fined $50,000; banned from Oregon

Portland, Ore. (AP) – A California man has been fined $50,000 and banned for life from hunting in Oregon for poaching a trophy bull elk. Federal prosecutors said 38-year-old Ronald Ray Jurin of Redding, Calif., pleaded guilty to a felony violation of the Lacey Act, which prohibits the import, export, sale or transport of wildlife …

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DNR, RBFF postcard campaign promotes fishing’s benefits to 90,000 Minnesotans

Nearly 90,000 Minnesotans will receive a postcard this spring that encourages them to continue to enjoy Minnesota’s outdoors by going fishing. The mailing is a joint effort of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) and the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) “We are reminding folks that purchasing a fishing license is an inexpensive

Commissioner picks still remain an issue

Jeff Mulhollem Game and fish commissioner appointments have been controversial for a century. Today, with deer-management and trout-stocking issues at the forefront of sportsmen debate, that is likely more true than ever. “If Jesus Christ himself were nominating commissioner candidates, there would still be people unhappy with his selections,” says Robb Miller, adviser to Gov.

Outdoor Observation – April 20, 2009

Bill Parker MAKE_A_DIFFERENCE. The goal of most conservation groups is to make a difference in the field of outdoor recreation they represent. Most accomplish that goal, either in modest measurements or drastic accomplishment, through volunteer efforts. A conservation group in northern Lower Michigan is making a big difference in the continued survival and proliferation of

Many Sierra Trout Waters Open April 25

One of California’s biggest trout fishing openers is coming up on April 25. Numerous waters opening April 25 are already planted with 8-12 inch-long catchable size trout. The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will plant roughly nine million rainbow trout state-wide in 2009 providing outstanding angling opportunities. Many families plan annual camping and fishing

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