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

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May 7, 2009

ODNR:_Bear sightings will increase

Akron – During the next few months, Ohioans could expect to see more black bears as the young bruins leave their mothers in search of their own territory. In 2008, approximately 29 different black bears were confirmed in the Buckeye State according to the ODNR Division of Wildlife. While the population of bears in Ohio

Midwest gets $29 million for ‘recovery’ projects

Minneapolis – National wildlife refuges and national fish hatcheries across the Midwest will receive an infusion of nearly $29 million as part of Congress’ and President Barack Obama’s “economic recovery plan,” Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced late last month. Local beneficiaries include the Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge and the Ottawa National Wildlife

Lake Erie Region

From March 1 through April 30 the walleye bag limit reduces to four fish per day, returning to six fish per day on May 1. The minimum size limit for walleye is 15 inches. The daily bag limit for Lake Erie yellow perch is 25 fish per angler in waters west of the Huron pier.

PGC boosts doe permits for Unit 5C

Harrisburg – If doe licenses were dollars, then Wildlife Management Unit 5C was the big winner at the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s April meeting. That unit, which takes in all or parts of Chester, Berks, Bucks, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Delaware and Lancaster counties, saw its doe license allocation for 2009-10 climb by 21,000, from 92,000 to

Upper Peninsula

Drummond Island Area Perch fishing is red hot at Drummond Island. Anglers fishing in 2 feet of water in Maxton Bay report a good bite. Most of the perch are running between 8 and 10 inches long, but fish up to 15 inches have been caught. Most of the perch are keepers. Minnows have produced

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