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October 22, 2009

Abrupt cold snap reduces bite, fishing pressure

The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission continues to stock trout throughout the state. For a statewide stocking schedule, visit NORTHWEST REGION Lake Erie and tributaries – Fair steelhead fishing was reported in low clear water in the tributaries Oct. 9. Fish in the lower sections had scattered as far as I-90, and no new …

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Minnesota whitetails: Questions and answers

St. Paul – With the firearms deer season set to kick off on Nov. 7, Outdoor News caught up with Lou Cornicelli, DNR big-game program coordinator, to get his take on the upcoming season, and to catch up on some deer-related topics. An edited version of the conversation is below. ODN: What’s your expectation for

Three Ohioans face Lacey Act charges in federal proceedings

Columbus – Owners of a Highland County hunting preserve were ordered to pay $4,582.44 in restitution and a $1,000 fine after pleading guilty to federal wildlife trafficking violations. In addition, both men were each sentenced to two years probation and barred from deer propagation during the probation period. Earl A. Boyd, 46, and son, Charles

Gov: DNR, DEQ set to merge

Lansing – Following up on a promise made in February, Gov. Jennifer Granholm has issued an executive order, effective Jan. 17, 2010, that will combine the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Environmental Quality. The new department will be called the Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE). “The Department of Natural Resources

USFWS: 20 percent of U.S. are bird watchers

Washington, D.C. (AP) – One in every five Americans watches birds, according to a new report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service called “Birding in the United States: A Demographic and Economic Analysis.” The report claims that 48 million people birdwatch, remaining at a steady 20 percent of the U.S. population since 1996. And

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