Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
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November 19, 2009

Old dump gets habitat work

Trenton, Mich. – Decades ago, it was used as a chemical dump, but today new habitat for bass, lake sturgeon, and walleyes has been established in the Trenton Channel of the Detroit River. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality took the lead in negotiating and approving the cleanup of the BASF Corporation Riverview site, according

DNR: Cougar sign confirmed in U.P.

Marquette, Mich. – The DNR has verified new evidence of a cougar in three separate cases in the eastern Upper Peninsula. The DNR’s cougar team confirmed two sets of tracks, one in Gulliver and one in DeTour, and a photo of a cougar taken in Bruce Township. According to Christie Sitar, a wildlife biologist and

Richfield artist wins walleye stamp contest

DNR Reports St. Paul – A painting of two walleyes, one chasing a jointed lure, has been selected as the image for the 2010 Minnesota walleye stamp. The painting, by Tim Turenne of Richfield, Minn., was selected from 17 designs submitted to the Minnesota DNR. “It’s a great image,” said Neil Vanderbosch, of the DNR.

Ohioans charged in W.Va. bear poaching probe

Summersville, W.Va. – A lengthy bear poaching investigation was brought to a conclusion Oct. 22 and Oct. 25, when West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) conservation officers and Wildlife Resources personnel apprehended a group of eight hunters in Nicholas County for using bait to lure black bears into sites where they could be shot

Deer wanton waste gets COs’ attention

Tower, Minn. – The actions of hunters sometimes bewilder the state’s conservation officers. Case in point: CO Dan Starr, of Tower, on Monday checked a group of hunters in northern Minnesota who’d harvested three bucks. In his report this week, Starr referred to “a very disturbing investigation” in which “three nice bucks were thrown away

Walleye regulations to change on Mullett Lake

Lansing – There will be changes in the walleye regulations on Cheboygan County’s Mullett Lake beginning next year. But not because Native American tribal members are taking more fish than in the past. Changes are being made because the walleye population in the 17,360-acre lake is not as big as it was estimated to be.

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