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December 24, 2009

Death of dogs could lead to animal-poisoning charges

Wabasha, Minn. – Investigators and officials from the Wabasha County Attorney’s Office this week were determining if charges would be filed against a landowner suspected of pouring a poisonous substance over deer carcasses in an attempt to kill coyotes. According to the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Department, two dogs died after consuming the deer. Two family …

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NRB’s Ela questions CC advocacy

Madison – Did Natural Resources Board member Jonathan Ela leap before he looked when he challenged the Conservation Congress’s ability to comment on an extended deer season and restrictions on hunting and trapping on land bought with Stewardship funds? Two conservation leaders say yes, one says maybe not, and now it’s going to take a

‘About 100’ turkeys taken in L.I. season

East Hampton, N.Y. – About 100 hunters had Long Island wild turkey for Thanksgiving after the first turkey hunting season ended with a flourish. The state Department of Environmental Conservation said 30 hunters reported bagging a bird during the first-ever turkey season in Suffolk County on the island last month (Nov. 21-25), which resulted in

Illinois candidates offer replies to gun questions

The Associated Press Editor Springfield – The Associated Press recently asked candidates for Illinois governor questions about gun-control legislation. Two of the questions, including one on the controversial concealed-carry laws, are listed below, along with each candidate’s response. Q: “Would you sign or veto legislation banning the sale and possession of semiautomatic assault-style weapons in

DNR considering changes for ’10 whitetail season

Madison -_Coming on the heels of a 2009 gun season deer kill that saw a “soft-number” drop of 29 percent in overall harvest from last year, DNR wildlife biologists are looking at aerial surveys and buck mortality studies as just a couple ways the agency can improve its deer management scheme. In the meantime, the

Ice formed in north and central bringing out panfishermen

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides, and sporting goods stores. North Lake Michigan: According to fishing reporter Cory Yarmuth (www.chitownangler.com), the harbors are starting to get some ice on them, but there is still some good opportunities for open water fishing. The browns and steelhead are in

License hike stands as 2009’s top story

Hunters and anglers of New York did more than read the headlines of New York Outdoor News this year – they made the news as well. Yes, 2009 was a year in which the state’s sportsmen and women stood up and were counted, a year in which they mobilized to fight for their sporting traditions,

Cuffs and Collars reports

REPORT_OF_THE_WEEK – District 2 – Cumberland area Warden Sue Miller, of Hayward, responded to a minor ATV accident. A hunter had shot a deer on private land and then tried to remove it with an ATV. The hunter rolled the ATV into a wetland and pinned himself underneath it. The hunter called 911 on his

Muzzleloaders see harvest spike

Springfield – Muzzleloader hunters had their third best weekend in history, taking 4,697 deer during Dec. 11-13. That’s a jump of nearly 400 deer from last year’s 4,310 and second only the 2006 record of 5,973 and the second-best total of 4,879 killed in 2005. The muzzleloader numbers followed a mostly-disappointing firearms harvest of 99,419

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