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Sportsmen Since 1967

Wednesday, December 6th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

December 31, 2009

Venison donations are up over last year’s total

DNR Report – Columbus – Ohio deer hunters have donated more than 95,500 pounds of venison to local food banks so far this deer season, according to Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry and the DNR Division of Wildlife. The 95,500 pounds equals approximately 382,000 meals for needy Ohioans. To date, 1,910 deer have been

New ‘guide’ generates concern

St. Paul – Lawmakers from the state House say a new set of “legislative guidelines” is meant to guide spending of dedicated funds and establish oversight and accountability for those expenditures. Some conservation advocates, though, worry something more sinister is afoot. “I think much of it is about control,” said Dave Zentner, co-chair of the

Despite snow and water on ice, anglers hitting lakes

Grand Rapids, Minn. – Last week’s storm was the real deal, dropping 20 inches of snow in some areas. It was a wet, heavy blanket of white stuff that quickly changed ice conditions across the state. But once the snow settled, Minnesota’s ice anglers proved a dedicated bunch, not letting the winter’s first major snow

2010: The Year in Review

Even in the 21st Century, old-school outdoors stories continue to intrigue Minnesotans. News reports of cougar sightings, poachers, and tantalizing big bucks kept outdoorsmen and women churning through pages of Outdoor News the past year. In between, readers saw the first year of dedicated funding spending while an overall state budget, plus “unallotment,” took a

Northeast Ohio streams get fresh steelhead runs

AKRON, OH – The snow has fallen and it is certainly cold! Ice fishing opportunities are just around the corner in northeast Ohio, according to the DNR Division of Wildlife. Buckeye State anglers are provided with unlimited chances to catch a variety of fish such as perch, sunfish, crappie, walleyes, and in a few places,

Stephens 18-point buck is bound for the record book

Clayton, Ohio – On Nov. 30, the opener of the statewide firearms season, 39 year-old Clayton, Ohio, resident Brian Stephens harvested a giant 18-point buck while hunting his 180-acre family owned farm in Highland County. The buck, a main-frame 9-point with nine additional sticker points, will likely shatter Ohio’s current nontypical muzzleloader record after the

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