Big Six LAKE_MILLE LACS East – Despite measurable snow, the ice is in good shape with some roads now plowed to the mud flats. Walleye action has been excellent on the mud in 25 to 30 feet with jigging spoons producing the most fish. The 14- to 16-foot rock piles are giving up walleyes and …
December 31, 2009
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
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
Harrisburg – If anyone needed more confirmation that the Susquehanna is in trouble, it came recently in a finding by federal scientists that the river has a higher percentage of “intersex” smallmouth bass than almost any other waterway in the country.
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
Punxsutawney, Pa. – A Summerville bear hunter who killed a property owner in a trespassing dispute will not be charged, according to Pennsylvania State Police, who said the shooting was determined to be justified.
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
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,
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