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January 21, 2010

2009 N.Y. deer take won’t decline much

Albany – DEC won’t release its final deer harvest figures until next month, but indications are the harvest totals will run nearly on par with last season and perhaps slightly – but only slightly – below. But DEC officials did, however, indicate the overall deer take in the Northern Zone appears to be down by

Duck season failed to make few Illinois hunters happy

Anna, Ill. – The state’s duck hunting season, which wrapped up with the south zone closure on Jan. 12, will certainly not be one for the record books. But the subpar season allegedly has hunters in part of the state pushing for a fourth waterfowl hunting zone. E-mails to Illinois Outdoor News starting in December

Carp closer to Lake Michigan than feared

Chicago – In the wake of a lawsuit filed against Illinois by a handful of Great Lakes states over Asian carp, federal officials said they found evidence the fish is closer to Lake Michigan than ever before. On Jan. 11, officials announced two samples taken in October showed Asian carp DNA were collected at the

Baitfish regs loosened to 10-day possession

Albany -_DEC has revised its regulations to allow anglers to possess “certified” baitfish up to 10 days after purchase and to also allow the use of baitfish in some western New York waters where they were previously prohibited. Officials said the move to increase the possession time limit of baitfish from its current seven days

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