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Monday, December 11th, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

March 25, 2010

Tests show less lead in venison

By Joe Albert Associate Editor St. Paul – Hunters donated 544 deer to the venison donation program during the 2009 deer season, which is just less than what they donated in 2008, but about a quarter of 2007 total. Officials say they’re not surprised, though, given that the total deer harvest has been on the

Study indicates road salt taking toll on many streams

Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Many urban streams have become salty enough to harm aquatic life, largely because of salt used for de-icing roads in the winter, according to a new government study released last month. The U.S. Geological Survey studied urban streams and groundwater for levels of chloride, a component of salt, in 20 states

Record nontypical buck dead in Lenawee County

Lenawee County, Mich. – A whitetail buck with a set of nontypical antlers that score more than any others on record in Michigan was found dead of unknown causes in February in Lenawee County. The deer’s remains were found on private property along a creek about 150 yards from a road. A woman who owns

State kicks off turkey hunt April 19

Athens, Ohio – April 19 through May 16 will provide turkey hunters with many opportunities to hunt Ohio’s estimated 200,000 wild turkeys. After a very abusive winter of deep snow and limited food sources, one wonders about the fate of turkeys. Have many survived? Will we have hunt able numbers? What portions of Ohio will

With just a few exceptions, ice fishing has quickly ended

Big Six LAKE_MILLE LACS There were some anglers getting on the lake early this week, but the shorelines started to open and access is limited. Best to call ahead for ice conditions before you go. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 Terry’s Boat Harbor (320) 692-4430 LAKE OF THE WOODS Ice fishing has pretty much

Popular SAFE acres program is going, going, almost gone

St. Paul – Demonstrating again the popularity of conservation programs in Minnesota, federal officials say landowners in the state are on the fast track to enroll a new allocation of “SAFE” acres made just a couple weeks ago. Minnesota was scheduled to enroll 10,800 of an additional 150,000 acres made available through the Conservation Reserve

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