Thursday, March 30th, 2023
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July 1, 2010

Crappies moving to deeper water; catfish turning on

Central Region Hoover Reservoir (Delaware and Franklin counties) – Crappie fishing is slowing down as fish move to deeper water. Saugeyes are becoming more active as the summer pattern starts to set up. Trolling worm harnesses and crankbaits along the east shore can be productive. Bluegills are active now in shallower areas, flats, and the …

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DNRE eyes lake trout reg changes

Grand Haven, Mich. – State resource managers want public input on possible changes to lake trout regulations for Lake Michigan to help simplify the system and complement rehabilitation efforts. DNRE officials recently presented possible changes to lake trout season dates, and size and catch limits, at a Michigan Sea Grant informational meeting in Grand Haven.

Online checking to get test drive

Columbus – The DNR Division of Wildlife is planning to “test drive” its new Internet-based license sales and game check system this fall at a handful of locations around the state. Approximately 75 sales agents will pilot the licensing portion of the Wild Ohio Customer Relationship Management System (WOCRMS). An (as yet) undetermined number will

Iowa DNR advises caution on swollen rivers, reservoirs

Boaters, anglers, paddlers and swimmers are encouraged to use caution if planning to spend time on Iowa rivers or flood control reservoirs this July 4 holiday weekend. Near record flooding over much of the state has sent rivers out of their banks and sending downed trees and other debris downstream. “Our rivers are always changing

DOW criminal court hearing delayed over documents

Georgetown, Ohio – A dispute over a request for state records has delayed a court hearing to determine whether five DNR Division of Wildlife officials’ criminal obstruction of justice cases will be dismissed or proceed to trial. Common Pleas Judge Scott Gusweiler of Brown County continued the cases until Aug. 4. At issue is a

Strickland receives endorsement from NRA_

Columbus – The National Rifle Association endorsed Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland in his re-election bid against Republican John Kasich, picking the battleground state for the first of its general election endorsements in 37 governor’s races nationwide. Strickland, a former congressman from Appalachia, made two appearances – at a sporting goods store in Proctorville on the

Crossbow bill passed, forwarded to governor

Albany — Crossbows may be coming to New York. Legislation that would allow crossbows for big game hunting in the state has been passed by both the Assembly and Senate, although the Senate altered the original bill (A924) with several amendments governing when the implements can be used. The bill, at press time, was on

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