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July 1, 2010

DNA evidence helps convict York County trophy-buck poacher

York, Pa. — Michael Sponseller Jr., 19, of East Berlin, Adams County, was found guilty and sentenced to pay $1,100 in fines and $5,000 in replacement costs for the unlawful poaching of a trophy-class white-tailed deer in York County, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission officials.    The sentence was handed down, on June 29, by

Little change to state’s breeding waterfowl population

Bemidji, Minn. — The number of breeding ducks in Minnesota this spring was down slightly from last year, according to a report the DNR released earlier this week. The estimated duck population this year was 531,000, compared with last year’s estimate of 541,000. The long-term average is 624,000, and this year’s estimate is the fourth-lowest


July 10:_Butler County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Izaak Walton League. For more info call Randy Windell, 513-870-9200. Aug. 7:_Hardin County Longbeards Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Kenton Eagles Lodge. For more info call Tim Lotz, 419-673-0080. Aug. 12:_Medina County Strutters NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Buffalo Creek Resort. For more info call Bill Suliks, 330-635-0878. Aug. 20:_Putnam County

Asian carp pass barrier in Chicago

Chicago – At least one adult Asian carp has breached the electric barrier built specifically to keep the invasive fish from advancing up the Chicago canal system and into Lake Michigan. Federal and state officials in Illinois announced June 23 that a commercial fisherman caught a 34.6-inch, 19.6-pound Asian bighead carp in Lake Calumet, which

Gladwin man guilty of illegally killing wolf in U.P.

DNRE Report Gladwin, Mich. — A Gladwin man was sentenced recently before Judge W. Clayton Graham in 92nd District Court in St. Ignace on one count of illegally killing a gray wolf. Michael Greaves, 47, was found guilty and ordered to pay $500 in fines and costs, along with $1,500 in restitution. His hunting privileges

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