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July 8, 2010

Crossbow bill OK’d, sent 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


July 10: Wisconsin Waterfowl Assoc. Picnic, 4-8 p.m., Paradise Shores Resort. For more info call Ashly Steinke, 608-206-7721. July 13:_Marshview Conservation Club Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Range Line Inn. For more info call 920-467-6569. July 15:_Adams County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Ceder Shack. For more info call Rick Carlson, 608-547-6620. July 29:_Fond du Lac Chapter

Woman pulls cow leg bone from bear’s throat

Rhinelander, Wis. – So, just how does someone remove a bone from a black bear’s throat without the bear objecting? Simple. Grab a pair of leather gloves from the garage, along with a plastic face shield, go out in the yard, walk up to the bear, open its mouth, reach in, and pull out the

‘No bow doe’ set for some units this fall

Fitchburg, Wis. – It’s here. “No bow doe” rules will be in place for 19 deer units this fall. Antlerless deer carcass tags issued this fall with archery hunting licenses will only be allowed to be used in deer units where an antlerless deer quota exists. Earlier this year, the Natural Resources Board approved a

DNR unveils new deer roadkill policies

Always confusing, the laws and policies involving deer killed during vehicle collisions are getting updated by DNR. You can find the new policies below. Meanwhile, I’m seeking opinions on the roadkill rules. E-mail me at ralph@outdoornews.com According to a DNR news release: Road Kill – Individuals who wish to claim a deer killed in a

Turkey committee wants status quo for turkey tags

Milladore, Wis. – The DNR_Turkey Committee met June 16 at the Mead Wildlife Area and set final permit levels for this fall and preliminary permit levels for the spring of 2011 – numbers that will be similar to the two previous seasons, respectively. An updated spring harvest also was put at 47,722 birds, down about

USDA to Release Open Fields Funding

Washington — The U.S. Department of Agriculture anounced Thursday that it would to release funding for the “Open Fields” Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program, a new effort to encourage owners and operators of privately held farm, ranch and forest lands to provide public access to their lands for wildlife-dependent activities such as hunting

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