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August 19, 2010

Trapper ID bill passes after years of effort

Albany – It took more than 60 years, but New York’s trappers have finally succeeded in getting a change to state law that will save them time and effort and likely lessen their run-ins with those who oppose trapping. Gov. David Paterson signed into law Aug. 3 legislation that will no longer require trappers to

Governor hopefuls spar at Game Fair

Ramsey, Minn. – As the four candidates for governor shook hands after the debate and went their separate ways, Tom Jes of Plymouth reflected on everything he heard the candidates discuss for the past 75 minutes inside a packed seminar tent at Game Fair. Impressed with the debate and toughness of the questions, Jes came

New York Calendar of Events – Issue 17

Season Dates Sept. 1: Squirrel season opens Sept. 1: Early goose season opens Sept. 1: Crow season opens Sept. 6: Summer flounder (fluke) season closes Sept. 12: Black sea bass season closes Sept. 18: Early bear season opens (Adirondacks) Sept. 20: Grouse season opens (Northern Zone) Sept. 25-26: Youth Pheasant Hunt (portions of state) Sept. 26: Scup (porgy) season closes

Benton County closes part of St. Cloud-area gun range

St. Cloud, Minn. – Whether it’s an “attack” on gun ranges, or a matter of not complying with county zoning rules and safety issues, a portion of a prominent gun club in Benton County has been at least temporarily closed, as legal matters continue to be sorted out. A spokesperson from the Del-Tone/Luth Gun Range,

Illinois Calendar of Events – Issue 17

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 20: Little Wabash Longbeards NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus. For more info call Marge Shubert 217-536-6596. Aug. 21: White County Wild Turkey NWTF Banquet, 6 p.m., Floral Hall, Carmi Fairgrounds. For more info call Kristi Woodrow, 618-963-2549. Aug. 21: Concordia Quail Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Quail Restoration Club. For more info call Brian Kelly,

Wisconsin Cuffs

District 1 – Ashland area Warden Matt Mackenzie, of Ashland, issued a citation for illegal minnow trapping. Warden Brad Biser, of Brule, investigated a report of boating-related injury on Minnisuing Lake. Warden Biser and deputy warden Kevin Feind investigated a complaint about a bear illegally killed near a subject’s residence; charges are pending. Warden Lance

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