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September 16, 2010

Positive outlook for duck season

Springfield – First the bad news: Illinois duck hunters had an awful 2009 season, harvesting the fewest ducks since 2004. The good news: Migrating ducks don’t dwell on the past. Besides, they read weather – not statistics. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, duck populations are in good shape, though experienced waterfowlers are

Muskie action heating up as water temperatures drop

DOOR PENINSULA AND KEWAUNEE AREA Anglers are awaiting the peak run of chinook salmon and brown trout into Green Bay and Lake Michigan tributaries. Most years, spawn-run chinooks and domestic browns pack into harbors and rivers from mid-September to early October. Coho salmon and Seeforellen-strain brown runs peak later, generally from about early October to early

Wisconsin Calendar

Banquet/Fundraiser Sept. 18: New Lisbon Sports Club Banquet, New Lisbon American Legion. For more info call Dennis Gosda, 608-562-3808. Sept. 18: Ellsworth Rod & Gun Club Banquet, 6 p.m., at the Clubhouse. For more info call Lars Loberg, 715-273-5072. Sept. 20: Big Muskego DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Muskego Lakes Golf Club. For more info call Adam, 262-210-3575.

Court battle looms over access to Adirondacks

Albany – A decades-old battle over whether float planes should be allowed to land on remote lakes in the Adirondack mountains has been renewed with a new federal lawsuit over the issue. Six residents of the Adirondacks filed the lawsuit against the state Department of Environmental Conservation and Adirondack Park Agency on Aug. 23 in

Will Dakota ducks head east?

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor St. Paul – Ducks of several species returning north last spring likely surveyed conditions in the eastern Dakotas, decided to conserve some energy, and set their wings. Surveys indicate, most notably, mallards and pintails congregated in much higher numbers in the Dakotas than in prairie Canada during this spring’s breeding

Illinois Cuffs & Collars – Issue 19

Region I A CPO cited a fisherman for possessing a short walleye on the Mississippi River. A District 7 CPO assisted Ontario conservation officer by serving summons to four Fulton County residents for possession of an over-limit of walleyes and making false statements to an officer. All four subjects are to appear in court in

Illinois Calendar of Events – Issue 19

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 18: Loud Thunder WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Milan Community Center. For more info call Tony Petreikis, 309-791-0116. Sept. 18: Cordova Chapter DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Cordova Civic Center. For more info call Tom Tomlinson, 309-523-2626. Sept. 21: Pekin DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Pekin Moose Lodge. For more info call Darhl Brown, 309-696-9932. Sept. 23: Kane County PF

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