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October 28, 2010

NY: Batcheller named DEC’s chief wildlife biologist

Albany – It’s been a good year for DEC wildlife biologist Gordon Batcheller. Weeks after he received a top honor from the National Trappers Association, Batcheller was appointed DEC’s chief wildlife biologist earlier this month. Batcheller succeeds John Major, who retired earlier this year. Batcheller had been serving as acting wildlife chief since Major’s departure. …

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Crappie action remains strong, muskies slow down

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guide and sporting goods stores: South Crab Orchard Lake: Crappie action is improving. Fish are being found at varying depths, depending on cover. Minnows and jigs seem to be equally effective. Catfish action has slowed somewhat. Bluegill action has slowed, although some

Minnesota Cuffs and Collars – Issue 44

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) investigated a dead swan found on Roseau River WMA and an eagle that had been shot near Wannaska. Anyone with information on these two incidents is urged to call the TIP hotline at (800) 652-9093.  CO Larry Milbridge (Warroad) provided assistance to DNR Forestry on a wildfire

NY: Early bear harvest reports stalled

Albany – New York’s early bear season is seemingly off to a solid start, but problems with DEC’s harvest reporting system have made it a challenge to get a clear picture of hunter success. DEC wildlife biologist Jeremy Hurst said the problems with the phone reporting system occurred during the first two weeks of the

Minnesota Calendar of Events – Issue 44

Banquets/Fundraisers. Oct. 29: Stewartville Pheasant & Habitat Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Stewartville Sportsman Club. For more info call Rick, 507-285-9677. Oct. 29: Wadena Chapter MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Wadena Elks Lodge. For more info call John Edinger, 631-1568. Oct. 29: Silver Lake Sportsmen’s Club Banquet, 8 p.m., Silver Lake Auditorium. For more info call Dale Wraspir, 612-819-9095. Nov. 8: Three

Illinois Calendar of Events – Issue 22

Banquets/Fundraisers Nov. 6: Twin Rivers WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kampsville American Legion. For more info call Phil Godar, 618-576-2623. Nov. 13: Montgomery County Prairie WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus. For more info call Shawn Reynolds, 217-532-5747. Shooting/Archery * * * Edwardsville Gun Club Schedule of 2010 Shoots. For more info call Roland Coderre, 618-656-2875 leave message.

WI: Young boy bags 737-pound bear

Antigo, Wis. – An 11-year-old Antigo boy with a transferred kill tag shot a 737-pound bear – on the ground in a corn field – that could end up being the heaviest “live weight” bear killed during the 2010 state bear season, if only by one pound. On Saturday, Sept. 25, Braden Burkhart, 11, of

NY: Survey supports crossbow and ARs

Albany – A survey of New York hunters indicates varying levels of support for a youth deer hunt, crossbows, antler restrictions and an earlier start to the Southern Zone archery season. Jody Enck of Cornell University’s Human Dimensions Research Unit (part of the school’s Department of Natural Resources) presented those preliminary findings last month to

IL: Asian carp, locks decision remains question mark

Chicago – The carp arguments continue. And continue. Attorneys representing five states seeking the immediate closure of Chicago-area shipping locks to stop the spread of Asian carp made final arguments in federal court on Oct. 18. Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin say the move would ensure the invasive fish won’t overrun the Great Lakes

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