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November 18, 2010

NRA Strongly Opposes the Nomination of Andrew Traver to Head BATFE, Calls on President Obama to withdraw the nomination

The National Rifle Association of America strongly opposes President Obama’s nomination of Andrew Traver as director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE). Traver has been deeply aligned with gun control advocates and anti-gun activities. This makes him the wrong choice to lead an enforcement agency that has almost exclusive oversight and […]

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CWD Tests Negative for Deer On Northwest Wisconsin Hunting Preserve

MADISON – Final chronic wasting disease results are negative for a white-tailed deer on a northwestern Wisconsin hunting preserve, State Veterinarian Dr. Robert Ehlenfeldt announced today. This means the deer did not have CWD. The National Veterinary Services Laboratories in Ames, Iowa, reported the test results late Tuesday. Ehlenfeldt released the quarantine that had been

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Lead ban on fishing tackle struck down by U.S. EPA

Washington, DC — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied a petition calling for a ban on the manufacture and use of lead based fishing gear. The Center for Biological Diversity, the American Bird Conservancy, the Association of Avian Veterinarians, Project Gutpile and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed the petition on Aug. 3 to

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Landowner matching program expanding this year

Columbus — This year, the Ohio DNR and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) are expanding an Internet-based program that pairs hunters with willing landowners experiencing crop damage from deer. The state agency invested about $25,000 in creating HuntOhioFarms.com and is spending another $5,000 annually to keep it going, according to Luke Miller, wildlife program administrator

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Big Six LAKE MILLE LACS A handful of anglers have kept their boats out and continue to troll crankbaits during the evening hours on the shallow rocks and shoreline breaks. Walleye success has been tough to gauge because there hasn’t been a lot of

Big Six LAKE MILLE LACS A handful of anglers have kept their boats  out and continue to troll crankbaits during the evening hours on the shallow rocks and shoreline breaks. Walleye success has been tough to gauge because there hasn’t been a lot of people fishing. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811     www.johnsonsportside.com Terry’s Boat Harbor (320)

Big Six LAKE MILLE LACS A handful of anglers have kept their boats out and continue to troll crankbaits during the evening hours on the shallow rocks and shoreline breaks. Walleye success has been tough to gauge because there hasn’t been a lot of Read More »

Wet autumn keeps streams running at high levels

Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission fall trout stockings are essentially complete. A statewide schedule is at www.fishandboat.com. Anglers are urged to avoid disturbing spawning beds on waterways where trout reproduce. The beds, or redds, appear as generally light-colored depressions in clean gravel. In many parts of the state, anglers reported early this month that leaf-cover

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Ohio Cuffs

Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 • Knox County Wildlife Officer Mike Miller reports that on the second day of the duck season, while patrolling Knox Lake Wildlife Area, he observed a man and two juveniles hunting waterfowl after hours. Miller watched the man and the two juveniles shooting one half hour after shooting time

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