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January 3, 2011

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Offers MI Turkey Hunting Workshops in January

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment is offering three turkey hunting workshops in January in cooperation with Gander Mountain. These workshops are part of the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program. BOW is a noncompetitive program in which each individual is encouraged to learn at her own pace. The emphasis is on the enjoyment, …

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Ohio Statewide Muzzleloader Deer Season Open Jan. 8-11

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio’s popular muzzleloader deer season is set to open statewide January 8-11 according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife. Last year, hunters checked 24,078 white-tailed deer during the statewide hunt. A total of 210,361 deer have been harvested so far this season when combining the adult and youth

Poachers keep Michigan conservation officers busy

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Did you hear the one about the deer hunter who took shots from a golf cart? Conservation officers say it’s a true story. The Michigan deer hunting season always has law breakers, and officers report incidents on a state website. The Department of Natural Resources says a maintenance worker confessed that

Five non-resident deer hunters, including TV host, plead guilty to wildlife violations in Illinois

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials announced today that five hunters, including Andrae D’Acquisto – known for DVDs and appearances on the TV show “Whitetail Addictions” – and his son Cody D’Aquisito, entered into a plea agreement in a Menard County courtroom relating to baiting charges filed in 2009. The DNR and USFWS investigation documented that

Bear Kill by OH Deer Hunter Declared Self Defense

Cadiz, Ohio – A Massillon man who shot a black bear in November won’t face charges, prosecutors say. The Harrison County Prosecutor’s Office has declined to charge the unnamed individual, saying he apparently acted in self defense. The hunter killed the bear Nov. 29 on opening day of the deer firearms season. The slug struck

Winter Steelhead are Active and Catchable

The steelhead are starting to come in real strong into the local creeks and rivers. They are moving upstream to spawn and can be found from Wisconsin down to Michigan. You will find fish that are moving up from the lakefront to begin their spawn as well as some leftover fish that had moved into

A marriage on the wall, not the rocks

I married into this whole hunting-fishing-outdoors thing. And I wouldn’t change it for the world. It’s been a great ride with all the adventure and fun and simple sense of wonder at the world God created for us. I also married into Steve’s first deer, an old 8-point mount that has followed us from house

Those dog-gone coyotes

Saw a lot of coyote tracks last month here in the Southern Tier and even heard packs of them howling after dark during the archery season. I know there are numerous trappers in the area who target them but I can’t help thinking they must be hard to catch. I was a fox trapper when

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