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January 11, 2011

10 fishing developments tee up great 2011 fishing in Wisconsin

MADISON – Wisconsin anglers can look forward to more great fishing opportunities in 2011 as anglers turn the page on a record-setting 2010, state fisheries officials say. “We realize how critically important fishing is in Wisconsin both as a cultural activity and as a part of our economy,” says Mike Staggs, Department of Natural Resources …

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Minnesota DNR suggests raising hunting, fishing fees

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota wardens are suggesting that the cost of hunting and fishing licenses be raised to keep pace with inflation. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says its proposal would prevent the state’s Game and Fish Fund from being depleted by 2015. The fund helps pay for the conservation officers and

Minnesota DNR releases draft invasive species plan

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – State natural resource officials now have a plan to slow the spread of zebra mussels, fish-killing VHS virus, jumping Asian carp and other aquatic invasive species. The Duluth News Tribune reports the new plan was developed with the help of a resident’s committee that met throughout 2010. The Department of Natural

Watching the deer and wondering

I recently had the opportunity to observe a group of deer feeding undisturbed through the forest.  I watched these deer for nearly an hour as they meandered here and there. I’m always interested in what the deer are eating, and as a hunter, you should be, too. Our acorns are long gone. As I observed

Open letter to Jeff Foiles: Was it worth it?

What’s the difference between Jeff Foiles and Paris Hilton? Not much if you ask me! They’ve used and abused their money and status, and now it’s gone and backfired on them! Yet in my opinion, the biggest difference is that Miss Hilton is, for the most part, only doing harm to herself. Mr. Foiles, on

Thoughts on hunting and regulations and complainers

A few deer hunters write, from time to time in letters to the editor, about hanging up their rifles.  Sometimes trout anglers follow the same path with their fly rods and cane poles. Most of these folks don’t sound like old hunters who have simply tired of taking animals. Some sound like martyrs. They claim

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