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April 14, 2011

Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Spring Rockfish Season Opens April 16

Annapolis, Md. (April 14, 2011) – The eagerly-anticipated spring season for striped bass, known locally as rockfish, opens at 5 a.m. this Saturday, April 16 in the main stem of Maryland’s portion of Chesapeake Bay south of the mouth of the Patapsco River. “Saturday’s opening day for striped bass marks the start of the sport …

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Iowa Commission Approves Dove Season Rules

The Natural Resource Commission of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources took the first step toward a mourning dove season Wednesday, when commissioners approved the proposed rules on a 5-to-2 vote. Commissioners Elizabeth Garst and Janelle Rettig voted against the proposal. The proposed rules will now be available for public comment before the commission votes

MN: Invasive species efforts advance

St. Paul – A bill to prevent the spread of zebra mussels and other aquatic invasive species has cleared its second committee in the House, and was set for its first hearing Tuesday in the Senate. The bill, HF 1162, carries the DNR and Gov. Mark Dayton’s plan to prevent the spread of aquatic invasives.

MN: DNR tests 1,180 deer and no CWD

St. Paul – It’s official: None of the deer killed in the Pine Island area during the past two months tested positive for chronic wasting disease. After the DNR announced in late January that an archer-killed doe shot at the end of November had tested positive for CWD, it set in motion a plan to

MI: DNR considers increasing antlerless tag limit

Lansing – Deer hunters in the Upper Peninsula (Zone 1) and northern Lower Peninsula (Zone 2) would be able to purchase up to five antlerless deer permits per year under a proposal being considered by the state Natural Resources Commission. The proposal also asks the NRC to incorporate Deer Management Unit 041 (Kent County) into

MI: Calendar of Events Issue: 8

Banquets/Fundraisers. April 15: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Double Six Bar & Grill, Stanton. For more info call Garry Woodrow, 517-243-1717. April 15: Andy Ammann Chapter RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagle Eye Country Club. For more info call Tom Masters, 517-784-5556. April 15: RGS Banquet, Eagle Eye Country Club. For more info call Tom Masters, 517-784-5556. April

MI: Walleye limit to increase on Erie

Lansing – Walleye anglers fishing in the Michigan waters of Lake Erie will be able to keep six fish per day, beginning May 1. The new daily creel limit was announced by the DNR earlier this month and is different than what’s printed in the 2011 Michigan Fishing Guide. State fisheries managers late last year

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