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August 8, 2011

Spicer, Minnesota group seeks to stop spread of zebra mussels

SPICER, Minn. (AP) – A group of lakeshore owners in west-central Minnesota are part of a group researching a new approach to fighting the spread of invasive zebra mussels across the state. The Green Lake Property Owners Association in Spicer is teaming with Minnesota Waters, which represents lakes associations across the state, to test a …

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New York refunding saltwater fishing fees

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Here’s a fish tale that’s hard to believe: The government is giving back money. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday many saltwater anglers who bought a 2010 or 2011 license to fish New York’s saltwater fishing grounds will be issued a refund. That ends a fight over the tradition of

Best Reason to Carry? Because you Can

Iowa and Wisconsin recently passed legislation to issue right-to-carry permits to anyone applying that meets the requirements. I have a right-to-carry permit from Minnesota which is good in some states, but not in others. If I wish to expand the scope of my carry permit I could also register for a Florida permit. There are

There are so many unknowns to Marcellus gas drilling

The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission wants to lease its land (pending board approval) and sell its water to gas companies drilling in the Marcellus shale. It sounds alarming, considering a partnership between an agency charged with managing and protecting aquatic life could be partnering with an industry that has been accused of contaminating ground

N.Y. angler takes his title shot

Everyone loves an underdog. Darrin Schwenkbeck of Varysburg (Wyoming County) is all of that as he competes for the Forrest Wood Cup Aug. 11-14 on Lake Ouachita. All the action for this world championship of bass fishing will be taking place out of Hot Springs, Ark., — 116 of the top bass fishermen on the

Going deep, picture perfect

I bought an “underwater” camera earlier this year, not necessarily because I planned on doing any SCUBA diving but because I knew that, as much time as I dangle any camera in the middle of a trout stream, it would soon be underwater anyway. So it made a lot of sense to get one that

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