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August 18, 2011

Iowa statewide fishing report for August 18

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the district fisheries office …

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MN: Small-game harvest is mixed bag

St. Paul – The news about the number of people who hunted ducks in Minnesota last fall, while not unexpected, is also not good. According to the DNR’s annual small-game hunter harvest survey, the state last fall sold 88,069 state duck stamps, which is the lowest number since the stamp program began in the late

MN: Calendar of Events Issue: 33

Banquets/Fundraisers. Aug. 25: Rum River RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion. For more info call James Govednik, 612-282-2349. Aug. 26: North Crow Wing DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Grand View Lodge, Nisswa. For more info call Dan Yantes, 612-597-0599. Aug. 26: Windy Lake MWA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., New Lake Mills Community Center. For more info call Doug Harthan, 218-640-3163.

MN: Invasive zebra mussels ‘booming’ in Mille Lacs

Zebra mussel numbers increase from last year Aitkin, Minn. – DNR officials expected to see an increase in zebra mussels in Lake Mille Lacs this year. The extent of the increase, however, may have caught them a bit off-guard. “The coverage is amazing,” said Tom Jones, DNR large lake specialist in Aitkin. “We expected 300

MI: Optimism high for bear hunt

Marquette, Mich. – If you were successful in the drawing for a 2011 bear-hunting license and haven’t yet begun preparing for the upcoming season, you better get cracking if you want to increase your chances for success. From all indications, there are more bears than ever for hunters to choose from, and the more preseason

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