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November 24, 2011

MN: Calendar of Events Issue: 47

Banquets/Fundraisers Nov. 30: Midwest Outdoors Unlimited Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Greenwald Pub. For more info call Ron Welle, 320-260-6023. Dec. 1: Proper Economic Resource Management Banquet, 5-9 p.m., Brook Hall. For more info call Patty Weitgenant, 763-360-3777. Dec. 3: Paintbrush Shooters Banquets, 11-4 p.m., Fridley VFW. For more info call Dave Meacham, 952-220-2807. Dec. 3: Nobles County DU Chapter Banquet, …

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MN: Deer kill still lower than 2010

St. Paul – Firearms deer hunters are on track to kill about 5 percent fewer deer than they did last year. Through Sunday, which was the end of the Zone 1 firearms season, they had killed and registered 161,000 deer, which is down from the 171,000 they’d killed at the same time last year. When

MN: Cuffs and Collars Issue: 47

District 1 – Baudette area CO Larry Milbridge (Warroad) checked deer hunters and investigated complaints. Enforcement action was taken for big-game and WMA violations. CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) responded to complaints about dogs chasing deer, trespass, and shooting from the road. CO Keith Backer (Blackduck) investigated complaints about ATVers operating during closed hours,

MI: Cuffs and Collars Issue: 24

DISTRICT 1 CO Matthew Eberly checked a hunter who was sitting in a deer blind with a .22-caliber rifle. The blind was baited, and the subject claimed he was shooting squirrels that were stealing his bait. He had neither a small-game nor deer license, so he was ticketed for hunting squirrels without a license. COs

MI: License sales dip hinders funding

Lansing – State officials are preparing to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, the federal funding mechanism that has largely supported wildlife management efforts in Michigan since it was signed in 1937. But DNR officials say many residents remain misinformed about how the department funds wildlife work, and how declining license

MI: Study: Mercury levels in fish higher than expected

Detroit – While environmental controls have limited the amount of new mercury pollution in the Great Lakes region, a recent study reveals levels of mercury found in some species of fish in Michigan waterways have continued to increase. A report issued by the Biodiversity Research Institute, Great Lakes Commission in Ann Arbor and the University

MI: Calendar of Events Issue: 24

Banquets/Fundraisers Dec. 3: Hunters Ball WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Pigeon VFW, Pigeon. For more info call Jim Gilbert, 989-550-4828. Dec. 10: Marquette County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m, American Legion. For more info call Mike Prokopowicz, 906-361-4625. Jan. 14, 2012: Tri-Cities WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Grand, Essexville. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961. Jan. 23, 2012: Shakey Lakes

PA: Calendar of Events Issue: 24

Season Dates Nov. 26: Turkey season (males and females) closes in select WMU’s. Nov. 26: Pheasant, ruffed grouse, rabbit, and squirrel seasons end. Nov. 26: Archery deer (antlerless) closes in WMU’s 2B, 5C & 5D. Nov. 28: Deer (antlered/antlerless) season opens in select WMU’s. Dec. 3: Deer (antlered/antlerless) season opens in select WMU’s. Dec. 10: Statewide deer hunting season closes.

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