Saturday, December 9th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Saturday, December 9th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

December 1, 2011

NY: Fracking hearings get testy, at times rowdy

Binghamton, N.Y. (AP) – Speakers at a state hearing on natural gas drilling last month drew conflicting images of the industry’s impact in nearby Pennsylvania, with drilling advocates touting jobs and prosperity and opponents describing a despoiled landscape and ruined water wells. With frequent interruptions for catcalls and applause, only 63 people got a chance

NY: Cuffs and Collars Issue: 24

Northern District Highlights Maybe crime doesn’t pay (Wayne County) After receiving a call from New York State Police for assistance on an investigation involving the illegal disposal of waste tires, ECO John Stansfield arrested two subjects for dumping approximately 140 tires in two different locations in the Town of Sodus. Each was given appearance tickets

IL: Firearms deer hunters meet DNR expectations

Springfield – Luke Michael Tilly may eventually discover the deer hunting depression that goes with setting the bar extraordinarily high at such an early age. Translation: At 12, Tilly may never again kill a buck like his first. But why should he care? The 10-pointer Tilly took in Peoria County on Nov. 18, the opening

IL: ‘Historic’ season opens with new duck zone

Marion, Il. – This was the most anticipated duck hunting season in recent Illinois history. For the first time, the state’s waterfowlers kicked off the season with a fourth waterfowl hunting zone. In theory, that means seasons can be set to maximize hunting opportunities, and, again theoretically, hunter satisfaction. “So far duck migrations in the

IL: Cuffs and Collars Issue: 24

Region I A CPO received a complaint from the Springfield DNR office regarding a Boone County citizen who had purchased a live woodchuck in Iowa and brought it into Illinois without procuring a furbearer possession permit. Once the complaint was validated, it was learned that the man had already released the woodchuck on his property.

IL: ‘Big Fish’ may have been new record

Fox Lake, Ill. – Ryan Stochl gave up the chance of putting his name in the Illinois record books so that his 50¾-inch muskie, caught on the Chain would live. But at least for Stochl, his Oct. 30 catch leads the Illini Muskie Alliance’s annual Big Fish contest, which is open to members of any

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.

Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
What outdoor activities interest you?