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May 4, 2015

Bobcat bill advances with special budgetary side notes

Springfield — As expected, the House version of the “Bobcat Bill” passed April 17, setting the stage for what hunters and trappers hope is a quick run through the Senate. Interestingly, as a sign of the times in financially-struggling Illinois, House Bill 0352 was amended in the days before being called for a vote in

‘Overnight treestands’ passes, but concern from southwest

Dodgeville, Wis. — The annual DNR and Conservation Congress spring hearings in Iowa County on April 13 offered 112 questions for debate and a public vote. There were few surprises, with most proposals passing with little opposition. However, DNR and congress delegates expect sportsmen to follow up with further analysis on a couple of issues,

Dough for doe: $1,500 fine for antlerless deer

Ledyard, N.Y. — A 35-year-old Aurora man was fined $1,500 for taking excess antlered deer in connection with a hunting violation last November in Cayuga County, DEC officials reported. Bruce D. Baker, Jr., was cited in connection with a Nov. 16 incident in the town of Ledyard. His case was heard earlier this year. Other

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