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Sportsmen Since 1967

February 13, 2018

Alaska governor backs bill to lessen hunting, fishing violations

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — A bill that Gov. Bill Walker has backed would make some of Alaska’s hunting and fishing violations more like traffic tickets than criminal prosecutions. The bill follows a trend in Alaska law of moving some misdemeanor-level crimes to the lesser “violation” category, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. “A criminal conviction is not

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Delaware plan to privately lease public lands concerns hunters

DOVER, Del. — A proposed plan by the Delaware Forest Service to launch a deer management pilot program that includes the private leasing of public lands has area hunters up in arms. In an effort to reduce crop damages and loss from deer, the program announced last week would offer exclusive hunting rights on more

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Interior secretary touts effort to improve big-game habitat

SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said that he’s taking steps to study and preserve habitat and migration corridors in Western states for big-game animals such as elk, mule and deer, a move that hunters and some experts applauded but that critics called an effort to cover up damage. Zinke’s order calls

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‘West Virginia Gold Rush’ set with stocking of golden rainbow trout

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Anglers in West Virginia will be pulling more gold from the state’s lakes and streams, thanks to a decision to stock waters with bright-yellow golden rainbow trout. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that in early April, state natural resources officials will change the color of the trout they stock in Mountain State waters.

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