Boaters are reminded that they are required to wear a life jacket from Nov. 1 until April 30 when in a boat fewer than 16 feet in length and in all kayaks and canoes. NORTHWEST REGION Lake Erie tributaries (Erie County) — FishErie.com reported Jan. 3 that the larger tribs had a little color from …
January 9, 2020
Central Region Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) – Fishermen are using Jigging Raps to catch saugeyes and crappies in deep water, according to local reports. The best action is to let the bait sink to bottom, snap it up quickly 2 to 3 feet off the bottom, and then let it sink again. Orange and
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Education/Seminars. Feb. 7-8, 2020: Illinois Hunter Safety, 5 p.m., Bureau County Metro Center, Princeton. For more info call Joe Sledgister, 815-866-7470. Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 11, 2020: Skillet Fork Upland Game Alliance Banquet, 5 p.m., Salem Community Activities Center. For more info call Brad Hargis, 618-292-1796. Jan. 18, 2020: Illinois Wabash Valley WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Stoney
Editor’s note: Due to the holidays, DNR has not updated its CPO activity reports since Nov. 15. These reports are taken from past DNR activity reports. Northwest Zone – Capt. Laura Petreikis While conducting compliance checks on ice fishermen on Pool 13 of the Mississippi River, CPO Palumbo discovered a Freeport fisherman fishing without his
(Editor’s note: A criminal charge is merely an allegation that a defendant has committed a violation of the criminal law, and it is not evidence of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent and entitled to a fair trial, during which it will be the state of New York’s burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable
Season Dates Jan. 13: Canada goose season closes (South Zone) Jan. 16: Snow goose season reopens (Lake Champlain Zone) Jan. 26: Brant season closes (Long Island Zone) Jan. 31: Suffolk County special firearms deer season closes Jan. 31: Canada goose season closes (Eastern Zone) Feb. 5: Canada goose season closes (Central Zone) Feb. 15: Raccoon,