A longevity record for a Lake Superior common tern.
July 22, 2021
A common tern reaches a not-so-common milestone.
Northwest Zone – Capt. Laura Petreikis In Bureau County, CPO Wagner cited an individual for turkey hunting w/out a valid hunting license and written warnings for turkey hunting w/out habitat stamp and unlawful take CPO Roesch received a TIPS complaint of turkey hunters at Kishwaukee Nature Preserve hunting without a windshield card. CPO Roesch encountered
Banquets/Fundraisers July 31: WTU Kaskaskia Valley Son’s O’Bucks Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Mascoutah Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call John McKinney, 618-207-0290. Aug. 7: WTU Muddy River Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Majestic Pines, Thomson. For more info call Tom Dersham, 563-219-2022. Aug. 14: WTU Honest Woods Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., The Rock, Coal Valley. For
Revoked Hunter Gets Jail Time (Saratoga County) A revoked hunter recently received jail time for illegally taking a deer in Saratoga County. In January 2021, ECO Shaw received an anonymous tip regarding large deer antlers brought into a local taxidermist in November 2020 by a revoked hunter using another hunter’s tag. ECO Shaw interviewed the
Season Dates Note: Please check DEC’s new Freshwater Fishing regulations guide for more special regulations by county and waterbody as well as new trout stream categories. Also, for specific hunting season dates and boundaries, check DEC’s website: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/65231.html Ongoing: Black bear dog tracking/training season began July 1 and lasts until 9 days before black bear
Season Dates July 1: (Bear hound training season always opens July 1 and closes Aug. 31) July 1: Bear dog training begins (see DNR regs for rules) July 15: Turtle season opens statewide July 31, 2016 It is April 15-July 31 every year. Aug. 1: APPLICATION DEADLINE Aug. 1: Upriver Lakes Lake Sturgeon Spearing Tag,
WEST-CENTRAL REGION Lower St. Croix Team/May Warden J.J. Redemann received a call of bow fishermen shooting suckers below the Eau Galle dam and tossing the fish up on the rocks. The next day, Redemann was able to track down the individuals who were very cooperative. They were warned, educated, and told to go back to