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August 19, 2021
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Summer fish population surveys by North Dakota fisheries crews peg Devils Lake walleyes, perch and white bass all doing exceptionally well. “The test netting results showed numbers for all species up over last season and most considerably higher than traditional averages,” said biologist Todd Caspers.” Walleyes caught in test nets were 32.4 fish per net
BISMARCK, N.D. — A new habitat modeling technique will allow Delta Waterfowl to produce maps of breeding waterfowl habitat conditions like never before. As first published in Delta’s “Fall Flight Forecast” earlier this month, Delta said the innovative strategy marks a vast improvement in accuracy and precision over conditions maps of its kind. “We’ve produced
Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 20: WTU Trico/Steeleville Scholastic Trap Team Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion, Steeleville. For more info call Wendell Taylor, 618-214-2917. Aug. 28: WTU Rivers Edge Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., The Ambiance, Quincy. For more info call Derrick Nelson, 309-224-2210. Sept. 10: WTU Central Illinois Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Effingham Event Center. For more
Northwest Zone – Captain Laura Petreikis In Bureau County, CPO Wagner while checking fisherman along Hennepin Canal found individual to be in possession of short largemouth bass. Upon further investigation individual was found to have no fishing license and wanted on warrant out of Marshall County. Subject was taken into custody and transported to Bureau
Rattlesnake on the Loose (Ulster County) On July 27, ECO Johnson responded to a 911 radio call in the town of Wawarsing to assist the Ulster County Sheriff’s with a rattlesnake residential property. The ECO arrived to find the rattlesnake had coiled itself around a small tree in the front yard. Using snake tongs, ECO
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
SOUTHEASTERN REGION Fond du Lac-Sheboygan Team/June Warden Matt Koepke arrested an individual on an early Saturday morning for a second offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. The driver was seen swerving from the shoulder and across the centerline multiple times. Wardens Gavin Keefauver and Koepke responded to a boating accident on Long Lake.