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Sportsmen Since 1967

June 9, 2023

Try fly-fishing for largemouths this summer: Here’s how to do it

If you are interested in fly-fishing, the largemouth bass is an excellent species with which to start. Matching the hatch for an aggressive demeanor is no big deal. Look at the mouth on the largemouth. They will eat about anything that resembles food.
Many anglers are ahead of the game, they know where to find them and how to catch them. Learning a new technique with strange tackle is the challenge.

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Bear sightings pop up in Illinois right on cue in June

Black bears were spotted at each end of Illinois earlier this month, setting in motion a predictable stew of events that typically includes four ingredients: a fuzzy photo, social media buzz, police telling humans to keep their distance and DNR reminding everyone that bears sometimes wander.
Once those steps are taken, action always ensues. The bear wanders off into a neighboring state, never to be heard from again. The 2023 version of wandering bears started near Evansville, in Randolph County.

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Public meeting set to discuss improvements at Three-Mile Lake in southern Iowa

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will host a public meeting from 5:30-7 p.m., June 15, at Three-Mile Lake Lodge, 1577 Creamery Road, in Afton to discuss in-lake improvements planned for Three-Mile Lake starting this fall.
Three-Mile Lake is an 880-acre multi-purpose reservoir located in rural southern Iowa. It offers many recreational opportunities including sailing, powerboating, water skiing, and no-wake areas for fishing. The lake is a public water supply source. 

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New York sporting bills quiet as 11th hour loomed

It appears that New York’s sporting community will see neither favorable or unfavorable legislation passed during this year’s legislative session, unless it took place at the eleventh hour. 
At press time, with just hours left in the 2023 legislative session that concluded on June 8, bills that could’ve created a lead ammunition ban, put an end to coyote hunting contests, create a 10-day waiting period to purchase a firearm and expand crossbow hunting opportunities were not acted upon. 

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