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May 15, 2024

Police say man dragged by bear after fatal crash in Massachusetts

A man who was dragged by a bear following a car crash was most likely dead at the time, Massachusetts State Police said. First responders found the man outside of the car in Hatfield on May 6 and saw a bear in the woods nearby, Dave Procopio, a spokesperson for the state police, said in a statement.
“Evidence suggests the bear at some point had made contact with the victim’s body,” Procopio said. The animal left when first responders went to the scene.

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Minnesota’s spring turkey kill tops harvest record from 2020 with two seasons still remaining

Minnesota’s 2024 spring wild turkey-hunting season is one for the record books. After this past weekend, there are now three new records for this spring.
The season A and B harvest records were broken a couple of weeks ago, and the overall spring season harvest record was broken this past week early into Season D. The total harvest was 14,472, as of Tuesday, May 14, according to preliminary harvest reports.

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New walleye regulation for Ontario’s Lake of the Woods

When walleye-fishing season begins Saturday on the Ontario side of Lake of the Woods, anglers there – both residents and nonresidents – will be asked to abide by a new slot regulation aimed at increasing the number of spawning-size fish.
A protected slot for walleyes and sauger that used to begin at 46 centimeters (18.1 inches) is now 43 centimeters (16.9 inches), according to Gerry Cariou, executive director of the Sunset Country Travel Association.

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Minnesota Legacy bill heads to Gov. Walz; others in works

The 2024 legislative session is in its final week before the session ends on Monday, May 20. As time dwindles down, there are a few last-minute bills being worked on and potentially passed before the clock hits zero.
The Legacy omnibus bill has officially passed the finish line and is headed to the desk of Gov. Tim Walz. This bill includes funding for a carp deterrent at Lock and Dam 5 of the Mississippi River, as well as key funding from the Outdoor Heritage Fund.

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