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May 21, 2024

Jeffrey Frischkorn: As age advances, the appreciation for a morning in the turkey woods becomes much more

Dang this drop-foot that snagged (again) some small tree branch hidden under a vernier of last fall’s fallen leaves.
A curse to be sure under any circumstances, much less on a morning set aside for turkey hunting. The last thing a gobbler needed was to hear an “oooff” and the subsequent thump of my collapsed body on the forest floor. Such is the lot in my life where age has overtaken the heart’s desires. Now when I walk a trail and make straight a path into a woods, I must rely on a hiking staff, sometimes two.

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Iowa DNR looking for CWD Ambassadors to help limit the spread of disease in the state

Chronic Wasting Disease Ambassadors is a collaborative education program between the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach that seeks to help Iowans address the challenge of chronic wasting disease. Hunters, landowners, and conservationists interested in learning more about chronic wasting disease are encouraged to attend a course offering June 11, 18, and 25 at the Rathbun Fish Hatchery, in Appanoose County.

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Iowa’s free fishing weekend set for June 7-9

Iowa residents can try fishing without buying a license on June 7, 8 and 9 as part of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ free fishing weekend. All other regulations remain in place.
Free fishing weekend is a great time to share the fun of fishing with a kid, your family or a friend. Outdoor fun awaits at hundreds of Iowa lakes, thousands of miles of rivers or a neighborhood pond.

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Michigan DNR awarding over $1.7 million in grants to benefit fish and aquatic systems

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is awarding more than $1.7 million in Fisheries Habitat Grants for conservation projects on lakes and streams statewide. The funds are matched by more than $950,000 in partner contributions, for a total conservation value of about $2.7 million.
“These grants provide critical funding for projects that yield cleaner water, healthier fish populations and better aquatic habitats – all of which make the outdoors safer and more enjoyable for residents,” said Randy Claramunt, chief of the DNR Fisheries Division.

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Bass tourneys abundant on Bennett Lake in Michigan’s Genesee County

With a diverse warmwater fishery that includes good numbers and sizes of largemouth bass, panfish, and northern pike, Bennett Lake is typical of most inland lakes in southern Michigan.
As part of a small chain of lakes it receives a fair share of recreational angling pressure, particularly from bass anglers. Between Bennett and Lobdell lakes, which are connected, there are no fewer than 35 bass fishing tournaments scheduled for 2024.

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