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Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Feb. 28, 2020

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Allegheny, Beaver and Washington counties Land Management Group Supervisor Dan Puhala reports many state game lands shooting-range violations were encountered just after the holiday seasons. These included using the range without a hunting or furtaker license or range permit, shooting plastic jugs, shooting boxes, shooting clay birds, using shotguns with fine shot, shooting at…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Feb. 28, 2020

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) worked a detail on Lake of the Woods with other officers from around the state and assisted at the Greenbush snowmobile safety class. During the detail, a large group of 13 anglers was found to be in possession of an overlimit of walleyes and sauger. Other violations encountered included angling with…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 28, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers Feb. 29: Des Moines Valley MDHR Banquet, 5 p.m. For more info call Denis Quarberg, 507-831-5015. Feb. 29: Northern Lights Royal RMEF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Jack & Jim’s Banquet Center, Duelm. For more info call John Blenker, 320-248-7504. Feb. 29: Chisago County PF Banquet, 4 p.m., Lent Town Hall, Stacy. For more info call Tim Kane, 651-341-7386. Feb. 29:…

A state-record perch – and on her first try ice fishing

(Photo courtesy of Scott Harrington)Martina Drugovich didn’t expect to land a state record fish on her first-ever day as an ice angler. Armed with a new fishing license and brand new ice fishing traps, she was just hoping to have some fun on Mount Desert Island’s Long Pond and maybe catch a fish she and her fiance, Scott Harrington, could…

2020 Life On The Ice Photo Contest Entries

1/232 My favorite thing was being on the ice with my family. Teaching our daughter to love and respect the outdoors and being able to show her how a meal comes together from start to finish. Catching it, to cooking it, to eating it. Respecting where your meal comes from. Show Caption Hide Caption 2/232 This picture represents a fun…

Participate in ruffed grouse research this fall by testing for West Nile virus

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has asked ruffed grouse hunters in northern Minnesota to voluntarily submit samples for a West Nile virus research project that the agency is conducting. Hunters simply pick up a kit at their local DNR office, then submit some feather and tissue samples for testing. In this video, Mike Hehner demonstrates how to use the kit and submit the proper sample.

Outdoor News Show Us Your Stand Photo Contest Entries

1/400 Jeff Good – New York Show Caption Hide Caption 2/400 Todd Adamek – MinnesotaMy father-in-law built this blind from an old grain wagon. The roof structure was built using insulated garage door panels. The total cost for this hunting blind was under $200. My father-in-law is a special man who can take anything and make it into a treasure….

Outdoor News Radio – Sept. 14, 2019

The dissolution of the Minnesota Waterfowl Association dominates talk on this week’s Outdoor News Radio. Rob Drieslein and Tim Spielman discussed the unfortunate news, then MWA Board Chair john Schroers joins Rob to offer his perspective. In between, Tony Peterson and “BIrdchick” Sharon Stiteler stop by to break down the Sept. 14 archery deer opener and status of the fall…