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Michigan Outdoor News Calendar of Events – July 15th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers. Aug. 7: West Michigan RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., The Pinnacle Center, Hudsonville. For more info call Mark Veenstra, 616-738-1287. Aug. 13: Erie RMEF Banquet, The Landing Banquet Hall, Tecumseh. For more info call Robert Matota, 734-697-3932. Dog Events Now-Oct.: Puppy Fair, 2nd Sunday of each month, 8:30-2:30 p.m., Multi-Lakes Conservation Association Commerce Twp. For more info call Dave Elam,…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar of Events – July 15th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers. Aug. 11: Susquehanna NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn, Williamsport. For more info call Jessica Welshans, 570-419-7547. Sept. 24: WTU Sullivan County Banquet, 4 p.m., Fire Hall, Hughesville. For more info call Dave Craft, 570-419-1517. Oct. 29: Sullivan County Banquet, 4 p.m., Hughesville Fire Hall. For more info call Dave Craft, 570-419-1517. Special Events July 16: Beaver County Sportsman’s…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars Report – July 15th, 2016

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Butler County WCO Randy W. Pilarcik said a hunter shot a nearly all-white pet turkey during the spring gobbler season. Charges have been filed for destruction of personal property while hunting, and restitution for the bird also will be sought. Crawford County WCO Randy R. Crago reports seven bags of trash were found on…

Minnesota Cuffs & Collars – July 15th, 2016

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) has received a number of complaints about watercraft operators causing a wake on the Warroad River. Even though “no wake” signs are posted, there is not any law or ordinance that makes the act illegal. Please refer these calls to the sheriff’s department. CO Nicholas Prachar (Baudette) has been monitoring ATVing…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar of Events – July 15th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers July 30: Lost Marsh Greenwings DU Banquet, McGowen Acres. For more info call Jacob Rus, 507-469-0807. Aug. 4: Elk River DU Banquet, Rockwoods Entertainment Center. For more info call Tim Oie, 763-237-4155. Aug. 5: Farm Country QDMA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., DHS, Delavan. For more info call Zach Krause, 507-383-1004. Aug. 5: Oak Ridge Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Fulda…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar of Events – July 8th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 6: Central Illinois Ridge Runners WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Big Horse Vineyards, Lewistown. For more info call Norm Gorsuch, 309-333-1369. Aug. 13: South Central IL Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Mt. Vernon Holiday Inn. For more info call Ted Buck Jr., 618-244-0567. Aug. 20: Illinois WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Marriot, Normal. For more info call Darel Martin,…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing Report – July 8th, 2016

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Chain: The walleye action is really hot right now. Fishermen have been reporting good catches in Pistakee and Marie in the early morning or late evening. Jig and minnows or jig and leeches have done well as well as crawler harnesses drifted…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars Report – July 8th, 2016

District 6 — Eau Claire area Wardens John Schreiber, of Cornell, and Kevin Christorf, of Chippewa Falls, cited a fisherman below the dam in Chippewa Falls for littering beer bottles along the shore. The wardens also arrested a boater for operating while intoxicated on Lake Holcombe. Warden Christorf found two men fishing for game fish during the closed season on…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar of Events – July 8th, 2016

Banquet/Fundraiser Aug. 2: Bluff Country Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Hilltop Bar & Ballroom, Fountain City. For more info call Bryan, 608-797-6143. Aug. 5: Iowa County Chapter 227 DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dodger Bowl, Dodgeville. For more info call Joe Philipps, 608-574-3317. Aug. 12: State Line Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn Express, Janesville. For more info…

New York Outdoor News Calendar of Events – July 8th, 2016

Season Dates July 15: Snapping turtle season opens July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens Shows July 9: Plattekill Mountain Outdoor Expo, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Plattekill Mountain. For more info call Susan Aleksejczyk, 607-326-3500. Aug. 6-7: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Hildrebrant Rec Center, Old Forge, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information go online…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars Report – July 8th, 2016

(Editor’s note: A criminal charge is merely an allegation that a defendant has committed a violation of the criminal law, and it is not evidence of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent and entitled to a fair trial, during which it will be the state of New York’s burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.) Bears on the move…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars Report – July 8th, 2016

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) investigated a report about a mountain lion with a cub near Roseau. Tracks were found that belonged to a large and small dog. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) has received multiple complaints regarding watercraft operators causing wakes in the Warroad River. Please be mindful when traversing the river to and from the…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar of Events – July 8th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers July 9: Minnewaka Lake Assoc. Banquet, Minnwaska House, Glenwood. For more info call Mike Stai, 634-5961. July 30: Lost Marsh Greenwings DU Banquet, McGowen Acres. For more info call Jacob Rus, 507-469-0807. Aug. 5: Farm Country QDMA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., DHS, Delavan. For more info call Zach Krause, 507-383-1004. Aug. 5: Oak Ridge Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Fulda…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar of Events – July 1, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers. Sept. 24: WTU Sullivan County Banquet, 4 p.m., Fire Hall, Hughesville. For more info call Dave Craft, 570-419-1517. Oct. 29: Sullivan County Banquet, 4 p.m., Hughesville Fire Hall. For more info call Dave Craft, 570-419-1517. Season Dates July 1: Crow season opens (Fri, Sat & Sun only) Special Events July 2: Utica Fishing Festival, 8 a.m., French Creek. For…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing Report – July 1, 2016

The year’s second Fish for Free Day is slated for July 4. The event allows folks to fish without having to purchase a Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission license, and is directed, in particular, to prospective new anglers. The commission also is sponsoring fishing festivals around the state this summer that include instructional opportunities for newcomers to the sport. For…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar of Events – July 1, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers July 9: Minnewaka Lake Assoc. Banquet, Minnwaska House, Glenwood. For more info call Mike Stai, 634-5961. July 30: Lost Marsh Greenwings DU Banquet, McGowen Acres. For more info call Jacob Rus, 507-469-0807. Aug. 5: Farm Country QDMA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., DHS, Delavan. For more info call Zach Krause, 507-383-1004. Aug. 6: Lakes Area Archers 3D Fun Shoot & Banquet,…