The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Pointe Mouillee Waterfowl Festival committee will host the 69th annual Pointe Mouillee Waterfowl Festival Sept. 17 and 18 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area in Brownstown Township, MI
Pataskala, Ohio — One individual from Centerville, Ohio, received fines, restitution, and a hunting license suspension for killing an antlered white-tailed deer illegally, according to the Ohio DNR. The man was prosecuted by assistant Licking County prosecutor Michael King, and sentenced in Licking County Municipal Court by Judge David N. Stansbury on May 3. In November of 2014 the DNR…
Most parcels located in central and northern Lower Michigan Lansing — What the DNR considers as surplus public land is up for auction through June 7. The land is for sale by sealed bid. The auction features 28 parcels located in counties mainly in central and northern Lower Michigan, including Cheboygan, Clare, Gladwin, Kalkaska, Marquette, Midland, Muskegon, Newaygo, Osceola, Roscommon…
The size of the state’s wolf population has not changed significantly since 2014, according to results of a recent DNR survey of the Upper Peninsula’s wolf population.
For many hunters, spring brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys as Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird begins.
After receiving public input about regulations proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Feb. 10, modifications were made to some of the proposed season dates for the 2016-2017 hunting regulations.
Lansing — Michigan DNR conservation officers in southwest Michigan recently conducted enforcement operations targeting illegal importation of harvested deer into Michigan from states with chronic wasting disease in their free-ranging deer herds. Conservation officers conducted operations near the I-94 corridor of the Michigan/Indiana border, resulting in the seizure of six harvested deer. Five deer were transported into Michigan from Illinois,…
The 2015 deer season is expected to be a successful year for many hunters, and, as always, will certainly offer an exciting challenge.
Madison — State fisheries biologists are revising the long-term fisheries management plan for Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan waters and invite the public to provide input during a second round of review. The new plan will guide Lake Michigan management the next 10 years. “We listened to what the public said during an initial input session and incorporated some of those ideas…
Agency says latest survey shows stable gray wolf population
Deer-archery season ended Sunday, Feb. 2, bringing all deer hunting seasons to a close. Ohio hunters checked 191,459 white-tailed deer during the 2013-2014 hunting season for all implements.
A deer shot by a bowhunter in southeast Portage County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease. This is the second CWD-positive wild deer found in the county.
The state is revising its long-term fisheries management plan for Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan waters, and invites anglers and others to provide ideas for future goals and tasks.
Successful hunters checked 21,555 white-tailed deer during the 2013 muzzleloader season, according to the DNR Division of Wildlife. Muzzleloader season concluded on Tuesday, Jan. 8.