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Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 15, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Feb. 16: Appalachian Mountain Hunters WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ross County Fairgrounds Multipurpose Building, 344 Fairgrounds Road, Chillicothe. For more info call Joe Duty, 740-804-7066. Feb. 16: Western Reserve WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., E.O.U.V. Club, Novelty. For more info call Dave Takacs, 440-335-0183. Feb. 23: Champaign County Chapter WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Champaign County Fairgrounds, Urbana. For more info…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Feb. 15, 2019

Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  On opening day of the 2018 deer gun hunting season, state wildlife officer Adam Smith, assigned to Logan County, received information about people potentially hunting deer without wearing the required hunter orange clothing. Officer Smith responded to the area and requested assistance from state wildlife officer Jeff Tipton, assigned to Champaign County, and wildlife…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 15, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. Feb. 16: Lehigh Valley RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Homewood Suites, Center Valley. For more info call Karen, 484-221-1679. Feb. 17: Somerset RMEF Banquet, 2 p.m., Bakersville Firehall. For more info call Chuck Conzatti, 814-421-5744. Feb. 23: Pocono WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Woodlands Inn, Wilkes-Barre. For more info call Bill Bailey, 413-244-2304. Feb. 23: Harrisburg Beagle Club, Hunt &…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Feb. 15, 2019

The polar vortex at the end of January locked up rivers and hastened ice formation on lakes in much of Pennsylvania, only to be followed by unseasonably mild weather.  Anglers are urged to exercise extreme caution when venturing onto frozen surfaces. For ice-fishing safety tips, visit www.fishandboat.com.  NORTHWEST REGION Presque Isle Bay (Erie County) — As of Feb. 1, perch…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Feb. 15, 2019

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Clarion County Game Warden Steven J. Ace reports that, during the fall hunting seasons, many different violations were observed. Using vehicles to locate game, littering, taking sublegal bucks, safety zone violations, shooting across roads, loaded firearms in vehicles, illegally taking deer and turkeys, driving vehicles in closed areas, baiting, and possession of other people’s…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 15, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. Feb. 15: Pinconning WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Pinconning Cheese House, Pinconning. For more info call Paul Kaczmarek, 989-879-2791. Feb. 16: Mason County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Lincoln Hills Golf Club. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515. Feb. 16: Richmond WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Maniaci’s, Richmond. For more info call Leroy Mikolowski, 586-255-0505. Feb. 16: Frankenmuth/Reese/Birch Run WTU Banquet,…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Feb. 15, 2019

DISTRICT 1 CO Johnathan Kamps completed an investigation for tagging a deer with a base license. Upon investigation and interview with the suspect, the CO determined that the individual still had an unvalidated deer combo tag in possession. Kamps also found out the suspect shot two bucks during the 2018 season that were in violation of Upper Peninsula antler point…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Feb. 15, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods. Violations encountered included anglers using extra lines, possessing illegal-length walleyes, and possessing marijuana. Huener and CO Elwell investigated a report about a dead timber wolf near Hallock.  CO Demosthenes Regas (Blackduck) reports working snowmobile enforcement and angling activity on special-regulation lakes throughout the week….

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 15, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Feb. 16: Northland WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Park Hotel, Hibbing. For more info call Buck Nordlof, 218-434-0399. Feb. 16: Southwest WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Worthington Elks Lodge, Worthington. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256. Feb. 16: Pine County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Tobies Banquet Hall, Hinckley. For more info call Kenny Reed, 612-759-4709. Feb. 16: Crow River NWTF…

Outdoor News Offers Free Subscriptions to Youth who Complete Minnesota DNR Firearms Safety Certification

(Plymouth, MN) – Outdoor News Inc., publisher of locally written fishing and hunting outdoor newspapers in seven Great Lake states, is offering youth ages 11 to 17, and adults, who have successfully completed the firearms safety certification program, the Minnesota DNR Becoming an Outdoor Woman series or an adult mentored learn to hunt program through the Minnesota DNR in 2019 with a complimentary three-month…