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Outdoor News Radio – Oct. 12, 2019

  This week’s Outdoor News Radio includes a forecast for the Minnesota Pheasant Opener on Oct. 12. Will snow and standing crops hinder the hunt this weekend? Host Rob Drieslein then talks nongame with Backyard and Beyond columnist Stan Tekiela. Later, Tony Peterson joins Rob to chat about the heart of whitetail archery hunting season. Finally, a new employee, Brainerd…

Major League Fishing to acquire Fishing League Worldwide

TULSA, Okla. — Major League Fishing (MLF) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization. The Letter of Intent (LOI) sets in motion the most significant brand merger in competitive bass fishing history, linking a tour and original, award-winning programming featuring the top professional anglers in the world to…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 11, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 11: Holmes County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holmes County Fairgrounds, Harvest Ridge Building, Millersburg. For more info call Rick Schafer, 330-231-7700. Oct. 12: Erie County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Post 83, Sandusky. For more info call Tony Mann, 419-656-7985. Oct. 18: Deer Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Skyland Pines, Canton. For more info call Matt Williams,…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 11, 2019

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  While on patrol in Franklin County, state wildlife officer Matt Teders, assigned to Madison County, and state wildlife officer Brad Kiger, assigned to Franklin County, were stopped by a hunter who stated that someone was camping and had a large fire along Big Darby Creek. The officers responded and found four…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 11, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 16: Somerset County Sportsmen’s League Banquet, 5 p.m., Berlin Community Bldg. For more info call Rich Berkley, 814-267-6324. Oct. 19: Western PA RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Veteran’s Club, Marienville. For more info call Carl Mowry, 724-283-5708. Oct. 26: “Back to the 50’s Women for Wildlife Banquet, RMEF. 5 p.m., Cross Creek Resort. For more info call Tammy Mowry,…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 11, 2019

SOUTHCENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission  Mifflin County Game Warden Amanda M. Isett warned several people for allowing their dogs to chase deer. Blair and Bedford counties Game Warden Brandon Pfister reports that a Blair County man has pleaded guilty to the unlawful feeding of bears, and was ordered to pay fines and costs. Blair and Bedford counties Game Warden…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 11, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. Oct. 12: K9 Camo Companions Banquet, noon, VFW Hall, Sand Lake. For more info call Billi Thielke, 616-326-2550. Oct. 12: Cass City/Gagetown WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Sherwood on the Hill Golf Course, Gagetown. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961. Oct. 12: Thumb Chapter #101 Banquet, 4 p.m., Franklin Inn, Bad Axe.  For more info call Bill Tepper, 989-551-9153….

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 11, 2019

DISTRICT 1 CO Viau assisted the Iron County Sheriff’s Office and a Michigan State Police trooper with a mentally confused individual at Bewabic State Park. After helping the individual figure out where she was and where she was supposed to be, Viau and an Iron County deputy escorted the individual to her residence and ensured she was safely secured inside….

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 11, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) and COC Marc Johnson checked anglers on Lake of the Woods and the Rainy River, and duck hunters on Thief Lake. Violations encountered during the past week included hunting ducks with an unplugged shotgun, transporting a loaded firearm, failure to retrieve ducks, and leaving a tree stand overnight on a WMA. …

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 11, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 12: WTU Crooked Horn Chapter Banquet. 5 p.m., Jack and Jim’s Restaurant, Foley. For more info call Wayne Wilson, 320-266-2553. Oct. 12: Wahoo Valley MDHA Banquet, Timber Lake Lodge, Staples. For more info call Walter Wiese, 218-640-5423. Oct. 12: Albert Lea Ladies DU Banquet, Moose Lodge. For more info call Karen Sorenson, 507-373-4931. Oct. 12: Lake of the…

Surprise catch for Canadian angler – a piranha

(BC Conservation Officers Service)This is not your typical catch of the day. In fact, it’s likely not something you want to hook at anytime. According to the BC Conservation Officers Service, a Vancouver Island angler “reeled in a surprise” while at Westwood Lake in Nanaimo this week: a red-bellied piranha. For the complete story, click here.   Categories: News Tags: BC…

After 30-plus-year absence due to acid rain, brook trout discovered in Adirondack lake

(Wikipedia)A reproducing population of brook trout has been discovered in a tiny lake in the Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness for the first time since the lake was declared fishless due to acid rain 32 years ago, New York state officials said. Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos said yesterday the breeding population of trout in the 38-acre Lake Colden…