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Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 21, 2018

Season Dates Oct. 1: Archery deer season opens. Oct. 1: Archery turkey season opens. Nov. 3: Rabbit, pheasant & quail hunting seasons open. Nov. 16: First firearms deer season opens (tentative) Nov. 18: First firearms deer season closes (tentative). Nov. 29: Second firearms deer season opens (tentative) Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 22: Loud Thunder WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Camden Centre, Milan. For…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing Report – Sept. 21, 2018

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. Editor’s note: Heavy rains – as much as 6 or 7 inches – across Illinois the first week of September hit after many of these reports were filed. Anglers are cautioned to check conditions at lakes and rivers before launching fishing boats. Fishing…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Sept. 21, 2018

Northwest Zone– Captain Laura Petreikis In Carroll County, while on a boat patrol on Pool 13 of the Mississippi River, CPO Palumbo issued a Downers Grove man a citation and multiple written warnings for not having a sufficient number of wearable PFDs of appropriate size, no type IV onboard, and for being in possession of several live threeridge mussels in…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 21, 2018

Season Dates Sept. 22-23: Youth waterfowl hunt (Northeast and Southeast zones) Sept. 23: Early bear season closes (portions of southeastern New York) Sept. 25: Early Canada goose season closes (statewide except Long Island) Sept. 27: Early archery deer season opens (Northern Zone) Sept. 29-30: Youth pheasant hunt weekend (portions of state) Sept. 29-30: Youth waterfowl hunt (Lake Champlain Zone) Sept….

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Sept. 21, 2018

(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.) Season opener fishing derby…

New York Outdoor News Fishing Report – Sept. 21, 2018

Western New York Lake Erie and harbors: When conditions allow, anglers are still enjoying an excellent walleye bite from Sturgeon Point to the Pennsylvania line. Good numbers of walleye were available, starting in 55 feet of water out of all ports, and extending to 75 feet of water between Sturgeon and Cattaraugus Creek, and out to 85 feet plus between…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 21, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Sept. 22: Petenwell & Castle Rock Stewards Banquet, Petenwell County Park, Arkdale. For more info call Jim Murphy, 608-356-6537. Sept. 24: Sun Prairie DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Angell Park Pavilion, Sun Prairie. For more info call Jeff Markstahler, 608-445-1272. Sept. 27: Northwest Wisconsin WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shell Lake Art Center, Shell Lake. For more info call Dave Zaloudek,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Sept. 21, 2018

District 5 — Lower St. Croix area Warden Kyle Kosin, of Pierce County, was contacted by a new landowner in August about a trail camera and mineral that was placed on the new landowner’s property near the property line with an adjacent landowner. Enforcement action was taken. Warden Isaac Kruse, of St. Croix County, investigated a boat fire in August…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Sept. 21, 2018

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked ATV, AIS, big game, small game, and waterfowl enforcement. Grouse hunters took to the forests this past weekend, but with the foliage still quite thick, they really had to work to get birds. Several reports of dumped bear and goose carcasses were received and investigated. Please dispose of your carcasses…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 21, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 22: South Central MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Waseca VFW. For more info call Tim Collins, 507-835-4116. Sept. 20: Meeker County DU Banquet, Litchfield Eagles Club. For more info call Scott Christensen, 360-221-0164. Sept. 21: Morrison County MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Falls Ballroom. For more info call Craig Swanson, 320-630-0328. Sept. 27: Bemidji MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Beltrami County…