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Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 13, 2018

Northwest Zone– Captain Laura Petreikis In Carroll County, while conducting recreational boat safety inspections, CPO Jones checked a Lanark man who was in possession of his limit of largemouth bass. The man had one bass that was not the legal length. CPO Jones took a photograph of the short bass and released it back into the Mississippi River. A citation…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – July 13, 2018

Season Dates Aug. 1: Squirrel hunting season opens statewide. Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 20: Rockford WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Lino’s, Rockford. For more info call Pete Blassage, 618-289-4834. Sept. 22: Loud Thunder WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Camden Centre, Milan. For more info call Tony Petreikis, 309-644-0008. Sept. 28: Central Illinois WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Effingham. For more info call…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing Report – July 13, 2018

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…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 13, 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.) Muddy water from a…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 13, 2018

Season Dates July 15: Snapping turtle season opens July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens Shows Aug. 10-12: Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Show, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley, Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 8-5; Sunday, 8-3. For more info call Kevin Parker, 716-474-7251. Aug. 12: Midstate Arms Collectors & Shooters Club Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market, Unadilla Rod & Gun…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 13, 2018

District 10 — Wautoma area Warden Kaitlin Kernosky, of New London, followed-up on a complaint in May of an individual dumping oil into a ditch just outside of New London. Kernosky located the party. Enforcement action was taken. Warden Jeffrey Knorr, of Fremont, worked with Hides for Heroes and Wounded Warriors in Action staff to review applications and attend the…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – July 13, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  July 21: Pickerel Chain Lake Assoc. Fundraiser Picnic, 3-7 p.m., Oughton Park, Townsend. For more info e-mail Drew Zelle dmzelle48@gmail.com Aug. 2: Lakeshore Chapter RMEF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Village, Sheboygan Falls. For more info call Gary Haas, 920-377-6119. Aug. 3: Iowa County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dodger Bowl, Dodgerville. For more info call Joe Philpps, 608-574-3317. Aug. 4:…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 13, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers July 14: Shoot for hope & Banquet, 5 p.m., Tobies, Hinckley. For more info call Beth Kalbow, 763-486-3297. Aug. 10: McGregor MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 218-768-4079. Aug. 11: Warroad WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel Resort, Warroad. For more info call Ike Miller, 218-202-0610. Aug. 16: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 13, 2018

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked boaters and anglers on Lake Bronson and Lake of the Woods. Minor boating and fishing violations were found. A complaint about ATVers on a wildlife management area was handled. CO Nicholas Prachar (Baudette) reports slow angling success on Lake of the Woods. Time was spent working angling activity and boat…

Michigan state park officers want right to carry guns

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The union representing Michigan state park officers says they should be allowed to have guns and bulletproof vests to handle unruly visitors. The Michigan State Employees Association says officers are in an unsafe work environment because of a lack of training and equipment, MLive.com reported . The union has filed a complaint with the state Occupational…