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Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – December 4, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers. Jan. 9, 2021: WTU Tri-Cities Deer Camp, 5 p.m., The Grand, Essexville. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961. Jan. 30, 2021: WTU Michigan West Deer Camp, 4 p.m., English Hills Event Center, Comstock Park. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515. Jan. 30, 2021: WTU Northern Michigan Deer Camp, 5:30 p.m., Eagles Club, Gaylord. For more info call…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – December 4, 2020

DISTRICT 1 Conservation Officer (CO) Ethen Mapes responded to a complaint about shots fired after dark near Ewen in Ontonagon County. After conducting interviews and tracking a blood trail, CO Mapes was able to gain a confession from an individual, who was also a felon. The individual admitted to shooting a deer that was standing under a yard light from…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – December 4, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers Dec. 15: WTU Mahoning Valley Christmas Game Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Canfield Fairgrounds 4H Building. For more info call Denny Malloy, 330-507-9489. Dec. 19: WTU Preble County Chapter Hunters Night Out, 5 p.m., Preble County Fairgrounds, Eaton. For more info call Walt Mitchell, 937-733-7001. Jan. 16, 2021: WTU Central Ohio Spring Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., Makoy Center, Hillard. For more…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – December 4, 2020

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  This fall, state wildlife officer John Coffman, assigned to Fayette County, assisted a motorist who struck a large white-tailed buck deer. The collision totaled the vehicle and the deer did not survive. The motorist was able to salvage much of the venison at a local processor and was allowed to keep…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – December 4, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers. Jan. 16, 2021: WTU Cumberland Co. Chapter Whitetails Night Out, 4 p.m., West Shore Elks, Camp Hill. For more info call Chris Lowe, 717-636-0511. Season Dates Dec. 12: Statewide deer hunting season closes. Dec. 14: Squirrel, ruffed grouse, rabbit, and pheasant seasons open. Dec. 19: Fisher trappin season opens. Dec. 19: Bobcat trapping season opens in select WMUs. Dec….

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – December 4, 2020

Season Dates Dec. 1: Muskie season closes. Dec. 1: Lake Superior lake trout season opens. Dec. 13: Deer muzzleloader season closes. Dec. 14: Crow season opens. Dec 21: Bobcat, fisher, and pine marten seasons open. Dec 29: Fisher and pine marten seasons closes. Dec. 31: Deer archery season closes. Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 9, 2021: WTU Southern Minnesota Deer Camp, 5:30 p.m.,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – December 4, 2020

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) and COC Tou Vang did follow-up from the deer season and investigated an illegal snare case. Enforcement action was taken for failing to tend traps and having no breakaway device on a snare. CO Aaron Larson (Baudette) primarily worked big-game enforcement. Larson spent time following up on deer-hunting violations that occurred…

Outdoor News Radio – November 28, 2020

  Topics on this week’s installment include a deer season recap with Rob Drieslein and Tim Spielman. They also discuss the 100th CWD-positive wild whitetail in Minnesota plus two additional positives in southeast Minnesota. Casey Weismantel, executive director of the Aberdeen Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, visits to share insights into the 2020 South Dakota pheasant hunting season. Tim Lesmeister…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – November 27, 2020

Season Dates Nov. 1: Rabbit, pheasant & quail seasons open. Nov. 10: Statewide trapping season opens. Nov. 20: First firearms deer season opens (tentative.) Dec. 3: Second firearms deer season opens (tentative). Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 23, 2021: WTU Trico/Steeleville Scholastic Trap Teams Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., American Legion, Steeleville. For more info call Wendell Taylor, 618-214-2917. Jan. 30, 2021: WTU Sauk…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – November 27, 2020

Northwest Zone – Captain Laura Petreikis In LaSalle County, CPO Kiprono observed a vehicle parked in an area marked as no trespassing with signs posted as such and two individuals near an SUV. CPO Kiprono discovered another individual with the group fishing nearby at the Illinois River. After checking the male for a fishing license, CPO Kiprono noticed the two…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – November 27, 2020

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Environmental Conservation Police Officers enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York. In 2019, the 288 ECOs across the state responded to 25,704 calls and worked on cases that resulted in 16,855 tickets or arrests for crimes ranging from deer poaching…