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Outdoor News Radio – October 16, 2021: Pheasant-hunting forecast, bowhunting tactics

It’s pheasant opener weekend in Minnesota and South Dakota, so expect some solid forecasting from this week’s edition of Outdoor News Radio. In addition, Tony Peterson drops in to talk late-October bowhunting tactics. Tim Spielman shares insight into a minor Minnesota walk-in areas kerfuffle as well as chatter about CWD and EHD in white-tailed deer. There’s lots of GOAT talk…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – October 15, 2021

Northwest Zone – Captain Laura Petreikis In Boone County, CPO Swanson completed a sportfish enforcement detail throughout Boone County. She issued no fishing license citations to two Belvidere men, a Rockford woman, and two Rockford men. The two Rockford men also had an over-limit of fish and undersized fish per the city’s regulations. A Garden Prairie man was issued a…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – October 15, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers Nov. 6: WTU Montgomery County Prairie Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Litchfield Community Center. For more info call Tim Taylor, 217-971-7110. Season Dates Oct. 1:Archery deer season opens  Oct. 1: Archery turkey season opens Oct. 28: Crow hunting season opens Nov. 6: Rabbit, pheasant & quail seasons open Nov. 10: Furbearer hunting and trapping seasons open Nov.19: First firearms deer…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – October 15, 2021

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Note to Waterfowlers: Please check the Hunting & Trapping regulations guide for more specific details on seasons and bag limits for October waterfowl and Canada goose season dates. Or, visit: dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/huntseason21.pdf. Oct. 13-23: Northern Zone crossbow season.  Oct. 14: Fall turkey…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – October 15, 2021

All Locked Up (Orleans County)  On Sept. 24, ECO Godson received a report of two large bucks with locked antlers on Gillette Road in the town of Barre, Orleans County. ECO Godson arrived at the scene and observed two large bucks with their antlers so intertwined the animals could barely move. Using a winch, catch pole, Sawzall, and a tractor…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – October 15, 2021

NORTHERN REGION Woodruff Team/August Warden Timothy Ebert, of Minocqua, worked with a DNR Division of Forestry investigator and the Michigan DNR to close a two-year arson investigation where a fire had burned more than 40 acres of private land in the Minocqua area. The investigation concluded mechanical equipment was the likely source of the fire. Warden Tim Price, of Eagle…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – October 15, 2021

Season Dates Oct. 1: Lake sturgeon hook & line C&R season opens on St. Croix River downstream from the St. Croix Falls dam Oct. 3: Deer hunt for those with disabilities opens Oct. 5: Black bear (zones A, B, & D, with dogs & all legal methods) season closes Oct. 6: Black bear (without dogs) season opens (zones A, B,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – October 15, 2021

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked duck hunters on Thief Lake and the Roseau River WMA. Bags are almost completely dabblers and geese, with few divers. Anglers were checked on Lake of the Woods. Trapping and archery deer-hunting activity also was monitored. Violations for the week included taking an overlimit of pintails, possessing lead, not enough…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – October 15, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers oct. 16: MDHA Clay-Wilkin Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Moorhead American Legion. For more info call Dana Dabbert, 701-297-8957. Oct. 26: North Suburban Chapter DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., New Brighton Community Center. For more info call Peter Belsito, 651-242-3889. Oct. 29: WTU Fillmore County Chapter Banquet, 6 p.m., Mabel Community Center. For more info call Doug Ward, 507-273-7465. Season Dates…

Outdoor News Radio – Oct. 9, 2021: Pheasant hunting forecast, Wis. wolf season quota …

Topics on this week’s Outdoor News Radio broadcast include a quick forecast for the Oct. 16 Minnesota pheasant hunting opener, plus a discussion about deer being transported from a Wisconsin game farm to Minnesota facilities. Wisconsin announced its wolf season quota, which generates discussion for host and Managing Editor Rob Drieslein, Editor Tim Spielman and regular co-host Tim Lesmeister. In…