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Nik Kolbeck named communications director at Sheldons’ Inc.

Antigo, Wis. — Nik Kolbeck has joined Sheldons’ Inc. (Mepps and Mister Twister) as communications director. In this role, Kolbeck will develop and oversee communications for Sheldons’ across print, online, retail, social media and mobile. Kolbeck is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Since graduation, Kolbeck worked for Swiderski Equipment, an agriculture and construction equipment company with five locations…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing Report – Dec. 14, 2018

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Lake Michigan: The northern harbors were seeing a decline in the amount of fish caught, but there are still browns and steelhead being caught. Spawn sacks under a float are working well as well as the standard tinsel or white tube jig…

Ohio Outdoor News Fishing Report – Dec. 7, 2018

Central Region Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) — Anglers fishing the main lake are catching crappies and saugeyes. For the saugeyes, which have been in the 15- to 16-inch range, fishermen are using Smithwick Rogues and swimbaits. For the crappies, a jig and minnow combination is working the best. Many anglers are fishing off the marina docks, too, to catch…

DNR’s newest conservation officers set to hit the field

Conservation Officer Jacqueline Hughes checks a deer hunter’s license. (Minnesota DNR) They’ve saved a hunter’s life, helped remove a deer running wild through the basement of a home and taught firearms safety classes. They’ve busted poachers, had lunch with kids and learned the ins and outs of natural resources law enforcement. Since their training began in May, the Minnesota DNR’s…