Hunting News

Ohio Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Jan. 18, 2019

Central Region Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) — Anglers fishing the shoreline at the spillway in recent days have been catching muskies of all things. Most muskie catches have been incidental by anglers fishing for saugeyes at the dam. Not much to report on saugeye success. A few crappies are being caught, however. Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) —…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Jan. 18, 2019

SOUTHEASTERN LP Irish Hills Area There was no safe ice on inland lakes in Jackson County. Knutson’s Sporting Goods, (800) 292-0857 or (517) 592-2786. Lake Orion There was no ice safe enough for fishing in Oakland County. Lakes Village Stop/Mobile Gas Station, (248) 693-4565. Luna Pier Area Boat anglers trolling in Lake Erie’s Brest Bay and off Bolles Harbor caught…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Jan. 4, 2019

As of Dec. 20, a spate of mild temperatures and rainfall was melting ice on lakes in some parts of the state where hard water begun to form.  The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission completed its winter trout stockings in early December. For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com  NORTHWEST REGION Presque Isle Bay (Erie County) — As of Dec. 17, skim…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Jan. 4, 2019

SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair There was no safe ice on Lake St. Clair. Boats anglers reported catching decent numbers of walleyes when trolling deep diving crankbaits tipped with a minnow. Good action was being reported off Nine Mile Road. Walleyes were also being caught in light numbers on the Detroit River. Handliners and jiggers were both finding fish. Perch…

Shakopee artist wins turkey stamp contest

Shakopee artist Mark Thone has won the 2020 turkey stamp contest. Judges selected the painting from among 12 submissions for the annual contest sponsored by the Minnesota DNR. The DNR will feature Thone’s painting on the 2020 turkey stamp. He also has won the Minnesota contest for the 2018 migratory waterfowl stamp. Judges selected three entries to advance as finalists…

Hunters save elk from a muddy grave

Tony Hentz, of Melrose, and his wife were setting up for an evening Wyoming elk hunt in September when they came across a 4×4 bull stuck in a deep mud pit. They heard the bull making noise as it tried to get out of the pit. “We tried for an hour to get it out, but were unsuccessful with the…