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Clam Outdoors™ Partners With Outdoor News, Inc. To Honor Outstanding Youth and Youth Organizations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2015 Clam Outdoors™ Partners With Outdoor News, Inc. To Honor Outstanding Youth and Youth Organizations (Plymouth, Minn.) — Outdoor News, Inc., publisher of locally written fishing and hunting outdoor newspapers in seven Great Lake states, together with Clam Outdoors, announces a program to recognize youth who are excelling in outdoor recreational sports. The effort will…

Pro angler harassed during St. Lawrence tourney

Waddington, N.Y. — DEC is continuing its investigation into an incident on the St. Lawrence River in which a pro bass angler was allegedly harassed while competing in the Bassmaster Elite Series event. Environmental conservation officer Joseph Munn declined comment on the incident due to the ongoing status of the investigation, according to DEC Region 6 spokesperson Catherine Hamlin. Elite…

Snow goose populations remain at problematic level

Washington, D.C. — The last of the spring snow goose seasons have concluded and the birds are on their way back to their Hudson Bay salt marsh breeding grounds. Despite years of liberal harvest, using techniques that would be considered “cheating” while hunting other waterfowl, including hunting them in the spring, snow geese continue to remain a threat to themselves…

Legislator seeks exotic animal ban in wake of lion hunt

Madison (AP) There will be no lions or tigers in Wisconsin if one Republican legislator gets his way. Sen. Van Wanggaard, of Racine, is pushing a bill that would prohibit people from owning dangerous exotic animals, including lions, tigers, polar bears, gorillas, and alligators. The measure comes as Milwaukee police, the DNR, and animal-control officers search for a mysterious lion-like…

Levi Morgan forms Organization of Professional Archery (OPA) – Announces OPA Summit Invitational for May 20-21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Jeff Bast Bast • Durbin Advertising jbast@bastdurbin.com 800-975-3474 Levi Morgan forms Organization of Professional Archery (OPA) – Announces OPA Summit Invitational for May 20-21, 2016 Uniontown, PA – In the world of sports, golf has the Masters, hockey has the Stanley Cup, baseball has the World Series, football has the Superbowl – and now, the sport of archery…

Illinois Cuffs & Collars – August 21st, 2015

Region I – Capt. Laura Petreikis A father and his underage son were enjoying some Budweiser products at Palisades State Park when CPO Beltran made contact with them and issued citations for drinking violations. While on a night boat patrol on Pool 16 of the Mississippi River, CPO Palumbo arrested a Rock Island man for operating a watercraft while under…

Illinois Calendar of Events – August 21st, 2015

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 22: Honest Woods WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Rock, Coal Valley. For more info call Tom Van Houtte, 309-526-8603. Aug. 22: Tri-City DU Banquet, 5 p.m., St. Gregory Armenian Hall. For more info call Jack Trittschuh, 618-797-2655. Aug. 29: River Prairie WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Pierce Community Center, Chillicothe. For more info call Brian Emhoff, 309-369-0384. Aug. 29: Little…

Northern Illinois Fishing Report – August 21st, 2015

Lake Michigan: Yellow perch are spotty. Northeast winds and thunderstorms have affected the perch fishing. If summertime weather holds up, perch should be hitting both for boaters and shore fishermen. Chinook are very deep. Fishermen are going to the north and south reefs. North reef is better, fishing in 175 to 220 feet of water. Bigger kings and lakers are there. On…

Southern Illinois Fishing Report – August 21st, 2015

Crab Orchard Lake: Crappies are still rated good on minnows and jigs in 12 to 15 feet of water. Bluegills are still holding close to the bank and can be caught on worms and crickets. Catfish action is still good on leeches and cut bait. Bass are being caught on soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and topwater baits. Baldwin Lake: Bluegill anglers are picking up fish….