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Central Illinois Fishing Report – August 21st, 2015

Springfield: Largemouth bass fair using plastics, spinners, and crankbaits with a few on topwater. Channel cats fair to good using most baits. White bass spotty using bladebaits and jig/twister. Vermilion: Crappies good. Look for fish in deep water near 10-12 feet with minnows. Channel cats fair. Some fish are being taken near weedbeds with nightcrawlers. Coffeen: Largemouth bass good using…

Wisconsin Calendar of Events – August 21st, 2015

Banquet/Fundraiser  Aug. 25: Waukesha County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dousman Lions Club. For more info call Jake, 262-719-1840. Aug. 27: WWA West Bend Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Columbian, West Bend. For more info call Al Klug, 262-388-3130. Aug. 27: Big Snow Country Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Aurora Club, Ironwood, MI. For more info call Gary, 906-285-0475. Aug. 27: Door Peninsula…

Northern Wisconsin Fishing Report – August 21st, 2015

ASHLAND AREA Smallmouth fishing is still steady with some days better than others, but that’s typical for this time of year. The fish are following their summertime patterns, utilizing deep weeds, current areas, rock piles, and structure around Ashland. Sometimes it pays to move around and try different spots if you’re not getting any action. This past week we’ve seen…

Central Wisconsin Fishing Report – August 21st, 2015

AMERY AREA Crappies and sunfish are hitting over 16 to 18 feet on Bear Trap Lake, Pike Lake, Balsam Lake, and the Apple River. Walleye action has slowed, but muskies are hitting bucktails on Lake Wapogasset and the Apple River. Hit the shallow slop on Long Lake with topwater baits for largemouth bass. Lucky Baits (715) 268-6231 DOOR PENINSULA AND ALGOMA/KEWAUNEE AREA Salmon fishing can be classed as good throughout the…

Catskills Fishing Report – August 21st, 2015

Beaverkill and Willowemoc: Midges, tricos and some olives are dependable most mornings. Evening hatches are very spotty and poor due to warm water temps. Fish the mornings and give the fish a break as waters warm. Delaware East Branch: Low and clear water requires long, fine leaders. These are very picky fish,  Hatches have been fairly dependable and consists of…

Thousand Island Fishing Report – August 21st, 2015

St. Lawrence River: Bass have headed into deeper water but fishing remained solid. Pike were also being caught with some regularity, as were perch when you locate them. Black Lake: Bass fishing remained solid for both smallmouth and largemouth, and evening top-water fishing is always a great option. Chances are you’ll encounter a pike or two while fishing for bass…

Smoked Wild Salmon Bruschetta

The winning entry in the 2015 Outdoor News Recipe Contest Sponsored by Camp Chef. SMOKED WILD SALMON BRUSCHETTA Although there are several steps involved in creating this dish, we think the end result looks delicious. Submitted by Outdoor News reader: Jared Krekelberg of Minnesota Salmon is a very versatile protein but really doesn't agree with me plain. I've tried it many…

Sweet and Sour Grilled Quail

One of our contest finalists in the 2015 Outdoor News Recipe Contest Sponsored by Camp Chef SWEET & SOUR GRILLED QUAIL (OR DOVE) A simple way to prepare those tiny birds that offers big taste!  Submitted by Outdoor News reader:  Mary Anne Lecce, Illinois INGREDIENTS: Quail or Dove Seasonings of your choosing Fresh peaches Fresh jalapenos Uncooked bacon Water Ground…

Lake Shelbyville

Lake Shelbyville is certainly the center of central Illinois’ outdoors paradise. And the opportunities surrounding the massive area provide anglers, hunters, bikers, birdwatchers and everyone else a year-round playground.

Minnesota Calendar of Events – January 24th, 2014

Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 24, 2014: Sioux Trails DU Banquet, 5 p.m., New Ulm Country Club. For more info call Doug Lund, 507-766-5622. Jan. 25, 2014: Wild Rice Conservation Club Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Twin Valley Community Center. For more info call Tim, 218-556-0669. Jan. 25, 2014: Southern Dakota Co. Sportsman’s Club, Banquet, 5-9 p.m., Rosemont American Legion. For more info call Mark Skweres, 612-217-2582. Jan….

ID: Some upland game seasons are still open

Though many big game seasons are winding up, many upland game seasons are still open including several upland birds as well as cottontail rabbits and snowshoe hares. Hunters will find upland hunting rules and shooting times in the rules brochure at license vendors and Fish and Game offices as well as on the department Website at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/?getPage=67. Seasons still open…

AR: Youth field day and hunt at the Cache River NWR

AUGUSTA – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, RNT Calls and Delta Waterfowl are sponsoring a mentored youth field day and hunt at the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge. The hunt will be Dec. 16-18.The hunt’s goal is to help create and inspire new duck hunters through a mentored experience that taps into the…

MN: Cuffs and Collars Issue: 45

District 1 – Baudette areaCO Jeff Birchem (Baudette) reports an arson fire was investigated, as was a timber trespass complaint. Enforcement action for the week was taken for untagged deer, shooting from the roadway, and leaving permanent stands on a WMA.CO Angie Warren (Thief River Falls) investigated illegal burning activity. With high winds and dry conditions, people are advised to…