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Illinois Cuffs & Collars – May 13th, 2016

Region I – Capt. Laura Petreikis CPO Posateri interviewed a Davenport, Iowa, man for a residency violation. The man held a valid driver’s license in both Illinois and Iowa (which could be a Class 4 felony if false information was provided). He also possessed valid hunting licenses with permits in both states. He is a current resident of Iowa and…

Illinois Calendar of Events – May 13th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers May 14: Schuyler County NWTF Banquet, Old Rushville Homestead Barn, Rushville. For more info call Scott Paisley, 217-242-7140. July 30: Kaskaskia Valley Son’s O Bucks WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Mascoutah Sportsmen’s Club, Mascoutah. For more info call Chuck Finlay, 618-567-1344.   Special Events May 15: Sandwich Sportsman Club, Swap Meet, Tailgate Sale, 8-1 p.m. For more info call George…

Northern Illinois Fishing Report – May 13th, 2016

Shabbona: Look for crappies over the fish cribs and brush piles along the campground shoreline. Begin your search by setting your presentation half way down the water column. Best presentations include Mini-Mites and minnows. Bass fishing is slow. Muskie fishing is good. Bass anglers casting rattle traps are catching a few bonus muskies. Look for muskies in the shallow waters of the bays. Braidwood: Shore fishermen…

Central Illinois Fishing Report – May 13th, 2016

Lake Taylorville: Crappie bite picking up on minnows. Bass slow. Banner Marsh: Crappies biting on minnows. Bass hitting chatterbaits and spinnerbaits. Newton Lake: Bass good. Some white bass were also reported. Catfish good. Spring Lake: Bass slow. Crappies biting on tube jigs at the south end bays. Channel cats also biting on shad at the big turn on the south…

Wisconsin Calendar of Events – May 13th, 2016

Banquet/Fundraiser May 14: WTU Wisconsin Life Member Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus Banquet Hall, Marshfield. For more info call 800-274-5471. May 19: Capital City QDMA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Marquis Ballroom, Fitchburg. For more info call Jason Wenzel, 608-807-6389. June 4: District 9 WTA Banquet, Reedsburg Outdoor Club. For more info call Denny Knuth, 608-524-2255. Aug. 18: North Central…

Wisconsin Cuffs & Collars May 13th, 2016

District 8 — La Crosse area No report available. District 9 — Black River Falls area Warden Kurt Haas, of Black River Falls, and DNR deputy warden Terry Boone, investigated a complaint in March that a retail store with locations in Black River Falls and Sparta was advertising non-native species of game fish for sale for stocking in private ponds….

Central Wisconsin Fishing Report – May 13th, 2016

DOOR PENINSULA AND ALGOMA/KEWAUNEE AREA Walleye fishing has been going good during the day and night for the trollers, jig fishermen and shore fishermen. At night, anglers have been trolling the shorelines around the Old Stone Quarry, Sherwood Point and Henderson’s Point south to Chaudoir’s Dock. They are trolling with Husky Jerks and Smithwick Rogues and Flicker Minnows. During the day, fishermen are finding active…

Western New York Fishing Report – May 13th, 2016

Stocked trout waters of late were: Allegany County: Allen Lake (Allen), Dodge Creek (Clarksville), Clarksville Town Pond (Clarksville). Cattaraugus County: Harwood Lake (Farmersville), Bone Run (South Valley), Case Lake (Franklinville), Quaker Lake (Elko), Red House Lake (Red House). Chautauqua County: Goose Creek (Harmony, North Harmony), Cassadaga Creek (Stockton). Erie County: Springville Field & Stream Creek (Concord). Lake Ontario and tributaries:…

Central New York Fishing Report – May 13th, 2016

A number of county websites offer good information on fishing in the area, including bait shops, guides, etc. A few examples are: Onondaga County (fishonondagacounty.com); Oswego County (visitoswegocounty.com); and Wayne County (waynecountytourism.com). Oswego and Wayne counties also have a weekly fishing hotline on their web page as well. DEC Region 8 officials have also announced that pond maintenance was planned…

Finger Lakes Fishing Report – May 13th, 2016

Stocked trout waters worth a look include: Broome County: Arctic Lake, Greenwood Lake, Finch Hollow Site 1, Little Choconut 2e, Nanticoke 7a, Nanticoke Lake, Palmers Pond, Patterson Pond #1, Oquaga Creek, Chenango Lake, Dudley Creek, East Branch Nanticoke Creek, and Nanticoke Creek. Chenango County: Bowman Lake, Jeffrey Pond, Mill Brook Reservoir, Pharsalia Y Pond, Guilford Lake, Genegantslet Creek and the…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – May 13th, 2016

Red-tailed hawk freed (Cortland County) On Nov. 3, ECOs Tom Fernandes and Kristina Markey responded to the location of a local trapper who had found a red-tailed hawk ensnared in one of his foothold traps he had set for raccoons. The officers were able to cover the hawk with a blanket, calming it, and remove the trap from its leg….

Adirondacks Fishing Report – May 13th, 2016

You won’t hear a lot of details, such as what water they’re fishing, but word is out that the backcountry brook trout ponds are yielding good numbers of fish and the occasional big fish as well. If you go, make sure you’re prepared for a remote fishing experience, and keep in mind that the black flies are starting to make…

Long Island Fishing Report – May 13th, 2016

The striped bass and bluefish seasons are off to an excellent start. The South Shore bays and the ocean just outside the inlets held large schools of bunker throughout the winter that are providing the big bait for large stripers and bluefish as they work their way eastward in the ocean. Smaller stripers are settling into the back of the…

Capital District Fishing Report – May 13th, 2016

Most of the outdoor attention of late has been focused on spring gobbler hunting, and there have been a good number of birds taken despite some unsettled weather to start the season. Youngsters connected during the April 23-24 youth hunt and the regular-season brought additional harvests. Hunters reported seeing good numbers of jakes, which bodes well for next season. Categories:…