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Women’s hunting groups growing in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho — At the turnoff toward Forest Service road 377, a fluorescent pink sign trimmed in zebra-print tape announced “Women Only Weekend” in 2-inch-tall capital letters. A short drive up the road, more than a dozen women donned hard hats, slung Pulaskis and saws over their shoulders and headed out on the overgrown Cottonwood Trail about 30 miles east…

Garmin trolling motor tops ‘Best of Show’ at ICAST

(ICAST photos)Garmin and its Force Trolling Motor earned “Best of Show” at the ICAST New Product Showcase. The award was announced Thursday, July 11 at the 62nd annual ICAST gathering at the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The Garmin trolling motor was selected among the 29 “Best of Category” award-winners, announced the previous day during the New…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 12, 2019

Northwest Zone – Captain Laura Petreikis In Carroll County, CPO Teas and CPO Trainee (CPOT) Andrew Hyatt responded to a boat accident at Lake Carroll. An overloaded ski boat was pulling a subject on a tube, and the boat took a large wake over the bow. The occupants ran to the rear of the boat which caused the entire boat…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – July 12, 2019

Season Dates Aug. 1: Squirrel hunting season opens statewide. Banquets/Fundraisers July 20: Quail Forever Banquet, 5 p.m., A Fair Barn, Salem. For more info call Scott Tolliver, 618-267-6286. July 27: Kaskaskia Valley WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Mascoutah Sportsmen’s Club, Mascoutah. For more info call John McKinney, 618-207-0290. Aug. 3: Trico/Steeleville Scholastic Trap WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., American Legion, Steeleville. For…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – July 12, 2019

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides, and fishing guides. Editor’s Note: Water levels have remained high in many parts of the state and fishing reports have been sporadic. More anglers have filed reports in recent days and fishing activity appears to be returning to normal, though flooding has affected some areas. North…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 12, 2019

Season Dates July 15: Snapping turtle season opens July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens Shows Aug. 9-11: Cattaraugus Trappers Association Rendezvous, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley. For more info call Kevin Parker, 716-474-7251. Aug. 11: Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut Road, Unadilla, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 12, 2019

(Editor’s note: A criminal charge is merely an allegation that a defendant has committed a violation of the criminal law, and it is not evidence of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent and entitled to a fair trial, during which it will be the state of New York’s burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.) Hunting over bait (Otsego…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – July 12, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers  July 27: Wisconsin Trappers Assoc. Banquet, 9-4 p.m., Community Center, Mountain. For more info call Steven O’Mary, 715-927-0204. July 27: Lake Eau Claire Assoc. Banquet, 10 a.m., Hickory Hills golf Course. For more info call Lori Bechtel, 612-991-8331. Aug. 9: Iowa county Chapter #227 DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dodger Bowl, Dodgeville. For more info call Joe Phillipps, 608-574-3317. Aug….