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Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – August 14, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers. Aug. 20: Macomb & Oakland NWTF Chapter Banquet, 6 p.m., San Marino Club, Troy. For more info call Dave Potter, 248-933-6620. Aug. 29: WTU Wexford County Banquet, 5 p.m., Cadillac Grill, Cadillac. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515. Sept. 10: WTU Mecosta County Chapter Banquet. 5:30 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles,  Big Rapids. For more info call Randy…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – August 14, 2020

DISTRICT 1 CO John Kamps responded to the scene of a forest fire and assisted the fire officers in developing a suspect. The CO went to the suspect’s house for an interview and was unable to contact the suspect. During that visit, CO Kamps observed a 4-point deer rack along the front walkway of the suspect’s house. The deer had…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – August 14, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 15: WTU Licking Valley Chapter Hunters Night Out, 5 p.m., Moundbuilders VFW Post 1060, Newark. For more info call Matt Gayheart, 740-334-7256. Aug. 15: WTU Central Ohio Fall Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., Aladdin Shrine Center, Grove City. For more info call Joel Reynolds, 614-205-1037. Aug. 21: WTU Medina County American Freedom Dinner, 5 p.m., Medina Eagles, Medina. For…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – August 14, 2020

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  During the month of June, state wildlife officers worked projects at the Indian Lake spillway in Logan County after receiving complaints of people taking game fish, particularly bluegills, with cast nets. The officers issued 11 summonses during the projects, which resulted in $2,200 in fines and courts costs being paid. The…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – August 14, 2020

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Beaver County Game Warden Mike Yeck reports increased illegal use of ATVs and off-road vehicles on game lands this spring. The ongoing illegal activity has caused damage to trails that are crucial to habitat crews and for emergency access. Enforcement efforts have increased, and violators have been cited when apprehended. Beaver County Game Warden…

Pennsylvania Outdoor New Calendar – August 14, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 26: Perry Co. WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., The American Legion, Duncannon. For more info call Terry Meek, 717-439-0150. Sept. 5: WTU Adams County Guns and Glory Night Out, 4 p.m., Gettysburg Fire Department. For More info call Aimee York, 717-501-6641. Sept. 11: WTU Locust Valley Chapter Hunters Night Out, 4 p.m., Ryan Township Fire Hall, Barnesville. For more…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – August 14, 2020

District 1 – Baudette area CO Marc Johnson (Warroad) worked angling activity on Lake of the Woods and ATV enforcement throughout the station. In addition, time was spent investigating a wolf depredation case, assisting other local law enforcement agencies, and patrolling state parks and forests. CO Aaron Larson (Baudette) worked angling, ATVing, and aquatic invasive species enforcement. Angling activity was…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – August 14, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 16: North Suburban Chapter Annual Banquet and Habitat Fundraiser, 1:00 p.m, Banquets of Minnesota, Fridley. Aug. 30: DGF Rebels Fishing Club, 5:00 p.m., Herds & Horns, Fargo, N.D. For more info call Micah Thureen,  218-329-1632. Sept. 12: WTU Minnesota Loon Lake Deer Camp, 5 p.m., Loon Lake Community Center, Aurora. For more info call 218-290-1388. Sept. 13: Rum…

Consider letting the big ones go

Who hasn’t dreamed of catching a big fish? I know I have but, that was a while ago, and any big fish caught I might catch nowadays is photographed and released. My altruism is rooted more in practicality than principle because if I want fish for supper, I’ve found the smaller ones make the best and safest eating.  Scientists tell us…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – August 7, 2020

The following activities were taken from reports filed in June 2020 Northwest Zone – Captain Laura Petreikis In Jo Daviess County, CPO Hoftender and CPO Posateri seized a Cuvier’s Dwarf Caiman from a Hanover man and helped place it with a licensed professional facility. The owner was issued a warning for possession without a special use permit. In Rock Island…