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Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – January 28, 2022

BANQUET/FUNDRAISER jan. 29: WTU Sauk Valley Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Rock Falls American Legion. For more info call Dylan Lamb, 815-564-7572. feb. 5: WTU Heart of Illinois Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Embassy Suites, East Peoria. For more info call Bill David, 309-389-3021. FEB. 12: WTU Union County Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., The Great Boars of Fire Lodge, Cobden. For more…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – January 28, 2022

Northwest Zone – Captain Laura Petreikis In JoDaviess County, deputy Ransom contacted CPO Zigler to request assistance on an apparent fish case, noticed during a traffic stop. CPO Zigler arrested three individuals for catching sportfish by unlawful methods. Eight trout and nine smallmouth bass were seized. In JoDaviess County, CPO Posateri patrolled Witkowsky State Fish and Wildlife Area during the…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – January 28, 2022

Season Dates Jan. 29: Free Ice Fishing Day in Vermont. Info: vtfishandwildlife.com Jan. 31: Suffolk County Special Firearms Season closes; Varying hare season closes, Southwestern New York. Feb. 15: Bobcat hunting and trapping seasons close in most of northern and eastern New York. Fox, raccoon, weasel, skunk and opossum seasons close (except Long Island). Muskrat trapping season closes (parts of…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – January 28, 2022

Pennsylvania Violation (Chautauqua County) On Dec. 14, while checking several deer processors in Chautauqua County, ECO Kinney encountered a hunter who did not report his deer harvest. After speaking to the hunter, Officer Kinney learned the subject possessed a resident big game hunting license despite living in Pennsylvania. ECO Kinney cited the hunter for taking an illegal deer, making a…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – January 28, 2022

Banquets/Fundraisers  Jan. 29: WTU Lake Koshkonong/Rock Valley banquet, 5:30 p.m., Janesville Elks Lodge. Call Dave Powell, 608-756-3453. Feb. 5: WTU Wisconsin West Central Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., The Lodge, Mauston. Call national headquarters, 800-274-5471. FEB. 5: Wisconsin Council Trout Unlimited banquet, Best Western Premier Convention Center, Oshkosh. Contact Scott Allen at 608-495-1482.  FEB. 5: Hillside Assembly of God wild game…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – January 28, 2022

WEST-CENTRAL REGION Lower Chippewa Team/November Wardens Richard Maki and Clayton Peters, of Chippewa County, followed up on an illegally harvested buck. The individual harvested a second archery buck and a week later had a relative register the deer. The wardens also found a second unregistered buck harvested by another relative. Wardens Peters and Maki assisted warden Meghan Jensen, of Trempealeau…

Pheasant Breast in Creamy Wine and Mushroom Sauce

A recipe featured in the Outdoor News Taste of the Wild

A recipe like this transforms ordinary into extraordinary, with a complex combination of rich chocolate and oak from dark red wine, the umami smoothness of shiitake mushrooms, and a friendly bite from hot paprika and crushed black pepper. A dressing of cream sauce completes the dish, checking the pinch of pepper with cool perfection.

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – January 21, 2022

DISTRICT 1 COs Ethen Mapes and Zach Painter checked deer at two different meat processors in Ontonagon County and found two APR (Antler Point Restrictions) violations, tag sharing/tag lending violations, as well as a license that had been bought after the hunter had shot his deer. COs Mapes and Painter have started interviews and have gained confessions on three illegal…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – January 21, 2022

Through Feb. 1: Spring turkey license application period. JAN. 28-30: Huntin’ Time Expo, Grand Rapids. JAN. 31: Raccoon hunting season ends. FEB. 1: Bobcat hunting season ends in Unit D. FEB. 1: Crow hunting season opens. FEB. 5-14: Late goose season in the South Zone. FEB. 10: NRC meeting MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, Lansing. FEB. 19-20: Free Fishing Weekend. FEB….

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – January 21, 2022

EDUCATION/SEMINARS mar. 19: District 8 Science Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ohio University Lancaster campus, Lancaster. For more info call 614-570-4462. Banquets/Fundraisers jan. 8: WTU Miami Valley 2nd Amendment Freedom Dinner, 5 p.m., Butler County Fairgrounds, Hamilton. For more info call Don Boling, 513-300-9203. jan. 15: WTU Central Ohio Spring Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., Makoy Center, Hillard. For more…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – January 21, 2022

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  State wildlife officer Brad Kiger, assigned to Franklin County, received information that a suspect was hunting white-tailed deer without a license and permit. Officer Kiger contacted the individual, who admitted to purchasing a deer permit after harvesting a deer, but stated he had a hunting license. Officer Kiger and the individual…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – January 21, 2022

Banquets/Fundraisers jan. 22: WTU Pennsylvania Pocono Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., The Woodlands, Wilkes-Barre. For more, call Bill Bailey, 413-244-2304. jan. 29: WTU Cumberland County Chapter Whitetails Night Out, 4 p.m., Carlisle Fire & Rescue. For more info, call Terri Heck, 717-443-7627. feb. 19: WTU Huntington County Whitetails Night Out, 4 p.m., Smithfield VFD, Huntington. For more info, call Jim Tucker,…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – January 21, 2022

NORTHEAST REGION From the Game Commission Bradford County Game Warden Praveed Abraham reminds the public to report their deer and turkey harvests. “There are so many different options available for reporting that there is no excuse not to,” said Abraham. Columbia County Game Warden Justin Faus reports an individual in Columbia County recently was arrested for shooting multiple deer at…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – January 21, 2022

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on the Roseau River and Lake of the Woods. Charges are pending for an individual who wasted several northern pike and a white-tailed deer.  CO Ryan Brown (Karlstad) reports working snowmobiling and fishing activity throughout the area. He also continued to investigate big-game cases from this past year’s deer…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – January 21, 2022

Banquets/Fundraisers JAN. 22: WTU Red River Valley Deer Camp, 5 p.m., Eagles Club, East Grand Forks. For more info call John Eaton, 218-779-0968. JAN. 24: Big Stone Lake Chamber of Commerce is holding it’s annual celebration. Call Gloria Larson at 320-839-3284 for more details. JAN. 28: Sioux Trails DU Banquet, 5 p.m., New Ulm Event Center. For more info call…