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Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – July 30, 2021

SEASON DATES Aug. 1: Reserved waterfowl hunt application period begins Aug. 1: Crow season opens Aug. 1: Fall wild turkey permit application period ends Aug. 15: Antlerless deer permit application period ends Aug. 28: Reserved waterfowl hunt application period ends Sept. 1: Teal hunting season opens Sept. 1: Candaa goose season opens Sept. 8: Bear season opens in Upper Peninsula…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 30, 2021

DISTRICT 1 COs Byron Parks and Brian Lasanen were patrolling Keweenaw County when an in-progress report all poaching (RAP) complaint was called in regarding subjects snagging fish at Otter River Dam in Houghton County. The COs were about 50 miles from the complaint but decided to make their way towards the Otter River Dam. About an hour later, the COs…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – July 30, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers July 30: WTU Central Ohio Fall Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., Makoy Center. Hillard. For more info call Joel Reynolds, 614-205-1037. Aug. 14: WTU Southwest Ohio Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., RSVP Event Center, Loveland. For more info call Joel Reynolds, 614-205-1037. Aug. 21: NWTF Kokosing River Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Troyer of Apple Valley, Mt. Vernon. For more info call…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 30, 2021

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Allegheny County Game Warden Douglas Bergman reports an individual from White Oak was recently found guilty of multiple violations from last season involving bait visible from the air and trapping in safety zones. Trappers are reminded that traps fall under the same 150-yard safety zones as would hunting with a firearm and that any…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – July 30, 2021

Season Dates  July 2: Crow season opens (Friday, Saturday and Sunday only) Sept. 1: Early resident Canada goose season opens Sept. 1: Mourning dove season opens Sept. 18: Archery deer season opens (antlered/antlerless), WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D only Sept. 24: Early resident Canada goose season closes Banquets/Fundraisers. July 31: WTU Kinzua Deer Camp, 4 p.m., The Y Bar, Duke…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 30, 2021

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods and monitored ATVing activity around Warroad. ATVs were checked on the trail west of Warroad after multiple complaints about fast and loud machines being operated behind residences. Charges are pending for the operator of an ATV who was driving recklessly – doing “wheelies” on…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 30, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 7: WTU Southwest Minnesota Deer Camp, 5:30 p.m., Worthington Elks Lodge. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256.  Aug. 13: MDHA McGregor Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Robert Dreger, 612 669-5093. Aug. 14: WTU Western Minnesota Deer Camp, 5:30 p.m., The Rock, Granite Falls. Registration at www.deltawaterfowl.org. For more info call Chris…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 30, 2021

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  State wildlife officers Chad Grote and Antoinette Jolliff, assigned to Marion and Licking counties respectively, observed two men fishing at Delaware Wildlife Area while working a litter enforcement project. One of the men picked up a can and tossed it to the side. The officers then observed the man pack up…

Camping tips for beginners

If any good ever came out of this Covid thing is that people are getting out more and that includes going camping. According to a report published by Kampgrounds of America (KOA) the total number of camping households has increased by 6 million since 2014 and 53 percent of them are choosing tent camping for the first time. Camping is…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 23, 2021

Northwest Zone – Capt. Laura Petreikis In Bureau County, CPO Wagner cited an individual for turkey hunting w/out a valid hunting license and written warnings for turkey hunting w/out habitat stamp and unlawful take CPO Roesch received a TIPS complaint of turkey hunters at Kishwaukee Nature Preserve hunting without a windshield card. CPO Roesch encountered 3 individuals, a dad, and…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – July 23, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers July 31: WTU Kaskaskia Valley Son’s O’Bucks Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Mascoutah Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call John McKinney, 618-207-0290. Aug. 7: WTU Muddy River Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Majestic Pines, Thomson. For more info call Tom Dersham, 563-219-2022. Aug. 14: WTU Honest Woods Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., The Rock, Coal Valley. For more info call Tom Van…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 23, 2021

Revoked Hunter Gets Jail Time (Saratoga County) A revoked hunter recently received jail time for illegally taking a deer in Saratoga County. In January 2021, ECO Shaw received an anonymous tip regarding large deer antlers brought into a local taxidermist in November 2020 by a revoked hunter using another hunter’s tag. ECO Shaw interviewed the licensed hunter who revealed that…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 23, 2021

Season Dates Note: Please check DEC’s new Freshwater Fishing regulations guide for more special regulations by county and waterbody as well as new trout stream categories. Also, for specific hunting season dates and boundaries, check DEC’s website: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/65231.html Ongoing: Black bear dog tracking/training season began July 1 and lasts until 9 days before black bear hunting seasons begin. A special…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – July 23, 2021

Season Dates July 1: (Bear hound training season always opens July 1 and closes Aug. 31) July 1: Bear dog training begins (see DNR regs for rules)  July 15: Turtle season opens statewide July 31, 2016 It is April 15-July 31 every year. Aug. 1: APPLICATION DEADLINE Aug. 1: Upriver Lakes Lake Sturgeon Spearing Tag, Bobcat, Fisher, Otter, Fall Turkey…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 23, 2021

WEST-CENTRAL REGION Lower St. Croix Team/May Warden J.J. Redemann received a call of bow fishermen shooting suckers below the Eau Galle dam and tossing the fish up on the rocks. The next day, Redemann was able to track down the individuals who were very cooperative. They were warned, educated, and told to go back to the riverbank and clean up…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 23, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers July 23: Ruffed Grouse Society-Rum River Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Braham Event Center. For more info call James Govednik, 612-282-2349. Aug. 7: WTU Southwest Minnesota Deer Camp, 5:30 p.m., Worthington Elks Lodge. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256.  Aug. 13: MDHA McGregor Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Robert Dreger, 612 669-5093. Aug….