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Preparation is key for archery hunters

September is now a memory and archery season here in New York’s Southern zone is already open. Pennsylvania’s archery season opened on Oct. 5t and I believe this is the first time the New York season opened before the Pennsylvania season. I’ve always felt extremely lucky to be able to hunt two states because there’s no Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania but there…

DNR: How to collect a lymph node sample [video]

If you are not in a mandatory testing area, but would like to test your deer for chronic wasting disease, you can voluntarily submit a sample to the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory for a fee. This video shows you how to locate and extract the lymph nodes for that test. Categories: CWD, Hunting, Minnesota Videos, Whitetail Deer, Whitetail…

Vendors scramble as fresh perch supply shrinks

Because Great Lakes perch is so hard to come by, some businesses are turning to European perch, or Zander, he said, which comes from Poland and other areas in Europe with bodies of fresh water. The fish comes to the U.S. frozen and is not as tasty as yellow perch.

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 18, 2019

Season Dates Nov. 2: Rabbit, pheasant & quail hunting seasons open. Nov. 22: First firearms deer season opens (tentative) Nov. 24: First firearms deer season closes (tentative) Dec. 5: Second firearms deer season opens (tentative) Dec. 8: Second firearms deer season closes (tentative) Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 19: Southern Illinois WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., St. John’s Catholic Church, Red Bud. For more…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 18, 2019

Northwest Zone– Captain Laura Petreikis In Whiteside County, CPO Teas received a disposition involving a subject who killed a buck during the archery season and failed to tag it. The subject then had another subject purchase a permit to tag the deer. The antlers were seized, and both subjects were charged. The subject who purchased the additional permit paid a…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 18, 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.) Drug arrest at Vernooy…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 18, 2019

Season Dates Oct. 19: Muzzleloader deer season opens (Northern Zone) Oct. 19: Fall turkey season opens (Southern Zone) Oct. 19: Pheasant season opens (portions of state) Oct. 19: Duck season opens (Western and Southeast zones)  Oct. 25: Early archery deer season closes (Northern Zone) Oct. 25: Crossbow deer season closes (Northern Zone) Oct. 25: Muzzleloader deer season closes (Northern Zone)…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 18, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers  Oct 19: Sparta-Melrose-Mindoro WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Log Cabin, Bangor. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2224. Oct. 19: Big 4+ WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Keyes Peak Ski Lodge, Florence. For more info call JoAnne Smith, 715-674-2020. Oct. 19: New Lisbon Sports Club Banquet, New Lisbon Community Center. For more info call 608-547-3760. Oct. 21: Jefferson county PF Banquet,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 18, 2019

NORTHEAST REGION Green Bay Team Wardens Chris Kratcha, of Sturgeon Bay, and Alyssa Neff-Miller, of Manitowoc, investigated a suspicious 2018 gun deer season registration in September which resulted in the issuance of citations to two hunters and the seizure of antlers. Warden James Moore, of Kewaunee, responded to a call in September on the Ahnapee State Trail regarding a live…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 18, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) and COC Marc Johnson worked waterfowl hunters at Thief Lake and Lake of the Woods, small-game hunters, and ATV riders in the Beltrami State Forest. In addition, they spoke at a local trapper education class in Roseau and followed up on complaints of equipment left inside two WMAs.  CO Jeremy Woinarowicz…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 18, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 19: MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Leech Lake Event Center, Walker. For more info call Kevin Merten, 218-507-0364. Oct. 23: Snake River Valley Conservation Club Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Pine City Pizza Pub. For more info call Mark Madison, 320-629-3239. Oct. 25: Fillmore County WTU Banquet, 6 p.m., Mabel Community Center, Mabel. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256. Oct….