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Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – August 4, 2022

Division of Wildlife • Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  State wildlife officer Antoinette Freet, assigned to Licking County, attended the Partnering Anthropology with Science and Technology (PAST) Foundation Minecraft: Girls Who Lead summer camp. The program provides girls the tools to reach their full potential to explore the world of STEM. Officer Freet spoke at the event about being…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – August 4, 2022

Banquets/Fundraisers aug. 6: WTU Ohio Veterans Outdoors Chapter Hunters Night Out, 5 p.m., Clinton County Fairgrounds Expo Building, 958 W. Main St., Wilmington. For more info, call Brian Luce, 937-501-1239. AUG. 13: WTU Southwest Ohio Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., RSVP Event Center, Loveland. For more info, call Joel Reynolds, 614-205-1037. aug. 20: WTU Buckeye State Deer Camp, 5 p.m., Wigwam…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – August 4, 2022

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Beaver County Game Warden Matt Kramer reports increased patrols at State Game Land 203 shooting ranges have greatly curtailed the early shooting that was occurring on Sunday mornings, when ranges open at noon. Multiple citations were issued over a several month period in an effort to eliminate the early use of the range.  Fayette…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – August 4, 2022

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked ATV riders in the Beltrami Island State Forest and boaters on Lake of the Woods. Violations included walleye overlimit, jet skis operating at above-wakeless speeds too close to shore, jumping wakes, operating late, and allowing a 10-year-old to operate. CO Corey Sura (Baudette East) and CO Prachar wrapped up an…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – August 4, 2022

Banquets/Fundraisers AUG. 11: Adrian Ducks Unlimited, Countryside Inn, Adrian. For more info call Roy Honermann, 507-483-2847. Aug. 12: Minnesota Deer Hunters Association-McGregor Chapter, 5:00 p.m., McGregor Community Center, McGregor. For more info call Robert Dreger, 612-669-5093. Aug. 18: West Metro Delta Waterfowl, 5:30 p.m., Shakopee Ballroom, Shakopee. For more info call Eric Noyes, 612-387-1067.  Aug. 20: Whitetails Unlimited Warroad Area…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – August 4, 2022

Banquets/Fundraisers AUG. 13: PA Trappers Association state banquet hosted by District 7, 4:30 at Warrior Run Social Hall, 196 White Deer Ave., Allenwood. For more info, call Larry Miller Jr. 570-337-9208. AUG. 13: 61st Lancaster Hunting & Fishing Show & Sale, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Lancaster Farm & Home Center, Lancaster. Call Ron in evenings at 717-371-0395. AUG. 13: Whitetails…

Summer campground reservations can be challenging

Camping continues to grow in popularity with both NYS Parks and DEC campgrounds in the Adirondacks and Catskills experiencing record numbers of annual visitors. This is a trend that began during the recession of the late 2000’s and has intensified through the Covid pandemic. My wife Adrienne and I are avid summer campers, owning a small “canned ham” style RV….

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – July 29, 2022

BANQUET/FUNDRAISER JULY 30: Whitetails Unlimited Kaskaskia Valley Son’s O’ Bucks Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Mascoutah Sportsmen’s Club, 1535 North County Rd., Mascoutah. Call 618-207-0290. AUG. 6: Whitetails Unlimited Muddy River Whitetails Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Majestic Pines, 11503 3 Mile Rd., Thomson. Call 563-219-2022. AUG. 13: Kaskaskia River Delta Waterfowl Banquet, doors open 5:30 p.m., Karban’s Knotty Pines, 4569 Buss…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 29, 2022

Northwest Zone – Capt. Laura Petreikis In LaSalle County, CPO Wagner, while conducting sport fish enforcement along the Illinois River, found an individual fishing with crayfish. Upon closer observation, the CPO discovered the crayfish were rusty crayfish which is an injurious species and can’t be used as live bait in Illinois. The individual was cited for the violation and all…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 29, 2022

Fawn in Distress (Erie County) On June 12, ECO Mathis responded to reports of two fawns attempting to cross Route 5 in the town of Hamburg after a doe was struck and killed on this busy road. Officer Mathis and a Good Samaritan tried to catch the fawns without success. After several attempts over the next few days, ECO Mathis…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 29, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Sept. 1: Squirrel hunting season begins; Early Canada goose hunting season begins in most of New York. SEPT. 10-18: Early antlerless deer season in limited Southern Zone Wildlife Management Units. Info: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/28605.html. SEPT. 10-25: Southern Zone early bear season in…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 29, 2022

NORTHERN REGION Ashland Team/June Warden Amie Egstad, of Bayfield, has been working on addressing complaints of ATV and UTV operators speeding along a route in the town of Bell between the Chequamegon National Forest and the village of Cornucopia. A citizens’ petition was started to close the road to ATV/UTV use. In working with local law enforcement officials, Egstad was…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – July 29, 2022

Banquets/Fundraiser Aug. 21: Oakland Conservation Club annual fundraiser via merchandise trap shoot starting at 8 a.m., food and beverages on club grounds, live music 3 p.m., cash raffle 7 p.m., Hwy. A, three miles east of Cambridge, call 608-444-3885. aug. 23: Whitetails Unlimited Great Northwoods Chapter, 5:30 p.m., Great Northern Hotel, 5070 North Hwy. 51, Mercer, Eric Behnke, www.whitetailsunlimited.com, 715-604-2253….

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 29, 2022

Banquets/Fundraisers JULY 30: Support the Troops MN, 16th annual Golf Tournament and Silent Auction, Majestic Oaks Golf Course, For more info call Nicole Giesie, 847-422-3640. aug. 4: Elk River Goldeneye Ducks Unlimited, doors open at 5:00 p.m., Rockwoods Event Center, Otsego. For more info call Tim Oie, 763-237-4155. AUG. 11: Adrian Ducks Unlimited, Countryside Inn, Adrian. For more info call…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 29, 2022

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) patrolled Lake of the Woods and the Roseau River. Campers were contacted in Beltrami Island State Forest and warned for camping in one location for more than 14 days.  CO Corey Sura (Baudette) worked ATVing activity in the area and checked anglers at various access sites on the Rainy River and…