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Zeebs inch closer to Wyoming

(Photo courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)CHEYENNE – The threat of zebra and quagga mussels to Wyoming’s waters is closer than ever before. Last week zebra mussels were discovered in Pactola Reservoir, located 13 miles west of Rapid City, South Dakota, in the Black Hills. The reservoir is only 27 miles from the Wyoming border and is a popular…

Sharpies down, ruffies up in N.D.

North Dakota Game and Fish Department upland game biologists summarized the spring survey results for sharp-tailed grouse, ruffed grouse and greater sage grouse. Summaries from the spring sharp-tailed grouse census indicate a 13% decrease in the number of male grouse counted compared to last year. Statewide, 2,639 sharptails were observed on spring dancing grounds this year compared to 3,281 in…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 22, 2022

DISTRICT 1 CO Alex VanWagner, along with an Iron County deputy and a Michigan State Police (MSP) trooper, responded to an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crash. Dispatch advised that subject had crashed and had a possible broken leg, chest pain, and difficulty breathing. The subject was transported to the hospital by emergency medical services (EMS) and the incident was turned over…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – July 22, 2022

AUG. 1: Reserved waterfowl hunt license application period begins. AUG. 1: Fall wild turkey license application period ends.  AUG. 1: Crow hunting season begins. AUG. 11: Natural Resources Commission meeting, Outdoor Adventure Center, 1801 Atwater St., Detroit. AUG. 15: Antlerless deer license application period ends. AUG. 28: Reserved waterfowl hunt license application period ends. SEPT. 1: Teal hunting season opens….

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – July 22, 2022

Banquets/Fundraisers july 30: WTU Central Ohio Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., Makoy Center, Hilliard. For more info call Joel Reynolds, 614-205-1037. 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…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 22, 2022

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  State wildlife officer Matt Teders, assigned to Madison County, received a report of an orphaned white-tailed deer fawn this spring. Officer Teders safely captured the fawn and coordinated with a wildlife rehabilitator to evaluate its condition. The fawn was healthy and alert. Officer Teders released the fawn back into the wild….

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 22, 2022

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Allegheny County Game Warden Douglas Berman reports charges were filed against a juvenile from Elizabeth Township for using a gas-powered canoe to intentionally run over a groundhog as it swam in the river. The groundhog was killed in the incident.  Cambria County Game Warden April Whitsell reports investigating unlawful ATV use in and around…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – July 22, 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…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 22, 2022

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods. Fishing has been hit or miss with the mayfly hatch in full swing, along with high water. Enforcement action was taken for anglers using extra lines, possessing illegal-length walleyes, possessing filleted and unmeasurable walleyes on the lake, and possession of marijuana. CO Corey Sura…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 22, 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…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 15, 2022

Northwest Zone – Captain Laura Petreikis In Rock Island County, CPO Priest was off duty and received a call about an individual in Carroll County threatening to shoot people in one of the state parks. CPO Priest responded with other officers. Officers  were unable to locate the subject but made contact with him by phone.  In Rock Island County, CPO…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – July 15, 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. 26: Whitetails Unlimited Central Illinois Ridge Runners Banquet, 5 p.m., Round House Center, 905 Bay…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 15, 2022

Season Dates 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 limited Southern Zone Wildlife Management Units. Info: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/28605.html. SEPT. 17: Northern Zone: Adirondack region early bear season begins,…