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New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 15, 2022

Drone Training (Oneida County) From June 2 to 5, members of DEC’s Division of Law Enforcement drone team, along with New York State Police and the Town of Colonie Police Department, presented at the 2022 New York State Technical Rescue Conference at the State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany. ECOs presented on the critical role of drones during investigations. ECOs…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – July 15, 2022

Banquets/Fundraiser 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. Aug. 25: Whitetails Unlimited Southern Grant County Chapter, 5:30 p.m., J&J’s Sandbar, 1110 E. Amelia Street, Cassville, Jenny Potter, 608-725-5055, www.whitetailsunlimited.com. Aug. 25: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin Rapids Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ridges Golf Course and Banquet Hall, 2311…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 15, 2022

WEST-CENTRAL REGION Wisconsin River Team/May Wardens Nicholas Hefter and Bryan Lockman were checking fishing licenses when they observed a vehicle parked along the road. They found that three juveniles who were on lunch break from school were smoking marijuana and were going to return to school. The case was handed over to the Portage County Sheriff’s Department.  Warden Hefter responded…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 15, 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. 12: Minnesota Deer Hunters Association-McGregor Chapter, 5:00 p.m., McGregor Community Center,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 15, 2022

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods and ATVing activity around Warroad. Enforcement contacts for the week included possession of illegal-length walleyes, angling with an extra line, and operating a watercraft without required navigation lights. Assistance was given to the Roseau Police Department regarding a bear in a tree. CO Jeremy…

Eels in the Susquehanna

My first encounter with a live eel came when I was in high school. My friend’s father would often take us to the Laxawaxen River in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains to fish for trout. We fished downstream from Lake Wallenpaupack where the river continued east, joining the Delaware at Lackawaxen near Narrowsburg. One afternoon I was drifting a hellgramite through a…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 8, 2022

DISTRICT 1 CO Jenni Hanson assisted the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department with the call of an assault. A neighbor dispute turned physical when one neighbor charged another, grabbed the subject by her hair, and slammed her face into the ground. The parties were separated, and a report is being submitted to the prosecutor’s office. CO Jenni Hanson was a guest…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – July 8, 2022

JULY 8: Dog training season begins. JULY 14: Natural Resources Commission meeting, Lansing Community College West Campus rooms 119-121. JULY 15: Antlerless deer license application period begins. 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,…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – July 8, 2022

EDUCATION/SEMINARS  June 23: Native Warm Season Grass Pasture Workshop, 5:30-8 p.m., Greenacres Lewis Township, 7547 J Bolender Road, Felicity. Free seminar. For more info, email cbitler@green-acres.org.  june 25: Portage Summit Field and Stream trap, shotgun shooting class, 9 a.m., 8504 St. Route 224, Deerfield, For more info, call Bob Becker, 330-990-6429. Banquets/Fundraisers july 30: WTU Central Ohio Deer Camp, 4:30…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 8, 2022

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  State Wildlife Officer John Coffman, assigned to Fayette County, was patrolling Deer Creek Wildlife Area when he received a tip that two individuals were cast netting for non-forage fish out of Deer Creek. Officer Coffman was able to contact the individuals, who were found to have netted all the fish in…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 8, 2022

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Allegheny County Game Warden Evan McDaniel reports seeing an increase of ATV activity on conservancy property. The public is reminded it is unlawful to ride motorized vehicles on conservancy property, and those there should obey signs and familiarize themselves with the rules. Armstrong and Indiana counties Land Management Group Supervisor Zeb Campbell reports 67…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – July 8, 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 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 Unlimited…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 8, 2022

Banquets/Fundraisers July 9: Veterans Lake of Ramsey/Operation Zero, Ramsey. For more info call Kristina Dahlin, 763-441-4086.  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…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 8, 2022

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods during the busy holiday weekend. High water levels are impeding lake access in many places.  CO Corey Sura (Baudette) continued work on an ongoing investigation, as well as ongoing work on wetland violations. Sura worked with other area officers during the holiday weekend, patrolling…