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Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – December 10, 2021

Season Dates Dec. 2: Second firearms deer season opens Dec. 5: Second firearms deer season closes Dec. 10: Muzzleloader-only deer season opens dec. 12: Muzzleloader-only deer season closes Meetings Arlington Anglers: 3rd Tues. of every month, 6:30 p.m., Cabela’s Hoffman Estates. For more info call Tom Curtin, 312-560-9876. Calumet Region Chapter Izaak Walton League: 2nd Sat. 11 a.m., Dolton. For…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – December 10, 2021

Northwest Zone – Captain Laura Petreikis In Boone County, CPO Swanson was conducting fishing compliance checks in Belvidere when she spoke to a juvenile who said he was 15 but gave a date of birth for that of a 17-year-old. After further questioning, he admitted he was 16 and did not have a fishing license, and was from out of…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – December 10, 2021

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Dec. 10: Fisher and pine marten trapping seasons end in parts of eastern and northern New York..  DEC 6-12: Northern Zone late bow and muzzleloading season for deer (limited WMUs). Dec 12: Southern Zone deer and bear regular season ends….

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – December 10, 2021

Jumping the Gun to Shotgun Season (Orange County) On Nov. 7, ECO Carl received a report of a gunshot and a hunter driving an ATV to the area where the shot was heard to retrieve a deer. The Southern Zone firearms season opened Nov. 20, meaning this deer was illegally taken. Officer Carl quickly responded to investigate a nearby residence….

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – December 10, 2021

Season Dates Dec. 1: State Parks Stickers go on sale Dec. 1: Lake trout season opens on Lake Superior Dec. 8: Ruffed grouse season (Zone B), bobwhite quail seasons close Dec. 8: Muzzleloader deer season closes Dec. 9: 4 day statewide antlerless gun & archery deer season opens Dec. 9: Late elk season opens Dec. 10: APPLICATION DEADLINE Bear and…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – December 10, 2021

SOUTH-CENTRAL REGION Rock River Team/ October Warden Ryan Mannes, of Horicon, was near the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge when he observed two people in kayaks hunting ducks in the closed refuge. Mannes instructed them to come back shore and made contact. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service office issued multiple citations. Warden Mannes was on patrol near Mayville and observed…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – December 10, 2021

District 1 – Baudette area CO Corey Sura (Baudette) spent time checking anglers on Upper Red Lake throughout the week. Much like anglers’ success, the thickness of the ice also varied across the lake. It was reported that an ATV went through the ice on the northeast side of the lake, even though the average thickness of the ice on…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – December 10, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers dec. 11: Sherburn DU Banquet, Ranada Fire Hall. For more info call Dough Hartke, 507-236-1700. Dec. 12: Buffalo DU Banquet, Huikko Entertainment. For more info call Jesse Neumann, 612-423-1036. JAN. 8, 2022: WTU Southern Minnesota Deer Camp, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn/Austin Conference Center. For more info calll Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256. JAN. 22, 2022: WTU Red River Valley Deer Camp,…

DNR to rescind rule temporarily banning farmed deer movement into and within Minnesota

The DNR worked to obtain all available information from agencies outside Minnesota that are involved in the regulation of farmed deer, but has concluded that learning more won’t be possible due to loss of records, variability in the ways other jurisdictions monitor CWD in deer farms and in wild deer, and the lack of testing in some other states.

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – December 3, 2021

DISTRICT 1 CO Ethen Mapes responded to a search and rescue in the Porcupine Mountains after a hiker signaled for help. The Porcupine Mountains State Park rescue boat was used to transport first responders, park rangers, and CO Mapes to a location on the shoreline of Lake Superior. Rescuers hiked into the subject, who had suffered a heart attack, and…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – December 3, 2021

SEASON DATES Dec. 3: Deer muzzleloader season opens statewide DEC. 5: Duck season ends in the South Zone DEC. 9: Natural Resources Commission meeting, Michigan History Center auditorium DEC. 11: Second elk hunt begins DEC. 11-12: Special two-day duck season in the Middle Zone Dec. 12: Deer muzzleloader season ends statewide Dec. 31: Pure Michigan Hunt application period ends Special…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – December 3, 2021

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  In October, State wildlife officer Brad Kiger, assigned to Franklin County, attended a tree planting event at Sawmill Wetlands Education Area. The event was organized by the Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed, an Ohio Division of Wildlife partner. The trees were purchased by Accenture, and Del-Co Water helped transport the…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – December 3, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers Dec. 11: WTU Preble County Chapter Hunters Night Out, 5 p.m., Preble County Fairgrounds, Eaton. For more info call Walt Mitchell, 937-733-7001. Shooting/Archery Clark County Sportsman’s Club: 3450 Ballentine Pike, Springfield, OH. 3rd Saturday of every month. 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sporting Clay 3 Bird Shoot. Lake Milton Fish & Game: 4374 Bedell Rd. Berlin Center, OH, 44401….

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – December 3, 2021

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Allegheny County Game Warden Douglas Bergman reports charges were filed against an individual from Hazelwood for hunting during the archery deer season without first securing the archery privilege required to do so. Hunters are reminded to please make sure they have all the required licenses and permits needed before going afield. Allegheny County Game…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – December 3, 2021

Season Dates  Dec. 11: Statewide deer hunting season closes Dec. 13: Squirrel, ruffed grouse, rabbit, and pheasant seasons open Dec. 18: Fisher & beaver trapping seasons open Dec. 18: Bobcat trapping season opens in select WMUs Dec. 24: Squirrel, rabbit, ruffed grouse, and pheasant seasons close Dec. 24: Fisher trapping season closes Dec. 26: Deer flintlock season opens  Dec. 26:…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – December 3, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers dec. 4: Nobles County DU Banquet, Brewster American Legion. For more info call Kevin Black, 507-329-2223. dec. 11: Sherburn DU Banquet, Ranada Fire Hall. For more info call Dough Hartke, 507-236-1700. Dec. 12: Buffalo DU Banquet, Huikko Entertainment. For more info call Jesse Neumann, 612-423-1036. Season Dates Dec. 1: Lake Superior lake trout season opens Dec. 1: Muskie season…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – December 3, 2021

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) completed some cases from the firearms deer season. Complaints also were investigated from the archery and muzzleloader deer seasons. Huener responded to a call about two large bucks south of Badger whose anglers were stuck together. One of the deer had injuries to its head and was almost dead upon arrival….

Korean Venison Bowls

A recipe featured in the Outdoor News Taste of the Wild

When you grind most of your venison into ground burger meat, there are endless possibilities of meals to make. This easy go-to recipe for a savory rice bowl was share by Wisconsin hunter, Sarah Kozlowski.