Tuesday, March 21st, 2023
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Youth Turkey Hunt was soggy but successful

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany – New York State’s second annual Youth Turkey Hunt last month was punctuated by wet and cold weather. But the April 23-24 hunt was also labeled a success by DEC

Bass are No. 1 with N.Y. anglers

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany – Given the storied waters and New York’s place in fly-fishing history, one might think trout are the marquee fish of the Empire State. Wrong. While trout certainly draw plenty

Hatchery accident will hit Erie, Ontario lakers

By Bill Hilts, Jr. Contributing Writer Warren, Pa. – Federal lake trout stocking efforts suffered another serious setback in late April when nearly half of the 600,000 lake trout being raised died as a result

CWD focus shifts to containment

By Steve Piatt Editor Westmoreland, N.Y. – A second case of Chronic Wasting Disease has been discovered in New York’s wild deer herd, but it hasn’t changed the approach to keeping the disease in check.

Already, brookie record may be broken

By Steve Piatt Editor Saranac Lake, N.Y. – You’ll have to forgive Robert Dora Jr. if he doesn’t sound too excited about catching a new potential state record brook trout. Maybe it’s because he already

New GOP task force to meet with sportsmen

By Paula Piatt Associate Editor Albany – They want to hear from you. They want your ideas, your gripes and your praises. They know the outdoorsmen and women can make a difference in the outdoors

N.Y. Bowhunters again opposed to latest plan

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany – A Southern Zone deer hunting proposal, revised for the third – and likely final – time by the DEC, shortens the archery season by as many as six days,

CWD discovered in wild deer herd

By Steve Piatt Editor Westmoreland, N.Y. – Chronic wasting disease has found its way into New York’s wild deer herd, weeks after five cases were detected in a pair of captive herds in the central

Crossbow use may get another push

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany — Legislation that would allow the use of crossbows for hunting purposes has been labeled a “priority” item for the New York State Conservation Fund Advisory Board. The board’s strategy

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