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Fishing tourney rule debate set to begin

By Tim Eisele Correspondent Green Bay, Wis. — The state Natural Resources Board has directed the DNR to take new fishing tournament rules to public hearings, but not until it shot down an alternative that

Coast Guard firing tests a Great Lakes concern

Staff report Oswego, N.Y. – A U.S. Coast Guard plan to create live firing zones on the Great Lakes includes three sites on Lake Ontario and has sparked some concerns that fishing boats could unknowingly

Delta voted out of Canada joint venture

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Bismarck, N.D. — Unhappy with the direction of waterfowl conservation in Canada and subsequent refusal to agree to what it classified as a “gag order” have led to the dismissal

Waterfowl hunters: Expect a mixed bag

Local mallard numbers are down By Bill Parker Editor Lansing – Despite glowing reports of increases in the continental duck breeding numbers, state waterfowl experts are approaching the upcoming season with cautious optimism. ‘On the

PF&BC to reveal Erie easements

By Bob Frye Capital Correspondent Erie, Pa. – John Fuhrmann does a lot of steelhead fishing – what you expect from an angler who lives just 1,000 yards from Walnut Creek. He’s had some pretty

Study: CRP loss could prove costly

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Washington – At a time when the nation’s top conservation program is being threatened by potential federal budget restructuring and increased grain demand from alternative energy development, a new study

Odds for hunt draws were toughest in N’West Ohio

By Mike Moore Editor Columbus – Drawing results for all of the 2006 controlled hunts offered by the DNR Division of Wildlife are official with permits being mailed to recipients this month. The results are

Lawrence captures duck stamp contest victory

By Steve Griffin Field Editor Saginaw, Mich. – Talk about turning defeat into victory. A few years ago, Michigan artist Rod Lawrence first got a phone call informing him that he was in the top

Conservation brought to fore at the Capitol

By Bill Parker Editor Lansing – Blaze orange was the color of the day on Sept. 13 at the state Capitol when sporting groups and legislators celebrated the first-ever Sportsmen’s Day at the Capitol. The

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