Monday, December 11th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Monday, December 11th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967


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Bass regs proposal altered just slightly

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany – A proposed catch-and-release bass season outside the traditional third-Saturday-in-June to Nov. 30 regular season will remain intact despite concerns from sportsmen. DEC officials said the initial plan to expand

Serious drought may be developing across state

By Jeff Mulhollem Editor University Park, Pa. — If you thought trout streams were lower than ever before on opening day, you were right. They were. You have to go back to the early 1980s

Opening day for trout may change

By Bob Frye Capital Correspondent DuBois, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s opening day of trout season has pretty much existed in its current form for 57 years. It may not make it to 58. Pennsylvania Fish &

Mead lands open for turkey hunters

DNR, Staff Reports McArthur, Ohio — Hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy continued public use of 43,000 acres of forested lands in seven southern Ohio counties following a formal agreement on April 13 between

Reg changes greet open-water anglers

By Bill Parker Editor Lansing — The ice is gone and winter has melted into spring. Open-water fishing season is upon us. Although walleyes and trout have been targeted by anglers plying the waters of

NRC pondering alteration of elk hunt boundaries

By Steve Griffin Field Editor Midland, Mich. — Elk hunters taking part in the special early season hunt late this summer will have options if they sense they’re in the wrong spot, under regulations up

Impact statement sought on development of U.P. land

By Kurt Krueger Correspondent Paulding, Mich. — A division of the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission has joined state and federal agencies in demanding an environmental impact analysis of a power company’s plan

PGC excludes deer for year in youth hunt

By Jeff Mulhollem Editor Harrisburg — After considerable debate, Pennsylvania Game commissioners decided to exclude deer hunting from its mentored youth hunting program for one year until the agency can assess the potential for additional

Authorities trap bear in area Ohioan was killed

By Rose French Associated Press Writer Nashville, Tenn. — A black bear was caught in a forest recreation area and euthanized so experts could determine whether it was the same animal that attacked a family

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