Sunday, February 25th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Sunday, February 25th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967


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PGC looks bad in flap over tame deer near Lancaster

By Ad Crable Contributing Writer Lancaster, Pa. – Against the backdrop of a huge public outcry, the Pennsylvania Game Commission said it will bend the rules and not kill a piebald deer a 90-year-old woman

Biologist: Plenty of jakes, 2-year-olds this season

By Jeffrey L. FrischkornContributing Writer Athens, Ohio – If wildlife biologists’ predictions come true, then thousands of Ohioans will walk out of the woods this spring with their Thanksgiving Day dinners slung over their shoulders.

Legislature to take up fee increase proposal

By Bill Parker Editor Lansing – Anglers’ 2006 fishing licenses expired on March 31, and anglers across the state have been out in force purchasing their 2007 licenses – without a controversial proposed fee increase

Earn-a-buck in ’07 to include 35 units

By Tim Eisele Correspondent Madison – The number of herd-control and earn-a-buck deer units outside of the CWD zones will increase for the 2007 hunting season to include 60 herd-control units (compared to 54 in

Deer survey stalls rule change talk

By Don LehmanContributing Writer Syracuse, N.Y. – A survey of deer hunters in parts of Region 7 has prompted the state DEC to put off any talk of antler restrictions or other potential rules changes

Frustrated Monacchio steps down from CFAB

By Don LehmanContributing Writer Northville, N.Y. – The chairman of the state Conservation Fund Advisory Board (CFAB) announced his resignation March 16, saying the inability of certain sportsmen’s groups to work together had pushed him

Price County muskies headed to La Crosse

By Dean Bortz Editor Park Falls, Wis. – Up to 200 Price County muskies will put on some traveling music this spring as they make their way to a new home – Lake Neshonoc in

PGC: Deer harvest similar to last year

Hunters kill 361,560: Reporting rates now hover around 37% By Jeff Mulhollem Editor Harrisburg – Response from the leaders of two statewide sportsmen’s groups to a report from the Pennsylvania Game Commission that hunters killed

Bait prices are a big concern on Lake Erie

Rules related to VHS could drive up bait shop prices By Mike MooreEditor Columbus – The biggest casualty of the current fish virus scare on Lake Erie will likely be the bait dealers who do

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