Thursday, February 29th, 2024

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Thursday, February 29th, 2024

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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

Landowners to get new conservation offering

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Lansing – Michigan could gain more than 8,000 acres in cropland set-aside for wildlife conservation under a new provision offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The State Areas for

Some fish stocking suspended for 2007

By Yvonne Swager Correspondent Lansing – Michigan DNR walleye, pike, and muskie production and stocking has been suspended for a year because of a fatal fish disease. The presence of viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS), detected

New Web-based licensing system in development

By Jeffrey L. Frischkorn Contributing Writer Columbus – The DNR Division of Wildlife is in the market for a new, efficient Web-based licensing system. The present model is 10 years old, held together with software

Steelhead run is sizzling

By Kenny Darwin Correspondent Wellston, Mich. – State steelhead fishermen are doing back-flips because fishing action across the state has improved with recent warm weather. Further, Michigan has had plenty of rain. ‘All our rivers

Record flathead taken at Blue Marsh

By Bob Frye Capital Correspondent Boyertown, Pa. – James Shabrach Jr. spends a lot of nights fishing the spillway below Blue Marsh Lake in Berks County, but few of them end up like the night

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

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