Monday, February 26th, 2024

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Monday, February 26th, 2024

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St. Clair poachers may have killed up to 60 whitetails

By Tracy Breen Correspondent Port Huron, Mich. – Michigan DNR enforcement officials say they’ve filed charges against a group of alleged poachers in St. Clair County that may have been responsible for the illegal killing

Wild hogs being killed around Bradford County

By Tom Venesky Contributing Writer Wilkes-Barre, Pa.- For hours Jack Sorber tracked his quarry through the deep snow in the Bradford County mountains. The tracks were easy to follow, but the animal managed to stay

Combo deer license survives challenge

By Steve Griffin Field Editor Saginaw, Mich. – We listened, the Natural Resources Commission wanted to tell hunters at its March monthly meeting here. It listened to suggestions that hunters be more restricted in how

Poaching penalties getting a closer look

State lawmakers spurred on by high-profile cases, publicity By Mike MooreEditor Columbus – Stirred by recent high-profile poaching busts made by DNR Division of Wildlife officers, a handful of state legislators are taking note of

DNR secures 15,000 more acres of Mead lands

DNR, Staff Reports McArthur, Ohio – The DNR finalized agreements last month to permanently protect 15,896 contiguous acres in Vinton County as a working forest and to assure its continued public access for outdoor recreation.

Cougar review fuels debate

By Jeff Mulhollem Editor Altoona, Pa. – Reaction came swiftly in Pennsylvania to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s recent announcement that it will review the status of the eastern cougar. The first review the

Lake Erie netting plan gets redo at statehouse

Proposal would eliminate state’s buyout blueprint By Jeffrey L. Frischkorn Contributing Writer State Sen. Timothy J. Grendell, R-Chesterland, believes he’s found a better way to regulate Ohio’s Lake Erie commercial fishing fleet without making the

More does target of new tag proposal

Special doe tags would allow harvest of up to three more deer in some places Staff, Wire Reports Columbus – Even with Ohio hunters nearly assured to break a harvest record this year, state wildlife

Bear den checkers get a rare ‘double-header’

By Steve Griffin Field Editor Oscoda County, Mich. – Dan Moran was relieved. He’d found the Oscoda County den of the 3-year-old sow bear he’d radio-collared last summer, and heard at least one cub crying

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