Sunday, April 14th, 2024

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Sunday, April 14th, 2024

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Groups vow to battle pair of trapping bills

By Don Lehman Contributing Writer Albany – State legislators are weighing bills that could endanger trapping in some parts of the state by allowing counties and other municipalities to regulate the sport instead of the

Finally: Deer season is set

By Dean Bortz Editor Madison — It took quite a bit of pushing and pulling, but Wisconsin deer hunters finally do have a framework in place for the 2006 deer season. Now they just have

Groups line up against proposed sale of forest

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Washington — A Bush administration plan to sell off chunks of national forest land in 35 states across the U.S. to fund a rural schools program has been criticized by

Key bills pending as session winds down

House passes Clean Water Legacy Act By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul — Supporters of a plan to dedicate a portion of the state sales tax to natural resources were holding their collective breath

Red Lake Band responds to ownership questions

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul — Questions raised regarding the ownership of Red Lake have drawn the ire of the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe. In a letter written by Bagley resident Greg

Is Big Carr incident subject of DNR spin?

By Patti Wenzel Reprinted with permission from The Lakeland Times Minocqua, Wis. — Are some DNR officials more interested in protecting the image of the Lac du Flambeau tribe than publicizing the apprehension of three

New fluke regs bring criticism

Staff report Wantagh, L.I. – Fluke season got off to a frustrating start this month as anglers returned scores of undersized fish following a size limit increase from 17.5 to 18 inches. DEC officials announced

Saturday deer kickoff to return in South

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany – You had to read between the lines, but a recent DEC announcement on proposed deer and bear season changes may be more noteworthy for what won’t change in 2006.

N.Y. bass opener special this year

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany – New York’s traditional bass season opener takes on a special meaning this season, the last in which Opening Day will mean just that. While the third-Saturday-in-June season kickoff will

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