Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

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Johnsrud reflects on 20 years in the Legislature

By Tim Eisele Correspondent Eastman, Wis. — DuWayne Johnsrud is enjoying life. He retired last year after 20 years in the Legislature, returning to farm his 266 acres full-time in Crawford County, where he has

Lake Michigan perch showing signs of life

By Paul Smith Correspondent Milwaukee — The Lake Michigan yellow perch population, suffering from more than a decade of extremely poor recruitment, is showing significant signs of improvement that have led to renewed optimism about

Rally for conservation is Saturday in St. Paul

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul — For the second consecutive year, sportsmen and conservationists of all stripes will gather on the steps of the state Capitol to press for passage of outdoors-related legislation.

Bait limit gets support

By Robert Imrie Associated Press Wausau, Wis. (AP) — Outdoor enthusiasts at annual conservation hearings split on whether the state should outlaw the baiting of white-tailed deer, though they strongly supported restricting the practice before

Rain dampens first week of Minnesota turkey hunt

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor St. Paul — Despite forecasts of a light turkey hunt in some areas of the state – due mainly to below-average reproduction the past couple springs, along with spring rains

Walleye and pike: The ‘other’ opener

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany – No, it doesn’t carry the same importance as April 1 or the third Saturday in June. But the opening of New York’s walleye, pike, pickerel and tiger muskie season

Lawmakers get look at perch regs

By Mike Moore Editor Columbus — If anything is for certain regarding tighter standards for Lake Erie commercial fishermen, it’s that there is a difference of opinion about how fair the regulations are to the

Youth hunting plan may exclude deer

By Jeff MulhollemEditor Wilkes-Barre, Pa. — Everyone who cares knows Pennsylvania game commissioners will be grappling with deer issues at their meeting April 17-18. With an evenly divided board and so many angry hunters, it’s

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