Saturday, January 28th, 2023
Saturday, January 28th, 2023

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Already, brookie record may be broken

By Steve Piatt Editor Saranac Lake, N.Y. – You’ll have to forgive Robert Dora Jr. if he doesn’t sound too excited about catching a new potential state record brook trout. Maybe it’s because he already

N.Y. Bowhunters again opposed to latest plan

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany – A Southern Zone deer hunting proposal, revised for the third – and likely final – time by the DEC, shortens the archery season by as many as six days,

New GOP task force to meet with sportsmen

By Paula Piatt Associate Editor Albany – They want to hear from you. They want your ideas, your gripes and your praises. They know the outdoorsmen and women can make a difference in the outdoors

CWD discovered in wild deer herd

By Steve Piatt Editor Westmoreland, N.Y. – Chronic wasting disease has found its way into New York’s wild deer herd, weeks after five cases were detected in a pair of captive herds in the central

New lake trout proposal surfaces for Lake Ontario

By Bill Hilts, Jr. Contributing Writer Lockport, N.Y. — A new lake trout proposal was unveiled at the State of Lake Ontario meetings held in Lockport and Mexico last month that could help improve lake

State ‘hunts’ CWD outside the fences

By Steve Piatt Editor Westmoreland, N.Y. — Five confirmed cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) inside the fences of two deer farms in central New York have prompted DEC officials to begin a controlled “hunt”

Saturday opener set; other changes pulled

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany — What began last fall as a proposed major overhaul of the Southern Zone hunting regulations has, apparently, ended with a plan that carries only one significant change — a

Crossbow use may get another push

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany — Legislation that would allow the use of crossbows for hunting purposes has been labeled a “priority” item for the New York State Conservation Fund Advisory Board. The board’s strategy