The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Lake Michigan: Most fishermen have been fishing from the dock. There have been very few reports of trout being caught at this…
The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Lake Michigan: Navy Pier and the downtown harbors are slow and cold but producing some good catches of perch. The fish are…
One fact of note from the report: Minnesota hunters shot more than a quarter of their entire deer harvest on opening day of their primary firearms season.
Official entry score of 320-5/8 makes it only the fifth hunter-taken nontypical whitetail to exceed 300 inches in history.
The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Crystal Lake: This is a private lake during the summer, but during the winter ice fishermen can access the lake from the…
Hunters harvested 3,863 deer during the 2018 muzzleloader-only season, which took place this past weekend. The harvest tally was up slightly from the 3,765 taken in 2017. According to the Illinois DNR, harvest sex ratios were 56 percent does and 44 percent bucks…
A preliminary total of 80,896 deer were taken by hunters during the seven-day Illinois firearms season compared to 80,117 in 2017.
Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 58,836, up from 51,450 in 2017.
Harvest at 13,068 deer. At the same point in 2017, the harvest stood at 10,912.
More than 5,000 hunters/trappers applied for bobcat permits, and 1,000 permits will be issued.
55 EHD-reported cases from 17 counties so far in 2018.
Plymouth, Minn. — Outdoor News Inc., publisher of locally written fishing and hunting outdoor newspapers in seven Great Lakes states, has published a series of calendars for sportsmen in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New York. The Outdoor…
DNR implements non-toxic shot policies.
Public CWD meetings will include southern Illinois counties after disease appears in southeast Missouri
Just like last year in the days leading up to the Oct. 1 bowhunting opener, the Illinois DNR has scheduled a series of public meetings to provide information about CWD, its effect on future deer populations, and the state's efforts to control the disease.
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