Hunting

Ohio Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – April 12, 2019

Central Region Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) – Anglers are catching wipers here by tight-lining chicken livers or shrimp on the bottom, much like you would fish for catfish. For saugeyes, cast a crankbait in perch patterns for the best results. Saugeyes have been ranging up to 20 inches. Anglers are also catching catfish, crappies, and bluegills by fishing…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – April 12, 2019

Mild weather, with a little rainfall, brought out anglers for the opening day of trout season in the southeast region March 30.  The season opens for the rest of the state April 13. The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission is stocking trout across the state. For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com.  Anglers are reminded that from April 15 through June 14,…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – April 5, 2019

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Braidwood: Anglers are finding some good largemouths on spinnerbaits and swimjigs. There are some days that reaction strikes are the way to go, so don’t be afraid to bounce a crankbait off the rocks to trigger a strike. Bangs Lake: Bass fair…

New York Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – April 5, 2019

(Pick up your copy of the 2019-20 Freshwater Fishing Digest at any license sales vendor. The new guide provides some great information for anyone interested in getting more involved in the sport of fishing, particularly women. The online version is also available on the DEC website.) Western New York In the lower Niagara River, Ricardo Davila of Wheatfield has been…

Bill would lower threshold for hunting while intoxicated

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Democratic-controlled state Legislature has passed a measure to lower the legal blood-alcohol content threshold for hunting while intoxicated. The Senate passed the legislation Wednesday, a day after it was approved in the Assembly. The current legal BAC threshold for hunting while intoxicated is 0.10 percent. The legislation seeks to lower it to 0.08 percent, the same…