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Maple syrup-making provides outdoor family fun in Michigan

(Michigan DNR)There’s an old saying that goes, “From tiny acorns grow mighty oaks.” In this case, it was maple trees and the seed that was planted was that of inspiration. Last March, Christian LeSage, a Michigan Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist, and his family went to Fenner Nature Center in Lansing for its annual Maple Syrup Festival. That glimpse into how sap…

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — March 24, 2017

Region I – Capt. Laura Petreikis CPOT Sanford and CPO Palumbo located two non-residents fishing without a valid, non-resident sport fishing license at the lower Rock Falls dam along the Rock River. The Iowa residents were each issued a citation for the violation. One individual was also issued a written warning for pollution of a waterway. CPO Finn received a…

Turkey hunters in numbers game

Several factors are at play, including the fact that the state’s turkey population appears steady and healthy. On a practical level, as long as rain and snow stay away, hunters will have plenty of opportunity for a rich harvest.

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar — March 24, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers March 25: Taylorville Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion, Kincaid. For more info call Mick Moliske, 217-827-0029. March 25: Mississippi Valley NWTF Banquet, Cordova Civic Center. For more info call Gary Klavon, 309-523-3749. March 30: ISU Trap & Skeet Club NWTF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Interstate Center, Bloomington. For more info call Rodney Graf, 309-261-4810. April 1: Illinois South…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar — March 24, 2017

Banquet/Fundraiser March 24: Indianhead Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Florian Gardens conference Center, Eau Claire. For more info call Judy, 715-832-2665. March 25: Buck Trail Archers WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Buck Trail Archery, Burlington. For more info call Tracy Brewer, 262-960-6127. March 25: Great Lakes Sport Fisherman Foundation Banquet, 9 a.m., New Berlin Ale House. For more info call…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — March 24, 2017

District 1 — Ashland area Warden Amie Egstad, of Bayfield, responded in February to a complaint of coyote hunters trespassing on private property with their dogs after the landowner had spoken with some of the hunters. Egstad checked on the hunters and gave the information to the local deputy for follow-up. Trespassing issues are handled by county sheriff’s departments. Warden…

New York Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – March 24th, 2017

(Editor’s note: A criminal charge is merely an allegation that a defendant has committed a violation of the criminal law, and it is not evidence of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent and entitled to a fair trial, during which it will be the state of New York’s burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.) Seized lobsters (Queens County)…