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How bass bite a lure, Don Gasaway, Feb 27

Give snow goose hunting a shot, Bernie Barringer, Feb 27

Will we ever eat Asian carp?, Steve Tarter, Feb 26

Don D’s fishing reports, ChicagoNow.com, Feb 26

Wisconsin counties shrug off CWD fears, THonline.com, Feb 26


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Coffeen Lake closed temporarily


Coffeen Lake is closed to boating while cleanup of a turbine oil leak at the Coffeen Power Station continues.

Top fishing equipment brands in 2014


A survey shows the brands and products anglers purchased most often in 2014.



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Photo of the Day

DeNeal huge bass

Tuesday, March 13

Madeleine DeNeal caught this big bass on March 1 at dusk out of a farm pond while fishing with 10-pound Trilene XT line and a Texas-rigged black plastic lizard with a yellow tail. The fish is estimated to have weighed between 7-8 pounds.
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My Bass Report

Tuesday, March 13

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USFWS adds Clarksville Island refuge

Tuesday, March 13

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has added 860-acre Clarksville Island to the Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge.


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Indiana deer harvest down

Tuesday, March 13

Indiana deer hunters bagged fewer deer during the 2011 season than the year before, but the 129,018 total was still the fourth-best season on record.


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CRP offers additional incentives

Tuesday, March 13

New CRP signup underway offering 1 million acres, additional cash incentives.


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USFWS lists mussels as endangered

Tuesday, March 13

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the sheepnose and the spectaclecase, two freshwater mussels found in river systems in the eastern half of the United States, as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.


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