Northern Indiana/Southern Michigan outdoors news and tips
- Published on Thursday, 23 October 2014 11:36
(Provided by Indiana DNR)
Less than 1 percent of Indianaís nearly 400,000 hunters are found to be violating the law while hunting.
Finding those violators often requires the input of law-abiding hunters and other citizens who see violations taking place.
Now that Hoosier hunting seasons are in full swing, the Indiana Conservation Officers charged with enforcing the stateís wildlife laws ask concerned citizens to keep two phone numbers handy and enter them on their cell phones. The 24-hour Central Dispatch number is (812) 837-9536. It documents the callerís name. The Turn in a Poacher (TIP) hotline number is 1-800-TIP-IDNR (4367). It allows the caller to remain anonymous.
- Published on Thursday, 23 October 2014 11:30
(Provided by Indiana DNR)
A new DNR Web page makes it easy to find everything you need to know about white-tailed deer in Indiana.
Deer.dnr.IN.gov, is a one-stop-shop for information on deer hunting, deer biology, how to respond to nuisance deer, the stateís deer management strategy, scientific reports on topics such as harvest trends and disease, and more.
- Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 08:42
By Louie Stout
No one puts a Band-Aid on an open wound, but it appears that’s what state government is doing to your fish and wildlife management team.
And you, the Hoosier sportsman, are getting ripped off.
Consider this - there are 50 vacancies in the Indiana Division of Fish and Wildlife, many of which that have been there for a while.
Fifty. That includes district fish and wildlife biologists, hatchery managers and public hunting property employees that sportsmen finance with their license fees so the DNR can nurture Hoosier resources.
Water Cools; Fishing Heats Up
If you're not a hunter, pull on an extra layer of clothes, grab your favorite fishing gear and head onto the water.
It may be hunting season, but the fishing is pretty darn good right now.
Of course, the St. Joseph River trout and salmon run is getting the most attention, but panfish, muskie and bass are starting to prowl on inland waters.Read more...
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