SHOW #537 | 2010 SEPTEMBER 11
• Harbor fishing action for salmon is picking up on Lake Michigan.
• Jeff hunts geese and doves and canoes the Fox River.
|Jeff reviews Stand Ups “The Stand Up lets you put up a ladder stand safely and without help. It really works well. We were able to adjust a stand easily several times before we decided where to lock it down. I sure wish they made something like this for wooden ladders!”|
RESULTS ► POLL s536
Should the Chicago Waterway System locks remain open for commerce?
YES 33% | NO 67% | MAYBE 0% | UNDECIDED 0% | OTHER 0%
IMPRESSIONS: 233 | RESPONSES: 3 | COMMENTS: 0
|INSTANT SURVEY VOTE ON - POLL s537 |
Should commercial trap nets be banned from Lake Michigan each year until Labor Day?
Background: Trap nets are large underwater nets used by commercial fishers to catch whitefish in the Great Lakes. Trap nets are preferred to gill nets and trawls because sport fish that are accidentally caught can be released alive. These underwater nets can pose a potential risk to recreational boating and fishing. Sport trolling is not advisable near them because downriggers, fishing lines, and propellers can get caught in the nets or anchor ropes.
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“There's something very special about turkey and grouse hunting,” says Tim Lawhern, hunter education administrator for the state Department of Natural Resources. “And with the enthusiasm that goes with this type of hunting, we should all be mindful of making sure we return home safe and sound at the end of each hunt.”
Here are some things Lawhern says hunters need to keep in mind when going afield after ruffed grouse and fall turkey:
Lawhern suggests that hunters also consider wearing some type of eye protection. A good pair of clear or light-colored safety glasses can go a long way toward avoiding injury to eyes and sight.
MADISON - With the Sept. 30 close of the inland trout season fast approaching, anglers will find they enjoy some of the best trout fishing of the season, state fish biologists say.
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