NJ township eyes leasing some land to hunters

Washington Township, N.J. (AP) – A Morris County community is considering leasing parcels of open space to hunters as a way to boost revenues.

SD hunting, fishing licenses go on sale

Pierre, S.D. (AP) – Hunters and anglers can now get their 2010 South Dakota licenses.

Hunters will reduce Wind Cave elk herd

Sioux Falls, S.D. (AP) – Hundreds of elk have crossed a 4-foot fence to leave Wind Cave National Park each summer and then return to the safety of the park before hunting begins

Mountain Lion Shot Near Marengo, Iowa

Des Moines – A mountain lion was shot near Marengo, Monday afternoon, by a deer hunter participating in Iowas second shotgun season. 

Nearly 99,500 deer harvested in Illinois

Springfield, Ill. (AP) – Illinois firearm hunters harvested nearly 99,500 deer during this year’s season.

Mo. angler reels in state-record brown trout

Branson, Mo. (AP) – An eastern Missouri fisherman is the proud owner of a state record after catching a 28-pound, 12-ounce brown trout in Lake Taneycomo.

More CWD cases found in S.D. wildlife

Pierre, S.D. (AP) – A half dozen cases of chronic wasting disease were found among 667 samples from deer and elk tested in South Dakota over a recent five-month period.

Citations issued in Lake Michigan island ˜deer pole case

Lake Orion, Mich.

Cougar spotted in Champlin, MN

Champlin, Minn. – Footage captured on the dashboard video camera of a police squad car in the northern suburb of Champlin shows a cougar, according to the DNR.

8th mountain lion killed in western ND

Bismarck, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department says a seventh mountain lion has been killed in the western part of the state.

Mich. AG says he’ll sue to protect lakes from carp

Lansing, Mich. (AP) – Michigan’s attorney general said Sunday he will go to court to try to force the closure of Chicago-area locks and protect the Great Lakes from the invasive Asian carp.

Fishermen netting for Asian carp in Ill. channel

Chicago (AP) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says it could know sometime this week if fishermen caught any invasive Asian carp along a 5.5-mile stretch of Chicago’s Calumet Sag Channel.

Utah shortens 2010 general deer hunting season

Salt Lake City (AP) – Deer hunters in Utah will have less time to fill their tag next year.

Elk poacher loses hunting privileges for 5 years

Bonners Ferry, Idaho (AP) – A northern Idaho man who pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing a bull elk out of season has been banned from hunting for five years.

Fond du Lac resident’s 30-point buck a new record

Fond Du Lac, Wis. (AP) – Two teams of certified scorers have declared a Fond du Lac resident’s 30-point buck the largest non-typical buck shot with a bow in Wisconsin history.