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Special Antler Deer Season Starts Dec. 26

December 20, 2012
Special Antler Deer Season Starts Dec. 26

 12/21/12 One of the many changes to deer hunting regulations that were implemented this year will take place when the special antlerless season begins Dec. 26. The purpose of the extra season is to focus the state’s deer management on counties with high deer densities. The extra season runs for 12 days and will...
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River otters expand to 80 percent of Indiana counties

November 29, 2012
River otters expand to 80 percent of Indiana counties

  11/30/12 River otters are expanding in Indiana and now occupy much of their historic range, representing a success story for wildlife conservation. Hoosiers now have a good chance of seeing river otters in many Indiana watersheds, a memory that will last a lifetime. Officially considered extirpated from Indiana by 1942, river otters were...
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Leesburg man resists arrest and later attempts escape

November 27, 2012
Leesburg man resists arrest and later attempts escape

11/28/12 A Leesburg man faces numerous charges after fleeing from Indiana Conservation Officers Saturday evening.  On November 24, 2012 around 5 p.m. an Indiana Conservation Officer on patrol came across a vehicle near Durham Lake which directed his attention to a hunter coming out from the woods. The hunter identified as Charles Norris, 29,...
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Hunter lucky to be alive after tree stand mishap

November 26, 2012
Hunter lucky to be alive after tree stand mishap

  11/26/12 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tree stand accident which occurred on 11/24/12 at 10:45am on the Tri County Fish and Wildlife Area in Kosciusko County.  Clarence “Daven” Gasaway (15) of Warsaw was hunting deer when part of his deer stand broke causing him to fall backwards and become stuck upside down...
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DNR urban fishing program gets boost from prison

November 13, 2012
DNR urban fishing program gets boost from prison

  11/14/12 In summer 2013, about 5,000 catfish will earn release from federal prison in Terre Haute.  That’s right, catfish. In a partnership between the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Federal Bureau of Prisons, inmates at Terre Haute’s Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) will raise channel catfish for DNR’s new urban fishing program...
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Two injured in separate off-road vehicle accidents in Fulton County

November 12, 2012
Two injured in separate off-road vehicle accidents in Fulton County

  11/13/12  Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating two separate off-road vehicle accidents that occurred in Fulton County over the weekend. Laurie Bowyer was involved in a single vehicle roll-over accident near Akron on Saturday evening. She was air lifted to Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne with serious injuries. Indiana Conservation Officers report alcohol consumption...
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Drivers should be aware of deer this fall

November 9, 2012
Drivers should be aware of deer this fall

11/12/12 Fall is peak season for deer-related vehicle accidents and motorists should remember to drive defensively. “Nearly 50 percent of all vehicle accidents involving white-tailed deer occur between October and December, with November by far the worst month,” said Chad Stewart, deer research biologist for the DNR. The main reason for deer collisions is...
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Bremen man airlifted after fall from tree stand

November 7, 2012
Bremen man airlifted after fall from tree stand

  11/08/12 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tree stand accident that occurred around 6:00 p.m. Tuesday evening in Fulton County.  William (Bill) F. Hundt, age 69, from Bremen was hunting from an elevated tree stand before falling nearly 16 feet to the ground.  Hundt was unable to call for help due to the...
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Starke County Man Arrested for Spotlighting While in Possession of a Firearm

November 6, 2012
Starke County Man Arrested for Spotlighting While in Possession of a Firearm

11/07/12 Indiana Conservation Officer Keith Wildeman arrested Robert Allen, 24, of North Judson on for spotlighting deer from a motor vehicle while in possession of a loaded firearm. A concerned citizen placed a call on Sunday evening to the Indiana Turn-In-A-Poacher (TIP) Hotline for a suspicious activity in rural Starke County involving subjects that...
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Grovertown Man Injured Falling from Tree Stand

November 6, 2012
Grovertown Man Injured Falling from Tree Stand

 11/07/12 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tree stand accident that occurred Sunday afternoon in Starke County near Grovertown. Indiana Conservation Officers, Starke County Emergency Service, and the Koontz Lake Fire Department responded to the call of a male that had fallen from a tree stand in a heavily wooded area and was unable...
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