Conservation Congress Hearings scheduled around state Monday nightSubmitted: 04/14/2014
Conservation Congress Hearings scheduled around state Monday night
Story By Associated Press

MADISON - People who like to hunt and fish get a chance to vote on outdoor issues tonight.

The annual Wisconsin Conservation Congress meetings will be held starting at 7:00 p.m. this evening in every county in the state.

People who drop by can weigh in on issues such as making trolling for fish with a single line legal statewide.

Another proposal shaping up to be controversial would allow hunters to retrieve hound dogs on private property without landowner permission.

Votes are strictly advisory.

Locations for the meetings include James Williams Middle School in Rhinelander and the St. Germain Elementary School.

A complete list of meeting sites can be found by searching the DNR website for "Conservation Congress".

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