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Category Archives: Hunting Rules

Rule Hearings on Antler Point Restriction Proposal: April 7 – Concord; and April 8 – Pittsburg

CONCORD, N.H. — Proposed rules regarding antler point restrictions (APRs) in Wildlife Management Unit-A for deer hunters in New Hampshire will be discussed at two public hearings in April: Thursday, April 7, 2011, at 6:30 p.m., at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H. 0330…


DOW packs March calendar with hunter ed

DENVER – With the April 5 limited license application deadline looming, the Colorado Division of Wildlife and volunteer hunter education instructors are offering more than 100 hunter education classes statewide in March. Since 1970 the agency has required anyone born after 1948 to take hunter education before applying to hunt…


Free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Wakulla County, FL

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Wakulla County. The course will be at the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office Otter Creek Range, 65 Qualify Lane, Crawfordville. Instruction will take place March 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students must…


Washington Spring Black Bear Hunt Applications Due March 10

OLYMPIA – Hunters may now purchase and submit applications for a 2011 spring black bear hunting permit, applicable to specific areas of western and eastern Washington. To be eligible for a permit, hunters must purchase and submit an application to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) by midnight…


FWC Considers Extending Alligator Hunting Hours

February 24, 2011 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) directed staff to advertise a rule amendment to extend alligator hunting hours. Commissioners will vote on it at their June meeting. The FWC gave preliminary approval for an additional four hours of daylight-hunting to the state’s recreational alligator hunting…


Missouri Duck Season Timing and Zones

Hunters Help Establish Season Dates and Zones The Missouri Department of Conservation will host public workshops during March and April to gather hunter input about duck season dates and zone boundary locations for the next five years. Participants will have the opportunity to review long-term data about weather, migration, habitat…


New State Law Allows for Lifetime License Transfers in New York

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced a new state law that allows for the one-time transfer of lifetime hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses under certain circumstances. Previously, lifetime licenses could not be transferred to another individual, regardless of the situation. Under the new law, lifetime…


More Than 9,000 Permits Available for the 2011 Wisconsin Black Bear Season

MADISON – More than 9,000 permits will be available for the 2011 black bear season, about the same as last year. Natural Resources Board members approved at their Jan. 26 meeting a level of 9,005 permits, nearly identical to the 2010 permit offering of 8,910, according to Linda Olver, Department…


Felsenthal and Overflow Open for Youth Waterfowl Hunt

CROSSETT – Felsenthal and Overflow national wildlife refuges will be open Feb. 5-6 for the state’s youth waterfowl hunt. Previous years have yielded earlier youth hunt dates that allowed the refuges to consistently close hunting refuge-wide Jan. 31. The youth hunt dates are not noted in the U.S. Fish and…


2011-12 Hunting Regulations Proposed to Ohio Wildlife Council

COLUMBUS, OH – The 2011-12 hunting and trapping regulations proposals were presented January 19 to the Ohio Wildlife Council by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife.   September 1 is again proposed as the kick-off date for the state’s fall hunting seasons—with the opening of squirrel…