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Category Archives: Hunting Rules

TPWD Sets Panhandle Pheasant Scoping Meetings

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is asking for public input on possible changes to the traditional first weekend in December opening date for pheasant season in the Panhandle. A series of scoping meetings is set for January to give the public additional opportunities to comment. “The…


Experimental February Canada Goose Season To Be Continued in Indiana

The experimental February Canada goose hunting season that started last year in selected counties in an attempt to better control the population of the breeding waterfowl around urban areas will continue in 2009, as the result of the DNR’s passing a temporary rule. Counties where geese can be hunted during…


More Spike Bull Elk Hunting Permits in Utah

The Wildlife Board also approved a major archery deer hunting change. SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s elk herds will get some much-needed help in 2009. On Dec. 4, the Utah Wildlife Board approved spike elk hunting changes for next season. The changes should open room in the herds for more…


Hunters Permitted to Take Feral Hogs During New Jersey Deer Season in Zone 25

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife has issued a Special Wildlife Management Permit to control feral hogs in Deer Management Zone 25. Feral hogs compete with wildlife for available food sources, prey upon ground-nesting birds and small mammals and may carry disease. For these…


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finalizes Light Goose Conservation Rules

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently finalized rules allowing the use of expanded hunting methods and implementation of a conservation order to increase light goose harvest. The regulations have been in place in the Central and Mississippi Flyways on an interim basis since 1999, when the Arctic Tundra Habitat…


TPWD Seeking Public Input on Possible Pheasant Season Changes

AUSTIN, Texas — Any doubts that the Panhandle pheasant hunting season opener is a big deal need only spend some time at the Amarillo airport — it’s their busiest weekend of the year. As multitudes of hunters descend upon the Panhandle for the Dec. 6 opener, the Texas Parks and…


2009 Massachusetts Licenses Available By Mid-December

Hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for 2009 will be available for purchase online and at license vendors across the state by mid-December. The Division of Fisheries and Wildlife’s efforts in habitat protection and management, wildlife data collection and monitoring, fish and pheasant stocking, endangered species conservation and education programs are…


DNR Announces NW Minnesota Furbearer Registration Stations

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds northwestern Minnesota fur trappers to register their pelts at one of several furbearer registration stations in December and January. Furbearers (all species) may be registered between noon and 7 p.m. on December 9, with bobcat and otter-only registration between 3 p.m. and…


New FWC Rules Will Boost Deer Hunting on Tate’s Hell WMA

Two new rules in place on the 187,700-acre Tate’s Hell Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Franklin and Liberty counties this hunting season are designed to improve the quality of the hunting experience.  The first new rule requires that legal buck deer must have at least one antler with two or…


Muzzleloader Season Opens Nov. 28 in North Dakota, Antlerless Licenses Available

North Dakota’s muzzleloader deer season opens at noon Friday, Nov. 28 and continues through Dec. 14. Hunters with a lottery muzzleloader license can hunt white-tailed deer statewide. Unfilled second, third or other concurrent season any-antlerless, antlerless whitetail, or antlerless mule deer licenses are still valid during the muzzleloader season, but…