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Five Most Common Hunting Violations

CHEYENNE– Every year as hunting seasons get underway, Game and Fish offices receive numerous questions about various game laws and what hunters can and cannot do while in the field. Some of the questions come from new residents who are not familiar with Wyoming law and how our laws may…


Hunters Vital in Tracking Sage Grouse Data in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D.—South Dakota’s short sage grouse hunting season is accompanied by a vigorous effort to collect data about the birds. That collection effort relies largely on the willingness of hunters to have their birds checked by Game, Fish and Parks. “Hunters play a key role in helping us collect…


Alternate Plans For Early Bird Hunters in Place at the Skagit Wildlife Area

OLYMPIA – Hunters are advised that a portion of the Skagit Wildlife Area in northwest Washington will be closed to hunting through Oct. 3 due to ongoing work on a major estuary-restoration project at the mouth of the Skagit River. The 175-acre Headquarters Unit of the wildlife area is scheduled…


Minnesota Fall Wild Turkey Leftover Licenses Available

Turkey hunters who were unsuccessful in this year’s lottery for the fall hunting season may apply for 2,243 surplus permits starting at noon Monday, Sept. 15. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) makes surplus permits available at all Electronic Licensing System (ELS) outlets and online at www.dnr.state.mn.us. The Web…


Waterfowl Seasons Set in Oklahoma; STEP Receives Donation

Waterfowl hunters will get another generous duck and goose season now that the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission has set the dates and limits for the 2008-09 migratory bird hunting season. “The federal framework sets our guidelines for the season, and then we set our season according to our situation,” said…


Duck Hunting Season Opens September 27 in Wisconsin

60-day season with a split season in the southern zone MADISON – For many hunters it’s time to oil the shotgun, dust off the decoys and dig out the dented old thermos that makes such a fine companion in the chilly hours before dawn. The autumn duck hunt is approaching…


FWC Announces 2008-09 Migratory Game Bird and Early Waterfowl Hunting Seasons

Crow Season: Aug. 9 – Oct. 26, 2008 (Saturdays and Sundays only) and Nov. 11, 2008 – Feb. 18, 2009 Shooting hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset Bag limit: No bag or possession limits Rail and common moorhen Season: Sept. 1 – Nov. 9, 2008 Shooting hours: One-half hour…


Improved Hunter/Landowner Relations–How Hunters Can Address 12 Landowner Concerns Related To Public Hunting Access

The Private Land/Public Wildlife Council, a group of 15 citizens including hunters, landowners, outfitters, legislators, and an FWP Commissioner appointed by Governor Schweitzer to make recommendations regarding hunting and fishing access issues, has identified the top twelve concerns among landowners related to public hunting access and how hunters could address…


Mississippi Waterfowl Late-Season Dates Set

Jackson- The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved dates for the 2008-2009 waterfowl hunting season, according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP).  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released late-season frameworks in early August providing a “window” of dates from which states may select specific…


Deer Archery Hunting Season Opens September 15 in Maryland

Annapolis —  Maryland’s annual deer archery hunting season opens September 15, 2008 and continues through January 31, 2009. “Archery hunters continue to be an integral part of our comprehensive deer management strategy,” says Wildlife and Heritage Service Deer Project Leader Brian Eyler. Last season a total of 22,064 deer (8,342…