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CWD Not Found in Pennsylvania Hunter-Killed Deer Samples

HARRISBURG – Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was not detected in samples taken from hunter-killed deer during the state’s 2007 hunting season, according to Dr. Walt Cottrell, Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife veterinarian.  In 2007, 3,800 samples from hunter-killed deer were tested, and CWD was not detected.  This marked the fifth year…


F&G Commission Adopts Wolf Hunting Rules

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission Thursday, May 22, adopted the first regulated hunting season on gray wolves in the state’s history The commission, during its May meeting, set a wolf population goal of 518 wolves, and adopted hunting seasons, limits and rules for the 2008 hunting season. The season…


FWC to Hold Public Meeting About Permanent Duck Blinds in Leon/Jefferson Counties

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has scheduled a public meeting on June 3 to receive input on rule-proposal recommendations for prohibiting hunting from permanent duck blinds on four large public lakes in Leon and Jefferson counties. Due to an increase in territorial conflicts among duck hunters and…


2008 Ohio Spring Turkey Harvest Tops 18,500 Birds

Ashtabula County again leads the harvest COLUMBUS, OH – Hunters checked 18,556 wild turkeys during Ohio’s four-week, statewide spring turkey-hunting season that ended May 18, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.  The preliminary total represents a 9 percent increase over last year’s preliminary harvest…


Vermont Moose Hunting Application Deadline is June 3

Waterbury, VT – The deadline to apply for Vermont moose hunting permits is Tuesday, June 3. Applications must be postmarked no later than June 3, or delivered by 4:30 p.m. on that day to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, 103 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT 05671-0501. Applications are available…


Game Commission Removes Protection on Feral Swine

First step in effort toward eradication of invasive species HARRISBURG – At the unanimous direction of the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners, and in response to a recent state Supreme Court ruling, Carl G. Roe, agency executive director, today issued an order removing protection on feral swine in 64 of…


Public Hearings Scheduled Regarding Dove Hunting Season Regulations

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) will hold three public hearings to receive input on proposed changes to the dove season structure for the 2008-2009 season. The purpose of the proposed regulation changes is to manage Georgia’s migratory game birds according to sound principles of wildlife…


No CWD Found in Arizona Deer and Elk Testing

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has concluded another sampling season for chronic wasting disease (CWD) and reports that lab tests found no presence of the wildlife disease in any of the 2,157 hunter-harvested or road-killed deer and elk sampled during Arizona’s 2007-08 hunt season. The department has tested nearly…


Economic Impact of the 2007 Pheasant Hunting Season Hits Record Level

PIERRE, S.D.—The combination of 1.5 million acres of marginal cropland enrolled into the Conservation Reserve Program and favorable nesting and brood-rearing weather conditions set the stage for something special last fall in South Dakota. With the highest pre-season pheasant population since 1945, approximately 78,000 resident and 103,000 nonresident pheasant hunters…


Fish and Game Sets Meetings On Wolf Hunting Rules

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has scheduled a series of public open house meetings around the state to get comments on proposed seasons and rules for Idaho’s first ever wolf hunting season. Meetings have been set in all seven Idaho Fish and Game regions. Panhandle Region: Meetings begin…