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Texas Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report – 11/19/2008

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. High Plains Mallard Management Unit: The front brought new birds to the region but mild temperatures quickly returned. Outfitters have said temperatures in the 70s have not prompted geese to feed heavily, which has hurt decoying action….


What’s Open For Hunting in Arkansas – 11/19/2008

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas: Deer: Archery – All zones: Oct. 1, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009. Modern Gun – Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11: Nov. 8-30. Zone 5:  Nov. 15-16. Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and 15:  Nov. 8-Dec. 7. Zones 4B and 5B: …


A Season of Promise For Pennsylvania Black Bear Hunters

HARRISBURG – Last year’s black bear harvest was light, but weather permitting, the Pennsylvania Game Commission expects hunters to have good opportunities afield in the upcoming bear seasons. “Pennsylvania’s black bear population has numbered 14,000 to 15,000 for at least eight years now,” said Carl G. Roe, Game Commission executive…


Texas Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report – 11/12/2008

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. High Plains Mallard Management Unit: Outfitters say playa lakes look good and are holding lots of ducks and geese. Most of the birds are scattered throughout the region with the abundance of water. Colder weather should congregate…


What’s Open For Hunting in Arkansas – 11/12/2008

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas: Deer: Archery – All zones: Oct. 1, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009. Modern Gun – Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11: Nov. 8-30. Zone 4:  Nov. 8-9. Zone 5:  Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16. Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and 15: …


A Goose By Any Other Name…

by Lowell Washburn With incredible weights attaining 10, 12, and rarely even 15 pounds, its easy to see where Iowa’s homegrown, corn fed giant Canada goose [Branta canadensis maxima] gets its name. But when it comes to determining the proper name of our smallest subspecies of Canada goose, the water…


Apply for a 2009 Sportsman permit in Utah Now

Applications for Utah’s most prized hunting permits accepted soon Applications for next year’s most prized Utah hunting permits, the 2009 sportsman permits, will be available by Nov. 3. Only Utah residents may apply for sportsman permits. One sportsman permit is offered for each of the following species: Desert bighorn ram,…


Swans Stopping In Utah

More than 28,000 counted on Nov. 3 If you drew a permit to hunt tundra swans in Utah, you may want to grab your gun and head to the marsh. Tom Aldrich counted 28,271 swans in marshes along the eastern shore of the Great Salt Lake during a survey flown…


North Carolina Waterfowl Hunters Urged to Use Caution on the Water

RALEIGH, N.C.  – Waterfowl hunters are reminded by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission to use basic safety precautions when boating. Capt. Chris Huebner, the state’s hunting and boating safety coordinator, recommends the following guidelines: Wear a proper personal flotation device and insist that passengers wear one also. Be aware that…


Public Hunting Land in New Jersey

Losing access to a hunting spot on private land and/or thinking there are no places to hunt are among the top reasons cited by those who stop hunting or hunt less in New Jersey. While it is true that private land hunting access is becoming more challenging, New Jersey is…