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Proposed Early Migratory Bird Seasons Presented to Commission in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – The Commission also discussed dove season, the unofficial opening of Arkansas’s fall hunting season. Early-season migratory game-bird season selections must be reported to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by Aug. 1. Approval for the seasons will take place during the Commission’s July meeting. Changes from last…


DFG Seeks Local Volunteers for Mourning Dove Banding Program

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is seeking volunteers in the Blythe area to participate in its Mourning Dove Banding Program. The imprinted bands that are attached to birds’ legs are an important tool used by wildlife managers to help them evaluate mourning dove populations. Band recovery data is…


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…


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…


Take Your Kids Waterfowl Hunting in Utah on Sep. 27

Shooting starts at 6:50 a.m. that day A great way to introduce your kids to waterfowl hunting awaits Sep. 27 as Utah hosts its annual Special Youth Hunting Day. All of Utah’s state waterfowl management areas and federal refuges will be open to hunters 15 years of age and younger…


Open Water Rule Clarified for Wisconsin’s Mississippi Duck Hunt

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Faced in recent years with an increasing number of complaints about open water duck hunting on the Mississippi River, state and federal wildlife officials are issuing a pre-season rule clarification – and a fair warning. “Duck hunting on the Mississippi River is becoming more popular, attracting…


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…


Mentored Dove Hunting Workshop Sept. 19-20 at Justin Hurst WMA

AUSTIN, Texas — An innovative public hunting opportunity for newcomers, the Mentored Hunting Permit, will launch this fall with a dove hunting workshop Sept. 19-20 at the Justin Hurst Wildlife Management Area near Freeport, Texas. The family-friendly event is designed to introduce participants to hunting and provide hands-on knowledge and…


Goose Hunters: You Can Hunt Light Geese Next Spring in Utah

Duck hunting changes also approved Get ready, Utah goose hunters. You can hunt light geese into March this season. At their Aug. 28 meeting in Salt Lake City, members of the Utah Wildlife Board approved Utah’s first–ever spring light goose hunt. Light geese include snow, blue and Ross’ geese. The…