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Ice Forces Postponement of Special ‘Opening Day’ on Beaver County’s Hereford Manor Lakes

March 4, 2011 Harrisburg, PA – Tomorrow’s special “Opening Day” on the Hereford Manor Lakes in Beaver County has been postponed because the lakes remain covered with ice. The Fish and Boat Commission had planned to stock the lakes with trout to give anglers one last opportunity to fish before…


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…


Deer Hunting Safety Tips For Season Openers

LITTLE ROCK – Perhaps the most important aspects of deer hunting are safety and ethics. That’s especially true for the opening of Arkansas’s modern gun deer season this Saturday. If no one paid any attention to these, hunting of any kind would be too dangerous to continue. That’s why it’s…


Practice Should Be On Bowhunters To-Do List

MADISON – Twenty minutes of daily practice with a bow and arrow will not only improve a hunter’s aim but also muscle strength – two factors state hunting safety specialists call crucial to a safe and successful outing. “Hunting with a bow and arrow is not like riding a bike….


North Dakota Youth Deer Hunting Season Opens Sept. 12

North Dakota’s youth-only deer hunting season opens for 14- and 15-year-old first-time hunters Friday, Sept. 12 at noon, and continues through Sunday, Sept. 21. The season is statewide, except for restricted licenses and units in western North Dakota. After opening day, hunting hours are one-half hour before sunrise to one-half…


Dove Season to Kick Off Fall Hunting in Oklahoma

Largely viewed as the kick-off to fall hunting in Oklahoma, dove season’s Sept. 1 opening day is sure to attract sportsmen to the field, no matter where in Oklahoma they live.  Last year’s dove season took on some unusual qualities. Not only did the 2007 dove season come after an…


Picking the Best Spot in the Dove Field

Authored by Lee McClellan Frankfort, Ky. – You are the second truck in the parking area at the public dove field on Sept. 1, the opening day of this year’s dove season in Kentucky. You’ve shot some trap to get ready for dove season, bought some quality shells and feel…


Permits for Special Youth Dove Hunt Available to NC Residents

MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. (Aug. 11, 2008) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct a special dove hunt for youth on opening day, Sept. 1 at Mountain Island State Forest. The hunt is limited to 20 youth, 12 to 15 years old, who will be selected at random by computer…


Sturgeon Hook and Line Season To Open In Wisconsin Sept. 6 With New Regulations

MADISON – The 2008 hook and line season for lake sturgeon opens Sept. 6 on major river systems statewide, with rule changes aimed at assuring the future of the state’s sturgeon fisheries. The season has been shortened and ends Sept. 30, and the minimum length for harvesting sturgeon has been…


Spring Turkey Harvest Tops 46,000

Cool, wet, windy weather and below-average reproduction in recent years combined to produce the smallest spring turkey harvest since 1997. JEFFERSON CITY-Hunters checked 43,416 turkeys during Missouri’s three-week spring turkey season, falling slightly short of predictions for the harvest. Top counties in the 2008 spring turkey season were Franklin, with…