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Snook to close in Gulf state and federal waters

Snook to close in Gulf state and federal waters

Snook will close to all harvest in Gulf state, federal and inland waters, including all of Monroe County and Everglades National Park, starting May 1. Seasonal harvest closures conserve Florida’s valuable snook populations and help sustain and improve the fishery for the future. Snook is open to harvest in Atlantic state, federal and inland waters, […]
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Minnesota bear hunt applications deadline is Friday, May 4

Minnesota bear hunt applications deadline is Friday, May 4

Hunters are reminded that applications for bear hunting licenses are being accepted now through Friday, May 4, wherever Minnesota hunting and fishing license are sold, online at mndnr.gov/buyalicense and by telephone at 888-665-4236. A total of 3,350 licenses are available in 13 permit areas. Bear licenses cost $44 for residents and $230 for nonresidents, and […]
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Public Auction of Surplus and Confiscated Items

Public Auction of Surplus and Confiscated Items

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct its spring public auction of surplus and confiscated items May 7 at department headquarters in Frankfort. Surplus auction items include a Schaffer 16-foot aluminum boat, Mercury and Johnson boat motors, four-wheel-drive Chevy, Ford and Dodge trucks, a generator, office equipment and more. […]
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Operation Orphans, Inc. Boy’s Fishing Camp

Operation Orphans, Inc. Boy’s Fishing Camp

69 boys and their chaperones and counselors came to Camp Gene Ashby, located in Mason county, Friday, April 13, to participate in the Operation Orphans, Inc. Fishing Camp. Despite the gusting winds and cold temperatures the boys enjoyed fishing Saturday at six area ranches. Boys had to raid the Operation Orphans clothing room to get […]
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Free Michigan ORV Weekends in June, August

Free Michigan ORV Weekends in June, August

During two Free ORV Weekends (June 9-10 and Aug. 18-19), residents and out-of-state visitors will get to explore the state’s trails system without an ORV license or permit. These two weekends are the perfect chance to test Michigan’s 3,700 miles of state-designated ORV routes and trails yourself, introduce friends to the thrill of the ride, […]
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Pine Glen WMA project will improve Long Pine Creek

Pine Glen WMA project will improve Long Pine Creek

LINCOLN, Neb. – A project scheduled to start in June on Pine Glen Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Brown County will improve stream habitat on Long Pine Creek for fish and anglers alike. As a continuation of the cool-water stream program, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will build several in-stream habitat features that create […]
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Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit Makes Return

Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit Makes Return

NASHVILLE — The Ninth Annual Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit will be held for the second year at the Clyde York 4-H Center near Crossville. The 2018 event is scheduled for July 15-20. The summit was established for high school students from across Tennessee. During the week, students are introduced to many outdoor activities. It was […]
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Learn To Cook Local Fish And Seafood At A Cooking Class

Learn To Cook Local Fish And Seafood At A Cooking Class

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management’s (DEM) Aquatic Resource Education program will offer a local fish cooking class with Chef Andy Lussier of Culinary Connections and Addieville East Farm this month. WHEN: Sunday, April 29| 12:00 p.m. WHERE: DEM Division of Fish & Wildlife Education Office, 1-B Camp E-Hun-Tee Place, Exeter Chef […]
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New Jersey Spring Turkey Season Outlook 2018

New Jersey Spring Turkey Season Outlook 2018

The arrival of spring is eagerly anticipated by turkey hunters anxious for the beginning of New Jersey’s Spring Wild Turkey Hunting Season. This year’s regular season kicks off Monday, April 23 and runs for five weeks. Turkey populations are restored statewide, and hunters can enjoy some of the finest turkey hunting on the East Coast […]
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Massachusetts Announces Grants to Restore Rivers

Massachusetts Announces Grants to Restore Rivers

BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $97,397 in state grant funds for Priority Projects in the City of Northampton, and the Towns of Duxbury, Middleton, and West Boylston to remove dams, aid in the restoration of rivers to their natural state, and increase climate readiness. Benefits of river restoration include increased habitat for fish […]
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Baiting and feeding ban renewed in Oneida County

Baiting and feeding ban renewed in Oneida County

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that a wild deer has tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Oneida County, in the Crescent Township. As required by law, this finding will renew Oneida County’s existing baiting and feeding ban for another three years. Additionally, this positive will renew the two-year baiting […]
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Students Help Effort to Restore Oyster Habitat

Students Help Effort to Restore Oyster Habitat

Students at one Calvert County school are getting their hands dirty by helping with habitat enhancement and oyster restoration. Fifty students, along with a dozen parents and faculty at Tidewater School in Huntingtown are assisting the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative by creating several cement reef balls that will be […]
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Earth Day Celebrated at Maryland State Parks

Earth Day Celebrated at Maryland State Parks

Earth Day gives people all over the planet a chance to do some good for our environment and society, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites everyone to help out Sunday, April 22. The Maryland Park Service is hosting several events in every region of the state. In Cecil County, celebrate Earth Day at […]
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2017 New Hampshire Wildlife Harvest Summary Available

2017 New Hampshire Wildlife Harvest Summary Available

CONCORD, N.H. — The 2017 New Hampshire Wildlife Harvest Summary is now available. The publication presents final data summarized by wildlife biologists from the 2017 New Hampshire hunting seasons. This annual publication provides a complete breakdown of hunting season statistics, including some information by town and Wildlife Management Unit (WMU). The 2017 N.H. Wildlife Harvest […]
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