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North Dakota Spring Grouse Counts Reported

North Dakota Spring Grouse Counts Reported

North Dakota Game and Fish Department upland game biologists have summarized the spring survey results for sharp-tailed grouse, ruffed grouse and sage grouse. Statistics from the spring sharp-tailed grouse census indicate a 9 percent increase in the number of male grouse counted compared to last year. Statewide, 2,267 sharptails were observed on spring dancing grounds […]
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MDC and State of Missouri increase penalties for poaching

MDC and State of Missouri increase penalties for poaching

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri legislature and governor have taken actions to increase penalties for those caught poaching Missouri game animals and other native wildlife species. Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed HB260 into law July 11. Called the Poaching Bill, it significantly raises fines for those convicted […]
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Spiny lobster seasons start soon

Spiny lobster seasons start soon

The 2019 spiny lobster season opens with the two-day recreational mini-season July 24 and 25, followed by the regular commercial and recreational lobster season, which starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31, 2020. “Spiny lobster season is an exciting time of year to be on the water,” said Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission […]
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Florida deer harvest reporting requirement update

Florida deer harvest reporting requirement update

Beginning this hunting season, which starts Aug. 3 in Zone A, new rules take effect requiring hunters to record all harvested deer in a harvest log and report the harvest to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) harvest reporting system. Hunters can use FWC’s harvest reporting app to comply with the requirement to […]
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Trapper education course scheduled July 20 in Salmon

Trapper education course scheduled July 20 in Salmon

Idaho Fish and Game will host a trapper education course in Salmon on Saturday, July 20 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fish and Game Office, 99 Highway 93 North. The 8-hour course provides students with interactive, hands-on training from experienced trapping instructors. Basic trapping techniques with safety, ethical trapper behavior and responsible […]
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Register Now For New Hampshire Hunter Education Courses

Register Now For New Hampshire Hunter Education Courses

CONCORD, NH — Sign up now to take your Hunter Education class and be ready for all the coming seasons. Register today at www.huntnh.com/hunting/hunter-ed.html. Select “Find a Hunter Education Course,” choose a traditional or online class, then complete the registration to join. Walk-ins are accepted at traditional trainings on a space-available basis, but there are […]
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Illegal Shark Trafficker Convicted

Illegal Shark Trafficker Convicted

DUTCHESS COUNTY — Attorney General Letitia James and Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the conviction and sentencing of Joshua Seguine, age 38, of the Hamlet of LaGrangeville in Dutchess County for illegally trafficking and selling Sandbar sharks, a protected species. “Trafficking protected species is unlawful and ultimately harmful to the […]
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Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Season to Open July 15

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Season to Open July 15

AUSTIN — The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will open 30 minutes after sunset Monday, July 15, 2019. The opening date is based on an evaluation of the biological, social and economic information to maximize the benefits to the industry and the public. In making its determination, the […]
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