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MRD Hatchery Spawning Flounder for First Time

MRD Hatchery Spawning Flounder for First Time

Anyone who has fished the beautiful waters of the Alabama Gulf Coast in the past decade knows that one of the premier inshore species, southern flounder, has been scarce. A well-documented decline in the southern flounder fishery started about 2008 and, unfortunately, the population hasn’t rebounded. Marine scientists don’t have any definitive reasons for the […]
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Idaho extends wolf hunting and trapping seasons

Idaho extends wolf hunting and trapping seasons

During a conference call on Feb. 20, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission adopted nine proposed modifications to wolf hunting and trapping for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, extending wolf hunting opportunity, opening more areas to wolf trapping and extending trapping seasons, which all take effect immediately. Specifically, the season modifications include: Extended the wolf […]
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New Hampshire Wildlife Control Operator Training Class

New Hampshire Wildlife Control Operator Training Class

CONCORD, NH – The New Hampshire Wildlife Control Operator (WCO) training class, facilitated once annually, will be offered on Tuesday, April 28, at New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There is no charge for the one-day class, but pre-registration is required. To register […]
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DEC Seeks Volunteers to Join Striped Bass Cooperative Angler Programs

DEC Seeks Volunteers to Join Striped Bass Cooperative Angler Programs

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is looking for participants to join DEC’s Striped Bass Cooperative Angler Programs to help biologists understand and maintain a healthy striped bass population. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) requires New York State to provide catch information from its recreational fishery to manage this species. […]
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Changes To Wisconsin Otter Trapping Season

Changes To Wisconsin Otter Trapping Season

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will shift to a bag limit/quota in November. This change is intended to simplify regulations while maintaining safeguards that ensure the river otter population remains abundant. “River otters are found throughout the state and appear to be thriving,” said Dr. Nathan Roberts, DNR furbearer research scientist. […]
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South Carolina Coyote Trapping and Management Workshop

South Carolina Coyote Trapping and Management Workshop

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), in conjunction with the South Carolina Trappers Association, will host a Coyote Trapping and Management Workshop at the Webb Wildlife Center, located in Hampton County, on April 2-3, 2020. The workshop will start with registration opening at 1 p.m. on Thursday and the workshop will end at […]
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Two Men Cited for Oyster Theft in Plaquemines Parish

Two Men Cited for Oyster Theft in Plaquemines Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited two men for alleged oyster violations on Feb. 19. Agents cited Joseph A. Slavic, of Belle Chasse, 38, and Todd Sylve, 37, of Port Sulphur, for unlawfully taking oysters from a private lease and failing to have written permission. Agents were on patrol in Bay Adams […]
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States set 2020 Columbia River spring Chinook seasons

States set 2020 Columbia River spring Chinook seasons

PORTLAND, Ore. – Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington adopted revised spring Chinook salmon and steelhead seasons for the Columbia River today during a joint state hearing. These regulations replace permanent rules that remain in effect through February 29. The season-setting process was influenced this year by a lower than average forecast for upriver-origin spring […]
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Oregon spring bear draw results are now available

Oregon spring bear draw results are now available

SALEM, Ore. — Spring bear hunt draw results are available now. Hunters who applied should login to their account at the MyODFW.com licensing page (https://odfw.huntfishoregon.com/login) and look under Recreational Portfolio / Controlled Hunts to view results, or call ODFW Licensing at (503) 947-6101 and select option 1. Hunters who drew a tag will see the […]
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