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Delaware hunting seasons opening in October

Delaware hunting seasons opening in October

DOVER – Numerous Delaware hunting seasons open in October, including Sunday firearm deer hunting opportunities, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Deer hunting is allowed on all Sundays through the end of the deer season on Feb. 2, 2020, using only those hunting methods legal for the respective, established deer hunting seasons. Please […]
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MDC says quail and pheasant numbers steady despite rough start

MDC says quail and pheasant numbers steady despite rough start

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With quail and pheasant-hunting season starting Nov. 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) advises hunters that quail and pheasant production appears better than expected despite harsh conditions last winter and flooding this spring. Each August, MDC conservation agents record the numbers of quail and pheasants they see while driving a […]
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Wetland Conditions Good for North Dakota Duck Hunting

Wetland Conditions Good for North Dakota Duck Hunting

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s annual fall wetland survey indicates good-to-excellent conditions for duck hunting throughout the state. Andy Dinges, migratory game bird biologist, said the number of duck hunting wetlands are up about 65% statewide from a year ago, largely driven by record fall wetland conditions in the south central and southeast […]
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Wildlife forage seed giveaway

Wildlife forage seed giveaway

CENTRAL POINT, Ore – ODFW is giving away free wildlife forage seed to Rogue Valley area landowners on Tuesday, October 1. The seed is free to the public because of donations from the Rogue Valley Oregon Hunters Association (RVOHA) matched with federal funds granted to ODFW. Interested landowners are eligible for a 15-pound bag of […]
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Illinois Fall Trout Season Opens October 19

Illinois Fall Trout Season Opens October 19

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The 2019 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season opens Saturday, Oct. 19 at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. An early opportunity at select trout sites – the Fall Catch-and-Release Fishing Season – will open Oct. 5 at locations marked with an asterisk (*) in the list below. No trout may […]
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Arkansas Predator Control Permit application available online

Arkansas Predator Control Permit application available online

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansans wanting to reduce the number of furbearers on their property now have additional opportunities through a free online permit developed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Commissioners voted unanimously during their June 24 meeting to relax season dates and limits regarding some furbearing predator species. The changes were made to […]
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Kansas Upland Bird Hunting Prospects Are Good

Kansas Upland Bird Hunting Prospects Are Good

PRATT – Surveys are complete, data is in, and the 2019 Kansas Upland Bird Hunting Forecast is ready for viewing. The highly-anticipated annual forecast predicts what pheasant, quail and prairie chicken hunters can likely expect going into the new seasons. Based on this year’s crow counts for pheasants, whistle counts for quail, and lek counts […]
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Do Not Eat Deer Advisory Near Oscoda Marsh

Do Not Eat Deer Advisory Near Oscoda Marsh

LANSING, Mich. – With archery hunting season beginning Oct. 1, the Michigan departments of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Natural Resources (DNR) are reminding hunters of the ‘Do Not Eat’ advisory for deer taken within 5 miles of Clark’s Marsh in Oscoda Township due to PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonic acid). PFOS is the most common […]
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Maryland Oyster Season Dates, Limits Set for 2019-2020

Maryland Oyster Season Dates, Limits Set for 2019-2020

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has issued season limits for the 2019-2020 oyster harvesting season. Effective immediately, the 2019-20 season will begin October 1, 2019 with no commercial harvesting on Wednesdays, and temporary closures to wild harvesting in certain areas where there is a low abundance of oysters, low natural spat set or where […]
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New crayfish harvest regulation on Storm Lake

New crayfish harvest regulation on Storm Lake

STORM LAKE, Iowa – To help reduce the spread of rusty crayfish to other waterbodies in Iowa, licensed bait dealers can no longer harvest any crayfish species from Storm Lake. Crayfish collected for bait from Storm Lake for personal use can only be used in Storm Lake and cannot be transported live from the lake. […]
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Volunteers invited to help with Chinook research at Salmon River Hatchery

Volunteers invited to help with Chinook research at Salmon River Hatchery

SALEM, Ore. – ODFW is looking for volunteers to help with the fall Chinook program at Salmon River Hatchery. Shifts are now available and may continue into November. Visit https://midcoaststep.ivolunteer.com for more information and to sign-up for a volunteer shift. Salmon River Hatchery releases 200,000 adipose-marked and coded wire-tagged fall Chinook salmon smolts each year […]
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2019 World Shooting Championship Begins Sept. 19

2019 World Shooting Championship Begins Sept. 19

FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association’s 6th Annual World Shooting Championship begins Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Peacemaker National Training Center in Glengary, West Virginia. “This competition is the all-encompassing test of shooting prowess,” said Joe DeBergalis, executive director of NRA general operations. “This event attracts some of the biggest names in the industry […]
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