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FWC’s TrophyCatch Program Celebrates 5 Successful Seasons
Posted on: 12/15/17

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) TrophyCatch program celebrated five years of bass conservation at its annual Hall of Fame ceremony held at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Orlando. In the past five seasons, TrophyCatch has awarded prizes for the catch and release of more than...

Register Now For The Maine 2018 BOW Winter Skills Weekend
Posted on: 12/15/17

Register now for the Maine 2018 BOW Winter Skills Weekend February 23-25, 2018 at the UMaine 4-H Camp and Learning Center in Bryant Pond. BOW Workshops are for women who are 18 or older to gain or improve skills in hunting, fishing and more. The cost to attend is $230.00, which includes...

Maryland Hunters Harvest 34,000 Deer during 2017 Firearm Season
Posted on: 12/15/17

Maryland hunters reported taking 34,412 deer during the state’s most popular hunt, the two-week firearm season. The total was similar to last year’s official harvest of 35,002. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported that more than 4,000 deer were taken on...

Pennsylvania Preliminary 2017 Statewide Bear Harvest Results
Posted on: 12/15/17

Hunters during the final day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season harvested 168 bears, raising the 2017 statewide season harvest to 1,796 – an about 30 percent decrease compared to the 2,579 bears taken during the four days of the statewide season in 2016. Extensive rain on...

Pennsylvania Recently Approved Electronic Devices Lawful for Hunting
Posted on: 12/15/17

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners gave final approval to a measure to allow the devices. Four electronic devices recently approved for use while hunting now may be used afield. Within established seasons, hunters now may use electronic decoys in hunting waterfowl and...

Enjoy Top-Notch Duck Hunting on Texas Gulf Coast Through Jan 28
Posted on: 12/15/17

Enjoy top-notch duck hunting on the Texas Gulf Coast. The 54-county South Zone (which includes Port O’Connor and Calhoun County) 2017-18 Texas duck season runs through Jan. 28. Typically, after the break the hunting gets a little better because it gets cold up north and more birds move. But those birds have...

South Dakota Snowmobile Trails Open Dec 15
Posted on: 12/14/17

Snowmobile trails across South Dakota open Friday, Dec. 15. Officials in the Black Hills say the majority of trails are in poor condition. The Black Hills have not yet received much for snow accumulation but they are hopeful that it will snow in the next coming weeks. It’s important that snowmobilers...

South Dakota Anglers & Waterfowl Hunters Urged to use Caution
Posted on: 12/14/17

A strange beginning to the winter season has officials urging both waterfowl hunters and ice anglers to use caution when venturing out to hunt and fish. Even with this last blast of cold weather, there is still plenty of open water for duck hunting," said Joe Keeton, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) boating safety officer. Ice anglers need to remember...

WDFW Plans First Razor Clam Digs of 2018 - Starting New Year's Day
Posted on: 12/14/17

Washington State shellfish managers have proposed the first round of razor clam digs in 2018, starting with the addition of New Year's Day on two beaches followed by a weeklong dig extending from late January into early February. Under WDFW's plan, Twin Harbors and Mocrocks beaches will open for digging at noon Jan. 1, extending a dig previously scheduled for...