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California Delays Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Opener to Dec 31
Posted on: 12/13/17

The director of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has announced an additional 15-day delay for the upcoming commercial Dungeness crab season, based on the results of another round of pre-season quality testing conducted on Dec. 5. The tests continued to show...

Florida Snook Harvest Seasonal Closure in Atlantic Starts Dec 15
Posted on: 12/13/17

The recreational harvest season for snook closes Dec. 15 in Florida Atlantic state and federal waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, and will remain closed through Jan. 31, 2018, reopening to harvest Feb. 1. Florida anglers may continue to catch and release snook during the closed season. Gulf state and federal waters...

Kentucky Proposes New Hunting Regulations for 2018-19
Posted on: 12/13/17

The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed several new deer, elk and small game hunting regulations at its quarterly meeting Dec 8. Quota hunt applications will become online only. Applications by phone will be phased out after June 2018. In elk and deer-related business...

Louisiana 2018 Turkey Season Lottery Hunt Applications Now Available
Posted on: 12/13/17

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is accepting applications for the 2018 turkey season lottery hunts on state wildlife management areas (WMAs). The deadline to submit applications is Feb. 9, 2018. Regular turkey lottery hunts will be held on...

Time is Now to Bag Louisiana Big Bucks in the Bayou State
Posted on: 12/13/17

Deer season in Louisiana is in full swing — and now is the time to load up the freezer. There are stories of a few nice bow kills in Port Hudson and other areas, so it’s apparent the 2017 season might be a good one. It would make sense that there are record-class bucks on the landscape now through January because....

Michigan Announces New Urban Deer Management Zone in Macomb, Oakland & Wayne Counties
Posted on: 12/13/17

Beginning in 2018, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will initiate a pilot program for an extended archery season in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties, known as the Urban Deer Management Zone. This program will extend the archery season until...

Register by Jan 8 for Michigan BOW Winter Workshop
Posted on: 12/13/17

The Michigan DNR Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Program is offering a Beyond BOW Winter Sports Workshop at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. Enrollment is limited to 10, and enrollees must be 18 or older. The deadline for registration is Jan. 8, 2018. Scheduled for the weekend of Jan. 26-28, 2018, the program is for women who have...

Register for Montana BOW Winter Workshop to be Held Jan 26
Posted on: 12/13/17

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' popular Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is hosting a winter skills workshop January 26-28, 2018, in Seeley Lake. Registration is now open and women are encouraged to sign up with a friend and learn a new activity or...

Wisconsin Releasing More Pheasants For Hunting Before Holidays
Posted on: 12/13/17

Wisconsin bird hunters will have another option to beat cabin fever in December when the DNR releases nearly 1,500 additional pheasants on five public properties before the holiday season. These one-time stocking efforts, are in addition to the 75,000 birds released throughout the season. Properties to be stocked before the holiday season include...