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California Recreational Abalone Fishery to be Closed in 2018
Posted on: 12/12/17

The California Fish and Game Commission yesterday voted to close the 2018 northern California recreational abalone fishery due to ongoing environmental conditions that have significantly impacted the abalone resource. The closure affects next year’s recreational abalone season, which was scheduled to open on...

Arkansas Confirms 70 New Cases of CWD - No New Counties Affected
Posted on: 12/12/17

Seventy new cases of chronic wasting disease have been found in Arkansas since deer season opened in September. Although the number of positive cases is high, no samples from new areas of the state have been found so far. The disease has been found in...

Minnesota Pheasant Hunters Still Have Time to Harvest Roosters this Dec
Posted on: 12/12/17

Minnesota pheasant hunters still have time to harvest roosters this December. There are still birds to chase out there. “We had a late corn harvest which affected the early pheasant season but things are shaping up nicely for...

Applications Open for Minnesota 2018 Spring Wild turkey A & B Season Permits
Posted on: 12/12/17

The deadline for firearms wild turkey hunters to apply for early season spring hunting permits is Friday, Jan. 26, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The spring season, which runs from Wednesday, April 18, to Thursday, May 31, is divided into...

Boundaries & Rules Set for Minnesota Late Season Deer Hunt in CWD Zone
Posted on: 12/12/17

Boundaries for a special late-season deer hunt to help control chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota’s Fillmore County have been expanded to include portions of three surrounding deer permit areas, the DNR said. The expansion of boundaries for the nine-day hunt that lasts from Saturday, Jan. 6, to Sunday, Jan. 14, became necessary when...

Arizona has Over 4,000 Permit-Tags Available for 2018 Spring Javelina Hunts
Posted on: 12/11/17

Arizona hunters who were unsuccessful in the recent 2018 spring draw still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for javelina. As of Tuesday, 1,691 leftover hunt permit-tags were available for general hunts that begin Feb. 23. There also were...

Montana Approves CWD Hunt in South Central Region - Licenses on Sale Now
Posted on: 12/11/17

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the Bridger Special Chronic Wasting Disease Hunt. The hunt will begin on Dec. 15 and go through Feb. 15. Licenses will go on sale Dec. 11. The goal of the hunt is to...

North Dakota 2017-18 Fish House Regulations
Posted on: 12/11/17

Winter anglers are reminded that any fish house left unoccupied on North Dakota waters must be made out of materials that will allow it to float. A popular question this time of year is if campers qualify as legal fish houses. The answer is...

Tentative 2018 North Dakota Hunting Season Opening Dates
Posted on: 12/11/17

To help North Dakota hunters prepare for hunting seasons in 2018, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department annually provides its best estimate for opening dates for the coming year. Tentative opening dates for 2018 include...

Coyote Catalog Available for North Dakota Hunters, Landowners
Posted on: 12/11/17

The Coyote Catalog, a statewide effort designed to connect coyote hunters and trappers with landowners who are dealing with coyotes in their areas, is open for the winter. Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring encourages landowners, especially farmers and ranchers who have problems with coyotes, to...