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State-by-State 2019 Spring Turkey Hunting Forecast
Posted on: 02/06/19
Attention turkey bums: Your job has become substantially more difficult. With great spring hunting opportunities available coast to coast from March through early June, you’ll probably have to pick and choose your adventures. For many folks, that means southern Florida Osceolas in early March—or, for the eager crowd, maybe Hawaiian Rio Grandes even earlier. Your choices expand as seasons for hard-gobbling Easterns open throughout the Southeast and Midwest. And then there’s that quick jaunt to Texas for loud-mouthed Rios — or maybe north to the prairies for last-chance Merriam’s...

Simple Tricks to Protect Ice Fishing Gear
Posted on: 01/11/19
It’s amazing how far ice fishing tactics and gear have come in a relatively short amount of time. But even the latest and greatest tools and gear are susceptible to damage, because let’s face it—ice anglers are known to brave some of the nastiest conditions. In this article is a few simple tricks to protect ice fishing gear...

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Hunter Education and Safety Programs

ATTENTION ALL HUNTERS...It's that time again and most states have started their mandatory Hunter Education Programs and / or their Safety Education Programs for the 2019 season. Classes are held in several areas and dates throughout your state.Click on the state you want and scroll down to Hunter Education you want and scroll down to Hunter Education. All hunters must attend or have attended these programs in order to hunt this spring and/or fall...

Georgia 2019 Bass Slam is Underway
Posted on: 03/08/19

Georgia anglers, now is the time to start working on the 2019 Bass Slam. Catching a Georgia Bass Slam is already quite the accomplishment, but how about topping it off with winning the grand prize. What is a Georgia Bass Slam? Catch (at least) five of the different black bass species found in Georgia and you have a Georgia Bass Slam! This program recognizes anglers with...

New Mexico HEALTH ALERT: Rabid Foxes Confirmed in San Miguel County
Posted on: 03/08/19

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and New Mexico DGF announced recently that a case of rabies was laboratory confirmed on March 1 in a fox that was seen to be acting abnormally in San Miguel County. It had been previously announced that another rabid fox was identified in that county on January 28. Rabies is a deadly viral disease that can be prevented but not cured. Residents and visitors are reminded to...

New Hunters: Apply for Mentored Turkey Hunt in Northwest Ohio by March 15
Posted on: 03/08/19

Anyone interested in learning how to hunt wild turkey is invited to apply for a mentored hunt in northwest Ohio during the spring 2019 turkey season according to the Ohio DNR Division of Wildlife. The application deadline is Friday, March 15 at 4 p.m. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and must meet one the following requirements to participate in the hunt...

Oregon Youth: Apply by April 1 for Chance at Guided Spring Turkey Hunt near Medford
Posted on: 03/08/19

ODFW’s Access and Habitat Program and the C2 Ranch are offering 12 youth hunters the chance to hunt turkey on the ranch’s 9,500-acre property near Medford this spring. The deadline to apply is April 1 and winners will be drawn on April 2. Each winner will receive a one-day guided hunt. A parent or other adult can accompany the youth hunte. It is free to apply and free to hunt for the hunters who...

Texas-Nasp National Archery Championship in Belton March 28 & 29
Posted on: 03/08/19

In the 14th year of offering a state tournament opportunity for Texas schools participating in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®), a record 2,597 students from 111 schools will meet in Belton March 28 & 29 at the Bell County Expo Center to contend for awards and the chance to qualify to move-on to the NASP® national Tournament in...

Connecticut 2019-2020 Mallard Duck Bag Limit Being Reduced
Posted on: 03/06/19

The mallard has been one of the most abundant duck species in eastern North America for decades. In the past 20 years, however, eastern mallards have been on the decline. As a result of the long-term decline, the Connecticut 2019-2020 mallard bag limit is being reduced from 4 per day to 2 per day. The 2018-2019 bag limit will remain at 4 mallards per day. In addition..

Connecticut 2019 OTC Deer Lottery Permits Available Starting March 15
Posted on: 03/06/19

Unsold Connecticut 2019 Deer Lottery Permits will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis starting March 15. Unsold lottery permits can be purchased online or at select DEEP offices. Please note that Roraback WMA (Area 61) has been changed to a No-lottery Area and is no longer part of the deer lottery for the 2019 hunting season. This change is not...

Nebraska to Host NASP Archery Tournament March 23 in Lincoln
Posted on: 03/06/19

More than 800 students from 36 schools around Nebraska are expected to compete in the annual National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournament March 23 in Lincoln. The event takes place at Speedway Sporting Village, 345 Sporting Village Drive. Action begins at 9 a.m. and will continue through the afternoon. NASP is a national target archery program for students in grades......

Apply for New Mexico 2019 Big Game Permits by March 20
Posted on: 03/06/19

The application deadline for New Mexico big-game licenses is 5 p.m. March 20. Hunters need to file all mandatory harvest reports from last season’s hunts to be eligible for this year’s draw. See the Hunting Rules and Information booklet for reporting deadlines. Information about rules, seasons, fees and more is available in the...