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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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Arizona 2019 Spring Turkey Season Opens -- Outlook Good
Posted on: 04/22/19

Arizona 2019 spring turkey hunting season opened April 19 through 25, May 10 through 23. First hunt: April 26 through May 2 and May 10 through 23; second hunt: May 3 through May 23. Archery-only: May 10 through 23 (in limited units, this is an over-the-counter tag). The annual bag limit is one turkey. There should be good numbers of...

CPW Enacts Emergency Fish Salvage at Crystal Creek Reservoir
Posted on: 04/22/19

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is ordering an emergency fish salvage operation at Crystal Creek Reservoir on the north slope of Pikes Peak as water is being released in preparation for maintenance to the dam. Anglers can catch and keep as many fish as they like beginning when the North Slope Recreation Area opens May 1. In addition...

Iowa Nonresident Deer Applications Available May 4
Posted on: 04/22/19

The first day to apply for an Iowa nonresident deer application is May 4. Applications close June 2 at midnight, so mark your calendar and don’t miss out! Preference point purchases and applications are no longer available by phone this season and will only be accessible online. Please follow the instructions to apply...

Kentucky Opens New Areas for Public Hunting in Owen County
Posted on: 04/22/19

The John A. Kleber Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Kentucky recently expanded by 378 acres in Owen County. The new area is now open for turkey hunting. The Kentucky Wetland and Stream Mitigation Program recently concluded a stream restoration on Minors Creek, a tributary of Elm Fork that flows through...

Montana Special 2019 Big Game Drawing Deadlines
Posted on: 04/22/19

Montana FWP deadlines to apply for special license drawings is May 1 for bison, moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat; and June 1 for the elk B, deer B and antelope license drawings. Resident hunters applying for bison, moose, sheep and goat licenses need only submit a nonrefundable $10 application fee per license and then pay the full license fee of $125 if successful. Nonresident hunters need only...

Vermont 2019 Walleye Fishing Season Opens May 4
Posted on: 04/22/19

The Vermont walleye fishing season will open on Saturday, May 4 - March 15, 2020, marking the return of some of the best walleye fishing in New England. Vermont has excellent spring walleye fishing opportunities in several lakes and rivers across the state. Such opportunities include Lake Champlain and its tributaries – the Missisquoi, Lamoille and...

Vermont 2019 Regular Spring Turkey Hunting Opens May 1st
Posted on: 04/22/19

Vermont 2019 spring turkey hunting opens with Youth Hunting April 27-28 followed by the Regular Season May 1 through May 31. Bag limit is two bearded turkeys. A person taking turkey shall within 48 hours report the taking. Birds will probably be more active in farmland and fields due to the lack of nuts and seeds in the woods, so hunters should plan...