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Oregon Turkey Hunt by Reservation Program Returns for Second Year
Posted by TBC Press on: 04/09/21

An Oregon program launched last year to help turkey hunters reserve a hunt on private land in western Oregon (Willamette Valley and Roseburg) is back up and running for the 2021 season. There is no cost to reserve a hunt, but hunters must purchase a 2021 hunting license and turkey tag prior to their hunt and follow all hunting regulations and program rules. Up to three hunters can hunt per reservation - individual hunters can reserve a hunt and then...

South Dakota Accepting Tag Returns for All Limited Draw/Big Game Seasons - Deadlines Apply
Posted by TBC Press on: 04/09/21

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is now accepting tag returns for all big game and limited draw seasons. License holders not planning on hunting for any reason, must have their licenses postmarked before the beginning of the respective season based on specific dates provided by GFP. Hunters returning their tags will receive a full refund, no questions asked, and preference points for that season will be retained. Currently, the following seasons are eligible for returns...

MDC to Offer Five Permits for 2021 Elk Hunting Season
Posted by TBC Press on: 04/06/21

The Missouri Conservation Commission approved Missouri’s second annual elk-hunting season at its March 26 meeting. The Commission approved the MDC recommendation of issuing five permits for hunting bull elk for the 2021 season. Apply for the random elk-permit drawing May 1 - 31 online. At least one permit will be for qualifying area landowners with the remainder for the general public. MDC will limit the random drawing to...

Missouri 2021 Regular Spring Turkey Season Opens April 19 - Youth April 10 and 11
Posted by TBC Press on: 04/06/21

Missouri turkey hunters can expect this spring season to be about as challenging as the past few spring seasons according to the Missouri (MDC). The spring turkey hunting season starts with a youth-only weekend April 10 and 11 followed by the regular spring season April 19 through May 9. According to MDC, turkey production was generally poor statewide in 2019. Therefore, hunters can expect...

Montana Reminds Hunters: The Deadline to Apply for 2021 Spring Black Bear is April 14
Posted by TBC Press on: 04/06/21

Montana FWP reminds hunters that the deadline to apply for 2021 spring black bear is April 14. Hunters who are applying for special licenses and permits need to have a valid email address. Hunters can apply for permits on the FWP website; click on Buy and Apply. Most FWP offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please verify your application prior to submission, as changes after submission will not be permitted. Special licenses and permits will...

Idaho 2021 Spring Turkey Outlook Good as General Season Opens April 15 - Youth April 8
Posted by TBC Press on: 04/05/21

Idaho 2021 Youth turkey season opens April 8, and general turkey season opens April 15. According to Idaho Fish and Game biologists around the state, turkey hunters in Idaho can expect more of the same in 2021 — which is great news for hunters looking to bag a gobbler during the spring season. The turkey outlook for the 2021 spring season is looking pretty positive,” said Jeff Knetter, statewide upland game bird manager. Turkey populations, in general...

ODFW Seeks Input on Proposed 2022 Archery Elk Seasons
Posted by TBC Press on: 04/05/21

Southwest Oregon archery elk hunters are encouraged to attend an April 7 virtual meeting to learn about proposed changes to the 2022 archery elk seasons and provide their input. While archery elk hunting in western Oregon and much of eastern Oregon would remain a general season under the draft proposal, several northeast Oregon units would move to some form of controlled archery hunting to better manage elk populations. To join the April 7 southwest Oregon virtual meeting...

TPW Approves Hunting Regulations Changes for 2021-22
Posted by TBC Press on: 04/05/21

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission recently approved hunting regulations for the 2021-22 season. Hunters will see some changes this fall, including the elimination of the experimental pronghorn season in the northern Panhandle and extension of the general pronghorn season from 9 to 16 days statewide, and the addition of two days of hunting opportunity in the Special White-winged Dove Days within the South Dove Zone. The following modifications and clarifications include....