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Wyoming 2021 Antler Collection Changes & Be Bear Aware
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/25/21

Wyoming 2021 shed antler hunters and other recreationists out on May 1 should be aware of changes to the opening time for collection of shed antlers on public lands. Accordingly, Wyoming GFD wildlife habitat management areas (WHMAs) in the Jackson and Pinedale regions will also open at 6 a.m. on May 1. This opening time and date does not apply to...

AZGFD Leftover 2021 Elk/Pronghorn Hunt Permit-Tags on Sale March 29
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/22/21

AZGFD has posted a list of leftover hunt permit-tags, as well as a printable paper application, on its website.There are 707 leftover hunt permit-tags, including 661 for the minimal occurrence zone/low density (general) hunt in game management units 12A, 12B, 13A and 13B. The department is accepting paper applications for leftover hunt permit-tags on a first-come, first-served basis — by mail only — as of Monday, March 22. Any remaining leftover hunt permit-tags will...

North Carolina 2021 Spring Wild Turkey Season Opens April 3
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/22/21

The 2021 Wild turkey hunting season opens in North Carolina on April 3. The youth season is April 3 – 9, and the statewide season is April 10 – May 8. Hunters are limited to two turkeys for the season, only one of which may be taken during the youth season. The youth season is open to anyone under the age of 18, and hunters age 16 and 17 must have hunting licenses. All hunters are must...

North Carolina Seeks Input for 2021-22 Migratory Game Bird Seasons
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/22/21

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public comment on the 2021-22 migratory game bird hunting seasons, specifically waterfowl, webless and extended falconry. Comments will be accepted March 12 – 29 on the Wildlife Commission’s online comment portal. The agency’s Commissioners will review the comments and select the season dates at the April 22 business meeting. In addition...

ODNR Updates Proposed 2021-22 Waterfowl Hunting Season Dates
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/22/21

The Ohio Wildlife Council received two updates to the upcoming 2021-22 waterfowl hunting seasons during its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Both updates were prepared by the Ohio ODNR Division of Wildlife following feedback from hunters. The first updated proposal moves North Zone waterfowl dates for the 2021-22 season to align duck and goose hunting and include opportunities during the holidays. New North Zone duck hunting dates were...

Wyoming 2021 Spring Turkey Hunting Season Opens in April
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/22/21

There’s a new opening date for Wyoming’s 2021 spring turkey season. Hunters should plan for an April 20 opener in four of the state’s five hunt areas. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission made this change to align more appropriately the bird’s biology, simplify regulations and increase hunter opportunity. The exception to the later opener is Hunt Area 3, with a season from April 1 to May 31. The later opening date better aligns with...

Wyoming/South Dakota Elk Mountain Bighorn Sheep Sightability Study
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/22/21

The Elk Mountain Bighorn Sheep herd resides on the Wyoming/South Dakota Stateline southeast of Newcastle, Wyoming, and has been managed jointly by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (Department) and South Dakota Game Fish & Parks for 18 years. The Wyoming portion of the herd falls within Hunt Area 20, and the South Dakota side lies in South Dakota bighorn sheep hunt unit BH2. Currently, six licenses are issued annually, with three any ram tags valid in...

California 2021 General Spring Turkey Season Opens Statewide March 27
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/20/21

California’s general spring turkey season opens statewide March 27 and runs through May 2 with additional hunting dates for young hunters and archery hunters. Among the many opportunities to bag a wild turkey this spring are: Those possessing a valid junior hunting license get the first chance at a spring turkey. A youth-only weekend hunt takes place March 20-21, a week before the general season opens. A post-season youth hunt begins Monday May 3 and runs through...