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Iowa Duck, Goose and Dove Hunters Now Required to Register with HIP
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/16/21

As of Dec. 15, Iowa hunters who purchase a 2022 license and plan to pursue migratory game birds will be required to register for Harvest Information Program (HIP) either through the Go Outdoors Iowa app on their smartphone. Once registered, hunters will need to physically write a confirmation number on the line provided at the top of the license as proof of registration. The change was necessitated because...

Oklahoma 2021 Pheasant Hunting Opens
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/03/21

Oklahoma’s ring-necked pheasant hunting season opened Wednesday, Dec. 1, and hunters planning to pursue this exotic species might find slightly better bird numbers in the field this year, based on results from annual roadside surveys conducted by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. “I anticipate numbers to be equal to or slightly improved over 2020, depending on the area, but still below...

South Dakota Traditional 2021-22 Pheasant Season Open till Jan 31, 2022
Posted by TBC Press on: 11/15/21

South Dakota 2021-22 traditional pheasant hunting season opened Oct 16 and runs through Jan 31, 2022. Daily Limit: 3 rooster pheasants. Possession Limit: 15 rooster pheasants, taken according to the daily limit. The limit accrues at the rate of 3 birds a day, and 15 birds may not be possessed until after the fifth day of hunting. Open Area: All of South Dakota except the following...

Oklahoma 2021 Quail Hunting Opens Nov 13
Posted by TBC Press on: 11/08/21

Oklahoma Quail season will open Nov. 13, 2021, and run through Feb. 15, 2022. Hunters may harvest 10 quail daily. hunters taking to the field will likely find patches with fair quail numbers where reproduction was not as severely impacted by weather, and where habitat remains in favorable condition. Hunting will not be what it was at the last observed peak in production in 2016, but we expect hunters to find birds throughout the state. In addition...

Northern Wyoming to have Fewer Pheasants Stocked due to Disease Outbreak
Posted by TBC Press on: 11/08/21

The Wyoming GFD is alerting pheasant hunters that there will be fewer birds stocked on Walk-in areas and public land in northern Wyoming this fall, including Sand Mesa, Ocean Lake, Bud Love and Yellowtail Wildlife Habitat Management Areas, due to a disease outbreak at the Sheridan Bird Farm in spring 2021.Sheridan Bird Farm’s remaining pheasants have recovered well and are healthy. Bird farm staff have begun stocking birds at 11 locations on...

New Georgia Public Dove Hunting Area in Franklin County Opens Nov 20
Posted by TBC Press on: 11/05/21

Georgia dove hunters in Franklin County have a new public hunting location available this season. The Chapman Farm Voluntary Public Access (VPA) area is a 303-acre piece of property located near Martin, Ga that will open to dove hunters beginning November 20, 2021, according to the Georgia DNR. The area will be open to Dove: Nov. 20 and Nov. 26, 2021; Jan. 15, 22, and 29, 2022. Chapman Farm VPA consists of two main tracts of land that have a mixture of...

Utah 2021 General-Season Pheasant & Quail Hunts Open Nov 6
What hunters should expect
Posted by TBC Press on: 11/05/21

Many upland game and waterfowl hunts are already underway across Utah. The general-season pheasant and quail hunts open Nov. 6. If you are planning to target either of these birds this fall, here is what you should know. Utah's general pheasant hunting season runs from Nov. 6 to Dec. 5. Utah's general quail hunting season runs from Nov. 6 to Dec. 31. The UDWR releases thousands of pheasants on variousWMA's around the state each week. Quail hunting however...

Register for Utah Youth Pheasant Hunt on Annabella WMA Nov 13
Posted by TBC Press on: 11/05/21

Calling all novice hunters! Grab your shotgun, wear your orange and join us for a fun fall day hunting pheasants. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife are offering a free youth pheasant hunt on the Annabella Wildlife Management Area. SFW is providing the birds so that novice youth hunters will have an increased opportunity to successfully harvest pheasants. Date: Saturday, Nov. 13 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register online and...

Register for Utah Beginner Pheasant Hunt on Pahvant WMA Nov 13
Posted by TBC Press on: 11/05/21

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife are offering a free pheasant hunt for beginner hunters on the Pahvant Wildlife Management Area near Fillmore, Utah. SFW is providing the birds so that novice hunters will have an increased opportunity to successfully harvest pheasants. Date: Saturday, Nov. 13 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register online and...

Register for Utah Beginner Pheasant Hunt Taking Place Nov 6 in Cedar City
Posted by TBC Press on: 11/05/21

Calling all novice hunters! Grab your shotgun, wear your orange and join us for a fun fall day hunting pheasants. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife are offering a free pheasant hunt for beginner hunters on private property near Cedar City, Utah. SFW is providing the birds so that novice hunters will have an increased opportunity to successfully harvest pheasants. Date: Saturday, Nov. 6 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register online and...

TPWD Quail Surveys Yield Modest Prospects Ahead as Season Opens Oct 30
Posted by TBC Press on: 10/25/21

Texas 2021 quail season begins statewide Oct. 30 but outside of South Texas, bobwhite and scaled quail populations continue to their long, slow road to recovery following several years of drought. As such, hunting opportunities and success will vary across the state. There has also been the suggestion that the winter storm may have hurt populations, added McLaughlin (Upland Game Bird Program Leader for TPWD). To what extent the storm impacted birds is tough to assess. In addition..

Hawaii 2021-2022 Game Bird Hunting Opens Nov 6th
Posted by TBC Press on: 10/19/21

The Hawaii DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the opening of the 2021-2022 Game Bird Hunting Season on Saturday, November 6, 2021. The fall game bird hunting season will run through Sunday, January 30, 2022. The last day for hunting mourning dove will be January 16, 2022. A valid hunting license and a game bird stamp are required for all game bird hunting on public and private lands. Species of game birds legal to hunt are...