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Here are 10 tips from some of the best pheasant hunters around –hunting guides, state wildlife area managers and hunting club owners –on how to find more birds on public and private lands throughout the West...

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New Jersey 2020-2021 Semi-Wild Hunting Season for Pheasant, Quail & Partridge Extended to April 4
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/25/21

The New Jersey Fish and Game Council, the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife recommended that the 2020-2021 Semi-wild Preserve hunting season Pheasant, Quail & Partridge be extended. The council approved the recommendation, and Director Dave Golden agreed to a 20-day extension to the season. This action provides for a revised season closing date of April 4, 2021. This revision will only apply to the 2020-2021 hunting season, and does not apply to...

Enter the South Dakota 2021 Can-Am Raffle for a Chance to Win the Ultimate Rooster Chasing UTV
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/12/21

The South Dakota GFP announced the opening of the South Dakota Can-Am raffle as a new opportunity to support habitat and the chance to win the ultimate rooster chasing UTV. GFP has partnered with South Dakota Department of Tourism, Can-Am, and R+R Pheasant Hunting to raffle off a Can-Am Defender Max Limited with all proceeds supporting the Second Century Habitat Fund. Tickets are...

Illinois 2021 Spring Wingshooting Clinic April 10-11
Posted by TBC Press on: 02/27/21

The Illinois (IDNR) is sponsoring wingshooting clinic sessions for hunters on Saturday and Sunday, April 10 and 11 at Jim Edgar Panther Creek (JEPC) State Fish and Wildlife Area. Advanced registration is required. All participants in the clinics will be required to follow public health guidelines issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health, including wearing masks when social distancing cannot be achieved, and...

Wyoming Sage Grouse Reproduction Holds Steady in 2020
Posted by TBC Press on: 02/17/21

Wyoming sage grouse reproduction held steady in 2020 based on preliminary data from the wings of harvested chick and hen sage grouse. The wings are collected from hunters—primarily in central and southwest Wyoming—who voluntarily contribute sage grouse wings by dropping them off at designated collection points during the hunting season. It appears Wyomings sage grouse populations are flattening out at the trough of the cycle. A growing population needs...

FWC 2021 Quail Enhancement Area Hunt Dates and Other Opportunities
Posted by TBC Press on: 01/06/21

Hunting opportunities at the FWC’s quail enhancement areas (QEAs) are available on the dates listed below. QEAs are located in specified wildlife management areas (WMAs) and feature land management activities that benefit bobwhites. Before you head afield, please review the wildlife management area regulations brochure for the area you wish to hunt. Learn more about quail hunting and management. Quota Hunt QEA (requires permit) is...

Ptarmigan Populations Strong in the Colorado Rockies
However Biologists Have Long-Term Concerns
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/30/20

Conservation biologists at Colorado Parks and Wildlife are charged with keeping a close eye on sensitive wildlife – animals that sometimes are classified as species of greatest conservation need by the agency. One of those species is the Southern White-tailed Ptarmigan. CPW biologists become alerted when a conservation organization asks the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to place an animal on the federal endangered species list. If that animal’s range includes Colorado, a team of CPW biologists put together a plan to...

Georgia Opens Two New Hunting Areas in Laurens County
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/21/20

Hunters in Laurens County have two new public hunting locations available this season. Cedar Grove (294 acres) and Scotland Road (199 acres), both located between Dublin and McRae, Georgia, opened to hunters beginning Dec. 19, 2020, according to the Georgia DNR. Scotland Road and Cedar Grove VPAs consist of natural pine and hardwood uplands, planted pines, and small hardwood creek drains. The areas will be open to hunting for...