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Have a Safe and Happy Veterans Day Weekend

by TBC Press on 11/08/19

Have a Safe and Happy Veterans Day  As we express our gratitude to the brave men and women who serve our country, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. (By: John Fitzgerald Kennedy


Backcountry Press hopes everyone has a safe holiday. Good luck in the field and on the water. News will resume Tuesday November 12th. Thank you for following TBC Press

Hunters: Venison Needed to Help Families in Need This Fall

by TBC Press on 11/08/19

Hunters: Venison Needed to Help Families in Need This Fall  With hunting season in full swing, hunters from across the nation are walking the woods & fields. Each year, hunters, meat processors, and food pantries help the families in need all over the country. The generosity of hunters has been incredible and the need for venison is great so... READ MORE

Letter From TBC Press - Thank You Hunters

by TBC Press on 11/08/19

Letter From TBC Press - Thank You Hunters  With hunting season in getting into full swing, hunters from across the nation are walking the woods & fields. It’s not just the meat, however, that these hunters are bringing in. Hunters are not just contributors to wildlife management or meals for individual families, but also to local small businesses who experiences a major uptake during this season... READ MORE

Indiana 2019 Deer Firearms Season Opens Nov 16

by TBC Press on 11/08/19

Indiana deer firearms season runs from Nov. 16 to Dec. 1. The deer firearms license allows one deer to be taken with that license, and it must be a buck. If you want to take a doe with a firearm during the firearms season, a bonus antlerless license, resident youth combo hunt/trap license, deer license bundle, or lifetime license is required. The doe counts toward that county’s bonus antlerless bag limit for resident youth, lifetime, and bundle license holders. Some DNR properties have restrictions on... READ MORE

Indiana 2019 Hunting Seasons Opening in November

by TBC Press on 11/08/19

Indiana 2019 Hunting Seasons Opening in November  hunters will have more opportunities as several hunting seasons open starting Nov 1st: Deer Firearms: Nov 16 - Dec 1. Dove: Nov 1 - 17  Pheasant (Cock only): Nov 1 - Dec 15. Quail: (north of Interstate 74): Nov 1 - Dec 15 - (south of Interstate 74): Nov. 1 - Jan. 10, 2020. Ducks: Central Zone: Nov 23 - Jan 12, 2020 - South Zone... READ MORE

Minnesota Anglers Allowed One Walleye from Mille Lacs Lake Starting Dec 1

by TBC Press on 11/08/19

Winter anglers on Mille Lacs Lake will enjoy a walleye harvest this winter for the fourth season in a row, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Similar to last season, anglers will be allowed to keep walleye on Mille Lacs starting Sunday, Dec. 1, with a limit of one walleye between 21-23 inches, or one fish over 28 inches. “We expect the walleye bite to be quite good on Mille Lacs this winter, which will likely result in a lot of fishing pressure and... READ MORE

Wisconsin 2019 Ruffed Grouse Season Shortened in Zone A

by TBC Press on 11/08/19

Wisconsin 2019 Ruffed Grouse Season Shortened in Zone A  An emergency rule will move the Wisconsin season closing date for ruffed grouse hunting in Zone A from Jan. 31, 2020 to Jan. 5, 2020. The rule will go into effect on Friday, Nov. 8. The ruffed grouse season opened Sept. 14 in Zone A. The emergency rule does not impact season dates for Zone B, which runs from Oct. 19 to Dec. 8. Bag limits remain at five birds in Zone A and three birds in... READ MORE

Apply for Arizona 2020 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison & Bear Leftover Hunt Permit-Tags Nov 18

by TBC Press on 11/05/19

Apply for Arizona 2020 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison & Bear Leftover Hunt Permit-Tags Nov 18  The wait is over for hopeful Arizona hunters who applied for a 2020 spring hunt permit-tag. Results are in. AZGFD will begin accepting paper applications for leftover hunt permit-tags Monday, Nov. 18 -- by mail only -- at 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ  85086, Attn.: Draw/First Come. Leftover hunt permit-tags will be available for purchase on a “first come, first served” basis beginning... READ MORE

Apply for Arkansas 2020 Trophy Alligator Gar Permit Through Dec 31

by TBC Press on 11/05/19

Arkansas anglers interested in hooking into a trophy of truly epic size can apply for a 2020 Alligator Gar Trophy tag from November 1 through December 31. 100 Alligator Gar Trophy tags for the 2020 season will be issued. Applications are available under the “Fishing License” section of the AGFC’s online license system. Anyone may fish for alligator gar on a catch-and-release basis with an Alligator Gar Permit (AGP), but a trophy tag (AGT) is required to keep an Alligator Gar longer than... READ MORE

California 2019 Recreational Dungeness Crab & North Coast All-Depth Recreational Fishing Seasons Open

by TBC Press on 11/05/19

California 2019 Recreational Dungeness Crab & North Coast All-Depth Recreational Fishing Seasons Open  California 2019 recreational statewide sport season for Dungeness crab opened Saturday, Nov. 2. the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is advising anglers not to consume the viscera of crab caught in two coastal areas due to the presence of domoic acid. CDFW also has a new recreational fishing opportunity for groundfish north of Point Arena (38° 57.5’ N. lat.) from Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, 2019... READ MORE

Georgia Offers New Program for Deer Management Assistance on Private Lands

by TBC Press on 11/05/19

The Georgia Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) is a brand-new program dedicated to assisting hunt clubs and landowners with deer management on private lands, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. How will the program work? Georgia’s DMAP has several levels, each with its own fees and acreage minimums that provide increasing levels of service and deer harvest flexibility. Services the program offers will include... READ MORE

Georgia Anglers Can Receive Free Short Leaders as Redfish Season Gears Up

by TBC Press on 11/05/19

Georgia Anglers Can Receive Free Short Leaders as Redfish Season Gears Up   The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers they can participate in the FishSmart Red Snapper and Red Drum Conservation Project.  This innovative project is an evolution in sportfishing and enhances anglers' long-established role as conservationists.  To raise awareness of this new initiative, interested anglers can receive FREE short leader rigs by... READ MORE

Maryland Ocean City Angler Catches Record Gray Triggerfish

by TBC Press on 11/05/19

Maryland Ocean City Angler Catches Record Gray Triggerfish  Ocean City resident Mike Glyphis set a new Maryland state record for gray triggerfish. Glyphis caught the 5.6-pound fish Oct. 30 while fishing 16 miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean. Glyphis said at first he thought his line was snagged on debris. But after a few tugs on his line, he says “the thing took off.” After a few minutes of fighting the fish, the veteran angler pulled up the gray triggerfish. This was something I ... READ MORE

Maryland 2019 Junior Deer Hunting Days Set for November

by TBC Press on 11/05/19

The Maryland DNR encourages experienced deer hunters to introduce youth to the time-honored cultural and sporting tradition of deer hunting during two Junior Deer Hunting Days in November. The hunts will be held Nov. 16, on private and designated public land in all counties, and Nov. 17 on private land in all counties except Baltimore, Howard, and Prince George’s. In Allegany, Cecil, Garrett, St. Mary’s, and Washington counties, the hunt is also... READ MORE

New Hampshire 2019 Muzzleloader Deer Season is Underway

by TBC Press on 11/05/19

Over 20,000 muzzleloader hunters are expected to take to New Hampshire’s woodlands during the upcoming muzzleloader deer season, which runs from November 2-12, 2019. Muzzleloaders are single barrel, single shot firearms which require the bullets, primer, and powder to be loaded through a muzzle each time before firing. In New Hampshire, muzzleloader hunters are given 11 days prior to the opening day of the regular firearms season to hunt deer. Hunters must have... READ MORE

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