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Twelve Chosen for Arizona's 1st Controlled Bison Hunt Inside Grand Canyon
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/31/21

The first controlled Arizona bison hunt inside Grand Canyon National Park will happen this fall at the North Rim. A pool of 45,040 applicants from around the country has been whittled down to 12 skilled hunters who will go through more training to participate. The goal of the operation which is being managed by the National Park Service and the Arizona GFD, is to reduce the size of the bison herd at the North Rim. Who was chosen and...

California 2021-22 Waterfowl Hunting Season Opening Soon
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/31/21

As California’s 2021-22 waterfowl hunting season approaches, hunters may find that wildlife areas have limited space, particularly early in the season. Most years, quality public hunting access can be found on more than two dozen national wildlife refuges and wildlife areas administered by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife CDFW. With this year’s drought, some areas will have significantly reduced amounts of water and...

Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in September
Archery and crossbow deer season opens Sept 1st
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/31/21

Hunters in Delaware can start their 2021/2022 hunting season Wednesday, Sept. 1 with the opening of mourning dove, archery and crossbow deer, and resident Canada goose hunting seasons, the Delaware DNR recently announced. Hunters can hunt teal starting Saturday, Sept. 11 and gray squirrel starting Wednesday, Sept. 15. Hunting season dates and hunting hours for seasons opening in September...

Florida 2021 Fall Snook & Gag Grouper Season Opens Sept 1st
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/31/21

The Florida 2021 recreational harvest season for snook starts Sept. 1 statewide with the exception of state waters from Pinellas/Hillsborough counties (including Tampa Bay) south to Gordon Pass in Collier County. These waters are catch-and-release for snook due to impacts from red tide. The gag grouper recreational season in Gulf state waters off Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties will open for harvest Sept. 1 through Dec. 31. In addition...

Maryland State Record Blue Marlin Caught at Ocean City
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/31/21

A Florida angler is the new Maryland state record holder for a blue marlin, which he caught in an August 20 tournament at Ocean City. Billy Gerlach, 41, of Jupiter, Fla. broke the state’s 12-year-old standing record for the Atlantic Division, with a 1,135-pound blue marlin — Makaira nigricans — caught during the 30th MidAtlantic fishing tournament. After a few hours of trolling 70 miles offshore near Washington Canyon, Gerlach said he “was praying for a bite,” when he felt a hit...

Michigan Angler Lands New State Record Chinook (King) Salmon
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/31/21

Using a Moonshine raspberry carbon spoon lure, an angler from Ortonville, Michigan, turned in a new state-record fish! Luis Ricardo Hernandez Martinez was troll fishing with Capt. Bobby Sullivan of Icebreaker Charters on Lake Michigan near Ludington early Saturday morning, Aug. 7, when he caught a Chinook salmon weighing in at 47.86 pounds and measuring 47.5 inches. "I never expected a catch like this would happen," Martinez said. "It's possible for anyone if I can do it! I would like to extend...

Nebraska 2021 Teal Hunting Season Opens Sept 4
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/31/21

The Nebraska 2021 teal season kicks off Sept. 4. You can look forward to other seasons starting in October, including duck and coot. The new regulations do NOT apply to teal season. However, teal hunters will still need a HIP number! ( Register online) and Federal Duck Stamp available at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Something new this year to be aware of: Duck hunters will need to choose from two bag-limit categories, or “tiers,” when registering for a HIP number...

Upland Bird Opportunities Await Nebraska Hunters Fall of 2021
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/31/21

Nebraska is the mixed-bag capital of the Great Plains, and another 2021 fall of diverse upland bird hunting opportunities awaits hunters. The hunting season for pheasant, quail and partridge is Oct. 30, 2021 – Jan. 31, 2022. The prairie grouse season is Sept. 1, 2021 – Jan. 31, 2022. According to the 2021-22 Upland Game Bird Hunting Outlook, nesting conditions were favorable during May and early June but...

ODFW, OSP Remind Anglers to Immediately Tag Halibut or Salmon
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/31/21

ODFW and Oregon State Police have seen an increase in improperly tagged fish during the 2021 halibut and salmon seasons resulting in many citations to licensed anglers. Anyone fishing who had not properly tagged (or not tagged at all) their catch of salmon or halibut received citations during recent offshore boat patrols by OSP’s Marine Team. The requirement for tagging is that upon taking an adult salmon, steelhead, legal size sturgeon, or...

Apply for Texas 2021 Trinity River Alligator Gar Harvest Starting Sept 1st
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/31/21

The Texas PWD will begin the Alligator Gar Harvest Authorization drawing application process on September 1. From Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, anglers holding a valid license-year or year-from-purchase fishing license can enter the drawing for an opportunity to harvest one alligator gar over 48 inches from a section of the Trinity River using the My Texas Hunt Harvest mobile app or online. Anglers can choose to apply as an individual or as part of a small group. Winners...