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New York Proposes Daily Limit Increase for Walleye on Oneida Lake
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/24/21

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released proposed regulations to increase the daily possession limit of walleye in Oneida Lake from three fish per day to the statewide daily possession limit of five fish per day. "The walleye population in Oneida Lake is at a record high and we no longer need to maintain a reduced daily limit In addition…

N.C. 2021-2022 Dove Hunting Season Opens September 4
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/24/21

The 2021 – 22 hunting season for mourning and white-winged doves opens on Saturday, Sept. 4. This is big news for hunters who enjoy hunting migratory birds. It’s also an opportunity for officials from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission to remind novice and new hunters the importance of being properly licensed, observing state and federal laws and following safe hunting practices. All migratory game bird hunters are required to have....

N.C. 2021-2022 Deer Seasons and Free Deer Hunting/Processing Webinars - Archery Opens Sept 11
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/24/21

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. Wildlife Federation will offer two free online hunting-related webinars this fall. “Introduction to Deer Hunting” will be held on Sept. 14, and “Practical Deer Processing: From Field to Freezer” will be held on Sept. 16. Both classes will run from 7 – 8 p.m. and are open to anyone interested, especially individuals who have never hunted, are new to hunting or lack social support for hunting. Hunting seasons are...

South Dakota Confirms CWD found in New Western Area
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/24/21

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was recently confirmed in a new area in western South Dakota. Confirmation of the disease was obtained from sick surveillance efforts coming from an adult male mule deer in Perkins County. Perkins County is now considered in the CWD endemic area. South Dakota has now confirmed CWD in 17 counties of western and central South Dakota. The GFP Commission recently modified carcass transportation and disposal regulations for...

South Dakota 2021 Archery Elk Season Opens Sept 1st
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/24/21

South Dakota 2021 Archery Elk season opens Sept 1st - Sep 30, 2021. Custer State Park Archery - Sep 1, 2021 - Sept 30 and Regular Archery Season - Sep 1, 2021 - Sept 30. Elk are found primarily in the Black Hills; however, limited herds occupy prairie landscapes in Fall River, Meade, Butte, Bennett and Gregory counties. Only South Dakota residents are eligible to apply for and...

South Dakota Accepting Applications for the 2021 Fall Turkey Hunting Season
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/24/21

South Dakota is accepting application for the 2021 fall turky hunting season Aug 23-Sept 10. Hunting Seasons are Nov 1, 2021 - Jan 31, 2022. A free Residents-Only Access Permit is required to hunt archery turkey in Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve in Union County and Good Earth State Park near Sioux Falls. Access Permits may be applied for only online. To obtain these free Access Permits, you must...

Enter the South Dakota Can-Am Raffle
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/24/21

Win the Ultimate Pheasant Hunting UTV by entering the South Dakota Can-Am Raffle. The Second Century Habitat Fund, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, South Dakota Tourism, Can-Am, Back-Bone Media and R+R Pheasant Hunting have partnered to raffle off the ultimate rooster chasing UTV. Tickets are $100 for both South Dakota residents and nonresidents. There is no limit to how many tickets can be purchased. Tickets must be purchased online. The raffle drawing will...

Vermont 2021 Archery Deer Hunting Season Opens Oct 1st
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/24/21

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says hunters are looking forward to Vermont’s upcoming October 1- November 12 and November 29 to December 15 archery deer hunting season. A hunter may take up to four deer in Vermont’s two-part archery season if they do not shoot any deer in the other deer seasons. The purchase of an archery deer license and tag is required for each deer. No more than one of the deer taken during archery season may be a...

Vermont 2021 Resident Canada Goose Hunting Opens Sept 1st
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/24/21

Vermont’s resident Canada goose hunting season will be held September 1 through September 25 to help control Vermont’s resident Canada goose population prior to the arrival of Canada geese migrating south from Canada. The season will be open statewide with a daily bag limit of five Canada geese in the Connecticut River Zone and eight in the rest of Vermont. A second Canada goose hunting season for resident and migrant birds will be held October 13-November 11 with...

Vermont 2021 Black Bear Hunting Season Opens Sept 1st
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/24/21

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says bear hunting season starts in September and reminds hunters about the bear hunting regulations. Vermont has two bear hunting seasons. The early season, which requires a special bear tag, starts September 1, and continues through November 12 with one exception. Nonresident hunters using dogs cannot start bear hunting until September 15. The late bear season begins...

West Virginia Waterfowl Regulations set for the 2021-22 Season
Posted by TBC Press on: 08/24/21

The waterfowl regulations are set for the West Virginia 2021-22 season. The seasons are set within the guidelines established annually by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. There are two notable changes for this year. First, the definition of ‘bait’ now includes any non-edible facsimile of an edible enticement, like plastic ear corn. Second, a permit is no longer required to hunt at the Green Bottom Wildlife Management Area, although...