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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...

LWFC Bans Feeding/Baiting in Nearby Morehouse/Union Parishes
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/16/21

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) implemented a declaration of emergency to ban feeding and baiting in nearby Morehouse and Union parishes as of Dec. 6. This action was due to Chronic wasting disease (CWD), which is fatal to deer, was detected in a 2.5 year-old female white-tailed deer in Union County, Arkansas, 7.5 miles north of the Louisiana-Arkansas border. In addition...

LDWF to host Tagged Fish Derby at Ponds Throughout the State
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/16/21

LDWF will be hosting a tagged catfish derby at all of our Get Out and Fish! ponds between Saturday, December 18th, and Saturday, December 25th. Anglers who catch and report a tagged channel catfish caught at a Get Out and Fish! pond during the December 18-25 derby, will receive a fishing prize pack from LDWF. Each pond will have ten tagged channel catfish released with the other stocked catfish. Sites to be stocked with tagged catfish include...

Maryland 2021-22 Atlantic Population Canada Goose Season Opens Dec 17
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/16/21

Maryland’s Atlantic Population Canada goose hunting season opens Friday, Dec. 17. The season contains two segments, Dec. 17 through Jan. 1, 2022, and again from Jan. 13 through Jan. 31, 2022. The daily bag limit is one goose per day in Maryland’s AP Canada Goose Hunting Zone. The possession limit for all migratory game birds is...

Angler Lands New Minnesota State Record Muskie
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/16/21

An angler caught a muskellunge weighing 55 pounds, 14 ounces, from Mille Lacs Lake that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has certified as a weight-based state record. The previous record was a 54-pound muskie caught from Lake Winnibigoshish in 1957. Although news of the fish has spread quickly in the news and social media, a record is not official until the certification process is complete. Their plan was to...

Minnesota Enacts CWD Testing in Brainerd Lakes Area for Three More Years
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/16/21

A newly discovered instance of chronic wasting disease in the Brainerd Lakes area will result in three more years of sampling and other disease management efforts for that area. In addition, following the confirmation of a CWD-positive deer in late October in Polk County near the North Dakota border, the Minnesota DNR will expand its deer feeding and attractant ban to include most of northwestern Minnesota. These are precautionary but...

MDC Sets 2022 Deer and Turkey Hunting Seasons
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/16/21

The Missouri Conservation Commission approved the following recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for the upcoming 2022 turkey-hunting and deer-hunting season dates. Details on hunting regulations, harvest limits, allowed methods, required permits, and other related information will be available online. The 2022 Seasons are...

Apply for Tennessee 2022 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts by Jan 12
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/16/21

The application period for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2022 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts is open through Jan. 12. The areas available for the hunts are listed on the instruction sheet. Hunters have up to 13 choices but will be drawn for only one. Applicants may not use the same hunt code more than once. There is a total of 13 hunts listed and five youth-only hunts. No person may apply more than...