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Apply by June 14 for Arizona 2022 Fall Hunts
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/19/22

The Arizona AZGFD is accepting applications for 2022 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for deer, fall turkey, fall javelina, bighorn sheep, fall bison and sandhill crane. The deadline for the department to receive all applications is 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Applicants must possess a valid Arizona hunting license to apply for a hunt permit-tag. That license must be valid on the last day of the application period (June 14)...

Apply by June 2nd for California's 2022 Big Game Tag Drawing
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/19/22

California hunters can now purchase hunting licenses for the 2022-23 season, as well as apply for the Big Game Drawing online. Californians have many options to bring home wild game for their dinner table, and at this time, the current COVID-19 pandemic is not expected to lead to the closure or delay of any hunting seasons. The deadline to apply for the Big Game Drawing is June 2, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. The 2022 California Big Game Hunting Digest (PDF) includes...

New California Grunion Season And Limit Regulations
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/19/22

Earlier this year, the CDFW adopted regulatory changes to increase the length of the seasonal closure and create a bag and possession limit for grunion, an iconic species found in California and Baja California. Effective June 1, 2022, the new regulations add June to the seasonal no-take closure for grunion, which now extends from April 1 through June 30. Additionally, a bag and possession limit of 30 grunion was created. In addition...

Apply by June 15 for FWC 2022 Fall Quota and Limited Entry Hunt Permits
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/19/22

If you’re interested in hunting deer or wild hog this fall/winter at a Florida wildlife management area or national wildlife refuge, make plans to apply for quota, special-opportunity and national wildlife refuge hunt permits. The phase I application period is open and runs through 11:59 p.m. ET on June 15. Make sure you check out the fall quota hunt options at the newest WMA: Tate’s Hell – St. James Island Unit in northwest Florida. In addition...

FWC Accepting Applications for 2022 Alligator Hunt Lottery
Deadlines Pending (phase II, III & IV)
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/19/22

Florida FWC approved changes to Florida’s statewide alligator hunt. Application periods begin at 10 a.m. EST on the first day indicated for the period and run through 11:59 p.m. EST on the last day. Approved changes regarding the statewide alligator hunt include increasing hunt hours from 17 per day to a full 24-hours of hunting during the day. The increase in hunting hours allows additional flexibility for planning alligator hunting tips. Changes also include ....

Apply for LDWF 2022 Alligator Lottery by June 30
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/19/22

The Louisiana LDWF will conduct alligator lottery harvests on 21 LDWF Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), 28 public lakes and one U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) property Aug. 31-Nov. 5, 2022. Applications are now available and are due by June 30. Only one alligator lottery application may be submitted per customer. Applicants must be legal Louisiana residents and 16 years of age or older. If selected, you will be required to purchase an...

Michigan NRC Approves Change to Lake Trout Regulations for Lake Huron
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/19/22

Michigan Natural Resources Commission recently approved a fishing regulation change regarding lake trout and splake in Lake Huron. The change was effective as of May 13. The change affects only the lake trout management unit of MH-1 in Lake Huron, which includes the major ports of DeTour, Cedarville, St. Ignace, Mackinaw City, Cheboygan and Rogers City. The regulation states that...

MDC 2022 Squirrel and Black Bass Seasons Opens May 28
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/19/22

The Missouri MDC reminds hunters and anglers squirrel and black bass seasons open Saturday, May 28. BLACK BASS - Anglers may catch-and-keep black bass, such as largemouth, smallmouth, spotted/Kentucky bass, May 28 through Feb. 28, 2023. Black bass can be found statewide, but have a closed season part of the year in most streams south of the Missouri River. SQUIRRELS - The hunting season on eastern gray and fox squirrels runs May 28 through Feb. 15, 2023. Allowed methods include...

Apply by June 8 for North Dakota 2022 Deer Hunting Permits
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/19/22

Applicants for North Dakota 2022 regular deer gun, gratis, youth and muzzleloader can apply online through the Game and Fish Department’s website at The deadline for applying is June 8. A general game and habitat license is required when applying for a deer license. If the applicant has not already purchased one for the 2022-23 season, the license will be added to their cart upon checkout. The applicant has the option of....

States set 2022 Columbia River Summer/Fall Salmon & Steelhead Seasons
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/19/22

Oregon and Washington fishery managers recently finalized seasons and regulations for 2022 Columbia River summer and fall recreational salmon and steelhead fisheries. For the summer season, retention of adult hatchery Chinook will open June 16 and is expected to continue through June 22 downstream of Bonneville Dam and through July 31 from Bonneville Dam upstream to the Oregon/Washington border. Hatchery steelhead retention will be...

Apply by May 31 for Wisconsin 2022 Elk Hunting Permits
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/19/22

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters that the application period for the 2022 elk hunt is open through May 31. Wisconsinites can purchase their elk license applications online or in-person by visiting a license agent. The application fee is $10 each and are limited to one per person. The hunt is open to Wisconsin residents only. Again this year, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will raffle one...