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Pennsylvania 2021 Trout Season Opens
Posted by TBC Press on: 04/05/21

Pennsylvania 2021 statewide Trout Season opened on Saturday, April 3 in all 67 counties. This change was implemented in 2021 to provide anglers with two more weeks to enjoy trout fishing statewide, reduce travel associated with multiple opening days, and minimize overcrowding on many popular waterways to allow anglers to comply with social distancing guidelines associated with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. During the spring season...

TPW Emergency Action in Effect for Laguna Madre Spotted Seatrout
Posted by TBC Press on: 04/05/21

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission recently took emergency action to change the bag and size limits on spotted seatrout in the Upper and Lower Laguna Madre due to the coastal freeze and subsequent fish kill in Feb. 2021. These changes took effect on April 1 and are valid for up to 120 days, but may be extended another 60 days if warranted. The Laguna Madre encompasses two bay systems, Upper and Lower Laguna Madre. The new regulations include...

TPW Approves Hunting Regulations Changes for 2021-22
Posted by TBC Press on: 04/05/21

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission recently approved hunting regulations for the 2021-22 season. Hunters will see some changes this fall, including the elimination of the experimental pronghorn season in the northern Panhandle and extension of the general pronghorn season from 9 to 16 days statewide, and the addition of two days of hunting opportunity in the Special White-winged Dove Days within the South Dove Zone. The following modifications and clarifications include....

Arkansas 2021 Spring Turkey Hunting Season Opens April 19
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/26/21

The Arkansas 2021 Spring Turkey Hunting Season Opens April 19 in Zones 1 & 2. The Special Youth Turkey Hunt in Zones 1 & 2 are April 10-11. Zone Turkey Harvest Limits: Zone 1: One legal turkey, no jakes (see Statewide Turkey Bag Limit for exceptions). Hunters who kill a turkey in this zone must travel to Zone 2 to attempt to harvest a second turkey. Zone 2: Two legal turkeys, no jakes. Hunters can help the AGFC track hunting effort and success throughout turkey season this spring by...

Iowa 2021 Spring Turkey Hunting Season Opens Statewide April 12
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/26/21

Iowa 2021 Spring Turkey Hunting Season opens statewide April 12. Youth Season (Residents Only) April 9-11. The daily bag and season possession limit is one bearded or male wild turkey for each valid license and transportation tag issued to the hunter. Shooting hours are a half-hour before sunrise to sunset. Iowa DNR wants to encourage hunters to Include safety as part of the spring turkey hunting preparation. Be aware of...

Reminder: Apply for Maine 2021 Moose Lottery by May 13
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/26/21

Dreaming of the hunt of a lifetime? The 2021 Maine moose permit lottery application process is now open. Applications for the moose permit lottery will be accepted online only at. The deadline to apply is 11:59 pm (ET) on May 13, 2021. Go online and fill out the online moose permit application. There, you will be able to indicate several preferences, including which wildlife management districts (WMD) you are willing to accept a permit in, and...

Missouri Angler Reels In New State Record Yellow Perch
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/26/21

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) congratulates Sharon Christopher of Cedar Hill for catching a new state record yellow perch. Christopher was fishing at Bull Shoals Lake March 7 when she caught the 2-pound, 7-ounce fish. I got lucky because I am not an avid fisherman, laughed Christopher. “My husband and I were out crappie fishing with some friends of ours when...

States Approve 2021 Sturgeon Retention Seasons Below Bonneville Dam
Posted by TBC Press on: 03/26/21

Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon agreed Thursday to open the sturgeon fishery starting May 10, anglers will have an opportunity to catch and retain legal-size white sturgeon in the lower 40 miles of the Columbia River. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays through June 5, 2021 from the Wauna powerlines, which cross Puget Island near Cathlamet, downriver to Buoy 10 at the mouth of the Columbia River. Adjacent Washington tributaries will also...