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Maryland 2020-21 Late Deer Firearm Season Reopens Jan 8
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/29/20

The Maryland DNR announces the January firearm deer hunting season opens Jan. 8-9, 2021, in Deer Management Region B, which includes all of the state except the westernmost counties. Hunters with a valid hunting license may use firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer during this season. The season is open Sunday, Jan. 10 on private and designated public lands in Cecil and St. Mary’s counties, and...

Michigan 2020-21 Late Antlerless Firearm Deer Hunt Planned for January
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/29/20

A Michigan 2020-21 late antlerless firearm hunt on private land in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, Oscoda and Presque Isle counties will be held Jan. 7-10 and Jan. 14-17. Hunters who do not own property in the area are still able to participate. The Hunting Access Program offers access to quality private land across the state to provide more hunting opportunities. Hunters can take antlerless deer with an unused 2020 deer or deer combo license or...

Minnesota Opens New Cabins at Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/29/20

The new camper cabins at Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park, in northeastern Minnesota, are ready for visitors! Campers can begin making reservations Dec. 28 for stays beginning on Dec. 31 (four cabins) and Jan. 13 (the remaining four cabins). These eight new cabins, which will be open year round, reflect the latest in green-building practices. The cabins feature rustic tamarack interiors and are equipped with heat, electricity and Wi-Fi, and...

Mississippi Stocks Rainbow Trout at Lake Lamar Bruce
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/29/20

The Mississippi DWFP stocked 700 rainbow trout into the fishing pond at Lake Lamar Bruce near Saltillo on December 16th. Rainbow trout have been popular with anglers of all ages, and provide a unique angling opportunity in Mississippi. This is a great opportunity to introduce someone to fishing as well as catch some nice fish during the winter. "Anglers have had success catching the trout on...

Reminder: Only Bucks May be Taken from Public Hunting Areas in Ohio Through Feb 7, 2021
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/29/20

From now through 2/7/21, only antlered deer may be taken from public hunting areas in Ohio. Exceptions to this rule are at Lake Su An Wildlife Area and for our existing Controlled Hunt lottery winners. In Ohio, hunters may take only one antlered deer regardless of location or method of take. Deer limits are determined by county, and hunters cannot exceed a county limit. Deer hunting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to...

No Retention of Oregon 2021 Wild Spring Chinook on Mainstem Umpqua Feb 1-June 30
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/29/20

Oregon retention of all wild spring Chinook (jacks and adults) in the mainstem Umpqua River is prohibited during the Feb. 1 - June 30, 2021 fishing season. Anglers may only keep hatchery chinook. North Umpqua River anglers can still retain wild spring Chinook as per the 2021 aggregate bag limit regulations. This emergency rule for mainstem wild spring Chinook was also in effect during the 2020 season to...

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finalizes New Special Permit for Cormorant Management in Lower 48 States
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/29/20

The USFWS recently announced a final rule and final environmental impact statement (EIS) to responsibly manage conflicts associated with double-crested cormorants in the United States. The final rule establishes a new special permit for state and federally recognized tribal wildlife agencies in the contiguous 48 United States to...

Wisconsin New 2021 Lake Trout Bag Limit for Lake Michigan Effective Jan 1st
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/29/20

The Wisconsin DNR will reimplement a lake trout bag limit and season for Lake Michigan beginning Jan. 1, 2021. The new bag limit and season will mirror previous lake trout regulations. The open season will now run from Mar. 1 to Oct. 31 with a new daily bag limit of two lake trout. We are working towards a continuation of an open season and bag limit of five lake trout, which will...