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Shorter California 2021 Recreational Ocean Salmon Seasons Opening in June
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/25/21

California (CDFW) announces ocean salmon season openers for additional management areas along the California coast. Although the Monterey management area opened in early April, the rest of the coast remained closed. Beginning in late June, recreational anglers will be able to drop their lines for salmon in the San Francisco, Fort Bragg and Klamath Management zones. Dates for all California management areas are as follows...

Apply for Louisiana 2021 Alligator Hunting Permits by June 30
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/25/21

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will conduct alligator lottery harvests on 19 LDWF Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), 28 public lakes and one U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) property Aug. 25-Oct. 30, 2021. Applications are now available and are due by June 30th. Alligator lottery applications are only available on the LDWF website. Applicants must be legal Louisiana residents and 16 years of age or older. If selected...

Apply for Minnesota 2021 Elk Licenses by June 11
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/25/21

Interested hunters have through Friday, June 11, to apply for one of 30 elk licenses offered this year by the Minnesota DNR. Seasons will run from late August to mid-October. This year’s seasons are similar to last year’s, which provided hunters with more opportunities to harvest antlerless elk. Hunters can choose from three license options: a license for a bull elk; a license for an antlerless elk, which can be...

Applications for Mississippi 2021 Alligator Hunting Tags Opens June 1
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/25/21

The 2021 Public Waters Alligator Hunting Season in Mississippi will open at 12:00 p.m. on August 27 and continue through 12:00 p.m. September 6. The application process for the 960 available permits will begin at 10:00 a.m. June 1 and continue through 10:00 a.m. June 8. Applications are accepted on-line or at any point-of-sale location where MS hunting and fishing licenses are sold. Permits are limited by a random drawing and an...

Utah DWR Proposes Changes to 2021 Waterfowl Hunts
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/25/21

After the passage of a new wildlife-related law during the 2021 legislative session, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is recommending a few changes to waterfowl hunting, as well as a few other items. H.B. 295 prohibits commercial hunting guides and outfitters from using DWR-owned waterfowl management areas without a permit. The new law also prohibits the construction of new blinds on waterfowl management areas. The following changes include...

Applications for Utah 2021 Antlerless Hunts Opens May 27
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/25/21

Beginning on Thursday, May 27 at 8 a.m., you can apply for a permit to hunt Utah's antlerless big game animals, including cow elk, cow moose, doe deer, doe pronghorn and ewe bighorn sheep. (Although you cannot apply for both a cow moose permit and a ewe bighorn sheep permit in the same year -- you must pick one or the other.) You must submit your application no later than 11 p.m. on June 17 to be included in the drawing for hunting permits. In addition, hunters must...

Vermont Accepting 2021 Muzzleloader Season Antlerless Deer Permit Applications
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/25/21

Vermont’s muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit applications are now available online at Vermont Fish and Wildlife’s website and from license agents. The deadline to apply for a muzzleloader antlerless deer permit is August 4. The information and online applications are on the departments website. Hunting for antlerless deer will be allowed statewide during the archery season. One deer of either sex will be allowed during the October 23-24 youth and...

Reminder: Apply for Wisconsin 2021 Elk Tag by May 31
Posted by TBC Press on: 05/25/21

The Wisconsin DNR reminds interested Wisconsin hunters to apply for a 2021 elk tag by May 31. Each spring, the DNR accepts applications for a once-in-a-lifetime elk harvest tag for the fall hunting season. Collaborative reintroduction efforts have grown Wisconsin’s elk population enough to sustain an annual hunting season since 2018, and hunters with elk tags have had a 93% harvest success rate. The DNR anticipates...