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CDFW Ocean Ranch Unit Within Eel River WA Opens To Waterfowl Hunting
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/03/21

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reopened the Ocean Ranch Unit within the Eel River Wildlife Area to waterfowl hunting and other public access Wednesday, December 1 as the majority of habitat restoration work taking place there winds down for the year. The area will remain open to waterfowl hunting and other public access through the remainder of the Balance of the State Zone season. Hunters and other users should be aware that...

Additional 2021-22 Delaware Hunting, Trapping Seasons Open in December
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/03/21

Delaware waterfowl hunters are gearing up for the state’s third duck hunting season segment, which runs from Friday, Dec. 10 through Monday, Jan. 31, 2022, and the second Canada goose hunting season segment, which runs from Friday, Dec. 24 through Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. Deer hunters are encouraged to harvest does (female deer) to help manage the size and quality of Delaware’s deer population. Deer hunting is allowed on all Sundays through January 2022, using only...

Delaware State Parks 2022 Annual Pass, Surf Fishing Permit Sales Delayed
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/03/21

The Delaware DNR and Environmental Control announced recently the sale of 2022 Delaware State Parks annual passes and surf fishing permits will be delayed due to nationwide supply chain disruptions. Due to this delay, 2021 surf fishing permits will be honored on surf fishing beaches through Jan. 31, 2022. Daily entrance to Delaware State Parks is free through Feb. 28, 2022. While it is not known when the passes and permits will be available, the DNREC expects...

FWC TrophyCatch to Give Away New Bass Boat in Live Drawing Dec 4
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/03/21

One lucky TrophyCatch registrant is going to win a brand-new bass boat Dec 4 and the public is invited to join the festivities. Thanks to conservation partnerships, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) TrophyCatch program will be awarding a brand-new Phoenix Bass Boats Pro 819 to one of five randomly selected finalists. This boat is powered by a...

FWC Proposed Rule Amendments for the Statewide Alligator Harvest Program
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/03/21

The FWC is seeking input on proposed rule amendments that would expand alligator hunting opportunity in the following ways: Increase hunting hours from the current 17 hours a day to 24 hours a day on most areas. By allowing hunting from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., this proposal would provide those with an alligator trapping license/alligator harvest permit seven more hours a day of hunting opportunity. Add precharged pneumatic airbows to the legal methods of taking an alligator. In addition...

Minnesota Offering 2021 December CWD Deer Hunts
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/03/21

Minnesota deer hunters seeking additional opportunities can harvest deer in late season chronic wasting disease management hunts in the southeast, south metropolitan area and along the Minnesota-North Dakota border. Hunting dates are Friday, Dec. 17, through Sunday, Dec. 19, and Friday, Dec. 31, through Sunday, Jan. 2. Deer permit areas open to these CWD management hunts are 261, 262, 343, 605, 643, 645, 646, 647, 648, 649 and 655. Hunters may...

Oklahoma 2021 Pheasant Hunting Opens
Posted by TBC Press on: 12/03/21

Oklahoma’s ring-necked pheasant hunting season opened Wednesday, Dec. 1, and hunters planning to pursue this exotic species might find slightly better bird numbers in the field this year, based on results from annual roadside surveys conducted by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. “I anticipate numbers to be equal to or slightly improved over 2020, depending on the area, but still below...