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"); //0 document.write("Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishery Ends Friday, Sept. 21"); document.write("
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces the recreational Pacific halibut fishery will close Friday, Sept. 21 at 11:59 p.m. for the remainder of 2018. Based on the latest catch projections, CDFW expects the 2018 California recreational quota of 30,940 pounds will have been taken by this date. California’s 2018 quota is approximately […]

"); //1 document.write("California Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Opening Soon"); document.write("
California’s 2018-2019 waterfowl hunting season is fast approaching, with one special early opportunity for young hunters in California’s Northeastern Zone. The weekend of Sept. 22-23 is designated as Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days in this zone only. Additional youth waterfowl hunting opportunities will follow in the other zones around the state on Feb. 2-3, 2019. The […]

"); //2 document.write("New Pacific Salmon Treaty agreement to ensure sustainable management"); document.write("
SALEM, Ore. — The parties to the Pacific Salmon Treaty have agreed on new coast-wide salmon fishing agreements under the Treaty. The Pacific Salmon Commission is comprised of representatives from Canada, the states of Oregon, Washington, and Alaska, and Northwest and Columbia River Treaty Tribes. Commissioners from the United States and Canada will now forward […]

"); //3 document.write("NRA Hunter Education Online Course Now Available in New Mexico"); document.write("
FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association’s award-winning free NRA Hunter Education online course is now available in the state of New Mexico, the latest addition as NRA works to make the course available to new hunters in all 50 states. New Mexico joins Texas, Connecticut, Florida and Oregon as states that accept the free […]

"); //4 document.write("Good Minnesota waterfowl opener expected this weekend"); document.write("
Duck hunting is expected to be good when Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 22, according to the Department of Natural Resources. “The number of breeding ducks in Minnesota and North America has remained fairly high in recent years, so hopefully that will result in a good duck season,” […]

"); //5 document.write("Two invasive species identified as new threats to Michigan"); document.write("
Spotted lanternfly, a leaf-hopper native to China and India, and Japanese chaff flower, a plant from East Asia, have been added to the state’s invasive species watch list due to the threats they pose to agriculture and the environment. Already found in Delaware, New Jersey and Virginia, spotted lanternfly is spreading through eastern Pennsylvania. Nymphs […]

"); //6 document.write("Wyoming hunting guide killed by grizzly bears"); document.write("
Jackson – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is working to finalize its investigation into a recent grizzly bear attack that killed a local hunting guide and injured his client. Yesterday, Game and Fish killed the two grizzly bears believed to be involved in the attack. ​ “This is a tragic situation. Our thoughts and […]

"); //7 document.write("Virus affecting some deer in Yavapai Hills area near Prescott"); document.write("
PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has confirmed a disease event affecting some mule deer in the Yavapai Hills community and surrounding areas near Prescott. After receiving reports in recent weeks from residents who observed deer that appeared to be lethargic, blind, walking in circles and unaware of their surroundings, AZGFD biologists […]

"); //8 document.write("Ohio State Parks Offer Special Archery Hunt Lotteries"); document.write("
COLUMBUS, OH – Approximately 1,600 acres of quality deer hunting land will be available to archers as part of controlled hunts at Buck Creek, Caesar Creek, Deer Creek, Findley, Malabar Farm and Maumee Bay state parks, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hunters must be present at the drawing location they are […]

"); //9 document.write("Historic Lake Scott State Park To Host Youth Day"); document.write("
SCOTT CITY – Live snakes, shotgun and BB gun instruction, and 3-D target archery shooting are all on the agenda for the 2018 Southwest Kansas Youth Day at Historic Lake Scott State Park on Sunday, Sept. 23. All youth ages 16 and younger are invited to enjoy the outdoor skills instruction and demonstrations from 9 […]

"); //10 document.write("Lake Erie Western Basin Walleye and Yellow Perch Futures Look Bright"); document.write("
COLUMBUS, OH – Early data gathered by wildlife agencies in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate great news for Ohio anglers, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The 2018 walleye hatch appears to be exceptional, the second highest in the history of the Ohio survey, and the yellow perch hatch was […]

"); //11 document.write("Grizzly Bear Killed in Train Collision Near West Glacier"); document.write("
Kalispell, MT — A male grizzly bear was killed in a train collision earlier this week on the railroad tracks near West Glacier. The 2-year-old bear was wearing a GPS radio collar, which notified Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks of the animal’s location near Nyack Flats. The collision occurred on the evening of Sept. 10, […]

"); //12 document.write("No Evidence of Bear Attack Near Eureka"); document.write("
Kalispell, MT — Law enforcement authorities, including Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, responded to a report of a possible bear attack near Eureka on Monday morning but did not find any evidence of an attack or identify any injured individuals. At approximately 8 a.m., Sept. 10, 2018, a witness reported hearing what they thought was […]

"); //13 document.write("Agencies acknowledge harmful impacts of past bird harvest prohibitions"); document.write("
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) will formally issue an apology to Alaska Native peoples for the unintended consequences of implementation of migratory bird harvest prohibitions. The apology will be issued to recognize hardships Alaska Native families experienced from implementation of the Migratory Bird Treaty […]

"); //14 document.write("Idaho non-resident, second elk tags selling fast"); document.write("
Nonresident tags are limited to 12,815 elk tags, which are also available as second tags. Nonresident elk tags sold out in 2017 and have been selling at a faster rate in 2018, so elk hunters wanting a nonresident tag or a nonresident tag as a second tag should not wait much longer. The limit on […]

"); //15 document.write("DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Commercial Summer Flounder Fishery"); document.write("
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has notified State-licensed commercial fishermen that New York State’s marine waters will be temporarily closed to commercial summer flounder (fluke) harvest and landings as of 12:00 a.m. on Sept. 15. DEC’s Division of Marine Resources reports that internal landings and projections for Quota Period 5 (Aug. […]

"); //16 document.write("North Dakota Allocates Three Bighorn Sheep Licenses"); document.write("
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is allocating three bighorn sheep licenses for the 2018 hunting season, two fewer than 2017. One license is available in Unit B3 and one in B4. Also, one license, as authorized under North Dakota Century Code, was auctioned in spring by the Midwest Chapter of the Wild Sheep […]

"); //17 document.write("Lottery for deer hunting access on the Central Platte River"); document.write("
LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunters may enter a lottery to gain deer hunting access to Platte River Recreation Access (PRRA) lands in the central Platte River Valley. According to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, 47 hunters will be chosen from a random drawing in early October and allowed to hunt deer on designated PRRA lands […]

"); //18 document.write("Man Cited for Possession of a Spotted Fawn"); document.write("
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited a subject for possession of a spotted fawn on Sept. 9 in Franklin Parish. Agents cited Somchanh Chanthapanya, 61, of Winnsboro, for possession of a spotted fawn. Agents received information from a Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy who was performing a security check on the Garden […]

"); //19 document.write("Youth Fishing Rodeos Reach Thousands of Anglers"); document.write("
Despite record rainfall throughout much of the state, more than 3,500 aspiring anglers participated in Youth Fishing Rodeos this spring and summer, reports the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. These free events were held throughout the Old Line State, with more than 30 different nonprofits organizations and partners from 11 counties participating this year. “Through […]