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"); //0 document.write("Open Area of Commercial Rock Crab Fishery to be Extended to Salt Point"); document.write("
Following the recommendation of state health agencies, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced today that it has extended the area open to commercial rock crab fishing from 38° 34′ N. Lat. (Salt Point, Sonoma County) south to the California/Mexico border. At the recommendation of the state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment […]

"); //1 document.write("Steelhead bag limits reestablished for Oregon’s Snake River and Tributaries"); document.write("
ENTERPRISE, Ore.— Now that 2018 is here, anglers are reminded they are once allowed to harvest three hatchery summer steelhead per day in the Snake, Grande Ronde, and Imnaha Rivers, consistent with permanently-adopted regulations. Bag limits had been reduced during the fall through a series of temporary regulations as fish managers implemented conservative management actions […]

"); //2 document.write("Wildlife Diversity Small Grant Proposals Being Accepted"); document.write("
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Wildlife Diversity Program is accepting proposals for the Wildlife Diversity Small Grants Program. This program provides funding for researchers, educators and naturalists to carry out projects focused on native wildlife. Funding for the 2018 Small Grants Program totals $25,000 for projects that […]

"); //3 document.write("MDC reports final deer harvest 283,940"); document.write("
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s 2017-2018 deer-hunting season ended Jan. 15 with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reporting a preliminary total harvest of 283,940 deer. Top counties for the overall season were Howell with 6,182 deer harvested, Franklin with 5,957, and Texas with 5,619. Of the 283,940 deer harvested, 135,891 were antlered bucks, 30,538 […]

"); //4 document.write("New Hampshire Moose Collaring Complete"); document.write("
CONCORD, NH — New Hampshire moose collaring for 2018 has been completed, and the capture crew has moved on to Vermont, where the goal is to collar 30 calves and 5 adult cows. This year, 83 moose (68 calves and 15 adults) were collared in Maine and 50 (44 calves and 6 adult cows) were […]

"); //5 document.write("Wolves confirmed in northern portion of Cascades"); document.write("
THE DALLES, Ore.— At least two wolves are using an area in southern Wasco County, marking the first time multiple wolves have been confirmed in the northern portion of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains since they began returning to Oregon in the 2000s. The wolves were documented on the White River Wildlife Area and Mt Hood National […]

"); //6 document.write("Free Snowmobile Weekend in Maine is January 26-28"); document.write("
AUGUSTA, Maine – This winter, the State of Maine is participating in a special weekend to provide enhanced opportunity for snowmobilers. On January 26-28, 2018 a nonresident (from another state or province) may operate a snowmobile in Maine (no reciprocity necessary) so long as he/she has a valid registration from his/her home state or province. […]

"); //7 document.write("Utah Wildlife Board approves more black bear permits for 2018 hunts"); document.write("
SALT LAKE CITY — Black bears are doing extremely well in Utah: in less than 20 years, the number of bears has almost tripled. During the state’s 2018 season, more hunters will have a chance to hunt them. This past season, the number of permits issued resulted in hunters taking 365 bears in Utah. At […]

"); //8 document.write("Commission’s agenda includes mountain lion population research"); document.write("
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has revised the agenda for its Jan. 19 meeting at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland for the addition of an update on mountain lion population research. The hunter orange update and other items have been moved to the Jan. 18 informational meeting. The Jan. […]

"); //9 document.write("Maryland Winter Turkey Season Opens Jan. 18"); document.write("
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering another opportunity for hunters this winter. Winter turkey hunting season runs Jan. 18-20 statewide, giving hunters that did not bag a turkey in the fall another chance. The department established the winter season in 2015 in an effort to increase turkey hunting opportunities while minimizing conflicts with […]

"); //10 document.write("Youth Squirrel Hunt Set for January 27 in Waynesboro"); document.write("
WAYENESBORO, Tenn. — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be one of the sponsors for the Second Annual Wayne County Youth Squirrel Hunt to be held Jan. 27. The free event is for youth from ages 9-15. All hunters must have a TWRA Hunter Education certification by the hunt date and have all the appropriate […]

"); //11 document.write("Inland Waters Closed to Spotted Seatrout Harvest"); document.write("
RALEIGH, N.C. – Recreational harvest of spotted seatrout in inland waters under the jurisdiction of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has closed by rule following a proclamation from the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) that closed all coastal and joint waters to spotted seatrout harvest. DMF issued the proclamation on Jan. 5 due to […]

"); //12 document.write("North Dakota Nonresident Any-Deer Bow Licenses"); document.write("
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will have 502 any-deer bow licenses available to nonresidents in 2018. Applicants must apply online at the Game and Fish website, Paper applications are not available. The deadline for applying is March 1. Up to five applicants can apply together as a party. A lottery will be […]

"); //13 document.write("MDIFW Collars 83 Moose, Continues Fifth Year Of Moose Study"); document.write("
AUGUSTA, Maine – Despite the subzero temperatures and a raging blizzard, MDIFW wildlife biologists and a helicopter-based aerial capture crew located, captured, and collared 83 moose last week and this week in northern and western Maine. This is the fifth year of the Maine Moose Study which is providing important insight into factors impacting moose […]

"); //14 document.write("Trumpeter swan soiree returns to central Iowa"); document.write("
The public is invited to a Trumpeter Swan Soiree, celebrating North America’s largest waterfowl species, at Walnut Woods State Park from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., on Jan. 27. Programs will be given at the Walnut Woods State Park Lodge with concurrent outdoor viewing and interpretive presentations of trumpeter swans and bald eagles given by […]

"); //15 document.write("Applications for hunting turkeys on Arkansas WMAs"); document.write("
Turkey season may open at the beginning of April, but now is the time to begin your planning for a successful season. One of the best ways to be successful on public land is to apply for one of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s wildlife management area turkey hunt permits beginning Jan. 15. Many […]

"); //16 document.write("Western Arctic Caribou Herd Increases After Years of Decline"); document.write("
Kotzebue — After more than a decade of decline, Alaska’s largest caribou herd is showing signs of growth. Counts of the Western Arctic caribou herd completed recently from aerial photographs taken during last summer’s photocensus tallied 239,055 animals, raising the total herd estimate to 259,000. That’s up from 201,000 caribou a year ago. Alaska Department […]

"); //17 document.write("Hunters Harvest more than 13,000 Deer During Ohio’s Muzzleloader Season"); document.write("
COLUMBUS, OH – Hunters checked 13,268 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s muzzleloader season, Jan. 6-9, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s muzzleloader season, 15,843 white-tailed deer were checked. Hunters still have opportunities to pursue deer this winter, as archery season remains open through Sunday, Feb. 4. The ODNR Division of […]

"); //18 document.write("White Lake WCA Fishing Lottery Applications Available for 2018"); document.write("
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is accepting applications for a lottery drawing for fishing permit access to the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area (WCA) between March 15-Aug. 15, 2018. A total of 100 permits will be issued following the lottery drawing and winning applicants will be notified of their opportunity to purchase […]

"); //19 document.write("ODWC Plans to Score Points With Free March Rack Madness Event"); document.write("
Have you made plans yet to attend March Rack Madness? While it does involve points and scores, it has nothing to do with the nationwide college basketball tournament. It’s the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s free antler scoring event, set from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018, at the Department’s interim headquarters, 2145 […]