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  1. Cast and Blast: Duck Hunting and Fishing for Redfish in Texas

    The Texas Gulf Coast is one of the most important waterfowl wintering areas in the Central Flyway. More than 80 percent of the continental population of redheads winters there along with good numbers of pintails, wigeon, teal, gadwalls, shovelers, and mottled ducks.

  2. Mentored Youth Hunting Program restrictions advanced by Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners

    Young hunters, parents and others - some with signs showing support for the Pennsylvania Game Commission's mentored youth hunting program - gather at Game Commission headquarters before Sunday's meeting. The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners took the first step toward adding restrictions to the Mentored Youth Hunting Program of the Pennsylvania Game Commission on Tuesday, but not as wide-ranging restrictions as had been proposed.

  3. Hunting season dates submitted to wildlife council

    The 2015-2016 small game hunting seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Jan. 14, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources . Hunting season date proposals are prepared by the ODNR Division of Wildlife and maintain many traditional opening dates.

  4. Deer Hunting in D.C. Park Upheld on Appeal

    Protecting the native ecology of Rock Creek Park justified the mass killing of deer there, the D.C. Circuit ruled, upholding the first authorized killing of animals in that park's 120-year history. Rock Creek, a 1,750-acre national park in north Washington, has been overcrowded with white-tailed deer since the early 1990s.

  5. Hunting in Jersey: Are you game?

    Hunting in Jersey: Are you game? Hunting at the Jersey Shore is just a bullet away.

  6. Hunters voice frustration over low numbers of bagged deer

    The Akron Beacon Journal reports about 90 people in northeast Ohio took their complaints to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources over the weekend at one of five deer hunting summits held around the state. State estimates say Ohio hunters will bag about 180,000 deer during the 2014-2015 season.

  7. Bill would legalize Indiana fenced-in hunting preserves

    A proposal that would legalize high-fenced deer-hunting preserves around Indiana is set to go before a state legislative panel. The House Natural Resources Committee is scheduled to hold a public hearing Monday on a bill that would have the state Department of Natural Resources license the preserves where farm-raised animals such as deer, elk and game birds could be hunted.

  8. Bill would legalize Indiana fenced-in hunting preserves

    A proposal that would legalize high-fenced deer-hunting preserves around Indiana is set to go before a state legislative panel. The House Natural Resources Committee is scheduled to hold a public hearing Monday on a bill that would have the state Department of Natural Resources license the preserves where farm-raised animals such as deer, elk and game birds could be hunted.

  9. The State We're In: Keep hunters' guns silent on Sundays

    By Michele S. Byers "Keep close to Nature's heart ... and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."

  10. Sportsmen ask Pennsylvania game commissioners to make no changes to mentored youth hunting program

    Harold Daub, who organized the "Mentored Youth of northern Dauphin western Schuylkill Counties" Facebook page, asks the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners to allow the Game Commission's mentored youth hunting program to continue unchanged. Young hunters, parents and others - some with signs showing support for the Pennsylvania Game Commission's mentored youth hunting program - gather at Game Commission headquarters before Sunday's meeting.

  11. Feeling alive on icy duck hunt

    Had I known the event to come, I might have gone to Country Kitchen in Taneytown for a warm leisurely breakfast instead. Nah, life is made up of experiences and Saturday morning was one to remember.

  12. PGC field officer reports for the NE Region

    Lackawanna County WCO Kevin Moran reports that over the course of the 2014 rifle season, more than a dozen individuals were cited for not tagging deer or trying to conceal and transport deer that weren't properly marked. Moran stresses the importance of immediately tagging your harvest before removing it from the kill location.

  13. Disappointing duck season comes to an end

    East Texas duck hunters were able to find ducks this season, but seldom were they ever found in big numbers or in the same place two days in a row. Others loaded up on widgeons and even a few were heavy into the mallards, but they had to be creative.

  14. Son stoked Suffolk man's interest in hunting

    "I wasn't introduced to hunting as a child, but I loved the outdoors," Newsome said. "My buddies took me occasionally as a young adult and I loved it.

  15. Open Season: Midwinter musings from the treestand

    It's the middle of winter and the stretch of cold weather has stricken some with cabin fever, but for others, there's always something to do. There has been enough safe ice on some ponds to ice fish, but it's also been unsafe on some waters, so check it carefully as you cross the ice, as it is not uniform across a pond or lake.

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