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Entries for July 2011

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This year’s Minnesota archery season opens Saturday, Sept. 17. The general firearms season opens Saturday, Nov. 5. The deadline for lottery permit applications is Thursday, Sept. 8. Officials say hunters will discover several new regulations for the upcoming deer season. The changes, he said, reflect the agency’s interest in regulation simplification and the protection of the state’s deer from Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).

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The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is recommending a bag limit increase for the early Canada goose season. The annual small game proclamation, which includes early Canada goose regulations, will be submitted to the governor’s office this week for approval.

The proposal includes a daily limit of eight and a possession limit of 16. In addition, Game and Fish is recommending an opening day of Saturday, Aug. 13. In previous years, the season opened Aug. 15.

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The Ohio Wildlife Council has approved the state's early migratory game bird hunting seasons for this fall, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. September 1 kicks off the state's hunting season with the opening of dove, Canada goose, rail, moorhen and snipe.

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Waterfowl hunters harvested more than 2.7 million ducks in Louisiana during the 2010-11 waterfowl season, more than any other state, according to the recently released annual U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Migratory Bird Hunting Activity and Harvest report.

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he South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) and Department of Agriculture (SDDA) remind farmers and ranchers with unwanted prairie dogs to ask for assistance.

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Final approval of a rule that will allow the hunting of mourning doves in Iowa was approved by the Iowa Natural Resource Commission which also added an amendment that would require hunters to use non-toxic shot.

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Montana's Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission has approved a wolf hunting season for 2011 that creates 14 wolf management units and an overall harvest quota of 220 wolves.

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Duck hunters will find plenty to cheer about in the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) annual breeding population and habitat survey, released in early July. Conducted each May by USFWS and the Canadian Wildlife Service, this year’s survey reveals the second-highest pond count and a record 45.6 million ducks, the most since the survey was started in 1955. Blue-winged teal, shovelers, and redheads soared to record levels, and mallard, pintail, canvasback, and gadwall numbers rose substantially from 2010.

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The Game, Fish and Parks Commission has proposed minor changes to the main South Dakota waterfowl hunting seasons for 2011. The only change for the duck season is a proposed increase in the daily limit on redhead ducks. The limit would increase from two daily to three daily. The possession limit on all duck species is twice the daily limit.

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The Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized rules for the 2011 East River deer and antelope hunting seasons in South Dakota.

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The Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized rules for the 2011 East River deer and antelope hunting seasons in South Dakota.

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