September Canada goose season set to help control Vermont’s resident Canada goose population prior to the arrival of species migrating south from Canada.
DEC: Waterfowl hunting seasons provide diverse opportunities across the state.
The annual hearings are being held by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department and Board.
Waterfowl hunters are encouraged to attend one of the hearings and share their preferences and opinions about the proposed seasons.
The daily bag limit is 15, and there is no possession limit
Waterfowl Hunter Task Forces have helped agency establish season dates that provide equitable hunting opportunities for the various interests in each zone.
State law requires removal of blinds before deadlines to protect natural areas and to prevent boating accidents after ice melts
We never hear the phrase ‘Father Nature’ because good moms abound during a north country spring
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal would require non-waterfowl migratory bird to enhance waterfowl image for 2016 contest.
Early-season concealment tips
Waterfowl hunters must be careful not to spread avian flu
I don’t remember when I successfully called in my first flock of ducks, but I do remember when I first started to learn how to blow a call.
Seven areas set, setting stage for regs changes next year
A trio of mallards might teach us more about ducks and waterfowl migration than we could even imagine
Senate passage last week of the Duck Stamp Act of 2014 sends the legislation to President Obama for his signature.
Small water opener: Ducks on the mind? Then scout some secluded waterholes now for jumpshooting later
Prohibit acquisition with the proposed $10 increase in the cost of the federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp? No thanks.
Canada goose kill tops 136,000; duck take and hunting effort jump
Breeding duck numbers in the United States and Canada hit a record high this year, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
North America’s breeding duck population this spring was an estimated 49.2 million birds, the highest number on record.
Ice cover limiting food availability
Despite the fact that leading conservation groups continually have called for it and that it wouldn’t be an added burden to U.S. taxpayers, attempts in the past to increase the price of the federal duck stamp have been derailed in some form or fashion.
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