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Saturday, April 20th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

April 14, 2009

Va. fishermen plead guilty to rockfish trafficking

Greenbelt, Md. (AP) – Two commercial fishermen from Virginia have pleaded guilty to illegally catching and selling rockfish from the Chesapeake Bay. Federal prosecutors say Jerry Decatur Sr. of Stafford, Va. pleaded guilty Friday to illegally taking and overharvesting striped bass. Kenneth Dent of Dumfries, Va. pleaded guilty to trafficking illegally taken striped bass. Authorities […]

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Gulf red snapper season on hold until June 1

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds anglers that the recreational harvest season for red snapper in Gulf of Mexico waters has changed.  The open season now takes place from June 1 through Sept. 30. Previously, the recreational red snapper harvest season opened on April 15 in Gulf state waters, and the season

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Bradwell Unit open by permit to hog hunting

Due to an abundance of wild hogs, a number of hunting opportunities will be available during the coming months on the Bradwell Unit of the Apalachicola Wildlife Management Area. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has quota permits available for hog-dog and still hunts for May, June and July on the 1,400-acre tract

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May sentencing set in Montana wildlife case

Bozeman, Mont. (AP) – A Gallatin Valley man awaits sentencing in May for poaching wildlife. Forty-three-year-old Stephen Slavinsky of Manhattan pleaded guilty to four counts of unlawful possession of game or furbearing animals. In 2007 Slavinsky was convicted of outfitting without a license, and wasting game. He was ordered not to hunt, fish, or trap

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3 management areas closed due to flooding; spring turkey hunts cancelled

Flooding has closed three wildlife management areas (WMAs) and cancelled the spring turkey hunts previously scheduled there for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Division of Forestry closed the Twin Rivers WMA in Madison, Hamilton and Suwannee counties. The Suwannee River Water Management District closed the Holton Creek WMA in Hamilton County. The Florida Fish and

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Delaware duck, junior duck and trout stamps to be chosen April 18

On Saturday, April 18 at the Delaware Ducks Unlimited Greenwings’ Event at Owens Station in Greenwood, the work of three artists will be chosen to appear on this year’s Delaware duck and trout stamps. Wildlife art enthusiasts, stamp and print collectors, waterfowl hunters, birdwatchers and wetland conservationists are expected to gather beginning at 9 a.m.

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Arizona Game and Fish commission meeting is April 17-18 in Phoenix

Phoenix – The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission is this Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, at the Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters facility at 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix. The Friday portion of the meeting begins with an executive session at 8 a.m., followed by the public

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