Friday, March 31st, 2023
Friday, March 31st, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

July 30, 2009

Licensing and Social Security numbers

A few readers have expressed their disappointment at having to provide their Social Security number in 2011 when the Division of Wildlife institutes a new licensing system. If you don’t remember, the division plans to go online with a new licensing system in two years with the intention of streamlining the game checking and licensing

PGC backtracks on use of crossbows

Harrisburg – Reversing a decision the board made six months earlier, Pennsylvania Game commissioners voted 4-3 at their quarterly meeting here July 9 to sharply curtail the use of crossbows in the state’s archery deer-hunting season.

USFWS: Duck numbers up across breeding grounds

Bemidji, Minn. – The number of ducks on the continent’s main breeding grounds increased 13 percent from last year and is 25 percent above the long-term average, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Habitat conditions, too, were improved from last year. That’s especially true in the U.S. portion of the Prairie Pothole Region,

Early results in from U.P. fawn study

Marquette, Mich. – Approximately 25 percent of the fawns fitted with radio collars during an extensive study on fawn predation under way in Menominee County have been killed by predators, according to early results. Other causes have been responsible for additional fawn losses. Mississippi State University doctoral candidate Jared Duquette, who is from St. Charles,

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