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May 3, 2011

Washington DFW provides toll-free number to report derelict fishing gear

Boaters, divers and others who encounter derelict fishing gear in Washington’s marine waters can report their findings using a new toll-free phone number: (855) 542-3935. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) recently added the dedicated phone line to expedite handling reports of ghost nets, abandoned crab pots and other derelict fishing gear. “We […]

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Wisconsin: size limit for Chippewa Flowage largemouth bass to be removed

The 14-inch size limit for largemouth bass on the Chippewa Flowage in Sawyer County will be removed for at least the next three years, the state Department of Natural Resources reports. Fisheries officials said the DNR is using its authority to change the regulation on a temporary, experimental basis until a long term rule can

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Enter Now! Maine Moose Permit Lottery Deadline is May 13

Moose Permit Lottery ONLINE Applications Due Friday, May 13 Less than two weeks remain to enter the 2011 Maine Moose Permit Lottery! Online applications for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s 2011 Moose Permit Lottery are due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 13. The only applications still being accepted are those filed

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Eastern Washington grouse populations boosted with relocated birds

Low populations of two bird species native to eastern Washington’s shrub-steppe habitat got a boost this spring with relocation efforts by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). Greater sage grouse and Columbian sharp-tailed grouse, both listed by the state for protection as threatened species, were relocated to WDFW’s Swanson Lakes Wildlife Area in

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Illegal Trade of Walrus Ivory and Polar Bear Hides for Drugs and Firearms Charged

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Alaska Region announced today the arrest of three individuals as a result of nine-months of investigation into the illegal commercialization of walrus ivory, polar bear hides, and other wildlife. In the course of the investigation, approximately 1000 pounds of walrus ivory, including more than 150 whole tusks, were purchased

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ID: Salmon River Spring Wings Bird-a-thon set for May 21

Get your binoculars and bird guides ready for the first Salmon River “Spring Wings” Bird-a-thon set for Saturday, May 21, in the Salmon Region. A Bird-a-thon is a friendly, competitive fundraiser similar to a walk-a-thon, but instead of counting miles, participants count as many bird species as possible in a 24-hour period. Each team invites

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ID: Application period for controlled hunts Opened may 1

The application period for this fall’s deer, elk, pronghorn, fall black bear and fall turkey controlled hunts started Sunday, May 1 and runs through June 5. Fish and Game may ask the Idaho Fish and Game Commission, during the May 19 meeting, to reduce the number of available controlled hunt deer tags in some areas

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