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August 31, 2011

Maryland: Assateague State Park and campground to reopen

Other Maryland State Parks Opening on Case by Case Basis The Maryland Park Service (MPS) has reopened Assateague State Park after closing it due to Hurricane Irene. MPS reopened the campground on August 31. Campers with reservations that began before August 31 may return to the campground at 8:30 a.m. but must check-in at the […]

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Ringing in the Fish

This week we bring readers the tale of two fish, and two rings. Truth, Lies and Sailfish On December 28, 2002, Eric Bartos was fishing with two friends off the Florida coast near Ft. Lauderdale when he caught and landed a sailfish. Bartos was in the middle of a bitter divorce at the time–so his

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Missouri: waterfowl seasons set, pending approval

At its regular meeting Aug. 26, the Missouri Conservation Commission set the following 2011-2012 waterfowl seasons, contingent on final federal approval. North Zone: Oct. 29 – Dec. 27 Middle Zone: Nov. 5 – Jan. 3 South Zone: Nov. 24 – Jan. 22 Shooting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset. Bag Limit: Six ducks daily

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Nebraska Paddlefish Snagging Season Will Take Place as Scheduled

LINCOLN, Neb. – Based on predicted water releases over the coming weeks from Gavins Point Dam, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has decided to hold its paddlefish-snagging season. The season is Oct. 1-31. The area open to paddlefish snagging is the Missouri River below Gavins Point

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Nebraska: Commissioners Approve Waterfowl Recommendations

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners approved the 2011 waterfowl season recommendations at their meeting Aug. 30 in McCook. Waterfowl hunting seasons begin Sept. 3 with the Low Plains early teal season. High Plains teal season starts Sept. 10, a week later than in 2010. The early nine-day September Canada goose season

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Iowa rabbit, squirrel seasons open Sept. 3

The 2011-12 Iowa hunting seasons for cottontail rabbits and squirrels (fox and gray) open Sept. 3. Cottontail Rabbits Based on the DNR’s August roadside survey of upland game, southern Iowa has the highest rabbit numbers heading into fall, but hunters pursuing cottontails will likely find fewer across the state than last year. Todd Bogenschutz, upland

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New Iowa habitat access program enrolls 1,366 acres for hunting

Iowa’s new hunting access program has enrolled 10 sites in nine counties opening 1,366 acres of private land to hunters, beginning Sept. 1. The program is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture farm bill. The Iowa DNR was awarded a $1.5 million grant by the USDA to test a pilot program. The program provides

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Missouri: weather gives endangered prairie chickens a nesting boost

Prairie chickens are a prized game bird where they are still hunted, and prized by bird watchers wherever they occur. This summer, we have some good news from one corner of prairie chicken country: Missouri…  KANSAS CITY, MO – Missouri’s endangered prairie chickens got a major lift this summer from dry weather in June and

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