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September 14, 2011

Louisiana: White Lake W.C.A. Marsh and Rice Field Lottery Waterfowl Hunts Announced

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is now accepting applications for the 2011-12 marsh and rice field lottery waterfowl hunts on the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area (WCA) in Vermilion Parish. The available dates for rice field hunts are: Nov. 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 22 and 30; Dec. 3, 4, 17, 18, …

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Foiles Pleads Guilty in Canada

Jeff Foiles, the celebrity hunter and caller from Pike County, pleaded guilty today in Canada to federal wildlife charges including causing unnecessary pain and suffering to a bird. Environment Canada filed 10 charges against Foiles in January under the Migratory Birds Act and the Criminal Code. Foiles pleaded guilty to eight of the charges. According

The advantages of online license purchases

Jason Keller, the state wildlife officer assigned to Lake County, has a better way to replace a lost or damaged fishing/hunting license. And it will legally save someone $4, too, Keller says. However, to do so means that a license holder will have to go online first to purchase his or her permit instead of

Wisconsin concealed-carry fans turn to hunting classes

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Some people who want concealed-weapon permits are apparently trying to satisfy the training requirement by taking hunter-education classes, even though the classes weren’t intended to cover concealed-carry issues, state officials said. The concealed-carry law takes effect Nov. 1. Under the measure, residents who can prove they’ve taken a training course

Illinois promoting Asian carp in anti-hunger campaign

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois officials hope they can make progress on two different problems by feeding Asian carp to hungry families. The invasive species of fish has been added to the state’s “Target Hunger Now!” program, which encourages hunters and fishermen to donate food to the needy. The state plans to promote Asian carp

Sault Tribe can’t fit moose in its game bag

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians just announced this month that its Inland Conservation Committee voted to oppose Michigan’s proposed moose hunt. The tribe’s new chairman, Joe Eitrem, was quoted in the news this week saying, “The Sault Tribe is not in agreement with the state of Michigan concerning the appropriateness of a

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