Here’s what’s new on the Migratory Bird Treaty Act front.
October 14, 2021
U.S. to reinforce important facet of MBTA.
Northwest Zone – Captain Laura Petreikis In Boone County, CPO Swanson completed a sportfish enforcement detail throughout Boone County. She issued no fishing license citations to two Belvidere men, a Rockford woman, and two Rockford men. The two Rockford men also had an over-limit of fish and undersized fish per the city’s regulations. A Garden
Banquets/Fundraisers Nov. 6: WTU Montgomery County Prairie Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Litchfield Community Center. For more info call Tim Taylor, 217-971-7110. Season Dates Oct. 1:Archery deer season opens Oct. 1: Archery turkey season opens Oct. 28: Crow hunting season opens Nov. 6: Rabbit, pheasant & quail seasons open Nov. 10: Furbearer hunting and trapping seasons
Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regulations and Wildlife Management Units. Note to Waterfowlers: Please check the Hunting & Trapping regulations guide for more specific details on seasons and bag limits for October waterfowl and Canada goose season dates. Or, visit: dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/huntseason21.pdf. Oct. 13-23: Northern Zone crossbow
All Locked Up (Orleans County) On Sept. 24, ECO Godson received a report of two large bucks with locked antlers on Gillette Road in the town of Barre, Orleans County. ECO Godson arrived at the scene and observed two large bucks with their antlers so intertwined the animals could barely move. Using a winch, catch
NORTHERN REGION Woodruff Team/August Warden Timothy Ebert, of Minocqua, worked with a DNR Division of Forestry investigator and the Michigan DNR to close a two-year arson investigation where a fire had burned more than 40 acres of private land in the Minocqua area. The investigation concluded mechanical equipment was the likely source of the fire.
Season Dates Oct. 1: Lake sturgeon hook & line C&R season opens on St. Croix River downstream from the St. Croix Falls dam Oct. 3: Deer hunt for those with disabilities opens Oct. 5: Black bear (zones A, B, & D, with dogs & all legal methods) season closes Oct. 6: Black bear (without dogs)
District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked duck hunters on Thief Lake and the Roseau River WMA. Bags are almost completely dabblers and geese, with few divers. Anglers were checked on Lake of the Woods. Trapping and archery deer-hunting activity also was monitored. Violations for the week included taking an overlimit of