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March 16, 2023

South Dakota caps nonresident archery hunters on public land

Members of the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission have voted unanimously to place a limit on the number of out-of-state archery hunters who may pursue deer and antelope on public land in the state.
With the new limit in place, the GF&P will issue no more than 2,200 nonresident archery deer tags and 450 nonresident archery antelope tags good for use on public land.

Shad restoration efforts in the Susquehanna River continue

As part of an effort to restore American shad in New York, DEC Fisheries staff, in collaboration with the PA Fish and Boat Commission, recently stocked 322,000 American shad fry into the Susquehanna River in Endicott.
As in previous stockings, fish were marked so if they are recaptured, DEC staff will be able to obtain useful information on fish growth, movement, and stocking success.

Antlerless deer quotas raised in 15 Iowa counties

Deer hunting opportunities will increase for hunters looking to harvest antlerless deer in Iowa, following action on March 9 by the Iowa Natural Resources Commission. Quotas for antlerless deer will increase 15 counties, while quotas will decrease in eight counties, according to the unanimous vote taken at the commission’s regular meeting in Des Moines.

Habitat is the key to North Dakota wildlife populations

Heavy snow in North Dakota this winter plugged sloughs, and ice created even more problems for both man and beast. Not much we can do about the elements. The key for wildlife surviving winter is having cover from the elements and a little food helps, too. Not to mention quality nesting habitat for upland game birds and fawning cover for deer once winter retreats.

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