Despite the fact that leading conservation groups continually have called for it and that it wouldn’t be an added burden to U.S. taxpayers, attempts in the past to increase the price of the federal duck stamp have been derailed in some form or fashion.
Many things can go wrong on a duck hunt or fishing trip that leave participants in the water.
A former Bentleyville, Ohio, police officer told a state wildlife investigator “he had made the biggest mistake of his life,” disposing of dead Canada geese and mallard ducks in a popular Cleveland Metroparks reservation.
Waterfowl 365 is designed to be an opportunity for waterfowl hunters and enthusiasts to get together and talk about their passions.
One hunter has been sentenced and two were scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 31 in an incident that saddened both wildlife officials and hunters
Meghan Geer was about ready to call it a morning as she and her dad Earl started out of the woods.
Many public lands remain open to hunters, recreationists during federal government shutdown
Wisconsin waterfowl hunters need legal access to federally owned properties during government shutdown
‘New ducks’ are filtering through Minnesota
Steve Cordts heard fantastic blue-winged teal hunting reports from this past weekend, which marked the opening of the state’s 60-day duck season.
If you’re a hunter who buys into estimates put forth by federal scorekeepers, there’s plenty of reason to look at last year’s Illinois duck season and grumble out a good ole “it can’t get any worse than that.”
It’s only a week later than in the past, but some waterfowlers in southeastern New York are upset that the second half of the split duck hunting season will open Nov. 17 this year.
The odds say Saturday’s duck opener will be a good one.
Daily bag limit for Canada geese is three
There were times in the past decade when the Keystone Sate led the entire North American continent in the harvest of Canada geese. That’s no longer the case.
When it comes to setting waterfowl-season regulations, there is no pleasing everyone, but it appears there is much to like with the coming seasons in Michigan
Wisconsin duck hunters will get nearly a repeat of last year’s hunting regulations, based on rules adopted by the Natural Resources Board on Aug. 14.
On the heels of a continental duck population estimate just below last year, and habitat conditions that were similar, or slightly improved
But what will fall hold?
Duck hunters who enjoy things like zones, splits, and early and late-season hunting should find this year’s duck season to their liking.
Before it opened Saturday, nearly every conversation about the August Canada goose season included talk of mosquitoes. Count Dave Trauba among those worried about the biting insects.
Teams favor bait ban, bonus buck tags, October hunts
With high continental duck and wetland numbers, the DNR’s waterfowl biologists expect a 60-day duck season similar to recent years, but with the possibility of bag limit changes for certain species.
Spring numbers down slightly from
2012 record, but still No. 2 all-time
It’s allowing states to offer possession limits that are three times the daily bag limit.
Goose problems shouldn’t be solved by introducing mute swans to the area.