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On The Issues

Recent State Affairs Articles

TIME TO GET THOSE QUOTA HUNT APPLICATIONS IN FOR 2016-2017 HUNTING SEASON

By 2ton | May 26, 2016

Beginning June 1, sportsmen and women can apply electronically for quota hunts including adult/child, deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  

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LDWF Accepting Applications for Waterfowl Group Hunts at White Lake Wetlands Conservation for 2016-17 Hunting Season

By 2ton | May 26, 2016

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will begin accepting applications Thursday (May 26) through June 20 for waterfowl group hunts for up to 12 hunters per group at White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area (WCA).

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Big Game Drawing Deadline Approaches

By 2ton | May 23, 2016

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications for the 2016 Big Game Drawing. Applications for elk, antelope, bighorn sheep, premium deer tags and fundraising drawing tags may be submitted anywhere California fishing or hunting licenses are sold. Applications must be submitted before midnight on June

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CDFW Accepting Applications for Pig and Deer Hunting in Western Merced County

By 2ton | May 20, 2016

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications for a limited number of deer and pig hunt access permits on opening weekend, Aug.13-14, 2016 in Zone A for the general season.

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Could Jaguar Habitat Affect AZ Outdoor Activities?

By 2ton | May 7, 2014

Recent jaguar sightings have prompted the AZ Game and Fish department to designate 760,000 acres in and around the Santa Rita mountains southeast of Tucson as critical jaguar habitat. The areas affected by the designation are popular deer and javelina hunting areas and hunters immediately voiced their concerns as to

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Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument Opposed

By 2ton | July 3, 2012

a Game and Fish Commission recently voted to oppose efforts to create a 1.7 million acre Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument in northern Arizona proposed by the Grand Canyon Wildlands Council, Center for Biological Diversity, and the Wilderness Society. The commission opposed the measure for several reasons. For one thing,

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