Tuesday, December 15, 2015

2016-17 USA Game Bird Hunting Seasons

In December, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced it is proposing continued liberal game bird season lengths and bag limits for the 2016-17 hunting seasons.

Each year, USFWS works in partnership with states from four Flyway Councils (Pacific, Central, Mississippi and Atlantic) to establish regulatory frameworks for hunting season lengths, dates and bag limits. States select their individual seasons from within the federal frameworks.

The announcement can be viewed at http://www.fws.gov/home/feature/2015/pdfs/Proposed-frameworks-2016.pdf.

USFWS publishes migratory game bird regulations each year in the Federal Register.

source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Delaware Hunting Photo Contest

Photos of hunters pursuing their favorite quarry will be showcased in the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife’s 2015/16 Delaware Hunting Photo Contest.

The winning photo will be featured on the cover or inside of the 2016/2017 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide to be published next year.

A judging panel will be looking for photos that best portray this year’s contest theme, “Hunters in Action.” Judges also will look at technical criteria including resolution, clarity and composition.

The contest is open to Delaware residents of all ages, with a maximum of three entries per person. To be eligible, photographs must have been taken in Delaware.

For more information, please visit the Fish & Wildlife photo contest page on the DNREC website.

source: Delaware - DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife

Thursday, September 24, 2015

National Hunting and Fishing Day 2015

National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. Formalized by Congress in 1971, National Hunting and Fishing Day was created by the National Shooting Sports Foundation to celebrate the conservation successes of America’s hunters and anglers.

A wide range of NHF Day events are held annually throughout the USA.

For more information, visit www.nhfday.org