Waterfowl Hunters and Outdoorsmen: Its Time …

Waterfowl Hunters and Outdoorsmen: Its Time to Check the Ice Before Venturing Out
Posted on: 11/20/19

With winter weather is several parts of the country. Its time for waterflow hunters, fishermen and all outdoorsmen to check the lakes and rivers for ice. Hypothermia is the leading cause of death with winter activities. When Trying to determine if the ice is safe for your or your dog try using this chart as a ’guideline’ in your research… READ MORE

Massachusetts Waterfowl Hunters Reminded of …

Massachusetts Waterfowl Hunters Reminded of New Bag Limits as Season Gets Into Full Swing
Posted on: 11/18/19

Massachusetts Waterfowl Hunters Reminded of New Bag Limits as Season Gets Into Full Swing. The Mallard daily bag limit has been decreased to 2 birds (only 1 female), the Regular Goose (except Snow & Blue) daily bag limit for the Berkshire Zone has been decreased to 2 birds, and the Northern Pintail daily bag limit has been increased to 2 birds. During the 2019 – 2020 waterfowl hunting season, the state is divided into zones… READ MORE

Nevada Hunting Regulation Changes for 2020Po…

Nevada Hunting Regulation Changes for 2020
Posted on: 11/18/19

Nevada have a few NEW hunting regulations for 2020 for sage-grouse hunting, spring turkey hunting and waterfowl hunting. Changes include:… READ MORE

Alabama Military Active Duty and Veterans Ge…

Alabama Military Active Duty and Veterans Get Extra Waterfowl Hunting Days
Posted on: 11/15/19

Active duty military and military veterans will have two extra days to pursue waterfowl in Alabama this season under new federal guidelines.  Those military personnel and veterans will be able to hunt waterfowl on November 23, 2019, and February 8, 2020, the same dates as the Alabama Special Youth Waterfowl Hunts.Military active duty and veterans must have proof of service and… READ MORE

Arkansas Accepting Online Applications for 2…

Arkansas Accepting Online Applications for 2019-20 Waterfowl Hunts
Posted on: 11/15/19

Hunters looking for excellent opportunities to limited-access public hunting land can apply online for special permit waterfowl hunts on three wildlife management areas and 11 private fields leased by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The first application period for these hunts is Nov. 14-17 for hunts on Nov. 23 and 24. Only certain locations are drawn online, and only for Saturdays and Sundays. If permit holders do not… READ MORE

Arkansas may Delay Flooding at Big Lake WMA …

Arkansas may Delay Flooding at Big Lake WMA due to Malfunctioning Water-Control Structure
Posted on: 11/15/19

An electrical problem at a water-control structure at Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge has reduced the efficiency of infrastructure designed to flood portions of Big Lake Wildlife Management Area for Arkansas 2019 waterfowl season. The malfunctioning water-control structure normally would allow water to flow around the refuge and down a canal labeled “Ditch 28,” which supplies water for much of the WMA where… READ MORE

Georgia Waterfowl Hunters Reminded of Regula…

Georgia Waterfowl Hunters Reminded of Regulation Changes as Season Opens Nov 23
Posted on: 11/15/19

With Georgia waterfowl hunting season opening Sat., Nov. 23, duck hunters should make note of some changes in this year’s hunting regulations, according to experts with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). There are three big changes in the waterfowl hunting regulations this year said WRD state waterfowl biologist Greg Balkcom.  The waterfowl season now has…READ MORE

LWFC Approves New WMA and Wildlife Refuge Ar…

LWFC Approves New WMA and Wildlife Refuge Areas
Posted on: 11/15/19

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) approved a resolution adding 1,475 acres to Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and approved a resolution that converts Queen Bess Island to a Louisiana state wildlife refuge.  Maurepas Swamp WMA: The addition of the property will give Maurepas Swamp 119,204 acres west and south of Lake Maurepas. Queen Bess Island Wildlife Refuge: Queen Bess Island is a 37-acre island located near… READ MORE

Mississippi 2019 Youth, Veteran, and Militar…

Mississippi 2019 Youth, Veteran, and Military Waterfowl Hunting Day Nov 16
Posted on: 11/12/19

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) would like to remind hunters that all Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) with waterfowl hunting opportunity will be open for the first youth waterfowl hunting day on November 16. Adults are encouraged to take a youth (under the age of 16) out to enjoy Mississippi’s waterfowl hunting on this special day. Additionally, thanks to… READ MORE

Have a Safe and Happy Veterans DayPosted on:…

Have a Safe and Happy Veterans Day
Posted on: 11/08/19

As we express our gratitude to the brave men and women who serve our country, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. (By: John Fitzgerald Kennedy)  Backcountry Press hopes everyone has a safe holiday. Good luck in the field and on the water. News will resume Tuesday November 12th. Thank you for following TBC Press

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!