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Sports

August 18, 2013

OUTDOOR COLUMN: Here come the trout in the St. Joe

(Continued)

GOSHEN — Guide available

Want to know Indiana’s hunting seasons dates, license fees, hunting opportunities or where to go hunting?

Those answers can be found in the 2013-14 Indiana Hunting & Trapping Regulations Guide.

The 48-page guide, featuring wild turkeys on the cover, is available at businesses that sell DNR hunting licenses and DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife properties.

The guide also includes useful information on bag limits, general hunting regulations, special regulations for deer and wild turkeys, furbearer hunting and trapping information, and contact information for DNR district wildlife biologists and DNR Law Enforcement.

Michigan waterfowl seasons

Michigan hunters will once again enjoy 60-day duck seasons this fall.

Indiana hasn’t released their dates but they are due out soon.

Michigan’s duck seasons will be split into two segments in all three of state duck-hunting zones.

In the South Zone, duck season is slated for Oct. 12–Dec. 8 and Dec. 28-29. North Zone dates are Sept. 21–Nov. 10 and Nov. 23–Dec. 1 while the Middle Zone is Oct. 5–Dec. 1 and Dec. 14-15.

The daily bag limit is six ducks, to include no more than four mallards (no more than one hen), three wood ducks, three scaup (bluebills), two redheads, two canvasback, two pintails and one black duck.

Waterfowl hunting starts with the early Canada goose season beginning Sept. 1 statewide. The season is Sept.1-10 in the North Zone and Sept 1-15 in the rest of the state except in Saginaw, Tuscola and Huron counties, where the season is Sept.1-10. The daily bag limit is five.

The regular Canada goose season is Sept. 21-23, Oct. 12–Dec. 8 and Dec. 28-29 in the South Zone, except in designated goose management units; Sept. 11-Dec. 11 in the North Zone; and Sept. 21-29 and Oct. 5–Dec. 26 in the Middle Zone;. The daily bag limit is two.

In the Allegan County GMU, the season is Nov. 2 – Jan, 31, with a daily bag limit of two.

The late goose season in the South Zone is Jan. 18–Feb. 15, with a daily bag limit of five.

Contact Goshen News outdoor writer Louie at stoutoutdoors@comcast.net.



 

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