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LDWF Approves Notice of Intent to Ban Baiting in Franklin, Madison and Tensas Parishes

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will conduct informational public hearings May 27 in Winnsboro and May 28 in St. Joseph on a notice of intent (NOI) that bans supplemental feeding and cervid carcass export from the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) control area, which includes Franklin, Madison and Tensas parishes The action is …

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Bill Allowing Year-Round Hunting and Trapping of Raccoons and Opossums Passes Georgia Legislature

The Georgia legislature recently passed a bill to authorize the hunting and trapping of raccoons and opossums year-round. The bill is now sitting on Governor Kemp’s desk awaiting his signature. Georgia HB 1147 was sponsored by Rep. Trey Rhodes [R], ]Rep. John Corbett [R], Rep. John LaHood [R], Rep. Jason Ridley [R], Rep. Tyler Smith …

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Mississippi Legislature Officially Legalizes Air Bows for Deer Hunting

We recently posted about the Mississippi legislature approving an archery velvet buck season for September that created a lot of buzz. That same legislative session also resulted in the passing of another hunting bill that has gotten much less attention. Senate Bill 2010 (SB 2010), sponsored by Sen. Kevin Blackwell [R], allows hunters to use …

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