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What's open for hunting?

collapse Turkey 
Species: Turkey
Zones: 1; 2; 3; 4B; 5; 5B; 6; 7; 7A; 8; 9; 10; 17
Opens: 4/16/2011
Closes: 5/3/2011
Limits:
  • The statewide bag limit is two adult gobblers or bearded hens, no jakes.
  • Zone bag limit: Two adult gobblers or bearded hens, no jakes.
  • Hunters 15 and younger may harvest one jake as part of their two-bird limit during the season (including the youth hunt).
  • No more than one turkey may be taken per day.

Species: Turkey
Zones: 4; 4A; 5A; 9A
Opens: 4/16/2011
Closes: 4/26/2011
Limits:
  • The statewide bag limit is two adult gobblers or bearded hens, no jakes.
  • Zone bag limit: One bearded turkey, no jakes. Hunters who kill a turkey in one of these zones must travel to any other zone (including other one-bird-limit zones) to harvest a second turkey.
  • Hunters 15 and younger may harvest one jake as part of their two-bird limit during the season (including the youth hunt).
  • No more than one turkey may be taken per day.

Species: Turkey
Zones: 1A
Opens:
Limits:

Turkey Zone 1A is closed.


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Species: Turkey
Zones: 1; 2; 3; 4; 4A; 4B; 5; 5A; 5B; 6; 7; 7A; 8; 9; 9A; 10; 17
Opens: 4/9/2011
Closes: 4/10/2011
Limits:
  • The statewide bag limit is two adult gobblers or bearded hens.
  • Hunters must follow the zone bag limits of the zones in which they hunt.
  • Hunters 15 and younger may harvest one jake as part of their two-bird limit during the season (including the youth hunt).
  • No more than one turkey may be taken per day.
More:
  • Only hunters 15 and younger may hunt turkeys during the special youth turkey hunt.
  • Youths who have completed hunter education must be accompanied by an adult mentor who is 18 or older.
  • Youths who have not completed hunter education must be under the direct supervision of an adult mentor who is 21 or older.

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Species: Beaver

Zones: Statewide

Opens: 9/1/2010 Sunrise

Closes: 3/31/2011 Sunset

Limits: No limit. Dogs allowed.

More: Day hunting only.

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Species: Bobcat

Zones: Statewide

Opens: 4/2/2011 Sunrise

Closes: 6/13/2011 Sunset

Limit is 2 per day. Dogs not allowed.

More:

  • The opening date for this season is the first day of the spring turkey season. Turkey seasons are not finalized. The opening date above may change when turkey seasons are set in October.
  • During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take bobcats.
  • Day hunting only.
  • Bobcats may be taken with archery equipment, firearms no larger than .30 caliber or shotguns with shot no larger than T shot. Bobcats may be taken during spring turkey season with hunting equipment legal for that season.
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    Species: Coyote

    Zones: Statewide

    Opens: 4/2/2011 Sunrise

    Closes: 6/13/2011 Sunset

    Limits: No limit. Dogs not allowed.

    More: The opening date for this season is the first day of the spring turkey season. Turkey seasons are not finalized. The opening date above may change when turkey seasons are set in October.
  • During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take coyotes.
  • Day hunting only
  • Coyote may be taken with archery equipment, firearms no larger than .30 caliber or shotguns with shot no larger than T shot. Coyotes may be taken during spring turkey season with hunting equipment legal for that season.
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Species: Muskrat

Zones: Statewide
Opens: 9/1/2010 Sunrise
Closes: 3/31/2011 Sunset
Limits: No limit. Dogs allowed.
More: Day hunting only.
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Species: Nutria Zones: Statewide
Opens: 9/1/2010 Sunrise
Closes: 3/31/2011 Sunset
Limits: No limit. Dogs allowed.
More: Day hunting only.
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Species:  Raccoon

Zones:Statewide

Opens:11/13/2010 Sunrise

Closes:3/31/2011 Sunset

Limits:  No bag limit.

More:   Day or night hunting allowed. Dogs required to hunt at night.

 

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