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“I can’t support something which we all know helps kill juvenile ducks,” Morgan said in a release issued by the AGFC Friday canada goose constable sizing . “This is a problem that people (commissioners) raised not the public canada goose constable sizing . Nearly all emails and make contact with calls that I’ve received support keeping the ban in place . ”
Commissioner George Dunklin, chairman from the Commission’s waterfowl committee, said the decision to rescind the ban was difficult .
“I know there’s some dissension about taking out the ban, but a UALR survey showed the majority of people wanted spinningwing decoys cut back,” Dunklin said within the release . Fish and Wildlife Service that stated there is “no demonstrable impacts on either overall harvest rates or population levels” due to the utilization of spinningwing decoys .
In less controversial waterfowl announcements, Arkansas hunters will receive a full 60day waterfowl season for the 12th straight year .
Duck season dates are Nov . 22Dec . 1, Dec . 6Dec . 24 and Dec . 26Jan . 25, 2009 . The youth waterfowl hunt is going to be Jan . 31Feb . 1, 2009 . The daily bag limit for ducks could have one pintail, three mottled ducks, one scaup, three wood ducks, two redheads and one black duck, but a maximum of a total of six ducks . Canvasback season is closed
The northwest Canada goose zone season will be Sept . 115 (with a bag limit of 5) and Sept . 27Oct . 6 (bag limit two) . The statewide Canada goose season will be Sept . 115 (bag limit five) and Jan . 10Feb . 1, 2009 (bag limit two) .
Whitefronted goose season is going to be Nov . 15Dec . 1, Dec . 6Dec . 24 and Dec . 26Jan . 30, 2009 having a bag limit of two . Snow, blue and Ross’ goose season will be Nov . 8Dec . 24 and Dec . 26Jan . 30, 2009 having a bag limit of 20 . The snow goose Conservation Order is Feb . 2April 25, 2009 without any bag limit .
Waterfowl seasons set: Tennessee’s 200809 waterfowl hunting seasons were set through the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission during its meeting monthly, held this month at Pickwick Landing State Park .
The TWRC elected to carry a 59day duck season within the Statewide Zone, along with a 60day season within the Reelfoot Duck Zone .
The statewide duck season will be Nov . 28Jan . 25, 2009, with no split . Within the Reelfoot Duck Zone, the dates are Nov . 1516 and Nov . 29Jan . 25 .
The youth waterfowl season will also be much like last year with simply a small calendar shift . For youth ages 615, the Statewide Zone is Jan . 31Feb 1, 2009, while the Reelfoot Zone will be Feb . 78, 2009 .
The TWRC approved the daily bag limit of six ducks that could include a maximum of four mallards (no more than one hen), three wood ducks, two redheads, and something black duck, pintail and scaup . The daily bag limit for merganser is five, 3 of which could be hooded mergansers .
Major changes from this past year include: the wood duck bag limit has increased from two to three ducks each day; scaup bag limits happen to be reduced to 1 each day; the hen mallard bag limit has been reduced to 1 each day; and canvasback season will be closed this year .
Federal frameworks for Canada goose season were extended in the Kentucky Lake Canada Goose Zone to allow 72 times of hunting . Over the state, Tennessee will have only two functional Canada goose zones the Statewide Zone and the Northwest Zone .
The Statewide Zone dates are Oct . 411 and Nov . 28Jan . 30, 2009 . The Northwest Zone dates are Nov . 1516 and Nov . 29Feb . 8, 2009 .
Season dates and bag limits for light geese (snow, blue, Ross) act like last season . The conventional season will run from Nov . 24Feb . 8, 2009 . Then from Feb . 9March 10, 2009, the government Conservations Order provisions allows the use of electronic calls and unplugged shotguns . . canada goose constable sizing .