Posts tagged: goose hunting
WATERFOWL HUNTING — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider a petition to allow use of battery-powered spinning-wing decoys for hunting during a special conference call meeting Friday, 8:30 a.m.
This didn't come up at the recent meeting the Fish and Wildlife Department had on new rules for upcoming hunting seasons.
The only way the public can listen to the discussion — travel to the Fish and Wildlife Department's Olympia headquarters and listen on the speaker phone.
WATERFOWL HUNTING — Jump-shooting waterfowlers might be able to beef up their success by devising a cow “blind” for stalking birds in the field.
The practice once used by market hunters is not legal in Idaho.
But it's legal in Washington, according to Capt. Mike Whorton of the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department.
Plow through the first part of the video above to the third segment, which shows three waterfowl hunters using a cow silhouette to stalk amazingly close to a flock of snow geese.
The subject of cattle silhouttes as hunting blinds came up in a Q&A feature from Idaho Fish and Game.
Read on for more details.
HUNTING — The Idaho Fish and Game Commission adopted a 107-day waterfowl season for 2011-2012 during its meeting Wednesday.
A youth hunt was set for Sept. 24-25.
Read on for other details of bag limits and other seasons that begin in October.
HUNTING — Andrew Graham, 15, a freshman at Cheney High School, recently returned from Easton, Md., where he attracted plenty of attention in the venerable World Goose Calling Championship.
Surrounded by and judged by such goose-calling notables as Tim Grounds and Fred Zink, Graham took second place in the junior division.