first big game season of the fall

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first big game season of the fall

Post by Outdoor Success » Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:28 am

We here in Michigan get to brake out my rifle in mid Sept. for an early doe season. When do you get to start and for what big game??
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Re: first big game season of the fall

Post by Captchee » Thu Jul 15, 2010 7:12 pm

depends . LOP areas open the the middle of Augest here in idaho .
this year though ill be waiting tell just before thanks giving before i go out .

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Re: first big game season of the fall

Post by robert n leeper » Mon Jul 19, 2010 1:35 pm

here in nc we get dove season in first, in september. then bow season in october to november, black powder in late october then nov to jan is rifle shotgun for deer. turkey is aprril 15th or earlier..depending on if youre in one area or another :roll:
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Re: first big game season of the fall

Post by Shovelbuck » Mon Jul 19, 2010 1:48 pm

Here in Nebraska, archery antelope get's things started first.....
Archery – Aug. 20-Nov. 12 and Nov. 22-Dec. 31, but closed during firearm antelope season in all areas open to firearm antelope hunting
Muzzleloader – Sept. 18-Oct. 3
Firearm – Oct. 9-24
Late Firearm (Cherry Late unit) – Oct. 9-Nov. 12
Then the deer seasons get going in Sept......
Archery – Sept. 15-Nov. 12 and Nov. 22-Dec. 31

Mule Deer Conservation Area – Sept. 15-Dec. 31

October Antlerless (any weapon) – Oct. 2-11

November Firearm – Nov. 13-21

Earn-a-Buck November Firearm (Wahoo and Elkhorn units) – Nov. 13-23

Muzzleloader – Dec. 1-31

Season Choice (antlerless) – Sept. 15-Jan. 18, 2011 (archery); Dec. 1-31 (muzzleloader) and Nov. 13-21 and Dec. 26-Jan. 18, 2011 (firearm)

Youth and Landowner – Sept. 15-Dec. 31 (archery); Dec. 1-31 (muzzleloader); Nov. 13-21 (firearm); and Dec. 26-Jan. 18, 2011 (antlerless only) (archery or firearm)

DeSoto Muzzleloader – Oct. 16-17; Oct. 30-31; Dec. 11-12; and Jan. 8-9, 2011

Boyer Chute – Oct. 23-24; Nov. 20-21 and Dec. 18-19

Then there's elk.......
Bull Permits – Sept. 25-Oct. 24
Antlerless Permits – Sept. 25-Oct. 24 and Dec. 1-21
Boyd Unit – Aug. 15-Nov. 12 and Nov. 22-Dec. 31

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Re: first big game season of the fall

Post by 337 » Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:26 am

For PA,

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Re: first big game season of the fall

Post by TWOFEATHERS » Wed Jul 21, 2010 3:11 pm

Early bear on or around sept 15th, can use bow, muzzleloader or the other! early deer with bow sept 27th! These sept hunts are on last years tags! can't wait!!!
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Re: first big game season of the fall

Post by jrmflintlock » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:43 pm

In New Mexico we have to draw almost all big Game. Bear is over the counter and it starts on August 16 in some units. a bunch of small game open in September. Archery deer and elk start in September also. As For me My Muzzleloader hunt starts September 24 !!!!!!! This year I plan to use my .62 trade gun!!!! Muzzleloader Bull Elk is the first weekend in October !!!!!

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Re: first big game season of the fall

Post by allanburden » Sun Aug 01, 2010 10:42 pm

Here in SC, Deer open up in mid-August in the lower state any weapon may be used. For the upper state, archery season kicks off September 15th, Primitive Weapon (any blackpowder rifle or bow) October 1-10 and goes wide open Oct 11-Jan 1.
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