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3 Md. men charged with hunting violations

OLDTOWN — Natural Resources Police have charged three Anne Arundel County men with hunting violations. Authorities say 29-year-old Jason Calloway, 23-year-old Zachary Janikiewicz and 36-year-old Daniel Hackman of Glen Burnie were cited Saturday in Allegany County for hunting without a ...

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Hunting bills seen helping Md. counties

Gov. Martin O’Malley last week signed two bills passed in the recent General Assembly that expand hunting opportunities in Carroll and Dorchester counties. HB 543 authorizes the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to establish Sunday deer hunting on private property in Carroll County from the first Sunday in October through the second Sunday in January.

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Bow hunter who shot himself could face charges

POOLESVILLE — Maryland Natural Resources Police say a bow hunter who accidentally shot himself could face charges. That’s because the hunter shot himself with a handgun he was carrying and not a bow. Sgt. Brian Albert says carrying a gun ...

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Md. black bear season opens with expanded quota

HAGERSTOWN — Maryland’s black bear hunting season is opening with an expanded kill quota and more hunters to help manage the growing population. The season opens Monday, with hunting restricted to the two westernmost counties, Allegany and Garrett. The season ...

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Maryland DNR changes tactics on wasting disease

HAGERSTOWN — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s changing its tactics in monitoring deer for chronic wasting disease during this year’s modern firearm season. The agency said Monday it has closed a surveillance station at Green Ridge State ...

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Advocates seek to stop wolf hunts in Idaho, Montana

PASADENA, Calif. — Wildlife advocates appeared in federal court Tuesday seeking to stop gray wolf hunts that are already well under way in the Northern Rockies, arguing that Congress overstepped its authority in stripping federal protections from the canines. Federal ...

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