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CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: How to Help Local Wildlife

How You Can Help Want to help local wildlife, but don’t know how? Below are some opportunities that may be of interest. Volunteer! We always have a need for volunteers to assist with outreach events, to help with office activities, and to help with field work. For more information, please contact... Read more →

CNB Fishing Delaware: Trout Stocked in White Clay Creek for Fall Fishing

Anglers awaiting the opportunity to fish for trout in the fall and winter can now pack up their gear and head out to northern New Castle County. About 1,000 pounds of 12 to 13-inch trout, consisting of primarily rainbow trout along with some brown trout, were stocked in White Clay Creek... Read more →

October Fishing in Maryland Just Fabulous

Maryland Fishing Report – Oct. 21 by Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Photo courtesy of Herb Floyd The month of October is offering Maryland anglers some of the best fishing opportunities to be found at any time of the year. The fall trout stocking program is in... Read more →

CNB Hunting NJ: Turkey Season Begins Sat.

Wild Turkey in New Jersey Fall Season Permits Available Online and at License Agents. Season Is October 24 - 31 (excluding Sunday). Turkey Reporting Is Online ONLY! Know the Process The Division's Turkey Restoration Project represents one of the greatest wildlife management success stories in the history of the state. By... Read more →

Gloucester Township PD: Deer Illegally Crossing Roadways Causing Traffic Safety Issues

Attention Gloucester Township, New Jersey Deer- The GTPD Traffic Safety Unit has received several complaints of deer illegally crossing roadways and either getting struck by passing cars or almost causing a motor vehicle crash. All deer and pedestrians MUST utilize the marked crosswalks in town, as per New Jersey Statute 39:4-36.... Read more →

Delaware Emergency Response Working to Control Oil Spill at Broadkill Beach

DOVER DELAWARE--The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control responded this afternoon to reports of an oil spill estimated at five barrels or about 215 gallons of oil from an unknown source that washed ashore at Broadkill Beach. DNREC’s Emergency Response Team was working into the evening to survey impacts and... Read more →


Assistance Is Part of the $300 Million Federal CARES Act TRENTON – The Murphy Administration is making $11.2 million in financial assistance available to commercial and recreational fishing businesses impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Phil Murphy and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today. The... Read more →

CNBNews Fishing Maryland: Don't Forget the Bluegill  

The bluegill is one of the most popular fish species in the United States. It is widely distributed and commonly stocked as forage for largemouth bass but it is a respectable sport fish itself. In fact, it may very well have been the first freshwater fish you caught! Although they may... Read more →

CNB Fishing News Maryland: Roundtable webinar Today, Oct. 15 at noon

October 14, 2020 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Bergan Kline spent a day fishing with his dad on Deep Creek Lake when he caught this 14-inch yellow perch. Photo by Sean Kline One of the most spectacular times of the year is upon us, but it will not... Read more →

Home Country: Why Do We Love Chickens?

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet contributor Chickens have forever had a place in our hearts and on our tables. Why is that? Well … why not? And so I’d like you to come with me back to the summer of 1970, ‘way up north of Fairbanks, Alaska, to what was once the... Read more →

CNB Hunting Maryland: Responsive Management

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is conducting a study on hunting participation, preferences, and opinions. Responsive Management, a professional survey research firm, will be conducting the study for the Department. Maryland resident and non-resident hunting license holders and Migratory Game Bird Stamp holders may receive a phone call, email, or... Read more →

CNB Fishing New Jersey: Channel "Super Cats" Catfish Stocked In 28 Waters

The Division of Fish and Wildlife annually stocks over 70 waterbodies throughout New Jersey with Channel Catfish raised at the Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery. As an added bonus this year, 28 waters were stocked between October 6-9 with "Super Cats", which average 28 inches and 6.5 pounds. Similar to the Division's... Read more →

VIDEO: Only Thing Missing is the Toll Taker

Somewhere deep in the woods of Pennsylvania there is a wooden bridge that is used by every animal you can imagine to cross a small stream. Take a few minutes and watch, it is fascinating how of the animals don't like getting their paws/feet wet, even ducks. The video, taken over... Read more →

CNB Hunting Maryland: Nuisance Wildlife

Encountering wild animals usually fills people with excitement and wonder. However, there are times when being face-to-face with nature poses a new set of problems. Below, we have provided links to information on how to deal with nuisance wildlife and sick, injured or orphaned wildlife. To report nuisance, injured or sick... Read more →

CNB Hunting Maryland: Hunters Harvest 77,000 Deer during 2018-2019 Season

February 15, 2019 Sunday Hunting Accounts for More than Ten Percent of Total Harvest Photo by John Gambriel The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported today that deer hunters harvested 77,382 deer during the combined archery, firearms and muzzleloader seasons, from Sept. 7, 2018, through Jan. 31, 2019. The statewide harvest... Read more →

CNB Hunting Maryland: Beware The Bears Are Moving

Residents Reminded to Take Common-Sense Precautions Photo by Bob Geary The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds residents and visitors that black bears are beginning a period of increased feeding activity in preparation for winter hibernation. Black bears in Maryland are concentrated in Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington counties. During this... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Governor Murphy’s Black Bear Hunt Starts Monday

JEFF TITTELL NEW JERSEY SIERRA CLUB The 2020 New Jersey Black Bear hunt begins this Monday, October 12-14 for Segment A, Archery Only. Despite the ban on hunting bears on state lands, hunting has been conducted on private land. The New Jersey Sierra Club believes that without an actual bear management... Read more →

New Jersey has the Highest Black Bear Density in the Country

NRA-ILA Opinion TRENTON, NJ--Gov. Phil Murphy has gotten very good at closing things down, and now the Garden State’s anti-gun and anti-hunting Governor is planning to put the kibosh on the state’s annual black bear hunting season. He announced earlier this week that this would be the last year for the... Read more →

Maryland Fishing Report: Fall Trout Stocking Has Begun; Striped Bass Still Biting

October 7, 2020 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources George Monk Jr. managed to enjoy a great day of fishing for blue catfish and is all smiles as he holds up a whopper. Photo courtesy of George Monk Jr. There is a lot of exciting news this week for... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: “Create Your Own State Park”

Turn Your Home into a State Park! Creating your own State Park at your home can provide a place to enjoy the outdoors, see more birds and butterflies, try new activities and have plenty of fun! State Parks in Maryland provide experiences that allow people to visit new places, connect with... Read more →

Beware! Biden Is Coming After Your Guns

Ever since he clinched the Democrat presidential nomination, we have been warning America’s gun owners that Joe Biden is no “moderate” when it comes to gun control. Simply scrolling through the extensive gun control agenda published on his official campaign website should make that point abundantly clear. It is a wish-list... Read more →

*South Jersey Ducks Unlimited Fundraiser

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Cedar Creek Sporting Clays Millville, New Jersey 08332 Add to Calendar Ticket Information Single Ticket: $100 Lunch Only: $25 BUY TICKETS Online ticket sales end on 11/8/2020. Buy now, only 34 days left! Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing New Jersey: Trapper Education Courses

Important Upcoming Dates: Trapper Education courses are scheduled. Call 877-2-HUNT NJ for registration and further information. October 11 and 25, Hackettstown Fish Hatchery (Warren County) October 1-31 – Application period for beaver and otter permits. Monday, November 30 – Last day to pick up beaver and otter permits. Thursday, December 2... Read more →

Murphy Proposes to End 2021 Bear Hunt

October 5, 2020, 5:48 pm | in TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy announced that the New Jersey Fish and Game Council has proposed changes to the state’s Game Code that would end bear hunting in New Jersey after 2020. The Fish and Game Council, which has authority over the hunt,... Read more →

Fall, Good Time to Go Fishing in Maryland

by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Eva Register holds up a nice Spanish mackerel caught while fishing out on the bay. Photo courtesy of Eva Register September and early October are noted for the beautiful and mild sunny days that grace us, so make sure to take advantage of... Read more →

CNB Hunting News Delaware: Extra Hunting Seasons Open in October

Annual Youth Waterfowl Hunt Oct. 17 Additional Delaware hunting seasons open in October, including snow goose, duck, other migratory birds and deer firearm seasons. Deer hunting is allowed on all Sundays through Jan. 31, 2021, using only those hunting methods legal for the respective established deer hunting seasons. More information is... Read more →

The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve Closing for Winter

Observation Deck to Remain Open The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve will close for the winter starting Thursday, Oct. 1, with a scheduled reopening Saturday, April 3, 2021 for the busy spring and summer seasons. The center is operated by DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife and provides programming... Read more →

Atlantic White Cedar Restoration - Tuckahoe Wildlife Management Area

During fall 2020, the Division's Bureau of Land Management will begin a six (6) acre Atlantic White Cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides) restoration in Tuckahoe Wildlife Management Area. Atlantic White Cedar forests are classified as a globally threatened ecosystem as a result of centuries of resource harvest without plans for stand regeneration, clearing... Read more →

NJ Governor's Gun Tax Falls Flat--Again

TRENTON, NJ--New Jersey gun owners received a bit of good news recently when the Legislature sent the budget to Gov. Phil Murphy, and it did not contain the revenues from massive hikes the executive had earlier proposed on firearm permitting fees. Murphy had unsuccessfully proposed these Draconian fees before. Unrelenting, his... Read more →

Maryland Anglers Enjoyed First Week of Fall

By Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources Young Fhinn Zeender-Lawrence joined family for fishing in the upper Choptank River, and shows off a 20-pound carp he caught before releasing it. Photo by Nathan Zeender Welcome to the first week of fall! The cooler transitional days ahead are a delight for... Read more →

CNB Hunting News NJ: Hunters Helping the Hungry

Following recommendations from the NJ Farm Bureau working with the NJ Dept. of Agriculture, HHH has been awarded a grant allowing the program to waive the hunter's portion of the processing fees for donated deer weighing 50 lbs. or more (dressed hanging weight) for the entire 2020-21 season. The hunter's fee... Read more →

Boat rentals – Things to keep in mind

(September 26, 2020)--The concept of boat rentals is gaining popularity today! It's a popular way for kids and their parents to enjoy quality time and witness water adventures. Today, you will come across several boat manufacturers and brands that have endless sizes and styles of boats. The question is which boat... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Trapping In New Jersey

2020-2021 Beaver/Otter Trapping Season Supplement (pdf, 710kb) TRAPPER EDUCATION COURSES Classes are held rain or shine and students must be prepared to be outside the entire time. Bring a pencil, pliers, and a lunch; wear hip boots. All other materials provided. Students must attend both days of a two-day class. Tuckahoe... Read more →

Benefits of Feeding Acidophilus Dog Probiotics to Your Pup 

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020--All bacteria are not as harmful as evident from probiotics, which are helpful bacteria that improve dog health. These bacteria occur naturally in the digestive tracts and available as supplements that can help your dog Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files develop a robust immune system that can take care of several... Read more →

Biden Tells Voters the Second Amendment Does Not Protect an Individual Right

NRA-ILA release During a September 2019 “townhall” hosted by New Hampshire ABC affiliate WMUR, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made clear that he does not believe the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms and that the U.S. Supreme Court decision in District of Columbia v. Heller... Read more →

CNB Hunting New Jersey: Division To Stock Dog Training Areas in October

September 21, 2020 Peyton Cleary (CNBNews files) The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife will stock eleven (11) Wildlife Management Area dog training areas prior to the November 7 opening of the pheasant/quail season. Chukars will be stocked instead of pheasants as a cost-saving measure. The 880 chukars are stocked for... Read more →

Maryland Fishing Report: Plenty of Good Fishing Weather Ahead

September 16, 2020 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo by Jim Livingston September always holds promise for the outdoor enthusiast, as the cooler nights and days are like a sweet whisper in the ear about wonderful things to come. Recreational crabbing is at the season’s peak as blue... Read more →

CNB Fishing: Application Deadline for Striped Bass Oct. 31

The Striped Bass Bonus Program The 2020 Striped Bass Bonus Program is now open. Due to COVID-19, applications must be submitted by e-mail to applybonus@dep.nj.gov. Application Deadline October 31 Permits issued for 2019 are not valid in 2020. Applications for the 2020 SBBP are currently available. A new application must be... Read more →

CNB Hunting New Jersey: Public Asked to Be Alert for EHD in Deer

The Division's Office of Fish and Wildlife Health and Forensics is asking those who are out in the fields and woods of New Jersey at this time of year to be alert for deer that may be affected by Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) and to report any suspected cases to the... Read more →

Burlington County Winner Announced in Partnership for a Drug-Free

...New Jersey’s Online Family Fishing Tournament MILLBURN — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey announced five winners for its Fifth Annual Don’t Get Hooked on Drugs Online NJ Family Fishing Tournament. William Hoff of Burlington County was one of the four randomly selected winners of the competition. Each winner will... Read more →

Bruce Strickland Hooks Blue Catfish; Miles Matsuka, age 6, Catches a Striped Bass

Maryland Fishing Report by Erik Zlokovitz Maryland Department of Natural Resources Bruce Strickland caught this blue catfish in the Chaptico Bay’s Bankhead Cove. It was 26.25 inches long and weighed about 10 pounds. Photo by Bruce Strickland. With warm and dry summer weather through the Labor Day weekend, some anglers targeted... Read more →

CNB Hunting NJ: Fall Bow Deer Season Opens Sat.

The Fall Bow Deer Season opens this Saturday in certain Deer Management Zones. The first deer must be antlerless (except for youth hunters) through October 2. photo courtesy of Gary Devine The season then opens statewide on Saturday, October 3. Refer to the Archery Deer Hunting by Season and Zones for... Read more →

Home Country: How to Measure Social Branding Distance

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor We were just getting the branding fire going well at the Rafter E when Dud brought out the tape measure. We stared at him until he said something through his corona mask. “How long do you figure a calf is?” he asked. We looked at each... Read more →

MD FISHING REPORT: Angler Tim Campbell qualified for the FishMaryland expert angler award

by Erik Zlokovitz, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Angler Tim Campbell qualified for the FishMaryland expert angler award when he caught this 24-inch Spanish mackerel, his fifth unique trophy species, in the Chesapeake Bay on Aug. 25. Photo courtesy of Tim Campbell All areas of the Chesapeake Bay and tidal rivers... Read more →

CNB Hunting: Range Improvements at Flatbrook WMA

September 2, 2020 The Division is excited to unveil the recently renovated public Rifle Training Area located on Flatbrook Wildlife Management Area. The upgraded training range is now open to licensed hunters and their guests. Upon arrival at the range, shooters will immediately notice: A covered firing-line Six new individual shooting... Read more →

Bill Graves, of White Haven PA., formerly of Brooklawn; Loved Hunting, the Outdoors

(CNBNewsnet)(WHITE HAVEN, PA)(September 1, 2020)-William E. Graves, 77, of White Haven, Pa., died Thursday, August 27 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital. Born in Camden City, NJ, he was the son of the late William and Elizabeth Maltman Graves. Raised in Brooklawn NJ, he graduated from Gloucester City High School in 1961.... Read more →

HOME COUNTRY: September, Our Month of Change

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor September. Our month of change. Our month of happy change. Once more we can stand the thought of wearing a sweater as the summer sun burns itself down. Once again we can think about a new school year and the special challenges we face this fall.... Read more →

CNBNews Opinion:Leave NJ Why You Can...

Tax & Spend Murphy is at it Again

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 31, 2020)--The state's gas tax will increase by 9.3 cents on October 1 because, ….hold on to your face mask…. people are driving less. In other words, residents of NJ have been conserving energy so Murphy decides to increase the gas tax. The last... Read more →

Attention NJ Residents: Murphy Wants to Tax Away Your Gun Ownership

At a time when a record number of Americans are buying firearms, many for the first time, Gov. Phil Murphy wants to shut down this trend, just like everything else in the Garden State. The Governor has never hidden his disdain for private gun ownership, and he has certainly proven throughout... Read more →

CNB Hunting Pennsylvania: The 2020-2021 hunting season is almost here!

Pennsylvania’s Our habitat crews have created some incredible managed dove fields across the state. Dove hunting season opens statewide next Tuesday, Sept. 1. Bryan Burhans, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Welcomes the 2020/21 Hunting Season Check out the Dove Hunting in Pennsylvania site for managed dove field locations, habitat characteristics, hunting... Read more →