Animals: Less & Less Gunning

Approved last week by Secretary of Agriculture Hyde but not at once published was a further revision of the Federal law on waterfowl. Last year the bag limit was reduced from 25 to 15 ducks per day, and four geese (including brant). The new revision shortens the gunning season in the North and West to ten weeks, in the southern Atlantic States to eight weeks: and further reduces the number of live goose decoys allowed to not more than ten. Cause for the change: serious drought in...

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