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CONCORD, N.H. – A new rule adopted by the NH Fish and Game Department bans the use of drones, smart rifles and live-action game cameras while hunting or attempting to take wildlife. This rule became effective May 4, 2015.

“We needed to establish rules regarding these fast-changing technologies to make sure that people understand that their use for hunting is not appropriate or ethical,” said Fish and Game Law Enforcement Major Kevin Jordan. “Use of this equipment violates the principle of fair chase because it gives hunters an unfair advantage over wildlife.”

The new rule makes it illegal to use an unmanned aerial vehicle, such as a drone, to attempt to locate, surveil or aid or assist in the taking of wildlife.
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Custer State Park Repeatedly Gains National Acclaim

Posted May 21, 2015 By NewsEngine

PIERRE, S.D. – Custer State Park has long been considered one of South Dakota’s most cherished locations, along with Mount Rushmore and the Badlands. It is more than just state pride, however, that makes this park special.

The rest of the world has taken notice as well, especially within the last few years. Custer State Park has been mentioned in several “must see” lists in recent years, making its mark on both the national and worldwide scene.

“Those of us who live in South Dakota have always had a special pride in Custer State Park,” says Matt Snyder, superintendent of Custer State Park. “We’re glad that it’s finally getting recognized on a larger scale. We’ve had visitors from all over the country and even the world, and it’s nice that these mentions reflect that.”
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PERRY, Ga. – Summertime is travel time, so if you are looking for a fun day trip for the family or if your travel plans have you driving on I-75, make plans to visit the Go Fish Education Center in Perry, Georgia! The center will offer extended hours for the summer and you can even reserve a special group visit.

What is there to see and do at Go Fish? Visit aquariums that hold more than 180,000 gallons of water and are loaded with Georgia freshwater fish and wildlife, including alligators. Try out the fishing and shooting simulators. See a working fish hatchery from our huge gallery window and be sure to see our new summer movie, “The Mystery Fish” playing in the theater daily. All that gazing at fish will be sure to get you ready to try out the casting pond, bait and tackle provided. Once you have finished your visit, be sure to take some time to browse in our gift shop!
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