hunting season

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Noun1.hunting season - the season during which it is legal to kill a particular specieshunting season - the season during which it is legal to kill a particular species
season - a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field; "he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"; "she always looked forward to the avocado season"
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Bands of free trappers resort hither also, to sell the furs they have collected; or to engage their services for the next hunting season.
In the months of June and July, when there is an interval between the hunting seasons, a general rendezvous is held, at some designated place in the mountains, where the affairs of the past year are settled by the resident partners, and the plans for the following year arranged.
They know the routes and resorts of the trappers; where to waylay them on their journeys; where to find them in the hunting seasons, and where to hover about them in winter quarters.
The strongest objection was that which would have formerly been an inducement to her, namely, the frequent meeting with young Jones, whom she had determined to avoid; but as the end of the hunting season now approached, she hoped, by a short absence with her aunt, to reason herself entirely out of her unfortunate passion; and had not any doubt of being able to meet him in the field the subsequent season without the least danger.
Both men were wounded, and he was thrashing them both for having disobeyed his orders and crippled themselves in advance of the hunting season. In fact, they were badly wounded, and, having thrashed them, he proceeded to operate upon them in a rough surgical fashion and to dress their wounds.
Around 17,000 hunters were estimated to have taken to the countryside on Sunday as the hunting season began as fire warnings remain high.
The hunting season on ungulate wild animals, capricorns, roe deers, wild boars, as well as for quail, pigeon and doves is opened, SAEPF reports.
The Minister for Environment and Natural Resources, Eva Lawler, announced the 2019 Waterfowl hunting season dates and conditions.
GILGIT -- A third American citizen on Monday hunted the highest-priced markhor during the current hunting season in Sassi village of Gilgit.
PESHAWAR -- The hunting season for Ibex concluded on the last day of the past year with a Pakistani hunter bagging a prized trophy of 45 inch horns.
Hunters targeting wild boar and deer can use most of the leisure paths in the area all weekend in hunting season, from the start of September.
Deer season is the most popular hunting season in Oklahoma: 81 percent of active hunters went looking for deer during 2017, according to the annual harvest survey.