Public comments on the draft plan accepted through September 1.
Make the time now and break up the monotony of the solo backyard shooting session by using a few tricks to spice things up. Or head to the 3-D range for some different target looks and some quality practice and just plain fun. It’s time.
The 2016 deer take included 106,055 antlerless deer and 107,006 bucks.
State recommending increase in muzzleloader season antlerless deer permits to account for increase in deer population following another mild winter.
Supporters, opponents make push as plan nears final approval.
Updates expected as New York State Department of Environmental Conservation continues to upgrade deer harvest calculation system.
In 2005, CWD was found in captive and wild white-tailed deer in Oneida County. After intensive disease response efforts, no subsequent cases have been detected.
Both are time-tested methods practiced by our ancestors.
State officials say hunters harvested 14,742 deer during the 2016-2017 hunting season, surpassing the previous year's record of 14,681 deer taken.
What can be better during the off season than getting together with fellow deer hunters? Myself and the crew I hunt with, the Iron Sight Gang, make it a point every winter to do just that.
There are dozen if not hundreds of ways to cook prime cuts of venison, but what do you do with the tougher cuts like the neck and shanks besides grinding them for hamburger?
Deer becomes centerpiece of tug of war between state, NYC officials
Total harvest of 16,160 is second-highest since 2002
Kicks off with the winter bow season opener Jan. 1
Nearly 900 bears taken — 34 percent above the preceding five-year average of 668 bears, 19 percent above 2015.
Whether the storm will impact ice conditions remains to be seen, but agencies such as the Iowa Department of Natural Resources continued to preach ice safety.
Deer hunters deal with wind and snow after warm opener
Savvy hunters realize the value of knowing where your bowhunting arrow goes after the shooting moment of truth.
Food sources can vary from one season to the next
Rut is on! Speed scouting and your devotion to your treestand is everything for the next couple of weeks of deer hunting.
Full-body harness a must for bowhunters
Keep your archery rig dialed in with a mid-season bow and accessories check.
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