Early results show 17% drop from 2020 numbers during ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Advocates switching to DNR from BAH.
Gets 15 months after removing the head of a black bear on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.
(Photo by Windigo Images)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s first-ever bear hunt is drawing plenty of interest. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that 6,335 people applied for one of the 400 permits the Missouri Department of Conservation will issue for a harvest of 40 bears. Revenue from those applications amounted to more than $63,000. Winners of a random drawing of eligible…
Plan update may not be complete until next year; some wonder why.
License applications available now.
It’s a move that wildlife officials hope will help control their populations.
(Photo by John Hall, Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department)The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says a disease affecting rabbits and hares previously found in western states may be moving eastward. Rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHDV2) is a virus known to be extremely lethal to wild and domestic rabbits, including cottontail rabbits and snowshoe hares. RHDV2 was first found in New Mexico…
Highlights include new open-water duck zone.
Public is invited to weigh in on recommendations beginning April 12 for the 2021 county-level antlerless deer harvest goals and the 2021 white-tailed deer hunting season structure.
Spring turkey season opener is April 21; bonus harvest authorizations are still available for several periods and zones.
“It’s likely there are more bighorns today than before North Dakota’s statehood in 1889.” But will the all-time record count mean more hunting licenses?
The number of moose permits has increased by hundreds over the past few years. Tens of thousands of hunters apply for the permits via an annual lottery system.
MISSOULA, Mont. — Minnesota continues to rank No. 4 for Boone and Crockett Club trophy whitetail with 1,194 total entries in the recently released sixth edition of the Club’s “Records of North American Whitetail Deer.” Also noted in the book are the overall state and provincial rankings. Wisconsin continues to rank at the top with 1,822 total entries, followed by Illinois (1,445 entries),…
The permits will allow buyers to hunt species such as brown bears, caribou or musk ox, Alaska’s Energy Desk reported.
Wolf hunting policies in some states are taking an aggressive turn, as Republican lawmakers and conservative hunting groups push to curb their numbers and propose tactics shunned by many wildlife managers.
Previously known as leftover permits, bonus harvest authorizations are available for purchase online through GoWild.Wi.Gov and at all license agents.
Following several successfully managed Wisconsin elk hunts, the DNR is planning the fourth hunt in state history this fall.
Harvest exceeds wolf target by nearly 100 animals – and in less than three days after season shut down early.
As of this report, 82 wolves have been harvested, according to DNR numbers.
Hunting and trapping closures effective at 10 a.m. Feb. 24.
Season will now continue as planned Feb. 22-28.
(Photo courtesy of Wisconsin DNR)MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin DNR announced Monday that a wolf harvest season will take place Feb. 22-28. All hunters and trappers interested in obtaining a wolf harvest permit or preference point must apply beginning at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16. The application period will close at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20. Customers may apply through…
A Jefferson County judge ordered the state DNR to start the hunt now. That means the DNR will have to rush to establish quotas and issue permits before the season window closes at the end of February.
Hunter Nation claims DNR broke State Act 169 by not setting season.
Season’s chronic wasting disease detections were within two disease management zones.