Backcountry Hunters & Anglers bestowed top honors at its annual event in Missoula last weekend.
The state Game and Fish Department is making 64,200 licenses available, down 8,000 from last year.
(dnr.sc.gov)WILSONS, Va. — Soon after Jim Medeiros bought his 143-acre (58-hectare) cattle and poultry farm in rural Virginia a decade ago, he and his wife were startled by the sounds of 20 hunting dogs barking and howling as they circled their house and chased their chickens. When Medeiros confronted a hunter nearby, the man told him he had permission to…
A green-winged teal by 15-year old Madison Grimm will grace the 2022-2023 Junior Duck Stamp. (Madison Grimm/USFWS)A young artist from South Dakota has taken top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. A green-winged teal by 15-year old Madison Grimm will grace the 2022-2023 Junior Duck Stamp, which raises funds to educate and engage our nation’s youth in wildlife…
Thanks to input from hunters and new scientific research, changes are coming to the 2022 migratory bird hunting season.
DNR seeking public comment on 2022 deer season.
That’s a term for cloven-hoofed mammals, including bison, buffalo, sheep, goats and antelopes.
Bonus harvest authorizations are $10 for residents and $15 for non-residents. Both residents and non-residents will have equal opportunities for purchase.
Deer season planning meetings scheduled March 21-31.
HELENA, Mont. — Despite a recent interpretation of Montana state law that aerial hunting of wolves is not prohibited, doing so runs afoul of federal law. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks argued in state District Court recently that state law does not prohibit aerial hunting of wolves. FWP’s arguments came as legal justification for the agency removing language from the state’s…
Division of Wildlife asking for input with March 16 deadline.
Anyone who has hunted in North Dakota might have received a hunter harvest survey in the mail from time to time. And right now is one of those times to watch for a survey in your email inbox. For most surveys, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department selects recipients at random, so the more people who fill out and…
Will go to customers who applied for a wolf harvest permit or preference point for the Fall 2021 wolf harvest season.
Sixty percent of Pennsylvania deer hunters support a Saturday-after-Thanksgiving start to the firearms deer season, while another 12 percent have no preference between a Saturday or Monday opener, and 27 percent oppose a Saturday opener, based on recent survey results presented to the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners.
It’s also the second-best take of black bears since 2011.
It’s also estimated that a new record was set for the percentage of those bucks that were 3½ years old or older.
The shotgun hunting season in Indiana kicked off just a few weeks ago and the donations have been coming in.
So now, DNR wants Minnesotans to weigh in on how best to fund outdoor recreation and conservation.
Potential fines and civil damages from these cases could exceed $100,000.
The request, if granted, would open the door to public hunting of grizzlies in Montana for the first time in three decades.
The DNR worked to obtain all available information from agencies outside Minnesota that are involved in the regulation of farmed deer, but has concluded that learning more won’t be possible due to loss of records, variability in the ways other jurisdictions monitor CWD in deer farms and in wild deer, and the lack of testing in some other states.
Harvest more than 21,000 deer on opening day.
Deer numbers are trending upward in much of the state.
LITTLE ROCK — Getting your deer tested for chronic wasting disease not only is free through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, it might even land you a free hunting and fishing for life. Thanks to a donation from the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, every Arkansas resident who has their harvested deer tested for CWD this year will be…
Hunters can expect excellent conditions for the 2021 firearm deer season, which begins Monday, Nov. 15. As Michigan DNR conservation officers gear up for the season, they share best practices and tips to avoid the most common violations and mistakes they see every year. “Most of the violations that conservation officers encounter during firearm deer season are simple mistakes people…
(Photo by Windigo Images)Again this year, deer check station operations will look different than in years before the coronavirus pandemic. Hunters can expect extra measures to be in place to protect the health and safety of all. Hunters are required to wear face masks to DNR deer check stations and to remember social distancing guidelines, staying 6 feet away from other individuals…