Many hunters were happy with the number of birds they saw, but it was tough to shoot them in the weather conditions, one conservation officer reported.
Strong early archery harvest and positive reports from hunters and DNR field staff point to what could be another outstanding year of deer hunting across central and southeastern Minnesota.
Pheasant hunters and their dogs work the cover near Lake Oahe during a past hunt.By Doug Leier What are the most important reminders as fall hunting seasons are in full stride? Knowing the limits? Having the right license? Taking a kid hunting? These are all good, but the list below should occupy the top spot: Treat every firearm with the…
A mid-September report from the Michigan DNR indicates that overall participation in deer hunting is up 26.97% over the same time as last year, and overall participation in hunting is up 121.61%.
A large-scale outbreak could impact hunting in the region this fall.
The birds didn’t cooperate, though, as the hunting party failed to bag a bird.
Start of a trend? The hinterlands of the no-quota zone produces a tasty, corn-fed bear in Winona County.
Season still way too early to draw conclusions, though.
Furbearing species that can be hunted in Pennsylvania are raccoons, foxes, coyotes, opossums, striped skunks, weasels, bobcats and porcupines.
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan wildlife officials won’t be able to check as many deer for chronic wasting disease during the upcoming hunting season. The state DNR said it’s facing staff and financial shortages as well as challenges from the coronavirus pandemic. “We ask for your patience and grace as we adapt to meet these challenges,” said acting wildlife division chief…
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Aim of study is to gain more information about statewide hunter success and selectivity when deer hunting.
Hunters who have seen the 2020 Hunting Digest may have noticed quite a few regulation changes. These changes reflect the evolution of deer hunting in Michigan.
In collaboration with the Minnesota and Michigan Departments of Natural Resources, the Ruffed Grouse Society and Wisconsin Conservation Congress, the Wisconsin DNR will conduct the third and final year of sampling in a multi-year monitoring program this fall looking at WNV in ruffed grouse.
This year, a record of nearly 17,000 people applied for licenses, with six licenses allocated for upcoming season.
Pheasant index exceeds 10-year average in many parts of the state.
The southeast region led the way with a 163 percent increase, followed by the northeast region with a 115 percent increase and east central region with a 55 percent increase.
DNR: Fall hunting, trapping season forecasts highlight hunter opportunities, notable changes to limits, zones
The agency releases the 2020 fall forecast series.
Changes for 2020 include voluntary sampling in affected areas, a new management zone and new surveillance areas.
A total of 22 wildlife artists submitted 37 pieces of artwork for the 2021 Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant, and waterfowl stamp design contests.
Idaho Fish and Game said wildlife officers killed 206 elk last year in an effort to prevent the animals from eating thousands of dollars worth of crops.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is proposing one two-day hunting season in September in some areas north of the Snake River and one seven-day hunting season in September in a region south of the Snake River, with hunters allowed to take one bird per day.
Excellent breeding conditions in the Dakotas and Manitoba helped produce an abundance of ducks, which should benefit hunters this season.
“These findings indicate that while ruffed grouse are being exposed to WNV, there are birds that are surviving and clearing the virus from their bodies.”
71st year of counts continues, and second year of West Nile virus sampling shows similar results.
In Great Lakes region, West Nile virus survey in ruffed grouse continues to show strong survival rates
While the virus is present in the Great Lakes region, grouse exposed to the virus can survive.