Hunting News

High school big buck contest – and more

The deer season resulted in a total harvest of 12,306 deer. Of that, the adult buck kill of 7,870 deer was the second largest in the state since recordkeeping started in 1922.A Maine school has a bulletin board where students can post big game that they’ve shot. For the story, click here. Categories: Hunting News, Whitetail Deer Tags: Big Game,…

Minnesota DNR rejects ban on lead ammunition, tackle

ST. PAUL, Minn. –  Minnesota wildlife officials have rejected a request from environmental groups to ban the use of lead in rifle bullets, birdshot and fishing tackle. The Minnesota DNR denied the petition Monday. DNR officials say restrictions on the use of lead ammunition and tackle should instead be considered by Minnesota lawmakers. Minnesota Public Radio News reports environmental groups…