A contest that involved killing more than a dozen coyotes in Farmington is drawing ire from a state wildlife protection group for its “bloodthirstiness.”
State wildlife officials have expanded regulations to allow hunters to use crossbows to take down big game in Kansas, though the change won’t take effect until this fall.
The popularity of ground blinds has been on the rise for several years, and for good reason. Getting eye-to-eye with a mature buck or a wise old gobbler can really get the heart pumping.
A federal judge on Thursday sided partly with a group of outfitters from four Western states who complained their constitutional rights to conduct business in New Mexico were being upended by changes to the state’s hunting draw.
Idaho wildlife managers are increasing bag limits, expanding trapping opportunities and extending the public hunting season in an attempt to bring down wolf populations across the state.
State fish managers expect nearly double the number of hatchery Chinook salmon to cross the Lower Granite Dam and enter Idaho this spring.
When James D. Hitchens of Georgetown set out yesterday for his favorite Sussex County fishing hole, he planned to catch largemouth bass, baiting his line with a live shiner minnow.
As ice-out begins and waters warm, anglers should regularly visit the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) website to check for seasonal closures that protect fish spawning areas.
Nine conservation officer candidates will begin training Wednesday, March 28 as part of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Conservation Officer Academy.
Every year, fly fishers pass the winter months tying flies, planning their next season’s excursions and eagerly awaiting the newest in fly-fishing gear, from rods, reels, lines, waders and numerous accessories.
A new Oklahoma state record largemouth bass was caught Friday, March 23, at Cedar Lake in southeast Oklahoma.
According to the Outdoor Industry Association, more than 20 percent of Americans tent-camp, and 4 percent go tent-backpacking.
The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation recently confirmed origins of the mountain lion struck and killed by a motorist in November 2011 near Minco.
A little more than two months after Illinois’ longest-standing gamefish record fell, the same record was broken on the same riv
The animosity of a group that opposes deer culling programs and sharpshooters was recently taken up a notch as allegations of trespassing were made against DNR employees.
As the DNR rolls out its over-winter deer population estimates in preparation for setting up the 2012 archery, gun, and muzzleloader seasons, hunters are going to see a wide range of deer densities where some units are far below goal, some are far above goal, and some are just about right.
Sandhill crane hunting, reduced panfish bag limits, a repeal of the early release season for largemouth bass in northwestern counties, and allowing coyote hunting during the gun deer season in northern Wisconsin
New research on Wisconsin hen turkeys finds that the birds thrive in a mixture of open land and woods better than they do in purely wooded land.
2011-12 decline less than 1 percent;
Crossbow harvest under 500
Trappers in New York are benefiting from a widely-improved global fur market in what’s considered to be one of the best years for pelt prices in recent memory.
Keith Miller of Waco will reach his goal of catching a fish a day every day for a year at a public event in Waco Saturday, March 31.
Travis Peterson, 18, of Dubuque, caught a 16-inch, 2 pounds 7 ounce state record yellow perch in Pool 12 on the Mississippi River on March 13.
If you want to hunt moose in New Hampshire this fall, now is the time enter the lottery and try your luck on the adventure of a lifetime.
Bonner County commissioners in northern Idaho have approved spending up to $10,000 as part of plan to have Selkirk Mountain woodland caribou taken off the federal endangered species list.
Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission to take another look at a proposal to set aside a week each year for shooting a limited number of bears that dogs have chased
Georgia wildlife officials say turkey populations are strong in most regions of the state ahead of the start of the March 24 hunting season.