Bud Grant celebrated his 95th birthday two weeks early by going out on an early May turkey hunt in southeastern Minnesota. Even though he didn’t kill a bird, he said it was still a great hunt.
New York hunters are generally a safe bunch, but the statistics we often boast about should never cause us to let our guard down.
In essence, the bill would allow the use of a single-shot centerfire rifle to harvest deer in Illinois.
Hunting springtime gobblers is even harder nowadays because of the proliferation of predators, which has decreased turkey numbers.
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…
Because they are so small and compact and imitate most turkey vocalizations, the writer always carries one in his shirt pocket for use both in the fall and spring.
For this hunter, there is nothing better than the early days of turkey season with the cooler temperatures, limited foliation and lack of insects. It’s a wonderful time to be in the turkey woods. Slinging a gobbler over your shoulder on the way out is icing on the cake.
The use of lead ammunition for hunting has become an environmental issue due to its toxic effects on wildlife and children. Game organs, which are discarded when field-dressing an animal, often contain fragments of lead bullets. These organs, which are left behind are known to cause death in birds such as eagles and hawks who often consume the discarded offal….
Thanks to input from hunters and new scientific research, changes are coming to the 2022 migratory bird hunting season.
“We’ve got feathers and beards everywhere!”
The measure passed both Houses and is expected to be delivered to the governor’s desk someday in the near future.
The goal is to find birds to hunt during the first two or three days of the season.
DNR seeking public comment on 2022 deer season.
A story about how it all came together in the Keystone State last fall.
You don’t have to be a good caller to bag a spring tom, you just have to be a good scouter.
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.
Don’t let talk about possible drop in turkey numbers slow you down.
We need more experienced hunters to serve as mentors and engage the next generation of sportsmen for all levels of hunting to help ensure a brighter future, but especially with small game like hares and cottontails.
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.
Much can be learned about the game you hunt and their habits and this can make you a more efficient and possibly successful hunter next year.
A total of 147,004 deer were taken, down significantly from the 162,752 harvested in 2020-2021.
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…
Stuck in the house for five days during the winter storm and its aftermath got me to thinking just how important it is to put your money where your mouth is and join organizations that promote our love of outdoor activities. I realize there are a myriad of such groups out there, and obviously most of us cannot afford to…