The order was first issued in 2009 and it’s continuing to help reduce and stabilize the snow goose population, which officials say is causing extensive damage to some wetlands and agricultural areas.
That’s down slightly from last year, when 188,329 deer were checked.
More than 3,500 bear harvested in 2016, including 60 weighing 500 pounds or more, 17 exceeded 600 pounds and the largest about 740 pounds.
The $133,000 will help send more than 600 Maine children to conservation camps in the state, serving children ages 8 through 17 and providing outdoor and classroom experiences.
This year, it generated over $259,000 for wildlife habitat restoration, improvements; 2017 drawing winners are Michele Ketchum, Richard Farris, and Jerry Peak.
Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin are confident that experimental teal seasons met federal requirements and that the fourth year should not require any additional monitoring.
Legislature denied request for a license fee increase in 2013.
The measure would make the contests illegal in the state but not prevent landowners from hunting the predators on their property.
Agency proposes assigning hunters drawn for a permit to individual zones, with permits valid over a span of several days to several weeks within existing deer seasons instead of the current one-day hunt.
Commissioners want to ensure training activities aren’t flushing ringnecks released for hunters.
Would have been first increase in 13 years; agency searching for possible alternatives.
Board approves conservative, midweek fall turkey season in Wildlife Management Unit 5B, which long has been closed to fall-turkey hunting.
Proposal would help sustain pheasant propagation and release.
Pennsylvania is the only state in the nation that currently has no hunting seasons during which semiautomatic rifles can be used.
All-time high harvest marks set for mule deer bucks, cow elk and total elk.
Twelve public engagement meetings are scheduled throughout the state between Tuesday, Jan. 31, and Thursday, March 2.
In 2015, Idaho hunters killed nearly 70,000 deer and about 25,000 elk, numbers not matched since the 1990s.
Board also adopts amendment limiting number of stands, blinds left overnight to two per county
Deer hunting is certainly not dead, but hunters are looking for change — it’s a steady decline in the overall herd that seems to be irking – and frustrating – the hunting community
The daily bag limit is 15, and there is no possession limit
Crossbow users notched a 16 percent increase in buck kill from 2015, while gun deer hunters showed an overall 4.5 percent increase
Helping DNR collect additional deer samples near Harpers Ferry to look for chronic wasting disease
One of the 22 hunting units has slightly more spring licenses than in 2016, five have fewer and 15 remain the same
Archery season ends on Feb. 5
Of the 28 whitetail states that collect age data on bucks, Mississippi again top state in harvest of mature bucks
Commissioners will hear public recommendations for 2017-18 hunting and furtaking seasons and bag limits