Pheasants

Wisconsin names Wildlife Stamp Art Contest winners

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin DNR recently announced the winners of the 2019 Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant and waterfowl stamp design contests. Eighteen wildlife artists submitted a total of 24 pieces of artwork for the 2019 Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant, and waterfowl stamp design contest. Judging was held on July 20 at the Natural Resources Building in Madison. The judges…

New York offers pheasants for sponsored hunts

(Photo by Windigo Images)ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state is offering 2,000 pheasants to groups that sponsor hunts involving young people, women, novices, veterans or people with disabilities. The state Department of Environmental Conservation annually offers some of the pheasants it raises at its Ithaca game farm for use in sponsored hunts. The aim of the program is to allow…

Hunter shot when dog steps on shotgun trigger guard in Iowa

WOOLSTOCK, Iowa — Authorities say a pheasant hunter in north-central Iowa was accidentally shot when a dog stepped on shotgun trigger guard and the gun fired. The Iowa DNR says the shooting occurred around 1:20 p.m. Wednesday at a public hunting area near Woolstock in southwestern Wright County. The department says four hunters and two dogs were looking for the…