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.
If you’re bored come February, try squirrel hunting for both a challenge and tasty meal.
Hunting pheasants, ruffed grouse, squirrels or rabbits offers opportunities to enjoy the Minnesota outdoors as temperatures fall and snow blankets the landscape.
Deer seasons mostly have ended, but January is a great time to keep pursuing squirrels and bunnies.
Biggest change came with pheasant hunter numbers, which saw a 32 percent drop from 2016.
I remember my first days of small game hunting like it was yesterday. Being born in mid-November, I had to wait until my 14th birthday, which was the minimum hunting age at the time, before I could buy my first hunting license. It was a Friday and we had a half-day at school, and afterward, my older brother Tim and…
Many of today’s young hunters go from BB guns to deer rifles without ever spending time chasing squirrels and rabbits.
(Photo by Bob Drieslein)COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2018-2019 small game and migratory bird hunting seasons and the trapping seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 10, according to the Ohio DNR. The hunting season date proposals prepared by the ODNR Division of Wildlife maintain many traditional opening dates. Proposals concerning Ohio’s white-tailed deer hunting seasons will be…
By species, grouse hunters were up slightly, but duck, goose and pheasant hunters were down slightly, according to the survey.
North Dakota’s 2017 small game and furbearer regulations are set, and while most season structures are similar to last year, there are some notable changes: Fur harvesters will have an opportunity to take river otters, with a season limit of 15 taken by traps or cable devices. A limit of one per person is allowed during this season. As per…
Guided by scientific survey of state’s hunters, commissioners remove proposal for big-game hunting. Still, Pennsylvania becomes the last state in the nation to approve semiautomatic rifles for hunting uses.
For numerous reasons, hunter and quarry numbers nowhere near where they used to be.
A recent change in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s process allows Ohio to now propose fall waterfowl regulations in January, more than six months earlier than in past years
A simple shooting practice session with the .22 before a winter rabbit and squirrel hunt produced accuracy and a full game pouch