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May 31 application deadline for Tennessee's third elk hunt
From the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency -- Sportsmen have until midnight (CDT) May 31 to submit an application to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for the state's third-ever managed elk hunt.

Project WILD programs available to PA educators this summer
From the  Pennsylvania Game Commission -- A series of professional development opportunities for teachers will be offered during June, July and August as part of Pennsylvania's Project WILD program.

Colorado Wildlife Transport Team seeking volunteers
From the Colorado Division of Wildlife -- People who would like to volunteer their time and effort by serving on the Summit County Wildlife Transport and Bear Aware teams, are encouraged to attend a team-member training from noon to 5 p.m. May 22 in...

The Guns of P.L. Holehan
Chances are, you’ve never heard of Patrick Holehan. I hadn’t, either, until a few years ago when I went on a Coues’ deer hunt that Holehan outfitted in Sonora, Mexico. At the time, I just thought he was another guide and outfitter - both tasks at ...

Buck De Milo
The two men approached the downed buck cautiously, from different sides. Johnny King's bullets had dropped the enormous whitetail, but Brad Heisz, who'd answered his cousin's desperate call for help, had obligingly administered the coup de grâce. ...

If You Have To Ask, The Answer is "NO!"
We've all heard horror stories of wounded deer, and bowhunters in particular are prone to be the subject of these sad tales. The real statistics show that wounded deer are far less common than stories indicate, but a common theme of many of these ...

Delaware hunter ed live firing locations named
From Delaware Dept. of Natural Resources & Environmental Control -- Before applying for a Delaware hunting license, all hunters born after Jan. 1, 1967, are required to take a minimum 10-hour basic hunter education course. Since Jan. 1, 201...

Ohio 2011 spring turkey harvest shows 21% decline
From the Ohio Department of Natural Resources -- Hunters checked 18,485 wild turkeys during Ohio's four-week, statewide spring turkey hunting season that ended May 15.

Register now for Littleton youth hunter ed program June 25-26
From the Colorado Division of Wildlife -- Youth hunter education students in Denver can take their skills to the next level at Beyond the Basics of Hunter Education June 25 and 26 in Littleton.  The two-day event will provide an opportunity for...

A Wolf in the Fold
Animal rights groups have long advocated wolves and other large predators as a more humane and natural substitute for hunters for controlling deer and other game species. Truth is, if most people knew more about wolves and their feeding habits, they’...

From couch to a turkey blind with Dad
As the spring turkey season grew near, I wanted to make sure all my gear was ready for opening day with all the big birds I had been seeing.  One evening as I was getting my vest organized my daughter Amber asked, "What are you doing, Daddy?"...

pH Levels and Pine Trees
I live in central Massachusetts. We raised cattle for 30 years, but the cows are all gone now. We selective cut 10 years ago. The deer love the white pine groves, which is where the cows used to graze. There are a few skid paths left from the logg...

Utah antlerless hunting info now only online
From the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources -- Hunters looking to hunt cow elk, doe deer or doe pronghorn this fall who have been trying to find a copy of the 2011 Antlerless Guidebook-can stop looking.

Texas' Other Big Game
-- Like most other hunters, I pursue whitetails in fall and winter seasons, but after the deer season ends, I keep on hunting. One way to do this is to hunt exotics, which can be taken year-round in Texas. I have been after a Exotic Sheep Slam fo...

July 15 deadline for Kansas walk-in hunting land enrollment
From the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks -- Landowners interested in the Wildlife and Parks Walk-In Hunting Access Program (WIHA) - which pays landowners to allow public hunting access on their land - are reminded that the deadline for enrol...

Summertime advice: Do not feed bears or birds (at all)
From the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife -- This spring, the Maine's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is strongly encouraging homeowners to not feed birds and to take food odor prevention steps around their properties to...

All Deer Hunts Should Go So Well
-- It was August 2003, and I was watching a soybean field on a farm. It was my second year hunting there. It was a rainy evening. I saw few does come and go. Then on the far side of the field, four bucks emerged from some tall weeds. Those dee...

Companion Piece
A handgun chambered for a small game cartridge is ideal for the trail. Is a handgun a necessary piece of a big game hunter’s equipment or several pounds of impractical steel hanging from his belt? Well, yes and no. Many hunters carry a handgun in...

Missouri spring turkey harvest down 9.3 percent
From the Missouri Department of Conservation -- A 9.3-percent dip in the 2011 spring turkey harvest confirms that wet, windy weather plagued hunters throughout much of the season. Resource scientist Jason Isabelle said hunters checked 38,328 turkey...

Are You Leaving It Up To Chance?
There's an old saying that in order to take a big buck you have to hunt somewhere that has big bucks. Most hunters realize the logic of that statement, but they tend to think about it on more of a state or regional level. It's even more important ...
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