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Spotlight is on National Hunting & Fishing Day Sept. 25

Spotlight is on National Hunting & Fishing Day Sept. 25

By National Hunting and Fishing Day

National Hunting and Fishing Day spotlights the tradition of hunting, target shooting and fishing and celebrates conservation efforts of sportsmen and women everywhere. For 2021, social media superstars Dude Perfect are honorary chairs for annual celebration. Celebrated on the fourth Saturday of every September, National Hunting and Fishing (NHF) D... READ MORE

EHD spread tracked in several counties

EHD spread tracked in several counties

By New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

The Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Nassau, Oswego, Suffolk and Ulster counties. DEC is tracking suspected cases in Albany, Jefferson, Oneida, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Sullivan and Westchester counties and new reports of dead deer to track the spr... READ MORE

2020-21 Deer Summary Report sheds light for scouting

2020-21 Deer Summary Report sheds light for scouting

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Hunters interested in scouting a new piece of public hunting land may want to look at the recently published 2020-21 Arkansas Deer Summary Report. Produced each year by the AGFC deer program coordinators, the report includes data collected from checked harvests as well as voluntary hunter surveys during the season. Not only does it give detailed br... READ MORE

Youth deer season opens Sept. 18

Youth deer season opens Sept. 18

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Iowa’s deer hunting tradition will be passed on to about 10,000 young hunters who will participate in the youth deer season opener Sept. 18. The youth season coincides with the disabled hunter deer season for hunters who meet certain criteria. Each season runs Sept. 18 through Oct. 3. Youth season is designed as a mentor-styled hunt... READ MORE

Recreational Access Program landowner enrollment now open

Recreational Access Program landowner enrollment now open

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Applications are being accepted now through Oct. 15 for the Missouri Outdoor Recreational Access Program. The program provides participating landowners with annual incentive payments of $15 to $25 per enrolled acre and financial assistance to improve wildlife habitat on their properties for public walk-in hunting, fishing or wildlife viewing. The ... READ MORE

Private land alligator season opens Sept. 17

Private land alligator season opens Sept. 17

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Arkansans looking for adventure in the wetlands may want to call a friend in south Arkansas to see if there’s an opportunity to take part in this year’s private land alligator hunt Sept. 17-20 and Sept. 24-27. While public hunting opportunities were awarded through the AGFC draw process in July, private land hunting for alligators follo... READ MORE

Free archery training offered to educators

Free archery training offered to educators

By South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks

The Game, Fish and Parks Department is offering training opportunities for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) which allows schools to incorporate archery into school curriculum safely and at no cost to the local school district. All educators are eligible to attend. The day-long training will begin at 9 a.m. and end by 5 p.m. Upon s... READ MORE

Residents of all counties can resume feeding birds

Residents of all counties can resume feeding birds

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Earlier this summer, the DNR recommended a statewide moratorium on bird feeding to slow the spread of a still-undetermined illness that is killing songbirds across the state. Biologists identified more than 750 possible cases in 76 counties that involved a specific set of clinical signs, including crusty eyes, eye discharge, and neurological issues... READ MORE

Fall wild turkey season opens Sept. 15

Fall wild turkey season opens Sept. 15

By Nebraska Game and Parks

Nebraska’s fall wild turkey season begins Sept. 15, giving hunters a chance to harvest two turkeys on a single permit. Turkey hunting can be combined with big game, upland game, waterfowl or fishing for a Nebraska mixed bag adventure. Fall turkey permits are valid statewide, cost just $8 for youth age 15 and younger, and allow hunters the opt... READ MORE

Archery and crossbow deer seasons open Sept. 18

Archery and crossbow deer seasons open Sept. 18

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

For 2021 archery and crossbow deer seasons run concurrently statewide from Sept. 18 to Jan. 9, 2022.In 27 Farmland Zone Deer Management Units and all metro sub-units. Archery and crossbow seasons extend to Jan. 31, 2022. "We saw another mild winter last year, so Wisconsin deer hunters can look forward to increased harvest opportunities this season,... READ MORE

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