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Modernizing Pittman-Robertson Fund Senate bill introduced

Modernizing Pittman-Robertson Fund Senate bill introduced

By Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

The Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act was introduced in the U.S. Senate July 11. The bipartisan bill seeks to provide flexibility to state agencies to use Pittman-Robertson funds for the recruitment, retention and reactivation of hunters and recreational shooters. The legislation would not increase taxes or existing u... READ MORE

Online applications now open for reserved hunts

Online applications now open for reserved hunts

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Since July 1, hunters can apply online for a reserved hunt for deer, waterfowl, pheasant and doves. The online method is the only way to apply. Applicants must possess a hunting license valid for the hunt for which they are applying, and applications must be completed by the deadline. Hunters will be selected through a random computerized drawing. ... READ MORE

Hunters harvest 564 wild turkeys during spring season

Hunters harvest 564 wild turkeys during spring season

By Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife

Delaware’s month-long spring wild turkey hunting season which ended May 11, yielded a harvest of 564 birds, slightly lower than last year’s harvest of 571 birds. Toms accounted for 439 of the harvested birds this year, representing 78 percent of the total harvest. Harvests during this year’s turkey season weekly segments were 254 ... READ MORE

New multi-site deer lottery applications close Aug. 15

New multi-site deer lottery applications close Aug. 15

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Applications for the new unrestricted multi-site deer hunt lottery for on public lands hunts are open through Aug. 15. New just this year, the unrestricted multi-site lottery application will cover hunting opportunities on Bear Island, Donnelley and Bonneau Ferry WMA with no antler restrictions at these sites. Because this is a new opportunity, eac... READ MORE

Aug. 23 deadline for private land archery deer hunt applications

Aug. 23 deadline for private land archery deer hunt applications

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Applications are now being accepted for archery deer hunting on private land in October through the Illinois Recreational Access Program (IRAP). The application deadline is Aug. 23. IRAP has more than 20,600 acres of private land leased for public access. At least 200 sites are available to the public for archery deer hunting for the month of Octob... READ MORE

MDC reduces counties in CWD management zone

MDC reduces counties in CWD management zone

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Starting in July, the number of counties in Missouri’s management zone for chronic wasting disease (CWD) will be reduced from 48 to 29. Changes to the CWD Management Zone also will impact restrictions on feeding deer, antler-point restrictions, antlerless permits for some counties and mandatory CWD sampling. The 29 counties now included in t... READ MORE

Indiana seeking volunteers to count turkey broods

Indiana seeking volunteers to count turkey broods

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

The Division of Fish & Wildlife is looking for volunteers to count wild turkeys and their offspring from July 1 to Aug. 31. Each summer, wildlife biologists and volunteers conduct brood surveys, counting the number of young wild turkeys observed with turkey hens to estimate how many young turkeys live through the summer. Summer brood survival i... READ MORE

Apply by Aug. 16 for Camp Ripley archery hunts

Apply by Aug. 16 for Camp Ripley archery hunts

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Hunters can apply starting July 1 for regular archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley near Little Falls. The application deadline is Aug. 16. Hunters may pick from only one of two hunting seasons, Oct. 17-18 (Thursday to Friday, code 668) or Oct. 26-27 (Saturday to Sunday, code 669). The archery hunt at Camp Ripley is an annual event. The DNR coordinate... READ MORE

Commission approves discount licenses for disabled veterans

Commission approves discount licenses for disabled veterans

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

A new Disabled Veteran Lifetime Combination License to be available at a reduced rate for resident military veterans was passed unanimously by the Game and Fish Commission at its June meeting. The new license will cost $52.50 and will give full hunting and fishing privileges to any disabled veteran who has a service-connected disability rating of ... READ MORE

Deer draw results posted

Deer draw results posted

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

The 2019 draw results for deer hunting in Iowa the fall of 2019 have been officially posted. All applicants should have received an email directly regarding the result of their draw status. Hunters who may have missed the email announcement can still log into their account to check their status. For hunters who were unsuccessful, all excess tags av... READ MORE

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