Hunting News

Deer harvest for 2017-18 season increases 8 percent

Deer harvest for 2017-18 season increases 8 percent

By North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

The annual deer harvest summary indicates North Carolina hunters reported harvesting 161,854 deer during the 2017-18 hunting season, an 8 percent increase over the 2016-17 season. Deer harvest increased in districts 2 through 9, ranging from 3.4 percent in District 3 to 13.3 percent in District 4; however, District 1 showed a 3.9 percent decline i... READ MORE

Savage 110 Long Range Hunter

Savage 110 Long Range Hunter

By Savage

Westfield, Massachusetts – March 15, 2018 – Making a long-distance shot on the trophy of a lifetime requires not only a rifle built for extreme accuracy, but a rifle built for you. The easy-to-customize, incredibly accurate Savage 110 Long Range Hunter is up to the challenge. Shipments of these firearms are currently being delivered to ... READ MORE

Moose study, sampling continues in Adirondacks

Moose study, sampling continues in Adirondacks

By New York Department of Environmental Conservation

The aerial distance sampling for moose across the Adirondacks, is underway across the Adirondacks. The DEC, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Cornell University's Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit and Animal Health Diagnostic Center, the Biodiversity Research Institute and the Wildlife Conservation Society Adirondack ... READ MORE

Deer movement study begins in CWD zone

Deer movement study begins in CWD zone

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

A research project to examine how deer move across the landscape in southeastern Minnesota’s chronic wasting disease management area began March 12. “The data from this study will help us estimate male and female dispersal patterns as they relate to disease transmission and build movement models,” said Dr. Chris Jennelle, DNR rese... READ MORE

Early turkey season for youth, impaired hunters March 17-18

Early turkey season for youth, impaired hunters March 17-18

By Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Youth and mobility-impaired hunters utilizing private land have a chance to harvest a bird during a special early opportunity turkey season March 17-18. The statewide turkey hunting season opens on March 24. However, youth and mobility-impaired hunters utilizing private land have a chance to harvest a bird during a special early opportunity turkey ... READ MORE

Hunters donate 289,292 lbs. venison to feed the hungry

Hunters donate 289,292 lbs. venison to feed the hungry

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Thousands of Missouri deer hunters donated 289,292 pounds of venison to the state’s Share the Harvest program this past deer season. The season’s total included nearly 5,600 whole deer. The donated deer meat will help feed hungry Missourians all around the state, according to the Department of Conservation and Conservation Federation o... READ MORE

Moose hunters see 73% success rate for 2017

Moose hunters see 73% success rate for 2017

By Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

With 2,080 moose permits issued, 1,518 hunters were successful in getting their moose. Hunter success rates varied throughout different regions of the state with over 80 percent of the hunters getting moose in Wildlife Management Districts 1-3 and 5 and 6 in Aroostook County. Weather had an impact for many hunters, particularly the first week. Moo... READ MORE

CWD test results show ‘not detected’

CWD test results show ‘not detected’

By Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Results are now available from the Chronic Wasting Disease sampling efforts which began February 23, 2018 in the 5-mile CWD Containment Zone. Sixty-four samples were collected and submitted for testing. Results returned March 5 indicate all samples were “not detected for CWD.” In addition, numerous samples from purported sick and road-... READ MORE

Removal effort nets 615 feral hogs on public, private lands

Removal effort nets 615 feral hogs on public, private lands

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Crews from the Arkansas and Tennessee/Kentucky U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Services, in cooperation with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Missouri Department of Conservation, removed 615 feral hogs on public and private land in northeast and southeast Arkansas. Aerial operatio... READ MORE

Yamaha Continues Decade-Long Support for the Future of Hunting and Fishing

Yamaha Continues Decade-Long Support for the Future of Hunting and Fishing

By Yamaha Motor Corp., USA

National Hunting and Fishing Day Sweepstakes Features All-New Yamaha Wolverine X4 Side-by-Side. Kennesaw, Ga. – March 5, 2018 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces its annual National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) support this year, which includes giving away an all-new 2018 Wolverine X4 Side-by-Side (SxS) in Realtree camo through an... READ MORE

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