Several changes made in 2017-18 hunting seasons
By West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
Several important changes in the state's fall hunting seasons for deer, black bear and wild turkey are included in the new 2017–2018 West Virginia Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary.
Important changes for 2017–2018 include:
• Sunday hunting on private land is now legal in all 55 counties only with written permission from th... READ MORE
Moose hunt auction nets $30,761 for wildlife education
By Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department
When Vermont’s annual auction of five moose hunting permits closed August 10, a total of $30,761.50 was taken in from the five winning bids.
The auction funds will be used to help fund Fish & Wildlife Department educational programs, such as the Green Mountain Conservation Camps for youths.
Bids do not include the cost of a hunting lice... READ MORE
Deer, turkey archery seasons open Sept. 15
By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
New Hampshire's hunting seasons kick off Sept. 1 with the opening of black bear and gray squirrel seasons, followed by archery seasons for turkey and white-tailed deer Sept. 15.
Highlights of New Hampshire’s hunting seasons can be found in the newly published New Hampshire Hunting and Trapping Digest, which includes New Hampshire hunting se... READ MORE
Quota hunt applications for deer, birds open
By Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
September is the month to apply for quota hunts for deer, upland birds and waterfowl on state wildlife management areas and other public lands.
Applications can be made 24 hours a day by phone at (877)598-2401 or through the department’s website.
Applications for quota hunts opened Sept. 1 and the application period extends through Sept. 30... READ MORE
Michigan has new cervid importation regulations
By Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Residents who hunt outside of Michigan this fall should be aware regulations have changed substantially related to the importation of harvested cervids such as deer, elk or moose.
Hunters who harvest a cervid in any other state or province only can bring hides, deboned meat, quarters (legs that do not have any part of the spinal column or hea... READ MORE
New hard card license and tag options ready soon
By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
A new, durable hard card soon will be available from the Game and Fish Commission for hunters and anglers who wish to purchase the upgrade.
The new license option and the solution to complaints over the standard paper big game tags were discussed in a special August 25 meeting of the Game and Fish Commission.
“We have heard from quite a fe... READ MORE
Savage Arms Expands BA Stealth Chassis Rifle Lineup
By Savage Arms
Savage Arms is pleased to announce left-hand versions of its popular Stealth chassis rifle chambered in popular long-range calibers. The lineup has also expanded to include 223 Rem. The proven rifle platform delivers exceptional accuracy and performance. Shipments are currently being delivered to dealers. The Model 10/110 BA Stealth is a lighter, ... READ MORE
Be a mentor, teach someone to hunt, fish or shoot
By National Hunting and Fishing Day Organization
Be a mentor, teach someone to hunt, fish or shoot and enter to win NASCAR or Ultimate Outdoor prizes! Before National Hunting and Fishing Day arrives September 23, you can do something special for conservation by mentoring a young (or older) person in hunting, fishing or target shooting. Pledge to do that now, and you’ll be accepting a chall... READ MORE
New public hunting concept — free use SOAs
By David Rainer
With the availability of large tracts of land diminishing at a rapid rate, Alabama’s Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) division and the Forever Wild Land Trust have teamed up to create Special Opportunity Areas (SOAs) for additional opportunities in public hunting. The new concept in the combined effort is to purchase smaller tracts us... READ MORE
Deer lottery application deadline is Sept. 7
By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Firearms and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless deer in a deer permit area designated as lottery this hunting season must purchase their license by Sept. 7.
Hunters who purchase their license before this date are automatically entered into the lottery for the deer permit area or special hunt area they declare.
This season, antle... READ MORE