Hunting News

Entries for June 2016

Commission puts special regs in place to slow CWD

Commission puts special regs in place to slow CWD

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Commissioners voted unanimously June 24 during a special meeting to approve a Chronic Wasting Disease Management Zone made up of Boone, Carroll, Johnson, Logan, Madison, Marion, Newton, Pope, Searcy and Yell counties. CWD has been found in five of these counties since first being discovered in Arkansas in late February. The AGFC has circulated prop... READ MORE

Spring gobbler numbers down, as F&G seeks hatch counters

Spring gobbler numbers down, as F&G seeks hatch counters

By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

Preliminary results for May 2016 spring gobbler season show hunters harvested 3,821 turkeys in New Hampshire during the spring hunt. This is 172 fewer gobblers than the 3,993 taken in the 2015 spring season, or 4 percent fewer birds. Final harvest numbers will become final as registration forms trickle in from the 60 stations around the state... READ MORE

Ooops, 3200+ hunters get duplicate deer permits

Ooops, 3200+ hunters get duplicate deer permits

By Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

A printing error at a fulfillment service contracted to print and mail permits to the 21,225 successful Kansas nonresident hunters has been identified as the reason nearly 3,260 nonresident hunters received duplicate mailings in early June. A successful applicant should have received only one mailing with one set of permits, which included an eit... READ MORE

Turkey season game check sees moderate use for spring harvest

Turkey season game check sees moderate use for spring harvest

By Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Hunters participating in Georgia’s spring 2016 turkey season, which ended May 15, had something new when it came to reporting harvested turkeys, a little practice before the 2016-17 deer season begins. All turkey hunters, including those under 16 years of age, landowners, honorary, lifetime and sportsman license holders, were required to obt... READ MORE

Yamaha Announces 2017 ATV and Side-by-Side Model Lineup

Yamaha Announces 2017 ATV and Side-by-Side Model Lineup

By Yamaha Motor Corp., USA

Real World Tough ATV and Side-by-Side Vehicles Assembled in the USA. KENNESAW, Ga. – June 8, 2016 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces its 2017 line of ATVs and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles for the upcoming harvest and hunting seasons. Yamaha’s full line of 2017 4x4 and utility-based ATV and SxS vehicles includes: • Viking and... READ MORE

Appalachian Bat Count seeking volunteers

Appalachian Bat Count seeking volunteers

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

Game Commission biologists are seeking volunteers this summer in the Appalachian Bat Count, a statewide monitoring effort to collect bat maternity colony data. The monitoring is especially important because of bat mortalities caused by White Nose Syndrome (WNS) throughout the eastern United States and Canada. “WNS primarily kills during the... READ MORE

Nebraska big game draw period opens June 13

Nebraska big game draw period opens June 13

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Residents and nonresidents may apply for one 2016 Nebraska deer permit in any draw unit beginning June 13. Residents may apply for one elk permit and one buck or either-sex antelope permit in available units. The application period begins at 1 p.m. June 13. In-person paper applications must be received by the Game and Parks Commission by 5 p.m. Ju... READ MORE

Help track wild turkey broods and report sightings

Help track wild turkey broods and report sightings

By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

Residents of New Hampshire are being asked to help track wild turkey broods this spring and summer by reporting their sightings on the Fish and Game turkey brood survey site at www.surveymonkey.com/r/2016_Brood_Survey.  The survey ends August 31. “People enjoy participating, and by doing so, they are helping us monitor the turkey popula... READ MORE

Antlerless permit applications open until June 16

Antlerless permit applications open until June 16

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Hunters can apply for a permit to hunt cow elk, cow moose, and doe deer or doe pronghorn in Utah from now until June 16.  Applications can be submitted through the website until no later than 11 p.m. on June 16 to be included in the permit drawing. Everything hunters need to apply for a permit is available at wildlife.utah.gov/plan-your-antle... READ MORE

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