Hunting News

Entries for June 2017

Applications open for mobility-impaired hunting permits

Applications open for mobility-impaired hunting permits

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Applications will be accepted for disabled military and mobility-impaired hunters through Sept. 1 for the 2017-18 special deer hunts by the Army Corps of Engineers. Hunters can apply for up to three different hunting locations throughout Arkansas.  Eligible applicants with paralysis, amputation of a limb, or those who have at least a 50 perce... READ MORE

CWD response adds 12 more counties to deer feeding ban

CWD response adds 12 more counties to deer feeding ban

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Starting July 1 placing food or minerals for deer is now prohibited in 12 more Missouri counties to help limit the spread of chronic wasting disease. The Department of Conservation expanded restrictions on feeding deer and placing minerals for deer from 29 to 41 counties throughout the state. The goal of the expanded feeding ban is to help limit t... READ MORE

Yamaha Launches 2017 National Hunting and Fishing Day Sweepstakes

Yamaha Launches 2017 National Hunting and Fishing Day Sweepstakes

By Yamaha Motor Corp., USA

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the Proven Off-Road leader in powersports and supporting outdoorsmen and women, is celebrating 10 years of teaming up with National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day). This year’s partnership features an all-new, built in the USA Kodiak 450 ATV sweepstakes at http://YamahaSweepstakes.com/NHFday. For a decade, Yamaha h... READ MORE

Spring turkey hunters to receive survey

Spring turkey hunters to receive survey

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Hunters who provided an email address at the time they purchased a permit for Nebraska’s 2017 spring turkey will soon receive an email invitation to participate in a brief online survey. Hunters who did not provide an email address can take the survey at Game and Parks’ website. The survey will ask hunters about their turkey harvest,... READ MORE

Deer hunting draw results now available

Deer hunting draw results now available

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Hunters who applied for the 2017 draw can now view results online by logging into the DNR purchasing system and choosing "View Application Status." Successful applicants will be mailed licenses to the address listed on their DNR account. Unsuccessful applicants will receive their refund check in the mail within the next eight weeks. Hun... READ MORE

July 7 deadline for multispecies lottery permit applications

July 7 deadline for multispecies lottery permit applications

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Hunters have until July 7 to apply for a 2017-2018 multispecies lottery permit. Two types of permits are available: Super Tag and Combo. Applications can be made online. The Super Tag permit is valid in 2017 and 2018 for one elk of either sex, one antelope of either sex, one deer of either sex, and two turkeys. Only toms and bearded hens may be t... READ MORE

Game Commission updates CWD response areas

Game Commission updates CWD response areas

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

Regulation changes have been made to address the increasing threat chronic wasting disease (CWD) presents to the state’s deer and elk. Disease Management Area 2 will be expanded significantly eastward, increasing its area from 2,846 square miles to 4,095 square miles. Within DMA 2, two new Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) units hav... READ MORE

Deer season applications available

Deer season applications available

By South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks

Applications for the 2017 East River, West River, Muzzleloader, Black Hills, Refuge, Youth, Archery and Custer State Park deer hunting seasons are now being taken online. Paper applications will be available at authorized license agents by the end of the month, as well as online to print off and mail in. Apply for any of these seasons online now... READ MORE

Managed hunt applications open July 1 online

Managed hunt applications open July 1 online

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online for a chance at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout Missouri this fall and winter. Managed deer hunts are held throughout the state for archery, muzzleloading and modern firearms from mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state and other parks, national wildlife refuges, an... READ MORE

New interactive map, 2015-16 deer hunter survey available

New interactive map, 2015-16 deer hunter survey available

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission

The Deer Management Program has a new tool for Florida deer hunters—an interactive Florida Buck Registry map showing where entries are located by county. Hunters can search the new map by antler score range, year, method of take and typical or non-typical antlers. Also available is a map of Florida with color-coded counties based on which co... READ MORE

1900+ youth elk hunting licenses on sale July 5

1900+ youth elk hunting licenses on sale July 5

By New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

More than 1,900 youth antlerless elk licenses go on sale at 10 a.m. July 5 through the Game and Fish online license system. The sale, designed to encourage youth hunting, includes almost 1,500 licenses for hunters using any legal weapon and 390 licenses for hunters using a muzzleloader or bow. Licenses will be sold online only on a first-come, fi... READ MORE

Hunt Arizona now available

Hunt Arizona now available

By Arizona Game and Fish Department

The 2017 edition of “Hunt Arizona,” the Game and Fish Department’s yearly compilation of big and small game hunting statistics, is now available online. The free, downloadable, PDF publication includes draw, survey and harvest statistics for a five-year period, as well as information on distribution, life history and behavior of ... READ MORE

CrossBreed® Holsters Offers Big Discount

CrossBreed® Holsters Offers Big Discount

By Crossbreed Holsters

CrossBreed® Holsters, a leading manufacturer in the category of concealed carry, honors the first responders and health week with a 30% off discount. Choose any Inside the Waistband Holsters (IWB) holsters and receive 30% off any belt style effective now through June 24, 2017. In addition to the valuable discount CrossBreed is offering, they ar... READ MORE

Alligator hunt permit application period June 15-30

Alligator hunt permit application period June 15-30

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Applications for alligator season opened online June 15 and will close at midnight June 30. 2017 marks the eleventh season of modern-day alligator hunting in Arkansas.  To date, the largest alligator taken during the 2015 season at 3 feet, 10 inches. “We always have some big gators come in during the hunt,” said Mark Barbee, biol... READ MORE

DPA boundaries changed to protect deer, moose health

DPA boundaries changed to protect deer, moose health

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Deer permit area boundaries will change this fall for six DPAs in northeastern Minnesota. The changes were made to better reflect where deer and moose are on the landscape, habitat quality, reducing disease and parasite transmission from deer to moose, and to enhance the management needs of both deer and moose. Ongoing research continues to point... READ MORE

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