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Entries for June 2018

Nikon Expands Award-Winning MONARCH HG Binocular Line

Nikon Expands Award-Winning MONARCH HG Binocular Line

By Nikon Sport Optics

With a century of optics-building technology at its back, Nikon announces its most advanced, highly engineered MONARCH binocular is now available in a compact form. The new MONARCH HG 30mm series follows in the footsteps of its award-winning* 42mm siblings and provides nearly identical performance specifications in a smaller size and nearly 8-ounce... READ MORE

New CWD cases expand across state

New CWD cases expand across state

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

The number of chronic wasting disease cases continues to multiply in Pennsylvania, and more of the state’s residents are being impacted by rules that aim to slow the spread of the disease, which always is fatal to the deer and elk it infects. In 2017, chronic wasting disease (CWD) was detected in 78 free-ranging deer in Pennsylvania. That&rsq... READ MORE

July 6 last day to enter Super Tag Lottery

July 6 last day to enter Super Tag Lottery

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

July 6 is the final day hunters may enter the Nebraska Super Tag Lottery. The prize: a four-species permit. The Super Tag permit offers the opportunity to take one elk of either sex, one antelope of either sex, one deer of either sex and two turkeys (two in the fall season, two in the spring season, or one in each season). The permit is good for tw... READ MORE

First case of CWD suspected in Jackson County

First case of CWD suspected in Jackson County

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

A 3-year-old doe in Spring Arbor Township (Jackson County) is suspected positive for chronic wasting disease. Earlier this month, landowners in Jackson County contacted the DNR after a very ill-looking deer died on their property. DNR staff examined the deer to determine the cause of death and submitted tissue samples to Michigan State University ... READ MORE

Daisy 2018 National BB Gun Championships Begin this Weekend

Daisy 2018 National BB Gun Championships Begin this Weekend

By Daisy Outdoor Products

Daisy Outdoor Products, America's oldest and leading maker of BB guns and other youth outdoor equipment, is excited to commence the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship Match (Daisy Nationals) this weekend, June 30-July 3 in Rogers, Ark. This event brings together youth teams ages 8-15 for the 5-Meter National Championship, shooting in four posi... READ MORE

Security update could affect online license buyers

Security update could affect online license buyers

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

Some internet users might be unable to buy their 2018-19 Pennsylvania hunting licenses online due to an upcoming internet security update. The update affects all purchasing websites, not just the Pennsylvania Automated Licensing System, and users of older-model computers are impacted most because many of these systems will be unable to make online ... READ MORE

Deer feeding banned in 7 more counties to combat CWD

Deer feeding banned in 7 more counties to combat CWD

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Placing food or minerals for deer is now prohibited in seven more Missouri counties to help limit the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) starting July 1. The expanded restrictions are in response to finding cases of CWD in or near seven new counties: Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Grundy, Madison, McDonald, Mercer and Perry. These seven new ... READ MORE

Testing shows no evidence of CWD

Testing shows no evidence of CWD

By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

New Hampshire’s white-tailed deer population once again showed no evidence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) based on monitoring data gathered during the 2017 hunting season. Deer biologist Dan Bergeron recently received results from a federally certified veterinary diagnostic laboratory that indicate that all the deer tissue samples taken dur... READ MORE

Big game draw permit application opens June 11

Big game draw permit application opens June 11

By Nebraska Games and Parks Commission

Residents and nonresidents may apply for one 2018 Nebraska deer permit in any draw unit beginning June 11, and 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. Central Time June 11. Paper applications must be received by the Game and Parks Commission by 5 p... READ MORE

Public alligator hunting lottery closes June 15

Public alligator hunting lottery closes June 15

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

The 2018 Public and Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Alligator Hunting season lottery drawing application deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on June 15. Tag fees, if selected, vary by program. A $10 nonrefundable application fee is required to apply for the Public Lands Hunt and a $15 nonrefundable application fee is required to apply for the WMA Alligator ... READ MORE

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