Hunting News

Entries for September 2015

Two CWD meetings to focus on Missouri rule changes

Two CWD meetings to focus on Missouri rule changes

By Missouri Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation has scheduled two public informational meetings in central Missouri to provide an update on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Missouri, explain recent hunting regulation changes related to the disease, and share ways hunters, landowners, wildlife watchers and others can help slow its spread. The meetings will be Oct.... READ MORE

Ohio hunters advised to confirm hunting locations

Ohio hunters advised to confirm hunting locations

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Access to some public hunting lands in southeast Ohio have changed for 2015-16, and hunters are encouraged to check with the landowners of both public and private lands each year before traveling to their hunting locations. Effective immediately, American Electric Power (AEP) has closed the Avondale Area to public access. In addition, two other pr... READ MORE

Elk hunters advised of moose presence in Nebraska

Elk hunters advised of moose presence in Nebraska

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Because moose have been reported throughout the Panhandle region in recent months, Game and Parks urges hunters this fall to be certain of their target before taking a shot. Moose can be similar in appearance to other big game animals. Elk hunters especially will want to study game closely before firing a shot or releasing an arrow. Since the spr... READ MORE

WV acquires new land for elk reintroduction

WV acquires new land for elk reintroduction

By West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

As part of its new elk reintroduction plan for southern West Virginia, 9,000 acres in Logan and McDowell counties will become a major part of the new elk zone. In McDowell County, 4,500 acres will adjoin the existing Tug Fork Wildlife Management area, which already covers 2,266 acres between the communities of Iaeger and Welch. Additionally, 4,300 ... READ MORE

Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative

Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative

By Yamaha Motor U.S.A.

Announces Second Quarter GRANT Awards. Kennesaw, Ga. – Sept. 15, 2015 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, today announced the second quarter 2015 GRANT (Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nation’s Trails) recipients from the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative. Nearly $60,000 was contributed this quarter to eight projects supporting the ... READ MORE

DOJ awards $2.4 million grant

DOJ awards $2.4 million grant

By National Shooting Sports Foundation

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has been awarded a two-year, $2.4 million grant by the U.S. Department of Justice. Funds will go toward providing firearm safety education messaging and free gun locks through NSSF’s Project ChildSafe program to communities throughout the country, to encourage responsible firearm storage and help reduc... READ MORE

Ohio archery season opens Sept. 26

Ohio archery season opens Sept. 26

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Hunters will have their first opportunity to pursue white-tailed deer in Ohio when archery season opens on Saturday, Sept. 26. Deer hunters should be aware of certain changes when purchasing permits before heading into the field this year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio’s 2015-2016 deer seasons include: &... READ MORE

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