Hunting News

Entries for September 2018

DNR announces 16 parcels for fall 2018 land sale

DNR announces 16 parcels for fall 2018 land sale

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Sixteen DNR parcels will be sold in three public oral bid auctions in October and November, the DNR has announced. Property information, auction instructions and a map of the parcels can be found on the DNR land sale webpage. The properties include unimproved recreational land in Beltrami, Benton, Big Stone, Fillmore, Hennepin, Houston, Itasca, Kan... READ MORE

Regulations updated for deer, turkey seasons

Regulations updated for deer, turkey seasons

By Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Several changes for deer and turkey seasons were approved during the Sept. 19 meeting of Commissioners in Jackson. Deer Season:• Now prohibited, the importation of cervid carcasses from ANY state, regardless of CWD status.• It is lawful to hunt less than 100 yards from feed or a feeder.• Beginning, July 1, 2019, it is unlawful to us... READ MORE

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) discovered in Quebec

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) discovered in Quebec

By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

A red deer from a captive facility in the Laurentides region of Quebec has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). This is the Province’s first confirmed case of the disease. Quebec is now legally classified as a CWD-positive jurisdiction and whole carcasses of cervids harvested in Quebec can no longer be transported into New Hamp... READ MORE

Antlerless deer harvest banned in 5 counties Oct. 1-15

Antlerless deer harvest banned in 5 counties Oct. 1-15

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

In an effort intended to grow the deer herd in Champaign, Douglas, Macon, Moultrie and Piatt counties in east-central Illinois, hunters are prohibited from harvesting antlerless deer during the first 15 days of the Illinois Archery Deer Season. Hunters in those counties may only take antlered deer from Oct. 1 through Oct. 15.  Antlerless deer ... READ MORE

New hunting access areas open in 6 Kentucky counties

New hunting access areas open in 6 Kentucky counties

By Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

The Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has reached Hunting Access Area agreements with RH Group and Elk Horn Coal Company, which opens more than 35,000 acres in Floyd, Magoffin, Pike, McCreary, Letcher and Knott counties for public hunting this fall. “We are excited to be able to add more acreage to our Hunting Access Area program,&rdq... READ MORE

Legendary Offer

Legendary Offer

By Legendary Whitetails

Online clothing company invites deer hunters to “Hunt on Us.” Legendary Whitetails, an American clothing company for white-tailed deer hunters and their families, celebrates the hunt and its heritage this season with a $1 million investment to promote hunting. The online retailer brand has kicked off its “Hunt on Us” campaig... READ MORE

Hunters, landowners asked to report EHD in deer

Hunters, landowners asked to report EHD in deer

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

This fall hunters and landowners are being asked to assist the Department of Natural Resources by reporting suspected cases of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) in Illinois. There have been 55 reported cases of EHD in white-tailed deer from 17 counties so far in 2018.EHD is appearing at low to moderate levels in counties on or near the Illinois R... READ MORE

Commission asks deer hunters to report observations

Commission asks deer hunters to report observations

By North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

In addition to deer, the Wildlife Commission is asking hunters to submit observations from Sept. 8 through Jan. 1 of other game and furbearer species they see while still or stand hunting. Hunter observation information helps Commission biologists track long-term wildlife population and distribution changes, as well as provides valuable data on fa... READ MORE

$100 Million distributed to support state parks, outdoor recreation

$100 Million distributed to support state parks, outdoor recreation

By National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior has announced a $100 million distribution from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to all 50 States, the Territories, and the District of Columbia for state-identified outdoor recreation and conservation projects. LWCF funds are nontaxpayer dollars derived from Outer Continental Shelf lease revenues and are a... READ MORE

Introducing Realtree Timber: An Entirely New Camouflage Design

Introducing Realtree Timber: An Entirely New Camouflage Design

By Realtree

When it comes to dedication, heritage and tradition, no other outdoor pursuit comes close to waterfowl hunting. So, when we decided to create our new Realtree Timber, Bill Jordan and our design team met with some of the most legendary waterfowl hunters, industry icons, local experts and world-class guides to understand their vision for what makes a... READ MORE

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