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CWD Testing on Urine Based Scents . . .

CWD Testing on Urine Based Scents . . .

By Tink’s® and Wildlife Research Center®

Wildlife Research Center® and Tink’s®, the leading manufacturers of quality hunting scents, partnered together to fund a study with CWD Evolution, LLC. that has now led to a CWD testing protocol known as the RT-QuIC test process, that is specifically designed for testing deer urine for CWD contamination. This allows manufacturers of d... READ MORE

Deer archery season opens Aug. 30

Deer archery season opens Aug. 30

By North Dakota Game and Fish Department

Deer archery season in North Dakota opens Aug. 30 at noon and continues through Jan. 5, 2020. Bowhunters can buy a license several ways, including calling (800)406-6409, from a vendor linked to the Game and Fish online licensing system, or by making an online purchase at the Game and Fish website. Hunters who purchase bow licenses at a vendor... READ MORE

1.2 million acres to be treated prior to wildfire season

1.2 million acres to be treated prior to wildfire season

By United States Department of the Interior

Agency personnel and critical assets are poised to respond to wildfires across the country with peak wildfire activity predicted in the coming months. The Department of the Interior (DOI) has implemented preventative measures to limit the size and scope of wildfires, treat current wildfires already underway, and protect wildfire-prone areas to best... READ MORE

Look Out, Pros!

Look Out, Pros!

By Ken Piper

4-H kids light up the Buckmasters Top Bow range. The Buckmasters Top Bow Indoor World Championship gets most of the attention throughout the Buckmasters Expo, but there’s another archery tournament going on in conjunction with the Top Bow event that deserves its share of recognition. While the professionals are duking it out at the Expo, you... READ MORE

7 the Hard Way

7 the Hard Way

By Ken Piper

Luck had nothing to do with shooter’s seventh world title. Joseph Goza did the improbable, not just in winning his seventh Buckmasters Top Bow Indoor World Championship, but also by making it two in a row, and further because he came from the elimination bracket to do it – again. While Joseph is a great and gracious champion, you had t... READ MORE

Buckmasters Longest-Running Hunting Show on TV

Buckmasters Longest-Running Hunting Show on TV

By David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Photo: Jackie Bushman, Buckmasters' CEO and founder, always says his favorite Buckmasters event each year is the Life Hunt at Sedgefields Plantation.As a teenager and young adult, one TV show I did not miss was “The American Sportsman” with host Curt Gowdy. The highlights were the bird-hunting trips with Phil Harris, Bing Crosby and the... READ MORE

Landmark revision made to eagle retention policy

Landmark revision made to eagle retention policy

By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

In a monumental decision that underscores the U.S. Fish and Wildlife agency commitment to honoring the wishes of federally recognized tribes, the agency has revised policy regarding retention of eagle remains on lands within Indian Country. Federally recognized Tribes are now able to retain bald and golden eagle remains found on these lands under c... READ MORE

No cell coverage in the woods? There’s an digital answer

No cell coverage in the woods? There’s an digital answer

By Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Being a responsible user of the Maine outdoors means staying informed and complying with current laws and rules. Popular summary guides make it easy to find and follow laws and rules that apply to hunters, and new digital formats allow hunters to quickly check a law, confirm legal hunting hours, look up best practices and more – from anywher... READ MORE

DNR confirms deer sick, dead from EHD in Clark County

DNR confirms deer sick, dead from EHD in Clark County

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Preliminary lab results were positive for epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) virus in a sample of a dead deer from Clark County submitted by DNR staff to a lab for testing early this month. Additional testing is required to determine the strain of EHD virus. Results of testing of samples from deer from several other counties are pending. EHD is a ... READ MORE

Hunting and trapping licenses now on sale

Hunting and trapping licenses now on sale

By New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Sporting licenses and Deer Management Permits (DMPs) for the 2019-20 season are now on sale. Licenses and permits can be purchased at any license-issuing agent, by calling (866)933-2257 or online. The new hunting and trapping licenses are valid from Sept. 1 through Aug. 31, 2020, and annual fishing licenses are valid for 365 days from date of purc... READ MORE

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