Hunting News

Procedures change for turkey hunters selected in 2020 draws

Procedures change for turkey hunters selected in 2020 draws

By Indiana Division of Fish and Wildlife

Reserved turkey hunt procedures will change on participating Fish and Wildlife Areas (FWAs) for selected turkey hunters completing their hunt registration this year, as a result of COVID-19. The changes will allow turkey hunting to continue on FWAs while maintaining social distancing practices. Selected turkey hunters will be mailed date-specific hunting...

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Hunters harvest more than 224,000 deer in 2019-20

Hunters harvest more than 224,000 deer in 2019-20

By New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Hunters in New York harvested an estimated 224,190 deer during the 2019-20 hunting seasons. More than 2,600 deer harvested were tested and no evidence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) was found. The 2019 estimated totals include 103,787 antlerless deer and 120,403 antlered bucks. Statewide, this represents a 9% decrease in antlerless harvest and a 6% incr...

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Recent Hunting News

Nonresident spring turkey permit sales end immediately
Nonresident spring turkey permit sales end immediately

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

The Game and Parks Commission has suspended the sale of nonresident spring turkey hunting permits in an effort to prevent the potential for the spread of COVID-19. Game and Parks will stop selling 2020 nonresident spring turkey permits eff... READ MORE


Hunters take 37,250 deer during 2019 season
Hunters take 37,250 deer during 2019 season

By North Dakota Game and Fish Department

A total of 57,949 North Dakota deer hunters took approximately 37,250 deer during the 2019 deer gun hunting season, according to a post-season survey conducted by the state Game and Fish Department. Game and Fish made available 65,500 deer ... READ MORE


Additional Closures
Additional Closures

By Buckmasters Online

Conditions change quickly, but for current information on your state DNR response to the COVID-19 pandemic, check your state DNR website, DNR social media channels, DNR Information Center and email updates. Click here for a link to your sta... READ MORE


Not funny! Hunt season closure social media posts are hoax
Not funny! Hunt season closure social media posts are hoax

By New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

At the time when the Department of Game and Fish is working hard to process the 2020-2021 big-game draw, prank rumors on social media state the 2020-2021 hunting season has been canceled. This is false, and the Department recommends not cli... READ MORE


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