Hunting News

Nearly $1 billion distributed from Pittman-Robertson tax for conservation

Nearly $1 billion distributed from Pittman-Robertson tax for conservation

By United States Department of the Interior

America’s sportsmen and sportswomen generated nearly $1 billion in excise taxes during 2019 to support state conservation programs. Those funds, from excise taxes on hunting, shooting and fishing equipment and boat fuel, are being distributed in 2020 to all 50 states and U.S. territories by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. To date, the Service has...

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UPDATE—Additional State Closures

UPDATE—Additional State Closures

By Buckmasters Online

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 state website. DELAWARE As part of the precautions against the spread of COVID-19, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control closed ...

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Recent Hunting News

Hunters post highest deer harvest in 15 years
Hunters post highest deer harvest in 15 years

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

Pennsylvania hunters posted their highest overall deer harvest in 15 years when they took 389,431 deer during the state’s 2019-20 hunting seasons, which closed in January, the Game Commission has reported. The 2019-20 deer harvest to... READ MORE


Consistency Is Crucial When Cocking Your Crossbow
Consistency Is Crucial When Cocking Your Crossbow

By Bryan Zabitski, TenPoint Crossbow Technologies

The main goal of crossbow hunters is to shoot as accurately as possible when using their crossbows in the field. More times than not, a hunter doesn't get a second chance to make a good, accurate shot on an animal. You may have the best hun... READ MORE


The Great Outdoors provides solutions for social distancing
The Great Outdoors provides solutions for social distancing

By David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Photo: Turkey season will open March 21 across most of the state. While state, national, and private enterprise leaders work hard to mitigate the effects of the novel coronavirus and bring its spread to a conclusion, it is important that pe... READ MORE


Fishing license requirements waived March 21-29
Fishing license requirements waived March 21-29

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

In cooperation with Gov. Asa Hutchinson, the Fish and Game Commission voted during a special meeting March 19 to waive all fishing license and trout permit requirements for residents and nonresidents March 21 through March 29. The special ... READ MORE


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