Hunting News

Lower hunter participation continues in small game hunting

Lower hunter participation continues in small game hunting

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

The most recent DNR small game hunter survey reveals the fewest number of hunters pursuing species like grouse, waterfowl and squirrels since the DNR began keeping track of these figures in 1969. Small game license sales have been trending lower for the past 20 years. Results of 2018 small game hunter survey results also indicate lower harvest. “Eve...

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Congressional Sportsmen, conservation groups urge new CRP implementation

Congressional Sportsmen, conservation groups urge new CRP implementation

By Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

On October 2, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, with 35 other conservation organizations, sent a letter  to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue urging the USDA to fully implement the Farm Bill’s Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). CRP is the largest voluntary conservation program in the United Stat...

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Recent Hunting News

Primitive weapons deer season open Oct. 12
Primitive weapons deer season open Oct. 12

By Georgia Department of Natural Resources

The week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opens Oct. 12. Last year, almost 30,000 hunters took to the woods with muzzleloaders, bringing in more than 5,000 deer, according to the Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Res... READ MORE


New youth deer hunt weekend, muzzleloader season
New youth deer hunt weekend, muzzleloader season

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

A new youth deer hunting weekend is now available for youth 15-years old and younger who are supervised by an adult (18 years or older). The Saturday-Sunday youth hunt coincides with each of the four hunting zones’ muzzleloading gun s... READ MORE


New rule: Natural attractants, lures illegal to use
New rule: Natural attractants, lures illegal to use

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Effective for the 2019-2020 deer season, it is illegal to possess or use, for hunting or scouting any wild animal in South Carolina, any substance or material collected from a cervid (deer) including urine, feces, blood, gland oil or other ... READ MORE


Permit dates for youth, firearm, archery seasons
Permit dates for youth, firearm, archery seasons

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Permit sale dates for upcoming youth, firearm and resident and nonresident archery seasons are now available.Youth Deer Permits: Resident and nonresident Youth Firearm Deer permits are now available over-the-counter from DNR Direct license ... READ MORE


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