Hunting News

Jan. 1 changes to permanent hunting, fishing, trapping licenses

Jan. 1 changes to permanent hunting, fishing, trapping licenses

By Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

Hunters, anglers and trappers are being reminded changes to permanent licenses go into effect starting January 1, 2018. A permanent license is currently available free to Vermont residents 70 or older. Beginning January 1, a resident 66 or older may purchase a permanent license for a one-time fee of $60. All licenses may be purchased at a license agent or ...

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Test results show no new outbreaks of CWD in wild deer

Test results show no new outbreaks of CWD in wild deer

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

No chronic wasting disease has been detected more than 11,000 precautionary samples from deer hunters harvested this fall in north-central, central and southeastern Minnesota. “This is good news for Minnesota,” said Lou Cornicelli, wildlife research manager. “The results lend confidence that the disease is not spread across the landscape...

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Recent Hunting News

Firearm preliminary harvest totals 80,021 deer
Firearm preliminary harvest totals 80,021 deer

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Hunters harvested a preliminary total of 80,021 deer during the seven-day Illinois firearm deer season that concluded Dec. 3. The 2017 preliminary harvest total compares to the final total of 79,559 deer harvested during the 2016 firearm s... READ MORE


Statewide bear harvest down 30 percent
Statewide bear harvest down 30 percent

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

Hunters during the final day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season harvested 168 bears, raising the 2017 statewide season harvest to 1,796 – an about 30 percent decrease compared to the 2,579 bears taken during the four days o... READ MORE


More deer taken during firearms season may be CWD-positive
More deer taken during firearms season may be CWD-positive

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

With firearm deer season complete, the Department of Natural Resources has identified 30 free-ranging white-tailed deer as confirmed or suspected to have chronic wasting disease. Several thousand additional samples await testing by Michigan... READ MORE


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