Hunting News

Enforcement increases deer carcass surveillance

Enforcement increases deer carcass surveillance

By David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Photo: “When you see your local Conservation Enforcement Officer patrolling near a state line, know that what you are actually seeing is the front line in the fight against CWD,” says Matt Weathers, WFF Enforcement chief. – Photo Courtesy Billy Pope, ADCNR. Alabama hunters who travel out of state should be aware that the Enforcement Secti...

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Hunters take 144 alligators during 2018 seasons

Hunters take 144 alligators during 2018 seasons

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Alabama hunters harvested 144 alligators during the 2018 seasons, with the heaviest weighing in at 700 pounds. A total of 260 tags were issued in the four hunting zones. John Herthum of Montgomery took the 700-pound gator that measured 11 feet, 10 inches in the Southeast Zone, which includes private and public waters in Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Ge...

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Recent Hunting News

Spring turkey applications accepted until Dec. 27
Spring turkey applications accepted until Dec. 27

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Even though snow has barely touched the ground in some areas in Utah, the state's turkey hunters are already preparing for next spring. To hunt turkeys on limited-entry units in Utah next spring, applications must be submitted no later than... READ MORE


Firearm season deer harvest sees increase
Firearm season deer harvest sees increase

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

A preliminary total of 80,896 deer were taken by hunters during the seven-day Illinois Firearm Deer Season that concluded Dec. 2. The 2018 preliminary harvest total compares to the final total of 80,117 deer harvested during the firearm sea... READ MORE


CWD response intensifies in southeastern Minnesota
CWD response intensifies in southeastern Minnesota

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

The Department of Natural Resources is taking additional steps to help limit the spread of chronic wasting disease in wild deer in southeastern Minnesota. Eleven new cases of wild deer infected with the neurological disease were discovered ... READ MORE


Gun season sees increase as hunters take 211,430 deer
Gun season sees increase as hunters take 211,430 deer

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

During Wisconsin’s the nine-day gun deer season Nov. 17-25 preliminary numbers show 211,430 deer were registered, an increase over the 197,733 deer taken during the 2017 season. This year’s total included 104,388 antlered deer.... READ MORE


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