Hunting News

Registration opens June 5 for 2018 alligator hunts

Registration opens June 5 for 2018 alligator hunts

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Online registration for the 13th annual regulated alligator hunts opens June 5 at 8 a.m. Registration must be completed by 8 a.m. on July 11. A total of 260 Alligator Possession Tags will be distributed among four hunting zones. The administrative fee to apply for an Alligator Possession Tag is $22, and individuals may register one time per zone. While t...

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Public help needed for wild turkey, ruffed grouse sightings

Public help needed for wild turkey, ruffed grouse sightings

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR)

The public is asked to participate in surveying wild turkeys and ruffed grouse by reporting sightings of these two species. Every year, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife conducts a turkey and grouse brood survey to estimate population growth. The brood survey relies on the public to report observations of all wild turkey...

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Recent Hunting News

Spring turkey harvest for 2018 largest in 15 years
Spring turkey harvest for 2018 largest in 15 years

By West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

According to preliminary data, turkey hunters in West Virginia harvested 12,274 gobblers this spring, which is a 15-year high and a 6 ercent increase over the 2017 harvest. This year’s harvest also is more than 10 percent above the 1... READ MORE


Hunters report increase in turkey harvest
Hunters report increase in turkey harvest

By David Rainer, Alabama Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources

The Game Check numbers from the recently completed wild turkey season are in, and a slight uptick in hunter success was indicated. According to Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Director Chuck Sykes, those numbers need to be ... READ MORE


Deer lottery application now open
Deer lottery application now open

By North Dakota Game and Fish Department

While it may seem like winter just ended, it is now time to apply for the 2018 deer gun lottery. A total of 55,150 licenses will available to hunters this fall; the number is 650 more than last year. There will be no paper applications thi... READ MORE


Landowners can earn payments for public walk-in access program
Landowners can earn payments for public walk-in access program

By Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Parcels of land enrolled in the Oklahoma Land Access Program (OLAP) will earn payments for the landowner or lessee while helping to preserve America's hunting and fishing traditions by allowing public walk-in access. Entering its second yea... READ MORE


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