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Grow the ranks on Hunting & Fishing Day Sept. 26

Grow the ranks on Hunting & Fishing Day Sept. 26

By Safari Club International

Safari Club International encourages all outdoor sportsmen and women to participate in National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Congress launched National Hunting and Fishing Day in 1971 before Richard Nixon signed the first Presidential proclamation of the event in 1972 when he said, "I urge all citizens to join with outdoor ... READ MORE

Archery-only deer season opens Sept. 26

Archery-only deer season opens Sept. 26

By Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

The 2020 deer archery-only hunting season opens statewide in Tennessee Sept. 26. The archery-only season dates are the same statewide Sept. 26 to Oct. 30, and Nov. 2 to 6. Hunters can use archery equipment at any time during the statewide deer season that runs through Jan. 3, 2021. There are ample opportunities for deer hunters in Tennessee lookin... READ MORE

Spring wild turkey permit process updated

Spring wild turkey permit process updated

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

The process for hunters who wish to enter the lottery for spring wild turkey permits has been updated. Adopted earlier this year, the new system streamlines lotteries for turkey hunters, making it easier to obtain all three of their permits online rather than a combination of online and over-the-counter. Changes to the process include three lotte... READ MORE

Take a kid hunting on youth weekend Oct. 24-25

Take a kid hunting on youth weekend Oct. 24-25

By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

Youth deer weekend, Oct. 24 and 25, 2020, is the perfect time to take a young person hunting. The special weekend gives youth age 15 and younger the opportunity to go deer hunting with an adult mentor, without the pressure of competing with thousands of adult hunters. Accompanying adults must be licensed hunters and are not allowed to carry a firea... READ MORE

Researchers develop new method to count wolves

Researchers develop new method to count wolves

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Extensive survey efforts conducted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), tribal biologists and more than 100 trained citizen volunteers indicate an increase in Wisconsin’s wolf population from last year. This increase follows two years of steady abundance estimates and was measured in both the long-standing territory mapping... READ MORE

Fatal accidents involving OHVs hit highest level in a decade

Fatal accidents involving OHVs hit highest level in a decade

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

As the state’s number of fatal accidents involving off-highway vehicles (OHVs) reaches the highest level in more than a decade, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds riders to play it safe and take proper safety precautions. “We’re seeing riders of all ages and abilities out on the trails this year, which is great... READ MORE

Hunters reminded to tag and register harvested game

Hunters reminded to tag and register harvested game

By Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Prior to presenting a bear, deer, moose or wild turkey for registration, a hunter may not possess or leave the animal in the field or forest unless they have securely attached a plainly visible tag to the animal with their name, address, and license number on the tag, according to MDIFW. Hunters can make their own tag to attach to the animal which ... READ MORE

Deer hunting seasons open Sept. 19-20

Deer hunting seasons open Sept. 19-20

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

The early antlerless firearm season opens Sept. 19-20 on private lands only in all mainland Lower Peninsula deer management units. Find the open Deer Management Units here. Valid licenses for the early and late antlerless firearm deer seasons include a private-land antlerless deer license issued for the DMU upon which you are hunting, a Deer Manage... READ MORE

Youth, disabled deer season opens Sept. 19

Youth, disabled deer season opens Sept. 19

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

The Iowa deer hunting tradition will be passed on to about 10,000 young hunters who are participating in the youth deer season which opens on Sept. 19. The season is designed as a mentor-styled hunt, matching young hunters with a licensed adult to teach proper deer hunting techniques, wildlife behavior and safe hunting practices without the added ... READ MORE

Collared deer legal to harvest during fall deer seasons

Collared deer legal to harvest during fall deer seasons

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

During the 2020 hunting season, hunters may spot deer equipped with radio collars. Collared deer are part of a mortality study in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and are legal to hunt with a standard Wisconsin hunting license and harvest authorization. The DNR Office of Applied Science is conducting a long-term mortality study called ... READ MORE

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