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Apply now for 2022 antlerless deer permit lottery

Apply now for 2022 antlerless deer permit lottery

By Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Beginning in 2022, a licensed hunter with an antlerless deer permit can harvest an antlerless deer in the designated district and an antlered deer statewide. Antlerless deer permits may be acquired through the lottery, and any remaining permits will be available for purchase on the MDIFW website. Applications must be completed online by 11:59 p.m.... READ MORE

Association strongly opposes repeal of Pittman-Robertson

Association strongly opposes repeal of Pittman-Robertson

By Association of State Fish and Wildlife Agencies

The Association of State, Fish and Wildlife Agencies across the country strongly opposes proposed legislation that would repeal Pittman-Robertson Excise Taxes. Across the country, State Fish and Wildlife agencies stand on the front lines of conservation, and effectively use Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration funds as an indispensable part of ... READ MORE

Return 'Em Right targets released fish survival

Return 'Em Right targets released fish survival

By David Rainer/Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Photo: Nick Haddad shows off the descending device that will be sent to anglers who complete the education modules at returnemright.org. With the Gulf Coast in the peak of fishing season for the abundant reef fish in Alabama’s vast artificial reef zone, the Return ’Em Right program is designed to educate anglers on how to ensure any fis... READ MORE

Foundation opposes bill that would gut Pittman-Robertson Act

Foundation opposes bill that would gut Pittman-Robertson Act

By Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

On June 22 Congressman Andrew Clyde (R-GA) introduced H.R. 8167, the RETURN (Repealing Excise Taxes on Unalienable Rights Now) Our Constitutional Rights Act of 2022, a short-sighted bill that would gut the nation’s most successful wildlife conservation funding and hunting and shooting access program known as the Pittman-Robertson Act. T... READ MORE

Drawn hunt applications for 62 categories open

Drawn hunt applications for 62 categories open

By Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

New opportunities are available to hunters this fall through the Parks and Wildlife Department’s drawn hunt permits program, now accepting applications for a shot at almost 10,000 permits in 62 hunt categories. The permits allow drawn hunts on both public and private lands throughout Texas. Among the offerings available through the onlin... READ MORE

Fall turkey hunting applications open through Aug. 1

Fall turkey hunting applications open through Aug. 1

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

From July 1 to Aug. 1, hunters can apply for one limited-quota license valid for a specific fall turkey hunt unit during specific season dates. o apply, hunters must be at least 10 years of age or have a mentored youth hunting license. If successful in the draw, hunters can purchase their fall turkey hunting license online. Hunters can buy applica... READ MORE

Deer lottery applications open for S Fenwick Island, public lands

Deer lottery applications open for S Fenwick Island, public lands

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

SCDNR is accepting applications for deer lottery hunts on public lands through 5 p.m. Aug. 15. The Multi-site, Unrestricted Multi-site, Webb Gun, Webb Archery, and South Fenwick Archery lotteries operate independently and maintain separate preference points. The unrestricted multi-site lottery application will cover hunting opportunities on Bear I... READ MORE

Reserved hunt applications under new system July 1

Reserved hunt applications under new system July 1

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Beginning July 1, hunters can apply for a variety of reserved hunts online. This year, instead of one application period for all draws, they are split into a few different date windows. The reason for the change is to help hunters plan for their hunts and increase the number of hunters able to participate. The only way to apply for the hunts is on... READ MORE

Antlerless deer permit lottery now open

Antlerless deer permit lottery now open

By Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Beginning in 2022, a licensed hunter with an antlerless deer permit can harvest an antlerless deer in the designated district as well an antlered deer statewide. Antlerless deer permits may be acquired through the lottery, and any remaining permits will be available for purchase on the MDIFW website. Applications must be completed online... READ MORE

Managed deer hunt applications open July 1

Managed deer hunt applications open July 1

By Missouri Department of Conservation

From July 1 to July 31, deer hunters can apply online for a shot at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout Missouri this fall and winter. Managed deer hunts for archery, muzzleloading, crossbow and modern firearms are available from mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state and other parks, national wildlife refuges and o... READ MORE

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