Hunting News

Youth lifetime half-price permit drawing to award 150 permits

Youth lifetime half-price permit drawing to award 150 permits

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

A drawing this spring—April 11-22— will provide 150 young Nebraskans a chance to purchase a youth lifetime permit at half price. To encourage young Nebraskans to participate in hunting and fishing, the Game and Parks Foundation established its Youth Lifetime Half-Price Permit Program in 2006. This program gives residents age 15 and youn... READ MORE

CWD reported at deer breeding facilities

CWD reported at deer breeding facilities

By Texas Parks & Wildlife

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been discovered in deer breeding facilities in both Hunt and Uvalde counties. This marks the first positive detection of the disease in Hunt County. The tissue samples were submitted by the deer breeding facilities as part of required CWD surveillance programs. The samples indicated the presence of CWD during testi... READ MORE

Moose hunt lottery now open; closes May 28

Moose hunt lottery now open; closes May 28

By New Hampshire Fish and Game

A chance to hunt moose in New Hampshire this fall, begins by entering the 2021 moose hunt lottery, now open. The lottery entrance fee is $15 for New Hampshire residents, and $25 for nonresidents. A total of 40 permits have been proposed for this year. The state’s nine-day moose hunt starts the third Saturday in October, and runs October 16&nd... READ MORE

Game and Fish Offices reopen to public access

Game and Fish Offices reopen to public access

By North Dakota Game and Fish Department

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department offices, except for Riverdale, are open to public access after being closed to walk-in traffic since last spring due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Riverdale office will remain closed to walk-in traffic since it does not have an administrative assistant. Individuals will need to call ahead and make an app... READ MORE

Turkey season opens statewide, report harvest by phone, web or app

Turkey season opens statewide, report harvest by phone, web or app

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Private Lands in Game Zones 1 & 2 and WMA lands statewide opened to turkey hunters April 1. Hunters in Game Zones Game Zones 1 & 2 are reminded that only one gobbler may be harvested the first 10 days of the season, and the tag used for that 10-day period is the Purple Tag, the second one on the tag form. Game Zones 3 & 4 hun... READ MORE

MDC, researchers ask citizens to mail in ticks for pathogen research

MDC, researchers ask citizens to mail in ticks for pathogen research

By Missouri Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation and A.T. Still University researchers are asking Missourians to save ticks they find and send them, by mail, to the University for scientific research to learn more about ticks and pathogens they may carry.The Conservation Department and University have partnered for a two-year research study to determine the presence... READ MORE

38,000 acres private land now open to turkey hunting

38,000 acres private land now open to turkey hunting

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Nearly 38,000 acres of private land will be open for public access to hunters this turkey season thanks to a partnership between the Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS). With USDA-NRCS support, the DNR could partner with private landowners who lease their ... READ MORE

Commission approves hunting regulation changes

Commission approves hunting regulation changes

By Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

Hunting regulations for the 2021-22 season have been approved by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission at its March 25 public meeting. Modifications and clarifications to the 2021-22 Statewide Hunting Proclamation include:+ Add crossbow to the definition of lawful archery equipment+ Remove prohibition on trailing wounded deer with dogs in Angeli... READ MORE

Missouri plans first black bear season Oct. 18-27

Missouri plans first black bear season Oct. 18-27

By Missouri Department of Conservation

The Conservation Commission has given final approval for the state’s first black-bear hunting season this fall, Oct. 18–27. The season framework, permit and harvest quotas, and other related regulations for hunting black bears in Missouri was approved the March 26 open meeting. The regulations limit bear hunting to Missouri residents an... READ MORE

Online moose permit lottery now open; closes May 13

Online moose permit lottery now open; closes May 13

By Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

The 2021 Maine moose permit lottery application process is now open, and applications for the moose permit lottery will be accepted online only. To apply online, fill out the online moose permit application and indicate several preferences, including which wildlife management districts (WMD) you are willing to accept a permit in. Also indicate if y... READ MORE

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