Hunting News

Mentored hunts help youth build outdoor skills

Mentored hunts help youth build outdoor skills

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Help for Florida hunters who have neighbors or friends who would like to take their child or grandchild hunting is as close as the Youth Hunting Program, which offers mentored hunts for youth between 12 and 17 years of age.Mentored hunts are great way for a young person to experience hunting, learn about conservation and build new outdoor skills. S... READ MORE

New program connects hunters with landowners

New program connects hunters with landowners

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

The Division of Wildlife has launched a new incentive program that provides a path for Ohio hunters to access participating landowner properties during the hunting season. Enrollment for the Ohio Landowner and Hunter Access Partnership program is now underway. Once enrolled, participating landowners receive annual payments ranging from $2 to $30 pe... READ MORE

Spring turkey harvest sees decrease from 2020 season

Spring turkey harvest sees decrease from 2020 season

By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

Hunters harvested a total of 5,399 turkeys in New Hampshire during the 2021 spring season, a decrease of 319 turkeys (5.6%) from the 2020 season. The 2021 youth turkey hunt weekend resulted in a total harvest of 542 turkeys, or 10% of the season’s total, which was an increase in harvest from the previous year. In 2020 youth hunters took 500 ... READ MORE

Tags mailed, but wait until Aug. 2 if they don’t arrive

Tags mailed, but wait until Aug. 2 if they don’t arrive

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Deer hunters who have an annual or three-year hunting license and big game permit, combination license, or sportsman license, valid on Aug. 15, should automatically receive a base set of deer tags soon. Additionally, Lifetime, Senior, Gratis, and Catawba license holders that previously requested deer tags will automatically receive a free base set... READ MORE

Brake for moose; it could save your life

Brake for moose; it could save your life

By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

When traveling on New Hampshire’s roadways this summer and fall, remember to brake for moose. While moose are active year-round, May through October are high-risk months for collisions because moose venture onto roadways to eat the remaining salt residue from winter surface treatments. This summer, however, has seen a marked increase in moo... READ MORE

Nonresident hunters must purchase fall permits OTC

Nonresident hunters must purchase fall permits OTC

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Nonresidents planning to hunt this fall during the archery deer and fall archery turkey seasons, along with nonresident youth planning to hunt during the Illinois Youth Firearm deer season and archery deer season, will need to purchase those permits over the counter (OTC). As part of the transition to a new Department of Natural Resources license a... READ MORE

Leftover WMA deer hunt permits available July 21

Leftover WMA deer hunt permits available July 21

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

More than 300 leftover WMA deer hunt permits for Arkansas wildlife management areas will be available for purchase beginning 8 a.m., July 21. These permits cover modern gun, muzzleloader and mobility-impaired hunts that weren’t awarded through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s annual WMA deer permit drawing earlier in July. Hunt... READ MORE

First come antlerless licenses available July 28

First come antlerless licenses available July 28

By North Dakota Game and Fish

More than 6,000 antlerless deer licenses are still available in 18 units for North Dakota’s 2021 deer gun season. These licenses will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis beginning July 28 at 8 a.m. Central Time. Residents and nonresidents who have not already received a lottery or landowner license are eligible to apply online. Hun... READ MORE

Maine Deer Spy project looking for volunteer spies

Maine Deer Spy project looking for volunteer spies

By Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Do you enjoy watching Maine’s deer? Do you want to help the state’s biologists better understand the white-tailed deer population? Volunteers are needed across the state and it’s easy to become a citizen scientist for the Maine Deer Spy project. Everyone can participate. Participating is easy. Data recording instructions and examp... READ MORE

General CRP application deadline July 23

General CRP application deadline July 23

By Missouri Department of Conservation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has set a July 23 deadline for producers and landowners to apply for General CRP. This year, USDA updated both General and Continuous CRP options to provide greater incentives for producers and increase its conservation benefits, including reducing the impacts of climate change. CRP is a federally-funded vo... READ MORE

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