Hunting News

Volunteers needed for state park management hunts

Volunteers needed for state park management hunts

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

The DNR Division of State Parks is seeking volunteer hunters to participate in deer management hunts at 17 locations this fall. Management hunts are carried out exclusively to achieve an ecological objective — to ensure balanced and healthy natural communities for plants and wildlife within park boundaries. Properties where hunting will be ... READ MORE

Low water levels lead to fishing limit increases

Low water levels lead to fishing limit increases

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

In anticipation of continued low water levels due to extreme drought conditions across the state, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has issued more emergency changes to Utah's fishing regulations. The changes will allow anglers to catch and keep more fish at some additional waterbodies around the state. Drought impacts fish by reducing t... READ MORE

Fall turkey permits available starting Aug. 9

Fall turkey permits available starting Aug. 9

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Hunters can begin purchasing 2021 Nebraska fall turkey permits Aug. 9 at 1 p.m. Central time. A fall turkey permit is valid statewide and allows a hunter to harvest two turkeys of either sex with a shotgun or archery equipment. Each hunter may have up to two permits. There is no minimum age requirement for youth. The fall turkey season is Sept. 15... READ MORE

2021-22 Hunting Guidebook now available online

2021-22 Hunting Guidebook now available online

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Hunters can familiarize themselves with a digital copy this year’s season dates and regulations while the printed version of the 2021-22 Hunting Guidebook is being produced for distribution in August. One thing most hunters familiar with the guidebook may notice is the notoriously short “New This Year” section that graces Page 4.... READ MORE

Antlerless deer permit deadline is August 4

Antlerless deer permit deadline is August 4

By Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife

Muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit applications are available on online until August 4. There will be no paper applications this year. The muzzleloader seasons on October 28-31 and December 4-12 will have antlerless permits available for 19 of Vermont’s 21 Wildlife Management Units. A lottery drawing of the permit recipients will be ... READ MORE

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

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