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Volunteers asked to help gather CWD info

Volunteers asked to help gather CWD info

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Once again, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is partnering with volunteers around the state to support deer hunters collecting crucial data on chronic wasting disease (CWD) and prevent the spread of the disease. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up for the DNR's Adopt-a-Kiosk and Adopt-a-Dumpster programs. Adopt-a-Kiosk:  Most hunters... READ MORE

Oct. 3 registration for physically disabled hunters

Oct. 3 registration for physically disabled hunters

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

A series of deer hunts for Alabama hunters with physical disabilities will be available from late November 2022 through January 2023 at the M. Barnett Lawley Forever Wild Field Trial Area (FWFTA) in Hale County, Alabama. To register for the hunts, call (334) 289-8030 starting Oct. 3. “Access to outdoor activities such as hunting should be ava... READ MORE

Deer archery season opens Sept. 24

Deer archery season opens Sept. 24

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio’s popular deer archery season opens statewide Saturday, Sept. 24 and closes Feb. 5, 2023. The 2021-22 deer season saw a record 95,303 deer taken with a bow, or 48% of the total harvest. Archery hunting continues to grow in popularity, partially driven by the accessibility of crossbow hunting. Approximately 71% of Ohio’s bow harvest... READ MORE

Deer seasons listed; archery opens Sept. 15

Deer seasons listed; archery opens Sept. 15

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Deer hunting in Missouri opens Sept. 15 with the archery season which runs through Nov. 11 and then again from Nov. 23 through Jan. 15, 2023. The two firearms youth portions occur on Oct. 29 and 30 and Nov. 25-27. The firearms November portion runs Nov. 12-22. The antlerless portion runs Dec. 3-11. The alternative-methods portion runs Dec. 24 throu... READ MORE

Archery deer hunting opens Sept.10

Archery deer hunting opens Sept.10

By Georgia Department of Natural Resources

The statewide archery deer hunting season begins Sept. 10. Last year  83,000 archery hunters harvested over 44,000 deer. Statewide, hunters can use archery equipment throughout the entire 2022-2023 deer season. “Archery hunting season is nearly here and bowhunters get the ‘first shot,’ pun intended,” said state deer bi... READ MORE

Bowhunters asked to help monitor wildlife Sept. 12 to Nov. 11

Bowhunters asked to help monitor wildlife Sept. 12 to Nov. 11

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Bowhunters can help the Department of Conservation monitor the state’s terrestrial wildlife populations by submitting sightings during the early portion of the state’s deer archery and turkey season which runs Sept. 15 through Nov. 11. Hunters can report sightings through the Bowhunter Observation Survey. MDC has conducted an annual Bo... READ MORE

Special opportunity hunt registration opens Sept. 1

Special opportunity hunt registration opens Sept. 1

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Registration for most hunts on Alabama’s Special Opportunity Areas (SOAs) opens at 8 a.m. Sept. 1. SOAs are smaller than traditional Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) in acreage and are more suitable to a limited-quota hunting format, which reduces hunting pressure on game species and increases the quality of the hunting experience. The progr... READ MORE

Special opportunity hunt registration opens Sept. 1

Special opportunity hunt registration opens Sept. 1

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Registration for most hunts on Alabama’s Special Opportunity Areas (SOAs) opens at 8 a.m. Sept. 1. SOAs are smaller than traditional Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) in acreage and are more suitable to a limited-quota hunting format, which reduces hunting pressure on game species and increases the quality of the hunting experience. The progr... READ MORE

Turkey hunters set new record with spring harvest

Turkey hunters set new record with spring harvest

By New Hampshire Fish and Game

Turkey hunters set a new record with a total of 5,723 wild turkeys harvested during the spring season. This just surpasses the previous record that was set during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 when a total of 5,718 turkeys were harvested. The 2022 harvest was also an increase compared with last spring when 5,399 turkeys were harvest. The 2022 sprin... READ MORE

Enthusiasm high for the Outdoors at Expo

Enthusiasm high for the Outdoors at Expo

By David Rainer / Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Photo: With the Montgomery Convention Center packed with vendors, the aisles begin to fill with Buckmasters Expo attendees. Judging from the turnout at the recent Buckmasters Expo, the appeal of the great outdoors remains high, with plenty of spectators and vendors attending the 28th annual event in downtown Montgomery. Jackie Bushman, Buckmaster f... READ MORE

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