Hunting News

SC 2021 deer harvest report now available

SC 2021 deer harvest report now available

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Hunters took fewer deer in 2021 than the previous year, a decrease biologists attribute to a smaller number of hunters. Fewer coyotes were also killed incidental to deer hunting last year, and there was a slight drop in the number of wild hogs taken. Hunters surveyed by Department of Natural Resources for the 2021 deer harvest reported a decrease of 12% in...

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Bonus antlerless deer harvest authorizations on sale Aug. 15

Bonus antlerless deer harvest authorizations on sale Aug. 15

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Bonus antlerless harvest authorizations will be available for purchase at 10 a.m. Aug. 15 at license sales locations and the GoWild license portal. Deer population levels vary throughout the state, and antlerless harvest opportunities vary by management zone. This allows for greater harvest opportunities where deer are abundant and a more conservative harv...

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Recent Hunting News

Antlerless deer permit lottery closes Aug. 1
Antlerless deer permit lottery closes Aug. 1

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. Applications must be completed by Aug. 1 for the Sept. 1 drawing. There is no fee... READ MORE


Rule changes on DNR properties take effect July 20
Rule changes on DNR properties take effect July 20

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Several rule changes that affect DNR properties took effect July 20 after recent approvals by the Natural Resources Commission, Indiana Attorney General’s office, and the Governor’s office. Changes include the following:Stands o... READ MORE


Muzzleloader antlerless deer permits now available
Muzzleloader antlerless deer permits now available

By Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

Vermont’s muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit applications are available online at Vermont Fish and Wildlife’s website and from license agents. A link to the information and online applications is on the home page. The de... READ MORE


Deer hunting access permit applications now open
Deer hunting access permit applications now open

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

The deer hunting access permit application period opened July 15 and will close Aug. 15. Some hunters may need to apply for a limited-hunt access permit to hunt in some areas. Universal antlerless licenses are available for purchase over th... READ MORE


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