Hunting News

Turkey license numbers expand, season set

Turkey license numbers expand, season set

By North Dakota Game and Fish Department

The Game and Fish Department is offering 7,005 wild turkey licenses for the 2021 spring hunting season, 775 more than last year. The deadline for applying is Feb. 10. Fifteen of the 22 hunting units have more spring licenses than last year and six remain the same. Unit 21, (Hettinger and Adams counties, is again closed due to lack of turkeys in the unit. O...

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Task force maps feral hog removal through online survey

Task force maps feral hog removal through online survey

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

The Arkansas Feral Hog Eradication Task Force has unveiled a new tool to help coordinate the fight against the invasive pests. The new mobile-friendly survey will enable any private landowner or hunter to upload information about feral hog sightings and removal efforts in Arkansas. The Arkansas Feral Hog Control Survey, built on a mobile platform called Ar...

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Recent Hunting News

Mature buck harvest sets new national record
Mature buck harvest sets new national record

By National Deer Association

Deer hunters in the United States took more adult and mature bucks in the 2019-20 hunting season than ever reported, based on a near-record buck harvest of 2.9 million and a record 39% of those bucks estimated to be 3 1/2 years or older. T... READ MORE


Deer harvest totals 296,516; Archery harvest 67,180 and 2,905 turkeys
Deer harvest totals 296,516; Archery harvest 67,180 and 2,905 turkeys

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Missouri's 2020-2021 deer-hunting season ended Jan. 15 with a preliminary total deer harvest for the season of 296,516. Of deer harvested, 140,468 were antlered bucks, 28,587 were button bucks, and 127,461 were does.Top harvest counties for... READ MORE


Deer Private Land Assistance Network grant applications open
Deer Private Land Assistance Network grant applications open

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

The application period for the Deer Private Land Assistance Network grant program is now open. The cooperative grant program, known as Deer PLAN, funds deer habitat improvement projects on private land in the northern Lower Peninsula. ... READ MORE


1,056 wildlife illegally killed in Utah in 2020
1,056 wildlife illegally killed in Utah in 2020

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

The total number of wild animals taken illegally in Utah in 2020 was slightly lower than the number taken in 2019, Utah DWR conservation officers report. In 2020, a total of 1,056 animals were killed illegally in the state. In 2019, a total... READ MORE


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