Hunting News

15,501 deer taken during gun season opener

15,501 deer taken during gun season opener

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Results from opening day of white-tailed deer-gun hunting season report 15,501 deer taken by Ohio hunters. During the 2018 season, 13,651 deer were harvested on the opening day of gun season. Top 10 counties for deer harvest on opening day include Coshocton (663), Ashtabula (601), Tuscarawas (557), Knox (544), Muskingum (511), Guernsey (426), Holmes (423)...

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$20,000 reward offered for help with 6 elk poaching cases

$20,000 reward offered for help with 6 elk poaching cases

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Missouri’s Operation Game Thief is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the poacher or poachers who shot a female adult elk and left it for dead Nov. 18 on National Park Service property near the end of M Highway in Carter County. No meat or other parts of the animal were taken. By the time the dead cow elk was found...

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Recent Hunting News

Historic Sunday hunting bill signed in Pennsylvania
Historic Sunday hunting bill signed in Pennsylvania

By Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

On Nov. 27, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, co-chair of the Governor's Sportsmen's Caucus, signed into law S. 147, marking significant progress to overturn the state's more than three-centuries old prohibition on Sunday hunting for game species... READ MORE


Hunters check 1,054 turkeys during fall season
Hunters check 1,054 turkeys during fall season

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Hunters checked 1,054 wild turkeys during the 2019 fall hunting season, open in 70 counties from Oct. 12-Dec.1. Ohio hunters took 1,131 wild turkeys during the 2018 fall season. A list of all wild turkeys checked during the 2019 fall hunti... READ MORE


Hunters check record 140,000 deer in first two weeks
Hunters check record 140,000 deer in first two weeks

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

With the first two weeks of modern gun deer season completed, Arkansas hunters have checked more than 140,000 deer throughout the state. To put things into perspective, Arkansas hunters have already checked more deer than the total harvest ... READ MORE


November firearms harvest totals 178,936 deer
November firearms harvest totals 178,936 deer

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Preliminary data shows deer hunters in Missouri harvested 178,936 deer during the November portion of fall firearms deer season, Nov. 16- 26. Of the 178,936 deer harvested, 91,420 were antlered bucks, 17,237 were button bucks, and 70,279 we... READ MORE


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