Hunting News

Dedicated bowhunters provide high quality data to DNR

Dedicated bowhunters provide high quality data to DNR

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

A unique relationship between Iowa bowhunters and the Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Research Section is entering its fourteenth year of partnering to collect observation data on wildlife they see while sitting in their tree stands. The data is important to population estimates used to guide resource management and regulation decisions. “I...

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Leashed tracking dogs allowed to recover big game

Leashed tracking dogs allowed to recover big game

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

As the statewide deer seasons kick off, hunters will have their first opportunity to recover big game they’ve shot by tracking the animal’s escape trail with a leashed dog. A new law allows for the use of leashed tracking dogs to recover big game that cannot be recovered by hunters.The legislation provides another choice for hunters who have sh...

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Recent Hunting News

Temporary hunting closures expired Oct. 4
Temporary hunting closures expired Oct. 4

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Temporary hunting season closures put in place for portions of the Pee Dee and Waccamaw River drainages following the widespread and catastrophic flooding in the wake of Hurricane Florence expired at midnight Oct. 4. Th... READ MORE


Deer hunters first need general game and habitat license
Deer hunters first need general game and habitat license

By North Dakota Game and Fish Department

Deer hunters are reminded of a state law that requires hunters to purchase a general game and habitat license before receiving a deer license. North Dakota Century Code 20.1-03-02 reads “a person may not acquire any resident or nonres... READ MORE


Deer tests positive for CWD in management zone
Deer tests positive for CWD in management zone

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

A deer taken during the opening weekend of archery season in southeastern Minnesota’s disease management zone has tested positive for chronic wasting disease. A hunter harvested the adult male deer about 1 mile east of Preston in the ... READ MORE


Hunters asked to volunteer for CWD monitoring
Hunters asked to volunteer for CWD monitoring

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Hunters can monitor the deer populations in northwest and northeast Indiana for chronic wasting disease (CWD) by voluntarily submitting harvested deer to the Department of Natural Resources for testing during the 2018-2019 deer hunting seas... READ MORE


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