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Georgia Deer Baiting Changes
Posted on: 07/06/18

The Georgia Board of Natural Resources recently approved a measure allowing hunters on private lands across the state to hunt as close as they would like to supplemental feed. This change, in effect for the 2018–19 deer hunting season, remedies an existing disparity among...

Massachusetts MassWildlife Proposes Extended Archery Season
Posted on: 07/06/18

MassWildlife filed a regulatory amendment that would extend the archery deer season by two weeks (opening the first Saturday after Thanksgiving) in eastern Massachusetts (zones 10-14). Currently, the regulation change is...

Apply for the Massachusetts 2018 Quabbin Deer Hunt by Aug 31
Posted on: 07/06/18

Massachusetts is accepting applications for the 2018 Quabbin Deer Hunt. Applications are available online between July 1 and August 31. There is no application fee. All applications must be submitted online. In addition...

Apply for Massachusetts 2018 Antlerless Deer Permits by July 16
Posted on: 07/06/18

The deadline to apply for a Massachusetts 2018 antlerless deer permit is July 16. Applications are available online at MassFishHunt. There is no fee to apply; however...

Wyoming Accepting Applications for 2018 Glendo & Springer Special Pheasant Hunts
Posted on: 07/06/18

Wyoming is accepting applications for 2018 Glendo and Springer Special Pheasant Hunts. July 2 to Sept 17. Applications are available online for residents and non-residents. Hunters are reminded that in addition to appropriate licensing, the $12.50 pheasant special management permit is required for...

Apply for Wyoming 2018 Limited-Quota Fall Turkey Hunts by July 31
Posted on: 07/06/18

Wyoming is accepting applications for 2018 limited quota fall turkey & sandhill cranehunts July 2 to July 31. Applications for residents and non-residents are available online. Many areas are hunted with a general license (full price), that can be purchased over-the-counter, but some areas have a limited quota license...

Wyoming Implements New Regulation to Help Combat CWD
Posted on: 07/06/18

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has a new tool it can use to help measure any future efforts to try and manage chronic wasting disease. The new regulation allows Game and Fish to mandate that harvested deer, elk and moose in certain hunt areas be tested for CWD. However...

Apply for Wyoming 2018 Resident and Non-Resident Preference Points by Oct 31
Posted on: 07/06/18

Wyoming is accepting applications for 2018 Resident and Non-Resident Preference Points July 2 to Oct 31. Applications for residents and non-residents are available online. Wyoming 2018 Preference points can be purchased for resident and nonresident moose and bighorn sheep and nonresident elk, deer and antelope. In addition...

Apply for Wyoming 2018 Limited-Quota Grizzly Bear Hunt by July 16
Posted on: 07/06/18

Wyoming is accepting applications for 2018 limited-quota grizzly bear hunts July 2 to July 16. Applications for residents and non-residents are available online. The hunt's rules will allow up to 22 grizzlies to be killed in a wide area east and south of...