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Alabama Regular Waterfowl Hunting Season Opens Nov 24
Posted on: 10/12/17

Alabama regular 2017-18 waterfowl hunting season for duck and geese opens Nov 24. Duck, Coot and Merganser: November 24 - November 25 and December 2 - January 28. Geese: October 7 - October 21, November 24 - November 25 and...

Illinois Reservations Now Available for Annual ICF Director's Pheasant/Quail Hunt
Posted on: 10/12/17

Join Illinois DNR Director Wayne Rosenthal in support of the Illinois Conservation Foundation at the annual ICF Director’s Hunt at Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area in southern Illinois. The two-day controlled pheasant and quail hunt – co-sponsored by Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever – is scheduled for...

Louisiana Hunter Shoots Potential Archery State Record Non-Typical Buck
Posted on: 10/12/17

A dentist in Louisiana has a great reason to be smiling this month, after he took down a buck that could go down as the biggest non-typical deer taken with a bow the state has ever seen – and the hunting story is as good as gold . As Louisiana Sportsman reports, Dr. Frank Sullivan had more than a couple run-ins with this buck – in fact, he thought it died twice!...

Montana Hunters be BEAR aware as General Big Game Season Starts Oct 21
Posted on: 10/12/17

Antelope rifle season is in full swing, archery season is still underway and the general big game season starts Oct. 21. It’s important for all hunters to practice bear aware behavior. In Montana, bear country can be anywhere in the western half of the state and sometimes beyond. Recently grizzly bears have...

Big Time Texas Hunts Entry Deadline Oct 15
Posted on: 10/12/17

Hunters hoping for a chance at premium guided hunt packages through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Big Time Texas Hunts program have until midnight Sunday, Oct. 15 to enter. That’s the deadline for the opportunity to be selected for these top shelf hunting adventures. In addition..

Turkey Stops US Visas, Blocking Tourist Travel
Posted on: 10/12/17

On Monday, October 9, Turkey halted all visa services to Americans, bringing US tourist travel to the country to a halt. Various international media outlets have reported on the visa restrictions, which have apparently resulted from a diplomatic row over the arrest of a US consulate employee in Istanbul. the US suspended processing of non-immigrant visas for Turkish citizens on Sunday, and Turkey...

WV Special Antlerless Deer Season Opens Oct 21
Posted on: 10/12/17

The three-day special antlerless deer season for youth hunters, persons who possess a Class Q/QQ permit and senior citizens with a Class XS license will soon be underway. The first segment of the season is one day, Oct. 21, and the second segment is...

B.C. Shuts Down Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting Effective Nov 30, 2017
Posted on: 10/11/17

Trophy hunting for grizzly bears in British Columbia comes to an end effective November 30, 2017. Hunters will no longer be allowed to keep the hide, head or paws of any bear they kill. If you have a grizzly bear hunt booked in British Columbia for 2018 or beyond...

B.C. Hunting Closures will help Protect Moose in the Cariboo Region
Posted on: 10/11/17

Two areas of the Cariboo Region in British Columbia that were severely impacted by wildfires this summer will be closed to moose hunting for the October 15-31 and November 1-15 seasons. Zones A and C of management unit 5-13 in the Cariboo contain high quality moose habitat that was...

Canada Expected to Make Major Changes to Drinking While Canoeing Laws
Posted on: 10/11/17

It may soon be legal to paddle a canoe and enjoy a few drinks at the same time in Canada. Paddling a canoe while bombed is still not a very good idea, but if you live in Canada, you may not have to worry about it costing you a suspended driver’s license and impounded car anymore. However...