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State by State 2019 Deer Hunting Forecast
Posted on: 07/17/19
A state-by-state analysis of your deer hunting prospects for fall of 2019. One look at America’s current deer hunting scene makes you realize we’re experiencing some pretty good days right now. Coast to coast and border to border, opportunities abound, from tracking big-woods whitetails in the Northeast, glassing for ghost-like mule deer in the Southwest, shivering on a treestand while attempting to ambush a thick-necked Midwest brute, and more...

How to Spot-and-Stalk Your Way to an Archery Antelope
Posted on: 07/11/19

Today, most bow­hunters use pop-up blinds for antelope. Bowhunting antelope on foot is never easy, but if you love the challenge you can do it regardless of water or weather conditions...

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Special California Dove Hunting Opportunities Available for 2019 Season
Posted on: 08/19/19

California’s dove hunting season is rapidly approaching, and the CDFW is now accepting applications for dove hunts throughout the state on both public land and private ranches. Hunters are reminded that nonlead ammunition is now required for hunting doves and taking wildlife anywhere in California with a firearm. The first half of the split dove season will be open statewide from Sept. 1-15, 2019. The second half will be open statewide from...

Deadline for Hunt Clubs to Enter Maryland Chesapeake Forest 2019 Hunting Lottery is Aug 27
Posted on: 08/19/19
Hunt clubs interested in obtaining a hunting lease agreement on Chesapeake Forest Lands can enter a lottery for individual, non-leased tracts in Dorchester, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. The Maryland DNR will accept online entries until Aug. 27. The department advises entrants to visit the forest tracts before making a selection, as some have limited access. Hunt clubs are expected to...

Montana Hunters Reminded of 2019 Elk B License Opportunity
Posted on: 08/19/19

As surplus licenses went on sale on Aug. 12, Montana hunters should remember that, according to the 2019 regulations, they are allowed only one Elk B License, despite legislation passed during the recent Montana Legislature. In the 2019 legislative session, House Bill 497 was passed providing hunters the opportunity to harvest up to three elk. However...

Montana Questions and Answers on Three-Elk Harvest Opportunity
Posted on: 08/19/19

Q: What is the new three elk discussion? I thought I could only harvest two elk per year. A: Partially true. In the 2019 legislative session, HB497 created the opportunity for a hunter to harvest up to three elk. However, our current 2019 Deer, Elk and Antelope regulations, as passed by the Fish & Wildlife Commission in February of 2018, indicate, Each hunter may possess only one (1) Elk B License per license year in addition to...

New Reservation Dates for Some Montana Block Management Areas in Region 7
Posted on: 08/19/19

For the majority of Block Management Areas allowing public hunting in Montana FWP Region 7 this fall, sportsmen and women can begin calling to make reservations on Thursday, Aug. 22. But for some properties, people will have to call on different dates to schedule a hunt this season. FWP currently handles access for 15 BMAs, and reservation dates for those will range from Aug. 22-28. In addition...

Expect Roadblocks in New Mexico Statewide During Hunting Seasons
Posted on: 08/19/19

Hunting seasons are underway and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will be conducting roadblocks throughout the state during fall hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations. At roadblocks, conservation officers also will check for compliance with the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Act. Drivers of vehicles hauling wood products will be asked to...

North Carolina Sets 2019-20 Waterfowl & Migratory Game Bird Seasons
Posted on: 08/19/19

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission set season dates, bag limits and applicable regulations for the 2019-20 waterfowl, webless migratory game bird (including doves) and extended falconry seasons. While many seasons remain unchanged, some notable changes are...

North Carolina Deer Hunting and Processing Seminars Offered in Raleigh, Fayetteville
Posted on: 08/19/19

The N.C. WRC will offer eight free deer hunting and processing seminars in Raleigh and Fayetteville in September and October. The “Introduction to Deer Hunting” and the Practical Deer Processing: From Field to Freezer seminars are intended for individuals who have never hunted or are new to hunting. Pre-registration is required, and participants must...

Leftover Tennessee Fall 2019 WMA Hunt Permits Available Aug 21
Posted on: 08/19/19

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is announcing thatleftover permits for fall Wildlife Management Area (WMA) hunts will be available on a first come, first serve basis beginning at 8 a.m. (CDT) on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Permits can be purchased online on the TWRA website, on the TWRA App., or at any TWRA license agent. There are 10 hunts available this year...