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A Hunters Pre-Season Checklist
Posted on: 08/18/18

You are a hunter. Your thoughts are now drifting toward cool, crisp mornings, falling leaves and maybe a bit of snow cover on the ground. It is time to do your homework. Here is a handy, but extensive checklist for you to use to make certain that you are fully prepared when your hunting season arrives...

Hunting Gear Checklist for Big Game
Posted on: 08/18/18

Big game hunting needs some amount of seriousness. Planning is necessary due to the risks involved like high altitude, cold weather, exhaustion and fatigue, and attacks from wild animals. Common among the big game animals in North America are moose, elk, deer, caribou, buffalo, big horn sheep, mountain lion and bears. The Hunting Gear Checklist for Big Game covers the necessary hunting equipment needed in the field to transport and perserve your trophy...

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Idaho Bowhunter Survived Recent Grizzly Bear Attack in Montana -- Hunters Cautioned to be Aware of Bears in MT and WY
Posted on: 10/19/18

Authorities from both Wyoming & Montana are warning hunters to be aware of bears. Recently, an Idaho bowhunter survived a grizzly attack in Montana near Yellowstone National Park after unintentionally startling a sow and her cub. The bear sunk its teeth into his arm breaking it in two places and left a gnarly claw mark near his eye, but he survived, and has his...

Kentucky Recommends New Catfish and Pay Lake Regulations
Posted on: 10/19/18

The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission has proposed new regulations establishing statewide limits on trophy catfish, and proposed tightening existing regulations on the commercial harvest of large catfish and their use by pay lakes. A proposal approved by the commission would limit anglers to...

Kentucky 2018 Deer Season Update
Posted on: 10/19/18

Many Kentucky deer hunters rejoiced recently over a break in a weather pattern that had been alternating between stifling heat and soaking rains. On deck for deer hunters in Kentucky are the October muzzleloader (Oct. 20-21), modern gun (Nov. 10-25) and..

New Mexico 2018 Late-season Archery Elk Licenses Available Oct 31
Posted on: 10/19/18

275 first-come, first-served 2018 New Mexico late season bull elk archery hunting licenses will go on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 31. The licenses will be available on the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish website. Available licenses include...

Maine to Release 2300 Pheasants as 2018 Hunting Season Gets Underway
Posted on: 10/18/18

With the assistance of dedicated Fish and Game clubs, MDIFW annually releases pheasants into York and Cumberland counties to provide hunting opportunities. This year, we will release 2300 pheasants, divided among 20 sites. The season runs from October 1-December 31, and has a...

Emergency Rules Enacted for Maine Deer, Moose Hunters to Prevent CWD
Posted on: 10/18/18

With Chronic Wasting Disease discovered in bordering Quebec, the Maine DIFW implemented emergency rules designed to protect Maine's deer and moose herds, and keep Maine CWD free. In order to halt the spread of CWD and keep this devastating disease out of Maine has implemented the following rules regarding the importation of...

Maine 2018 Firearm Deer Hunting Season Opens Oct 27
Posted on: 10/18/18

Maine hunters are starting to get ready for the 2018 deer hunting season. The deer season, using a firearm, starts October 27 for Maine Residents’ Day, before non-resident hunters are able to take to the woods on the official opening day, October 29. Youth hunting enthusiasts will have their own day on...

Register for Ohio 2018 Youth Pheasant Hunt Opportunity by Nov 7
Posted on: 10/18/18

Mulberry Pheasantry of Camden, Ohio in conjunction with the Butler County Chapter of Pheasants Forever is once again holding a youth pheasant hunt according to the Ohio DNR. The registration deadline is November 7. The hunt, complete with guides and hunting dogs, will be held on Saturday and Sunday November 10-11, at Mulberry Pheasantry Hunting Preserve. There is a fee of $20, which includes...

Vermont Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area Expands by 54 Acre
Posted on: 10/18/18

Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area, well known for its waterfowl and songbird habitat, has grown to nearly 1,200 permanently conserved acres through the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s purchase of 54 acres of land in Mt. Tabor. The Vermont Land Trust facilitated the transaction. The new addition, known as Hallagan Woodlot, is a land-locked, forested parcel nestled between...

Vermont 2018 Rifle Deer Season Opens Nov 10 - Youth Deer Weekend Nov 3-4
Posted on: 10/18/18

The Vermont 2018 rifle deer hunting season opens Nov 10 and runs through Nov 25th following the Youth deer weekend Nov 3-4. No more than three deer per year, only two may be legal bucks. Only one legal buck may be taken during each season. No antler restrictions apply for Youth Deer Weekend. Muzzleloader antlerless permits will...