Hunting News

Preliminary spring turkey harvest totals 15,189 birds

Preliminary spring turkey harvest totals 15,189 birds

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Turkey hunters harvested a preliminary statewide total of 15,189 wild turkeys during the 2019 spring turkey season, and increase compared with the 2018 statewide turkey harvest of 13,494 birds. The statewide preliminary total includes the 2019 Youth Turkey Season harvest of 1,364 birds, compared with the 2018 youth harvest of 1,143 turkeys. The statewide r...

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Deer, feral pig private land bait bill becomes law

Deer, feral pig private land bait bill becomes law

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Hunters in Alabama can now hunt white-tailed deer (when in season) and feral pigs with the aid of bait on privately owned or leased lands if they have purchased and are in possession of an annual bait privilege license issued by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The new license, $15 for resident individual hunters and $51 for no...

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Recent Hunting News

2018-19 deer harvest ranks second all-time highest
2018-19 deer harvest ranks second all-time highest

By Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Hunters in Delaware harvested 14,883 deer during the 2018-19 hunting season, the sixth year in a row that the state’s white-tailed deer harvest has exceeded 14,000 deer. This season’s harvest ranked as the second highest in Dela... READ MORE


Alligator hunt permit process opens May 17
Alligator hunt permit process opens May 17

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Since 1988, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and its predecessor, the Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, have offered hunters the opportunity to take part in their annual statewide recreational alligator harves... READ MORE


Nonresident deer hunting applications now open
Nonresident deer hunting applications now open

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Applications opened May 4 for Iowa nonresident deer hunting tags and licenses. The process will close June 2 at midnight. Preference point purchases and applications are no longer available by phone and only will be accessible online. To ... READ MORE


38,777 birds harvested during spring turkey season
38,777 birds harvested during spring turkey season

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Preliminary data from the Department of Conservation shows that turkey hunters checked 36,231 birds during the 2019 regular spring turkey season, April 15 through May 5. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 785 birds checked, Texas with ... READ MORE


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