Hunting News

Modernizing Pittman-Robertson Fund Senate bill introduced

Modernizing Pittman-Robertson Fund Senate bill introduced

By Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

The Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act was introduced in the U.S. Senate July 11. The bipartisan bill seeks to provide flexibility to state agencies to use Pittman-Robertson funds for the recruitment, retention and reactivation of hunters and recreational shooters. The legislation would not increase taxes or existing user fees...

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Online applications now open for reserved hunts

Online applications now open for reserved hunts

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Since July 1, hunters can apply online for a reserved hunt for deer, waterfowl, pheasant and doves. The online method is the only way to apply. Applicants must possess a hunting license valid for the hunt for which they are applying, and applications must be completed by the deadline. Hunters will be selected through a random computerized drawing. An email...

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Recent Hunting News

Hunters harvest 564 wild turkeys during spring season
Hunters harvest 564 wild turkeys during spring season

By Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife

Delaware’s month-long spring wild turkey hunting season which ended May 11, yielded a harvest of 564 birds, slightly lower than last year’s harvest of 571 birds. Toms accounted for 439 of the harvested birds this year, represent... READ MORE


New multi-site deer lottery applications close Aug. 15
New multi-site deer lottery applications close Aug. 15

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Applications for the new unrestricted multi-site deer hunt lottery for on public lands hunts are open through Aug. 15. New just this year, the unrestricted multi-site lottery application will cover hunting opportunities on Bear Island, Donn... READ MORE


Aug. 23 deadline for private land archery deer hunt applications
Aug. 23 deadline for private land archery deer hunt applications

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Applications are now being accepted for archery deer hunting on private land in October through the Illinois Recreational Access Program (IRAP). The application deadline is Aug. 23. IRAP has more than 20,600 acres of private land leased for... READ MORE


MDC reduces counties in CWD management zone
MDC reduces counties in CWD management zone

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Starting in July, the number of counties in Missouri’s management zone for chronic wasting disease (CWD) will be reduced from 48 to 29. Changes to the CWD Management Zone also will impact restrictions on feeding deer, antler-point re... READ MORE


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