Hunting News

Drone use illegal while hunting

Drone use illegal while hunting

By South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks

South Dakota hunters are reminded that using drones while hunting is illegal. In addition, outdoor enthusiasts should be aware drone usage is not allowed in any state park or recreation area without prior approval from the state park manager. It is also illegal to scare, chase, harass, disperse, rally or disturb wildlife by any means other than by legal...

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104 elk taken during weeklong elk season

104 elk taken during weeklong elk season

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

More than 89 percent of the hunters participating in Pennsylvania’s 2017 elk hunt have taken home a trophy. The Game Commission reports 104 elk were taken by hunters during the regular one-week elk season that ended Nov. 4. For those licensed to hunt antlered elk, also known as bulls, the success rate was 100 percent. The 2017 harvest included som...

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Recent Hunting News

Buck and antlerless firearms seasons open Nov. 20
Buck and antlerless firearms seasons open Nov. 20

By West Virginia Department of Natural Resources

When the traditional buck firearms season starts Monday, Nov. 20, hunters should see plenty of deer with the season opening so close to the rut. The season runs through Dec. 2. “Hunters should enjoy a great deer season in 2017,&rdqu... READ MORE


Opening weekend harvest totals 94,000+
Opening weekend harvest totals 94,000+

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Preliminary data shows deer hunters in Missouri harvested 94,977 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of the fall firearms deer season Nov. 11 and 12. Of the 94,977 deer harvested, 54,027 were antlered bucks, 9,535 were... READ MORE


Landowners warned to check value of their trees
Landowners warned to check value of their trees

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

With high market prices for hardwood logs and lumber, timber sellers need to exercise caution. That’s the advice to Illinois forest landowners from the Division of Forest Resources. Landowners stand to be paid record-high prices for ... READ MORE


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