Hunting News

Zinke order increases public access to federal lands for hunting, fishing

Zinke order increases public access to federal lands for hunting, fishing

By U.S. Department of the Interior

On Sept. 15, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed Secretarial Order 3356, which seeks to expand access on public and private lands and to promote hunting and fishing among youth, veterans, and minority communities. The goal is to support and expand hunting and fishing, enhance conservation stewardship, improve wildlife management, and increase...

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All hunters can now use crossbows during archery seasons

All hunters can now use crossbows during archery seasons

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Hunters in Illinois may use crossbows during archery hunting seasons, including the state archery deer season and the fall turkey archery season beginning October 1. The new law amends the Illinois Wildlife Code to repeal restrictions on the use of crossbows during archery hunting seasons in Illinois. Previously Illinois law allowed the use of crossbows ...

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Recent Hunting News

970 antlerless deer gun and fall turkey licenses available
970 antlerless deer gun and fall turkey licenses available

By North Dakota Game and Fish Department

More than 970 antlerless whitetail deer gun licenses are still available in three units after Game and Fish recently completed its second lottery drawing. Whitetail doe licenses remaining in units 3F1 (314 licenses), 3F2 (477 licenses) and... READ MORE


Mandatory CWD sampling planned Nov. 11-12
Mandatory CWD sampling planned Nov. 11-12

By Missouri Department of Natural Resources

On opening weekend November 11 and 12, the Department of Conservation will conduct mandatory CWD sampling of harvested deer in 25 counties, and will offer voluntary CWD sampling throughout entire deer season. Hunters who harvest deer in an... READ MORE


Iowa youth deer season begins Sept. 16
Iowa youth deer season begins Sept. 16

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Hunting tradition will be renewed when nearly 10,000 youths are expected to participate in the youth deer hunting season which opens Sept. 16. This season provides an opportunity to teach deer hunting, wildlife behavior, and safe hunting ... READ MORE


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