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Savage Arms Introduces Model 10 GRS in 6mm Creedmoor

Savage Arms Introduces Model 10 GRS in 6mm Creedmoor

By Savage Arms

Savage Arms is pleased to offer serious long-range shooters a new secret weapon with the Savage Model 10 GRS in 6mm Creedmoor. The rifle delivers exceptional accuracy and performance whether you’re engaged in top-level competition or simply trying to beat your personal best. Shipments of these firearms are currently being delivered to dealers... READ MORE

Proposal to expand hunting, fishing at wildlife refuges

Proposal to expand hunting, fishing at wildlife refuges

By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

On August 9, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke proposed to open or expand hunting and fishing opportunities at 10 national wildlife refuges. If finalized, it would bring the number of refuges where the public may hunt up to 373, and up to 312 where fishing would be permitted. The USFWS is seeking comments from the public for 30 days regarding... READ MORE

New regulation for bear hunting; season starts Sept. 1

New regulation for bear hunting; season starts Sept. 1

By Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

Vermont’s bear hunting season starts September 1, and hunters can improve their chances if they scout ahead of time to find fall foods such as wild apples, beechnuts, acorns, and berries -- where bears will be feeding. This year, hunters are reminded a new regulation now requires them to submit a bear tooth so wildlife managers can collect i... READ MORE

Wild game processors now need free DNR permit

Wild game processors now need free DNR permit

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Commercial game processors must immediately register with the Department of Natural Resources. The free registration is part of a larger set of deer management regulations related to hunting licenses, chronic wasting disease response measures, urban conflict and other issues. “This free permit is to determine how many game processors are in... READ MORE

Firearm deer permits accepted until August 18

Firearm deer permits accepted until August 18

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Firearm deer permits applications will be accepted until August 18 for the third lottery drawing for 2017 Illinois firearm and muzzleloader deer permits.  For details, check here. Resident archery combination and antlerless-only archery deer permits are available over-the-counter from DNR direct license and permit vendors. Locate a vendor by ... READ MORE

EHD strain found in Kentucky deer

EHD strain found in Kentucky deer

By Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) has been reported in white-tailed deer in several east Kentucky counties. The Department of Fish and Wildlife received confirmation from the Georgia-based Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study August 9 of a Kentucky deer with a strain of the disease. “Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease is not transm... READ MORE

Federal Premium Now Offers Its Famed Trophy Bonded Tip as a Component Bullet

Federal Premium Now Offers Its Famed Trophy Bonded Tip as a Component Bullet

By Federal Premium

Federal Premium Ammunition is pleased to announce it is now offering its popular Trophy Bonded Tip as a component bullet for handloading. The full line of competitively priced component bullets is available in six popular caliber and weight options. Shipments of the bullets are being delivered to dealers. Based on Federal Premium’s popular an... READ MORE

Free permit needed for wildlife management areas

Free permit needed for wildlife management areas

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

People who hunt, trap, fish or boat on Arkansas’ WMAs are now required to obtain a free General Use WMA Permit through the Commission’s license system. The permit may be obtained at any license vendor, or by calling (800)364-4263, or online. It can be added as a code to your existing license or obtained on its own. The purpose of t... READ MORE

60 Arizona elk coming to West Virginia in 2018

60 Arizona elk coming to West Virginia in 2018

By West Virginia Department of Natural Resources

Sixty elk will be making their way to West Virginia in 2018 through a partnership between the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and the Arizona Game and Fish Department. During its August 4 meeting, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved the capture of five dozen elk to be transported to West Virginia as part of the WV... READ MORE

Hunting on state recreation areas opens Sept. 5

Hunting on state recreation areas opens Sept. 5

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Although several hunting seasons will be open during Labor Day weekend, hunters are reminded that state recreation areas (SRA) remain closed to hunting until September 5. SRA regulations prohibit any hunting until the Tuesday following Labor Day. Archery deer, dove, grouse and other small game seasons open September 1. The early teal season begins... READ MORE

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