Hunting News

Deer lottery applications now available

Deer lottery applications now available

By South Carolina Department of Natura Resources

Applications for deer lottery hunts on public lands are now open through 5 p.m. on Aug. 15. Applications can be made online. The unrestricted multi-site lottery application from 2019 remains in effect and will cover hunting opportunities on Bear Island, Donnelley and Bonneau Ferry WMA with no antler restrictions at these sites. The other multi-site lottery...

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Antlerless deer permit deadline July 16

Antlerless deer permit deadline July 16

By Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Antlerless deer permits for 2020 are available now through July 16. Hunters should check back after Aug. 1 to verify if they are eligible to purchase the permit. Hunters are required to have a valid hunting or sporting license to apply for the antlerless permit. Although there is no application fee, a $5 fee is charged if a hunter is awarded a permit ...

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Recent Hunting News

Spring turkey harvest increases 21%
Spring turkey harvest increases 21%

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

During the 2020 spring season, hunters harvested 14,492 wild turkeys in 90 of 92 Indiana counties. This spring’s harvest is a 21% increase compared to that of the 2019 spring season. The 2020 spring season also broke the 2010 rec... READ MORE


New, friendlier user options to report deer harvest
New, friendlier user options to report deer harvest

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

New, user friendly options for logging and reporting harvested deer are available to hunters in 2020, following changes by the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  Hunter choices include Option A – Log and Report (Steps 1... READ MORE


2021 Bear hunting applications open July 1
2021 Bear hunting applications open July 1

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

The application period for the 2021 bear hunting season opens July 1 and will close Dec. 10, 2020. Applicants are reminded of new bear management zone boundaries beginning in 2021. Wildlife officials do not know how the changes will affect ... READ MORE


2019 season harvest report now available
2019 season harvest report now available

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

The full harvest report from 2019, now available, reveals a total of 187,587 deer were harvested this past season. During the inaugural statewide youth season, 5,829 deer were harvested. Overall, the season was very similar to the 2018 seas... READ MORE


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