Hunting News

New user-friendly options to log and report harvested deer

New user-friendly options to log and report harvested deer

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Beginning this year, hunters will have new user-friendly options available to them for logging and reporting their harvested deer. Option A – Log and Report (Steps 1 and 2) on a mobile device with the FWC Fish|Hunt Florida App or online. Option B – Log (Step 1) on a paper deer harvest log and then report (Step 2) at go OutdoorsFlorida.c... READ MORE

Bonus antlerless authorizations on sale mid-August

Bonus antlerless authorizations on sale mid-August

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

The final 2020 deer season structure and antlerless harvest authorization levels has been approved. Deer hunting licenses are currently on sale for the 2020 deer seasons. One or more Farmland (Zone 2) antlerless deer harvest authorizations are included with the purchase of each deer hunting license and are available for selection through GoWild li... READ MORE

Florida removes 5,000 invasive Burmese pythons

Florida removes 5,000 invasive Burmese pythons

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

A new milestone has been reached in efforts to restore the Everglades with the removal of 5,000 invasive Burmese pythons from the South Florida Everglades ecosystem. “We’ve learned through the Python Challenge that experience counts when finding and removing Burmese pythons,” said Rodney Barreto, FWC Commissioner. “We can&r... READ MORE

Public hunting access adds additional archery deer dates

Public hunting access adds additional archery deer dates

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

A third archery deer hunting period from Dec. 16 to 31 has been added to the Illinois Recreational Access program for 2020. “With archery deer hunting in high demand for IRAP, we asked landowners if they would allow for hunting in December and many were willing,” said Tammy Miller, IRAP manager. IRAP archery deer hunting is also avail... READ MORE

Commission finalizes fall turkey season dates

Commission finalizes fall turkey season dates

By South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission

The Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized the proposal to decrease the number of licenses available for the 2020 and 2021 fall turkey hunting seasons. After receiving public comments, the Black Hills season will see a 50% reduction in tags with 100 resident and 8 nonresident single-tag, any turkey licenses. The prairie units will have 400 ... READ MORE

Big game permits available Aug. 3

Big game permits available Aug. 3

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Hunters may begin purchasing for 2020 big game permits Aug. 3. Residents, nonresidents and eligible landowners may purchase any remaining deer and antelope permits, and residents and eligible landowners may purchase any remaining elk permits. The permits, which include forfeited and unsold draw permits, will be available at 1 p.m. Aug. 3 through ... READ MORE

Public asked to report turkey sightings in July, August

Public asked to report turkey sightings in July, August

By Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Volunteers are needed to help with the annual DNREC wild turkey productivity survey during July and August. The public is encouraged to monitor and report wild turkey sightings to provide data to help the Division of Fish and Wildlife sustainably manage the state’s turkey population. Since the annual wild turkey productivity survey began in... READ MORE

Great American Outdoor Act passes; to be signed into law

Great American Outdoor Act passes; to be signed into law

By Safari Club International

On July 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Great American Outdoors Act, one of the most meaningful pieces of legislation in American history when it comes to protecting the nation’s wild places and wild things, and providing the public with opportunities to explore and recreate in the great outdoors. The bill passed the U.S. Hou... READ MORE

2020 black bear hunt lottery now open

2020 black bear hunt lottery now open

By Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Applications for the 2020 black bear hunt lottery are now open. The application deadline is Aug. 31 and the drawing will be Sept. 3. Successful applicants will receive a permit valid for the five-day hunting season, Oct. 26-30, in Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington counties. The department will issue 950 hunting permits this yea... READ MORE

Regulation books now online; licenses available Aug. 1

Regulation books now online; licenses available Aug. 1

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Hunters can begin planning for deer season with the release of the 2020 Minnesota Hunting and Trapping regulations handbook. Hunting licenses go on sale Aug. 1. The handbooks is now available on the DNR deer hunting page, and licenses can be obtained by calling (888)665-4236 or online. “This season, hunters in general will see more chanc... READ MORE

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