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Turkey season opens April 1-2 for youth hunters

Turkey season opens April 1-2 for youth hunters

By Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources

Kentucky’s spring turkey season is something of an obsession among hunters, and it’s right around the corner. Hunters ages 15 and younger are first up with youth-only season April 1-2. The general statewide season opens April 15 and runs through May 7. The state’s turkey flock numbered fewer than 2,400 birds when restoration effo... READ MORE

Fall turkey hunters invited to take online survey

Fall turkey hunters invited to take online survey

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Nebraska’s 2016 fall turkey hunters who provided an email address when purchasing a permit online have been sent email invitations to participate in a survey about their experiences. Those who did not provide an email address can take the survey at http://outdoornebraska.gov/turkeyhuntersurvey The survey results will be used to estimate sta... READ MORE

No cell service? Outdoors GA app can still check game

No cell service? Outdoors GA app can still check game

By Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Almost a year since its debut, the free Outdoors GA mobile app now allows users the ability to check their harvest, even when they are in an area without cell service. “We continue to be pleased with this free mobile app that gives both novice and seasoned outdoor enthusiasts essential information in the palm of their hand,” said Rusty... READ MORE

New hunting-fishing license system debuts April 1

New hunting-fishing license system debuts April 1

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Hunters and anglers who renew licenses in 2017 will now be able to do so online. As of April 1, all licenses and permits sold by the Game and Fish Commission will be available as a downloadable file that can be carried on a mobile phone or printed on a single piece of printer paper. The new system is part of an effort to make it as easy for hunte... READ MORE

Shed hunters must wait until April 1 to collect antlers

Shed hunters must wait until April 1 to collect antlers

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Hunters itching to get out and collect antlers shed by deer, elk and moose this winter, must wait until April 1 in Utah. Those who collect shed antlers before shed gathering season reopens April 1, could face a fine of up to $1,000. The season runs through April 15. But before shed hunters start to search, they are required complete the state's a... READ MORE

Mathews Launches Video Tribute to Women Bowhunters

Mathews Launches Video Tribute to Women Bowhunters

By Mathews, Inc.

Mathews recently released "DRIVE", a short video celebrating women bowhunters, who despite obstacles and naysayers dedicate themselves to this beloved, yet demanding, sport. The video features four women from around the country: a blacktail hunter and archery coach from northern California, a western big game hunter from Bozeman, Mo... READ MORE

White-nose syndrome confirmed in Nebraska

White-nose syndrome confirmed in Nebraska

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

White-nose syndrome (WNS), a fungal disease that affects hibernating bats, has been confirmed in Nebraska after several dozen dead bats were discovered during a recent survey of a mine in Cass County. The U.S. Geological Survey’s National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, Wis., confirmed the disease in three bats from the mine – a lit... READ MORE

$100,000 awarded for U.P. deer habitat improvement

$100,000 awarded for U.P. deer habitat improvement

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Eleven projects across 13 counties have been funded with $100,000 for deer habitat improvement grants in the Upper Peninsula. The Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative is a competitive grant program designed to enhance deer habitat on non-state-managed lands in the U.P. “This year's grants are for excellent projects designed to ad... READ MORE

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