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Managed hunt applications open July 1 online

Managed hunt applications open July 1 online

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online for a chance at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout Missouri this fall and winter. Managed deer hunts are held throughout the state for archery, muzzleloading and modern firearms from mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state and other parks, national wildlife refuges, an... READ MORE

New interactive map, 2015-16 deer hunter survey available

New interactive map, 2015-16 deer hunter survey available

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission

The Deer Management Program has a new tool for Florida deer hunters—an interactive Florida Buck Registry map showing where entries are located by county. Hunters can search the new map by antler score range, year, method of take and typical or non-typical antlers. Also available is a map of Florida with color-coded counties based on which co... READ MORE

1900+ youth elk hunting licenses on sale July 5

1900+ youth elk hunting licenses on sale July 5

By New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

More than 1,900 youth antlerless elk licenses go on sale at 10 a.m. July 5 through the Game and Fish online license system. The sale, designed to encourage youth hunting, includes almost 1,500 licenses for hunters using any legal weapon and 390 licenses for hunters using a muzzleloader or bow. Licenses will be sold online only on a first-come, fi... READ MORE

Hunt Arizona now available

Hunt Arizona now available

By Arizona Game and Fish Department

The 2017 edition of “Hunt Arizona,” the Game and Fish Department’s yearly compilation of big and small game hunting statistics, is now available online. The free, downloadable, PDF publication includes draw, survey and harvest statistics for a five-year period, as well as information on distribution, life history and behavior of ... READ MORE

CrossBreed® Holsters Offers Big Discount

CrossBreed® Holsters Offers Big Discount

By Crossbreed Holsters

CrossBreed® Holsters, a leading manufacturer in the category of concealed carry, honors the first responders and health week with a 30% off discount. Choose any Inside the Waistband Holsters (IWB) holsters and receive 30% off any belt style effective now through June 24, 2017. In addition to the valuable discount CrossBreed is offering, they ar... READ MORE

Alligator hunt permit application period June 15-30

Alligator hunt permit application period June 15-30

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Applications for alligator season opened online June 15 and will close at midnight June 30. 2017 marks the eleventh season of modern-day alligator hunting in Arkansas.  To date, the largest alligator taken during the 2015 season at 3 feet, 10 inches. “We always have some big gators come in during the hunt,” said Mark Barbee, biol... READ MORE

DPA boundaries changed to protect deer, moose health

DPA boundaries changed to protect deer, moose health

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Deer permit area boundaries will change this fall for six DPAs in northeastern Minnesota. The changes were made to better reflect where deer and moose are on the landscape, habitat quality, reducing disease and parasite transmission from deer to moose, and to enhance the management needs of both deer and moose. Ongoing research continues to point... READ MORE

Limited bear firearms season permit applications open

Limited bear firearms season permit applications open

By West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

The application period is now open for a limited number of permits for black bear hunting during traditional deer gun season in eight counties. Hunters can hunt bear without dogs on public and private land in Cabell, Doddridge, Harrison, Lincoln, Marion, Marshall, Mineral and Wetzel counties Nov. 20 through Dec. 2. The application deadline is mi... READ MORE

Hunting licenses on sale June 19

Hunting licenses on sale June 19

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

When Pennsylvania hunters and trappers line up June 19 to purchase 2017-18 licenses, they should be aware of changes implemented since last year. The new licenses become valid July 1. After that date, all who hunt, trap or apply for an antlerless deer license must have an up-to-date 2017-18 license to do so. One noticeable change is that the full... READ MORE

$1.1 billion distributed to state wildlife agencies via Pittman-Robertson

$1.1 billion distributed to state wildlife agencies via Pittman-Robertson

By United States Department of the Interior

Funding benefits in conservation, outdoor recreation and the economy, the Interior Department has apportioned $1.1 billion in annual funding for state wildlife agencies. Revenue sources were generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration acts. State-by-state listings of the final Fiscal year 2... READ MORE

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