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Look Out, Pros!

Look Out, Pros!

By Ken Piper

4-H kids light up the Buckmasters Top Bow range. The Buckmasters Top Bow Indoor World Championship gets most of the attention throughout the Buckmasters Expo, but there’s another archery tournament going on in conjunction with the Top Bow event that deserves its share of recognition. While the professionals are duking it out at the Expo, you... READ MORE

7 the Hard Way

7 the Hard Way

By Ken Piper

Luck had nothing to do with shooter’s seventh world title. Joseph Goza did the improbable, not just in winning his seventh Buckmasters Top Bow Indoor World Championship, but also by making it two in a row, and further because he came from the elimination bracket to do it – again. While Joseph is a great and gracious champion, you had t... READ MORE

Buckmasters Longest-Running Hunting Show on TV

Buckmasters Longest-Running Hunting Show on TV

By David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Photo: Jackie Bushman, Buckmasters' CEO and founder, always says his favorite Buckmasters event each year is the Life Hunt at Sedgefields Plantation.As a teenager and young adult, one TV show I did not miss was “The American Sportsman” with host Curt Gowdy. The highlights were the bird-hunting trips with Phil Harris, Bing Crosby and the... READ MORE

Landmark revision made to eagle retention policy

Landmark revision made to eagle retention policy

By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

In a monumental decision that underscores the U.S. Fish and Wildlife agency commitment to honoring the wishes of federally recognized tribes, the agency has revised policy regarding retention of eagle remains on lands within Indian Country. Federally recognized Tribes are now able to retain bald and golden eagle remains found on these lands under c... READ MORE

No cell coverage in the woods? There’s an digital answer

No cell coverage in the woods? There’s an digital answer

By Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Being a responsible user of the Maine outdoors means staying informed and complying with current laws and rules. Popular summary guides make it easy to find and follow laws and rules that apply to hunters, and new digital formats allow hunters to quickly check a law, confirm legal hunting hours, look up best practices and more – from anywher... READ MORE

DNR confirms deer sick, dead from EHD in Clark County

DNR confirms deer sick, dead from EHD in Clark County

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Preliminary lab results were positive for epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) virus in a sample of a dead deer from Clark County submitted by DNR staff to a lab for testing early this month. Additional testing is required to determine the strain of EHD virus. Results of testing of samples from deer from several other counties are pending. EHD is a ... READ MORE

Hunting and trapping licenses now on sale

Hunting and trapping licenses now on sale

By New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Sporting licenses and Deer Management Permits (DMPs) for the 2019-20 season are now on sale. Licenses and permits can be purchased at any license-issuing agent, by calling (866)933-2257 or online. The new hunting and trapping licenses are valid from Sept. 1 through Aug. 31, 2020, and annual fishing licenses are valid for 365 days from date of purc... READ MORE

Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting seasons

Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting seasons

By New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

As fall hunting seasons get underway the Department of Game and Fish will conductroadblocks throughout the state to collect harvest data and detect wildlife law violations. Conservation officers may be assisted by other agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Police or county sheriff’s offices. A... READ MORE

Oops. New law left out of Iowa hunting regulations

Oops. New law left out of Iowa hunting regulations

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

The printed version of the 2019-20 Iowa Hunting, Trapping and Migratory Game Bird Regulations unintentionally omitted the language from a new state law that allows hunters with a nonambulatory deer license to hunt during any open season until the license is filled, using the method of take allowed for that season. The error was discovered too late ... READ MORE

New fall deer regulations now available

New fall deer regulations now available

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Hunters can plan ahead for significant changes to deer season regulations, including a youth deer season that’s expanded statewide, expanded deer feeding and attractant bans, and other updates related to managing chronic wasting disease. “We heard a lot of support for a statewide youth deer hunting season,” said Barbara Keller, bi... READ MORE

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