Hunting News

New rule expands protections against CWD

New rule expands protections against CWD

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

The Conservation Commission has approved rule changes that prohibit importing or possessing whole carcasses or high-risk parts of deer, elk, moose, caribou and all other species of the deer family originating from any place outside of Florida. The new rules, effective as of July 1, 2021, protect Florida deer populations by reducing the risk of chronic was...

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New Southern Zone holiday deer hunt Dec. 26-Jan. 1

New Southern Zone holiday deer hunt Dec. 26-Jan. 1

By New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

A new Holiday Deer Hunt that extends late bow and muzzleloader hunting seasons for deer will be available Dec. 26 to Jan. 1, 2022 in New York's Southern Zone. The new season provides an additional seven days of late season hunting with bows and muzzleloaders. Hunters must purchase a bowhunting or muzzleloading privilege to participate in the late bow or ...

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Recent Hunting News

17,265 sets new deer harvest record
17,265 sets new deer harvest record

By Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Delaware hunters registered 17,265 harvested deer during the 2020-21 hunting season, surpassing the previous record harvest of 16,969 deer set last year. This marks the eighth consecutive year that more than 14,000 deer were harvested. Wit... READ MORE


21 new CWD positives; zones reassessed
21 new CWD positives; zones reassessed

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

The 2020 surveillance of Iowa’s wild deer herd for the presence of chronic wasting disease has yielded 21 new positive deer, and has added two new counties to the list where CWD-positive deer have been found. The new positive deer wer... READ MORE


Hunt spring turkeys in WMAs without quota permit
Hunt spring turkeys in WMAs without quota permit

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

A gobbler track along a dirt road was the only wild turkey sign long-time turkey hunter Peter Updike, had seen in three days of camping and hunting at Osceola Wildlife Management Area. Not the least deterred by a challenging hunt, Updike re... READ MORE


Proposal would allow bicycles on conservation area roads
Proposal would allow bicycles on conservation area roads

By Missouri Conservation Commission

A proposal would add electric bicycles and allow bicycle use on many conservation areas where suitable. The Commission gave initial approval on the proposed change to regulations on expanding bicycle use on many department-area service road... READ MORE


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