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Archery only season opens Oct. 1

Archery only season opens Oct. 1

By Texas Parks & Wildlife

Archery-only season for white-tailed deer, mule deer and wild turkey opens Oct. 1 and runs through Nov. 4. Hunters should refer to the Outdoor Annual for specific county regulations and bowhunting-specific regulations including the types of equipment allowed for taking game. The white-tailed deer forecast indicates harvests numbers will be good thi... READ MORE

DWR launches first drone law enforcement team

DWR launches first drone law enforcement team

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

In an effort to expand its law enforcement investigative methods, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently launched its first conservation officer drone team. The new Unmanned Aerial Systems team had to complete various licensing and training requirements with the Federal Aviation Administration in order to become certified to operate drone... READ MORE

Volunteers asked to help gather CWD info

Volunteers asked to help gather CWD info

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Once again, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is partnering with volunteers around the state to support deer hunters collecting crucial data on chronic wasting disease (CWD) and prevent the spread of the disease. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up for the DNR's Adopt-a-Kiosk and Adopt-a-Dumpster programs. Adopt-a-Kiosk:  Most hunters... READ MORE

Oct. 3 registration for physically disabled hunters

Oct. 3 registration for physically disabled hunters

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

A series of deer hunts for Alabama hunters with physical disabilities will be available from late November 2022 through January 2023 at the M. Barnett Lawley Forever Wild Field Trial Area (FWFTA) in Hale County, Alabama. To register for the hunts, call (334) 289-8030 starting Oct. 3. “Access to outdoor activities such as hunting should be ava... READ MORE

Deer archery season opens Sept. 24

Deer archery season opens Sept. 24

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio’s popular deer archery season opens statewide Saturday, Sept. 24 and closes Feb. 5, 2023. The 2021-22 deer season saw a record 95,303 deer taken with a bow, or 48% of the total harvest. Archery hunting continues to grow in popularity, partially driven by the accessibility of crossbow hunting. Approximately 71% of Ohio’s bow harvest... READ MORE

Deer seasons listed; archery opens Sept. 15

Deer seasons listed; archery opens Sept. 15

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Deer hunting in Missouri opens Sept. 15 with the archery season which runs through Nov. 11 and then again from Nov. 23 through Jan. 15, 2023. The two firearms youth portions occur on Oct. 29 and 30 and Nov. 25-27. The firearms November portion runs Nov. 12-22. The antlerless portion runs Dec. 3-11. The alternative-methods portion runs Dec. 24 throu... READ MORE

Archery deer hunting opens Sept.10

Archery deer hunting opens Sept.10

By Georgia Department of Natural Resources

The statewide archery deer hunting season begins Sept. 10. Last year  83,000 archery hunters harvested over 44,000 deer. Statewide, hunters can use archery equipment throughout the entire 2022-2023 deer season. “Archery hunting season is nearly here and bowhunters get the ‘first shot,’ pun intended,” said state deer bi... READ MORE

Bowhunters asked to help monitor wildlife Sept. 12 to Nov. 11

Bowhunters asked to help monitor wildlife Sept. 12 to Nov. 11

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Bowhunters can help the Department of Conservation monitor the state’s terrestrial wildlife populations by submitting sightings during the early portion of the state’s deer archery and turkey season which runs Sept. 15 through Nov. 11. Hunters can report sightings through the Bowhunter Observation Survey. MDC has conducted an annual Bo... READ MORE

Special opportunity hunt registration opens Sept. 1

Special opportunity hunt registration opens Sept. 1

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Registration for most hunts on Alabama’s Special Opportunity Areas (SOAs) opens at 8 a.m. Sept. 1. SOAs are smaller than traditional Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) in acreage and are more suitable to a limited-quota hunting format, which reduces hunting pressure on game species and increases the quality of the hunting experience. The progr... READ MORE

Special opportunity hunt registration opens Sept. 1

Special opportunity hunt registration opens Sept. 1

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Registration for most hunts on Alabama’s Special Opportunity Areas (SOAs) opens at 8 a.m. Sept. 1. SOAs are smaller than traditional Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) in acreage and are more suitable to a limited-quota hunting format, which reduces hunting pressure on game species and increases the quality of the hunting experience. The progr... READ MORE

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