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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

Turkey hunters set new record with spring harvest

Turkey hunters set new record with spring harvest

By New Hampshire Fish and Game

Turkey hunters set a new record with a total of 5,723 wild turkeys harvested during the spring season. This just surpasses the previous record that was set during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 when a total of 5,718 turkeys were harvested. The 2022 harvest was also an increase compared with last spring when 5,399 turkeys were harvest. The 2022 sprin... READ MORE

Enthusiasm high for the Outdoors at Expo

Enthusiasm high for the Outdoors at Expo

By David Rainer / Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Photo: With the Montgomery Convention Center packed with vendors, the aisles begin to fill with Buckmasters Expo attendees. Judging from the turnout at the recent Buckmasters Expo, the appeal of the great outdoors remains high, with plenty of spectators and vendors attending the 28th annual event in downtown Montgomery. Jackie Bushman, Buckmaster f... READ MORE

New CWD-positive test leads to DMA 2 expansion

New CWD-positive test leads to DMA 2 expansion

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

The discovery of a road-killed deer testing positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is behind another expansion of Disease Management Area (DMA) 2 in southcentral Pennsylvania. Adams, Cumberland and York counties are affected. The deer, an adult female, was found in Upper Mifflin Township in Cumberland County. As a result, DMA 2 is expanding eas... READ MORE

Online harvest reporting starts with fall 2022 deer seasons

Online harvest reporting starts with fall 2022 deer seasons

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Starting with the fall 2022 deer seasons, online harvest reporting is required for all hunters who successfully take a deer in Michigan. Last year, nearly 7,000 deer hunters voluntarily reported their deer harvest online to test the new DNR reporting system. Chad Stewart, deer, elk and moose management specialist, said there are several reasons the... READ MORE

Registration now open for Alabama Hunting 101 Workshop

Registration now open for Alabama Hunting 101 Workshop

By Alabama department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Learning to hunt may seem out of reach for those who didn’t grow up with hunting as part of their family experience. Fortunately, Alabama’s Adult Mentored Hunt (AMH) Program teaches all the skills needed to put wild game on the dinner table and help start new traditions. Getting started is as simple as signing up for a Hunting 101 works... READ MORE

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