Hunting News

Primitive deer hunt runs Feb. 1-3

Primitive deer hunt runs Feb. 1-3

By Maryland Department of Natural Resources

A final opportunity of the 2021-22 deer season, the Primitive Deer Hunt, runs Feb. 1-3 statewide for hunters with a valid hunting license as well as those exempt from the hunting license requirement. Primitive bows or muzzleloaders can be used to hunt sika and white-tailed deer. Primitive hunting devices are defined as long bows, recurve bows, flintlo...

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Park perseveres to bag Big Gee's Bend buck

Park perseveres to bag Big Gee's Bend buck

By David Rainer/Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Photo: Chris Park had to make a 215-yard shot from a kneeling position to bag this big buck. Anyone who has been hunting deer in Alabama for a while has surely heard of Gee’s Bend, a large plot of land in a horseshoe bend of the Alabama River in Wilcox County. In the mid to late 20th century, the 6,600-acre property smack dab in the middle of Alabama...

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Recent Hunting News

Wild turkey license number increased for spring turkey season
Wild turkey license number increased for spring turkey season

By North Dakota Game and Fish Department

The Game and Fish Department is offering 7,647 wild turkey licenses for the 2022 spring hunting season, 635 more than last year. Ten of the 22 hunting units have more spring licenses than last year, one has fewer licenses and 10 remain the... READ MORE


New Adirondack moose research project underway
New Adirondack moose research project underway

By New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

A new moose research project is in progress in the Adirondack region. This winter, 14 moose were fitted with GPS collars as part of a multi-year project assessing moose health and population. Data collected from the collars will guide resea... READ MORE


Turkey lottery applications now available
Turkey lottery applications now available

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Applications for turkey lottery hunts on public lands are available now through March 1 at 5 p.m. A nonrefundable fee of $5 is required of all applicants for the Multi-site Turkey Lottery Hunt, and $5 for the youth applicant on the Youth Mu... READ MORE


Annual monitoring effort finds 36 deer with CWD
Annual monitoring effort finds 36 deer with CWD

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Samples from nearly 5,000 deer have been tested as part of the Department of Natural Resources effort to monitor for chronic wasting disease, resulting in 36 confirmed positives from the 2021-2022 hunting season. The samples were collected ... READ MORE


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