Also made it harder for game wardens to enforce late hunting by changing “hunting hours” to “shooting hours,” and asked the governor and legislature to once again allow sportsmen to cross railroad tracks on foot.
Governor’s message focuses on the outdoors.
Public engagement meeting: Management strategies designed to benefit deer residing in varying geographic locales need to be adjusted to best take advantage of the area’s habitat.
Some believe the color option will draw more women to hunting — about 13,000 women currently are registered to hunt in Virginia.
See the renowned Minnesota wildlife artists at the Art Barbarians booth.
The goal of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact is to improve enforcement of hunting, fishing and trapping laws through the cooperation of law enforcement units in member states.
Last year, 188,329 deer were killed during all hunting seasons
Studies show that elk, deer and antelope hunters combined spent an estimated $324 million in Montana in 2016, and that money supports more than 3,300 jobs.
The order was first issued in 2009 and it’s continuing to help reduce and stabilize the snow goose population, which officials say is causing extensive damage to some wetlands and agricultural areas.
Increases in six licenses or stamps, along with pulling sportsmen’s dollars from commercial fisheries, would provide an estimated $14.8 million for the DNR
That’s down slightly from last year, when 188,329 deer were checked.
More than 3,500 bear harvested in 2016, including 60 weighing 500 pounds or more, 17 exceeded 600 pounds and the largest about 740 pounds.
The $133,000 will help send more than 600 Maine children to conservation camps in the state, serving children ages 8 through 17 and providing outdoor and classroom experiences.
This year, it generated over $259,000 for wildlife habitat restoration, improvements; 2017 drawing winners are Michele Ketchum, Richard Farris, and Jerry Peak.
How many feral hogs are roaming around in Illinois and do they pose a threat?
Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin are confident that experimental teal seasons met federal requirements and that the fourth year should not require any additional monitoring.
Legislature denied request for a license fee increase in 2013.
The measure would make the contests illegal in the state but not prevent landowners from hunting the predators on their property.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz announces decision to scrap H.R.621, which would have mandated the sale of millions of acres of public lands and waters
New counties for longbeards on table; deer seasons topic for Feb. 8 meeting.
Agency proposes assigning hunters drawn for a permit to individual zones, with permits valid over a span of several days to several weeks within existing deer seasons instead of the current one-day hunt.
Agency says move would provide more permanent status and structure to requirements and restrictions that have been addressed by executive order.
Commissioners want to ensure training activities aren’t flushing ringnecks released for hunters.
Would have been first increase in 13 years; agency searching for possible alternatives.
Preliminary approval for new hunting regulations promise changes in Pennsylvania
Board approves conservative, midweek fall turkey season in Wildlife Management Unit 5B, which long has been closed to fall-turkey hunting.