AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's annual day for youth hunters to take to the woods in search of bears has arrived.
Saturday is Youth Bear Day. Licensed junior hunters in Maine are allowed to...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's pronghorn hunting license lottery has been held, and all 1,335 licenses that were made available in 12 units were issued.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is offering advice to hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts as fall hunting season approaches.
Wildfire near Prescott will affect some deer and bear hunts
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Game and Fish Department officials say a wildfire will affect some deer and bear hunts in Prescott National Forest.
New challenge to hunters: Take along someone new to hunting
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are challenging hunters to pledge that they'll introduce someone new to hunting in the coming seasons.
Alaska denies bid to ban Denali National Park wolf hunting
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has denied a request to close an area adjacent to Denali National Park to wolf hunting and trapping, a report said.
Alabama sets season for hunting sandhill cranes
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has set its first hunting season for sandhill cranes in more than a century.
The state wildlife agency says a limited number of hunters will be allowed to...
Vermont’s bear hunting season starts in September
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Bear hunting season starts next month and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding hunters about regulations that went into effect last year.
Cedar Rapids preparing again for urban deer hunt
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The eastern Iowa city of Cedar Rapids is preparing for its annual Urban Deer Hunt, which allows some deer hunting inside city limits.
Vermont deer hunting rules under consideration
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont legislative panel plans to weigh in on pivotal changes to the state's deer hunting rules.
Vermont Public Radio reports the Legislative Committee on...
Some want wolf hunting ban near Denali National Park
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A group of Alaska advocates is petitioning for an end to wolf hunting near Denali National Park, a report said.
The group of more than 60 concerned residents and...
Montana to offer 600 deer licenses for special hunt
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials are planning to offer 600 special licenses to hunt deer in an effort to test for chronic wasting disease and contain its spread.
Squirrel hunting season opening August 15 across Georgia
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) — Small game hunters across Georgia will soon be putting squirrel meat on their tables and in their freezers.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says the...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state game officials are planning a lottery for deer hunters who want to gain access to Platte River Recreation Access lands in the central Platte River...
Rhode Island deer hunting licenses to go on sale
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island deer hunting licenses are about to go on sale.
The state Department of Environmental Management will begin selling permits for the deer hunting season...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the number of turkeys taken during the spring hunting season was down slightly compared to last year and slightly below the...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It's still steamy and summery in Maine, but one of the signs of the fall hunting seasons has arrived, as it's now legal to lay bait for bears.
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- The SunWildlife Survey Provides N.H. Hunting DataJune 14, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchPutting a wrap on WV's spring turkey huntingMay 28, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchDon't give up turkey hunters, the season isn't doneMay 1, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchHunting season for wild turkeys to begin soonApril 8, 2019
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials plan to more than double the amount of state trust land that's open to limited hunting and fishing.
Hunting permits for big game going on sale Aug. 5
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Permits for big game hunting will go on sale at any Nebraska Game and Parks Commission office or online beginning at 1 p.m. Central on Aug. 5.
American crocodiles thriving outside nuclear plant
MIAMI (AP) — American crocodiles, once headed toward extinction, are thriving at an unusual spot — the canals surrounding a South Florida nuclear plant.
Ex-LSU lineman shot by dog returns to daily life
MONROE, La. (AP) — A former Louisiana State University lineman says he's adjusting to life with a titanium leg after being shot by a dog while duck hunting in Mississippi.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State regulators are continuing a ban on baiting and feeding deer in Michigan's Lower Peninsula in an effort to prevent spread of chronic wasting disease.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley is making a call from the bullpen to see if hunters might like to join him in a dugout in Oklahoma. Or more accurately, in a duck...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Efforts to expand Maine's bear hunt this year may not have succeeded, but hunters will still be laying bait for the animals in the state's woods soon.
Women’s hunting groups growing in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At the turnoff toward Forest Service road 377, a fluorescent pink sign trimmed in zebra-print tape announced "Women Only Weekend" in 2-inch-tall capital letters. A short drive...
FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A new proposal would ban transporting deer and elk carcasses in some parts of South Dakota to help slow the spread of chronic wasting disease.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Three Affiliated Tribes have been granted trust status for the historic Figure Four Ranch.
The tribes bought the roughly 9,300-acre ranch that borders the...
BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will be taking permit applications for people who want to hunt deer at the Gifford Point Wildlife Management Area in eastern...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Deer hunters seeking private property in Indiana to hunt on can connect with landowners, golf courses, parks, land trusts, farmers and communities interested in letting them do...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A proposal to end Pennsylvania's ban on Sunday hunting has the approval of the state Senate.
Senators voted 36 to 14 on Wednesday for a bill that would permit hunting...
NORTH SHORE, Mass. (AP) — The North Shore is horse country, as people discover when they drive through towns like Hamilton, Wenham or Ipswich, where horses can often be seen nibbling grass in...
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Commercial mushroom pickers in Wyoming will get another month to hunt for tasty treasures in an area that burned in a forest fire.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa City is turning to bow hunters to help manage the deer population within the city.
The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports the City Council reluctantly approved...
Commission offering hunter education, safety courses
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the summer is a great time to start thinking about hunter education.
Firearm and bowhunter education covers the safety...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted Friday to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other predators for prizes like cash or hunting...
ALMA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has approved a mountain lion hunting season for 2020.
The commission says in a news release that the season was approved Friday at...
MOSCOW (AP) — An emaciated polar bear seen roaming around an industrial city in Russia far south of its normal sea ice hunting grounds is being transported to a zoo for examination and...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa City Council has added bow hunting to its plan for reducing the city's rapidly rising deer population.
MOSCOW (AP) — An emaciated polar bear has been sighted in a Russian industrial city in Siberia, far south of its normal hunting grounds.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Learning to fly airplanes was the best way Ray Atkins knew to get to Alaska so he could go hunting and fishing. That was 50 years ago.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says the annual Governor's Pheasant Hunt is moving to Sioux Falls and will become a sportsmen's convention open to the public next...
SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — Mainers are ready for their annual celebration of moose, which is also the day hunters find out who will be able to pursue the animals later this year.
New or expanding opportunities for hunting and fishing in national wildlife refuges in Arizona as announced Wednesday by the Trump administration:
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Deer hunters in Kentucky are getting a longer crossbow season, after a proposal to expand the season went into effect May 31.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is offering grants to local and tribal governments, nonprofit groups and others interested in improving dwelling places for...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's season for hunting wild turkeys in the spring has ended for the year.
The Pine Tree State allows hunters to pursue the birds in spring and fall to help control...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's bear hunters were hoping to bag big wins in the legislature this year, but their proposals for an overhaul of the state's hunting rules will have to...