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Category Archives: Hunting Rules

Youth Must Apply for Antlerless Permit in Much of Southwestern Minnesota

Hunters who hope to harvest an antlerless deer in southwestern Minnesota this fall have an important date coming up soon: Thursday, Sept. 10. According to Ken Varland, DNR regional wildlife manager at New Ulm, hunters have expressed concerns about low deer populations in many portions of this area. In order…


Utah DWR Proposes More Deer and Elk Permits

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources proposes big game permit numbers for this fall’s hunts You might have a better chance at drawing a permit to hunt big game in Utah this fall. Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending an increase in the number of permits available for most…


Game Zone 6 Spring Turkey Season Opens Sunday, March 15 in S.C.

The 2009 turkey season in Game Zone Six will open on Sunday, March 15.  The old law that provided for hunting on Saturday when the season opening date fell on Sunday or on Monday when the season closing date fell on Sunday was repealed last year by the General Assembly…


Beaver Trapping Season Extended In Eastern New York

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that the beaver trapping season will be extended from March 16 to April 7 in the following Wildlife Management Units (WMU): 3A, 3C, 3F, 3G, 3H, 3J, 3K, 3M, 3N, 3P, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4F, 4G, 4H, 4J, 4K,…


Where to Hunt Spring Turkeys Without a Quota Permit in Florida

If you weren’t lucky enough to get drawn for a special-opportunity or spring turkey quota permit, don’t fret; there are numerous wildlife management areas (WMAs) that don’t require them.  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) offers 37 public hunting areas statewide where hunters need only to “walk on”…


Temporary Hunting Rules To Become Permanent in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is accepting comments through Feb. 25 on a number of hunting regulations, including many temporary rules that would added to state game and fish laws this year. The proposals cover a variety of areas pertaining to deer registration; deer licenses, deer zone descriptions,…


Utah Hunter Safety Instructors Needed

Instructor training classes offered soon Have you ever wanted to pass the passion you have for hunting on to someone else? You can by serving as a volunteer Hunter Education course instructor. The Division of Wildlife Resources will train new instructors over the next few weeks at locations across Utah….


Proposed Rule Clarifies Hunting Rule Changes at National Wildlife Refuges

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that modifies language regarding existing hunting programs at 76 national wildlife refuges, including three refuges in the California and Nevada Region. The proposed rule has a 30-day public comment period. The Service hopes to finalize…


Concealed Carry Permit Not Always an Exemption

RALEIGH, N.C. – The announcement that concealed firearms will be allowed in some national parks and wildlife refuges has prompted questions about what is allowed at areas held by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, including game lands. The Interior Department issued a rule on Dec. 5 that allows an individual…


Special Late-season Deer Hunt Set for Dec. 27 to Jan. 11 in Permit Area 101 in Northwestern Minnesota

A special late-season deer hunt will be held Dec. 27 through Jan. 11 in Permit Area 101 in northwestern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The hunt is part of the state’s ongoing bovine tuberculosis (TB) surveillance and eradication efforts. Details of the hunt include: hunters…