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Big Game, Small Game, Game Birds, Waterfowl, Exotic Hunting, Trapping (Furbearer)

Commission Sets 2013-14 Deer Hunting Seasons for Arkansas

Commission Sets 2013-14 Deer Hunting Seasons for Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission set the state’s deer hunting seasons last week, with modern gun deer season opening Nov. 9, archery season opening Sept. 28, and muzzleloader season opening Oct. 19. The deer season dates are part of the 2013-2014 general hunting regulations approved during…


Promising 2013 Spring Gobbler Season May Be Around the Corner in Pennsylvania

Promising 2013 Spring Gobbler Season May Be Around the Corner in Pennsylvania

The cool spring so far throughout much of Pennsylvania may lead to increased gobbling for hunters planning to take part in the state’s spring wild turkey season. The state’s one-day youth spring gobbler season is April 20, and will run from one-half hour before sunrise until noon.  The general spring gobbler…


Hog Hunting Available Soon on Public Lands in Florida

Hog Hunting Available Soon on Public Lands in Florida

If you like to hunt wild hogs, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has several upcoming opportunities on public lands in northwest Florida that you won’t find in the most recent printed brochures for wildlife management areas. On the Joe Budd Small Game Area near Tallahassee, still-hunters can…


California DFW Accepting Applications for Deer and Pig Hunting in Western Merced County

California DFW Accepting Applications for Deer and Pig Hunting in Western Merced County

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications for a limited number of deer and pig hunt access permits on opening weekend, Aug.10-11, in Zone A for the general season. The locations for this hunt include Upper and Lower Cottonwood Creek and the San Luis Reservoir…


It's Never Too Hot To Dream About Hunting

It’s Never Too Hot To Dream About Hunting

By Doug Burt, public information officer, AGFD The temperatures have hit 100 degrees and summer is finally here. While temperatures like these might have some folks running indoors for the air-conditioning,personally I’m glad the heat is on. After 20-plus years in Arizona, I’ve learned to appreciate the dry summer heat…


Spring Turkey Season Forecast Good in S.C., Youth Day March 30

Spring Turkey Season Forecast Good in S.C., Youth Day March 30

An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina’s economy. The 2013 wild turkey season begins April 1 on private lands in 34 counties that make up Game Zones 1-5 and for all Wildlife…


FWC Seeks Alligator Trappers For Martin County

FWC Seeks Alligator Trappers For Martin County

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for contracted nuisance alligator trappers in Martin County. Applicants must have a clean criminal history, no fish or wildlife law violations and a valid, working email address. Also, they must reside in Martin County. Applications must be…


South Carolina Spring Turkey Hunters Should Order Tags Now for Upcoming Season

South Carolina Spring Turkey Hunters Should Order Tags Now for Upcoming Season

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources recently mailed turkey tags for the 2013 spring season. Those who have not received them should order tags now so they will receive them before the season opens. Hunters can determine if they should have received their tags by mail by checking their hunting…


An introductory clinic will be held March 26, with an advanced clinic on March 27. Call 919-707-0202 for more information.

Wildlife Commission Schedules Wild Turkey Hunting Clinics in Raleigh, N.C.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, in conjunction with the National Wild Turkey Federation, will hold two free turkey hunting clinics at its Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education to help interested hunters prepare for the spring season. An introductory session for novice turkey hunters will be held March 26. An…


Chronic Wasting Disease Found In Blair and Bedford Counties, PA

Chronic Wasting Disease Found In Blair and Bedford Counties, PA

The Pennsylvania Game Commission today confirmed three hunter-killed deer taken in the 2012 general firearms deer season have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Two were from Blair County; the other was from Bedford County. “These are the first positive cases of CWD in free-ranging deer in Pennsylvania,” confirmed…