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Preference Point Application Period Underway

CHEYENNE – Resident and nonresident moose and bighorn sheep hunters and nonresident elk, deer and antelope hunters are reminded that the preference point only application period is now underway. Applications for preference points will be accepted through Sept. 30. The preference point only application period is for all qualifying big…


Ask Idaho Fish and Game: Controlled Hunt Results

  Question. When can I find out whether I was drawn in the controlled hunt drawing? Answer. Idaho Fish and Game is compiling big game controlled hunt applications. Results of the drawings for deer, elk and pronghorn controlled hunts will be available by July 10. Fish and Game will announce…


Division of Wildlife Looking for a Few Younger Hunters

The Colorado Division of Wildlife is looking for some young hunters to participate in a special big game hunting event Oct. 3-5 in Hesperus.   Young hunters, ages 12-17, can gain valuable experience by participating in the annual doe deer hunt at the 7,000-acre Colorado State University Research Center.  The…


Minnesota DNR Announces 2008 Deer Season Changes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is making major changes to simplify deer seasons and licensing for this fall, according to Lou Cornicelli, DNR big game program coordinator. The changes include allowing a person to individually purchase licenses for regular firearms, muzzleloader and archery in any combination; consolidating deer…


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Expand Hunting Opportunities on Three Midwest Region National Wildlife Refuges

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today opened a 30-day public comment period on a proposal to add one national wildlife refuge to the list of areas open for hunting during the 2008-09 season and increase hunting opportunities on two other refuges in the Midwest Region. Initially proposed in July…


Buy Deer and Elk Permits

Permits remaining after the recent drawing go on sale June 12 If you don’t have a permit to hunt buck deer in Utah this fall, your next chance to get one begins June 12. That’s when permits not taken in this year’s big game draw go on sale. Most of…


Big Game Drawings Fuel Hunters’ Dreams

Each year the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) receives more than 100,000 applications for the big game hunting drawing. Hunters submit applications for premium deer, elk, antelope and sheep tags to the lottery-style drawing. On June 2, several thousand applicants converged on the DFG main licensing office in Natomas…


NRC Approves Antlerless Licenses for 85 of Michigan’s 98 Deer Management Units

Antlerless deer hunting licenses will be available for 85 of Michigan’s 98 Deer Management Units this fall, the Department of Natural Resources announced today. The Natural Resources Commission recently approved DNR recommendations that will increase the number of DMUs where antlerless licenses are available in the northern Lower Peninsula, while…


Permitting System Bogged Down

LINCOLN, Neb. – Plenty of big game permits are available for the fall hunting seasons. Nebraska residents and nonresidents began purchasing remaining deer, antelope or elk permits on Monday. However, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s new electronic permitting system bogged down when it became overloaded with a high volume…


Purchase Remaining Big Game Permits Beginning June 9

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska residents and nonresidents may begin purchasing any remaining deer, antelope or elk permits at 1 p.m. Central Standard Time on June 9. Hunters are encouraged to purchase permits online from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Web site, www.OutdoorNebraska.org. Permits also will be sold at the…