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Deer Hunters Encouraged to Donate to the Illinois Sportsmen Against Hunger Program

More than 1.8 million meals provided to needy families thanks to hunters SPRINGFIELD, IL – With deer hunting season underway across the state, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is encouraging hunters to donate whole deer to the Illinois Sportsmen Against Hunger program, which coordinates the donation and processing…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Urges Hunters to Consider Sharing Venison

Hunters who are successful in the upcoming deer hunting seasons are encouraged by the Pennsylvania Game Commission to consider participating in the state’s Hunters Sharing the Harvest (HSH) program, which channels donations of venison to local food banks, soup kitchens and needy families.  Pennsylvania’s HSH program is recognized as one…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Announces Results of October Board Meetings

BOARD TAKES STEP TO EXPAND MENTORED YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES HARRISBURG – Taking a step forward to grow the agency’s popular Mentored Youth Hunting Program (MYHP), the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to add coyotes to the list of species that may be hunted by youths under the…


What’s Open For Hunting in Arkansas – 10/22/2008

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas: Deer: Archery – All zones: Oct. 1, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009. Modern Gun – Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11: Nov. 8-30. Zone 4:  Nov. 8-9. Zone 5:  Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16. Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and 15: …


Utah DWR Proposes Changes to Archery and Rifle Deer Hunts

One major elk hunting change also proposed If you like to hunt deer with a bow and arrow, you may have to wait until Sept. 1 to hunt statewide in 2009. That idea is among several the Division of Wildlife Resources is proposing for Utah’s 2009 big game hunts. Most…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Tip Line Open to Witness of Game Law Violations

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has established a “Turn-In-a-Poacher” program to strengthen the Commonwealth’s efforts to apprehend people who are suspected of killing threatened or endangered species or multiple big game animals. “The program encourages citizen involvement by offering a reward to callers who provide ‘tips’ that lead to the prosecution…


Check Points Set to Stop Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from Entering California

Department of Fish and Game (DFG) wardens will check hunters entering San Bernardino County to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). This checkpoint, which will be held at an agricultural inspection station, is a continuation of DFG’s extensive educational outreach program and will be conducted Oct. 20 and…


Muzzleloader Newcomers Need to Learn the Basics

LITTLE ROCK – “How do you load this thing”? Silly question, but it will be asked here and there as Arkansas’s muzzle-loading season for deer gets underway. It is also the black powder season for bear. Check your Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Hunting Guidebook for specifics. Nearly everyone who…


What’s Open For Hunting in Arkansas – 10/15/2008

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas: Deer: Archery – All zones: Oct. 1, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009. Modern Gun – Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11: Nov. 8-30. Zone 4:  Nov. 8-9. Zone 5:  Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16. Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and…


Many Elk and Deer Seasons Open October 15th in Wyoming

CHEYENNE– Some big game seasons are ongoing in many areas throughout Wyoming, but there are a number of areas that won’t be opening until Oct. 15. Persons who have hunted Wyoming frequently know that the state does not have a uniform opening date for all big game species, but there…