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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…


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…


Hunters in Colorad Encouraged to Submit Deer and Elk for CWD Testing

Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) offices will be open extended hours during the 2008 deer and elk rifle seasons to answer hunter’s questions, sell licenses and offer testing services for chronic wasting disease (CWD).   In addition to normal weekday hours, many DOW offices will be open Columbus Day, Veterans Day…


Meeting on Proposed Elk-hunting Rules Scheduled Oct. 17 in Packwood

OLYMPIA – State wildlife officials will attend a public meeting Oct. 17 in Packwood to discuss proposed changes in elk-hunting rules to help control crop damage and other problems caused by foraging elk in the Cowlitz River Valley. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. in the Packwood Community Hall….


Pennsylvania Game Commission Offers Advice to Hunters Headed Out of State

HARRISBURG – With thousands of Pennsylvania hunters heading off to hunt big game in other states and Canadian provinces, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminds hunters that, in an effort to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) into the Commonwealth, the agency prohibits hunters from…


Wyoming Preference Point Deadline is September 30

CHEYENNE– Resident and nonresident moose and bighorn sheep hunters and nonresident elk, deer and antelope hunters are reminded that the preference point only application deadline is 5 p.m. Sept. 30. Preference points are available for qualifying big game hunters who did not apply for a moose or bighorn sheep license…


Hunting Stories Now Available from the Colorado DOW

The Colorado Division of Wildlife has posted its annual story package for the 2008 Big Game Hunting Season. All media outlets are invited to use these for specials sections, on web sites or in regular publications.   Go to this web site to access the stories: http://wildlife.state.co.us/NewsMedia/BigGameHuntingStories.htm The DOW recently…