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Oklahoma Muzzleloader Deer Season Nears

While deer archery hunters are already afield hunting, hunters await the opening of the 2008 deer muzzleloader season slated for Oct. 25. Muzzleloader season spans nine days (Oct. 25 – Nov. 2). The modern gun season opens Nov. 22 and runs for 16 days. Archery season remains open through Jan….


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…


Like Basketball, There’s A 3-point Rule For Deer Hunting in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – In Arkansas, deer hunting has its own version of the three-point rule. No, it’s not a long, successful shot like in basketball. The three-point rule, in effect for several years now, means a buck deer must have at least three points on one of its antler beams…


IDNR Offers Hunters a New Online Safety Course Offers Quick Refresher on Treestand Safety For Hunters

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is reminding hunters that spending a few minutes online before heading into the field could be the difference between life and death.   Safety education courses are the best way to refresh the minds of even the most seasoned hunters. This year,…


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…


2008 Hunter Sight-in Day Open to the N.H. Public

Nashua Fish and Game Association (NFGA) will host a “Hunter Sight-In Day” event on our club grounds at Al Paul Lane, Merrimack, NH on Saturday, October 18, 2008, from 10 AM to 5 PM.  It will be open to the public.  The purpose of this sight-in day is to provide…


Colorado DOW Holds Elk, Deer Planning Meetings in Creede

The Colorado Division of Wildlife will hold a deer and elk management planning meeting at the Creede Community Center at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 2.   At the meeting DOW big game managers will discuss 10-year management alternatives for deer in Game Management Units 76, 79, and 791; and elk in…


Deer Check Station Changes in New Jersey

The information below pertains to 2008-09 deer check station closures and additions. For a complete list of check stations (prior to changes listed below) refer to page 58 in the 2008 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST. Hunters are reminded that they should bring their deer to an…


Toyota to Sponsor W.Va. Big Buck Display & W.Va. Big Buck Contest

“The Division of Natural Resources (DNR) will partner with Toyota to promote the West Virginia Big Buck Display and West Virginia Big Buck Contest,” according to DNR Director Frank Jezioro.  “The DNR is very excited about this partnership because it gives us an opportunity to promote these popular programs to…