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Deer Hunting Safety Tips For Season Openers

LITTLE ROCK – Perhaps the most important aspects of deer hunting are safety and ethics. That’s especially true for the opening of Arkansas’s modern gun deer season this Saturday. If no one paid any attention to these, hunting of any kind would be too dangerous to continue. That’s why it’s…


Tips To Get Prepared For This Year’s Rifle Buck Deer Hunt

Deer hunters are eagerly awaiting the beginning of Utah’s general rifle buck deer hunt on Oct. 18. Getting prepared now, by gathering materials and gaining knowledge, are some of the keys to having a safe hunt. And while taking a deer is usually the highlight of any deer hunt, remember…


Practice Should Be On Bowhunters To-Do List

MADISON – Twenty minutes of daily practice with a bow and arrow will not only improve a hunter’s aim but also muscle strength – two factors state hunting safety specialists call crucial to a safe and successful outing. “Hunting with a bow and arrow is not like riding a bike….


Sighting in Your Firearm

The fall hunting season is just a few weeks away, and now is a great time for hunters to sight in their firearms to be sure they are on target when they go afield, according to Paul Johansen, Assistant Chief of Game Management of the West Virginia Division of Natural…


“Give Back” Opportunities Abound For Volunteers in Iowa

DES MOINES – Although school is back in session and summer has come to a close, the Keepers of the Land Volunteer Program of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources offers volunteers ample opportunities to continue to give back to our natural resources. Creek Cleanup and Tree Planting Event: Volunteers…


Workshops Improve Hunters’ Wingshooting Skills

CONSEP seminars offer a way to cut hunting expenses and take home more game. JEFFERSON CITY—“Pull!” called 12-year-old Jared Rackers, and a 4-inch clay disk rocketed out of a clump of trees. The youngster from Jefferson City tracked the orange target with his shotgun and pulled the trigger. His 20…


Dove Hunting Regulation and Safety Reminders

Doves are migratory birds so hunters must use a plugged shot gun with a capacity not to exceed three shells in the magazine and chamber combined. Dove hunters must be registered with the federal Harvest Information Program (HIP). HIP registration is free and available at all locations where hunting licenses…


Banner Shooting Range in Iowa to Host Three Days of Competition

The Banner Shooting Range at Summerset State Park is hosting two events on Sept. 5, 6 and 7 that are open to shooters of all skill levels. The range will host a pistol shooting competition on Sept. 5, from 3 to 7 p.m., and Sept. 7, from 2 to 5…


Public Shooting Ranges Receive Grant Funds from the Arizona Game and Fish Commission

PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has awarded $87,550 to six grant applicants for the construction, improvement, enhancement, or expansion of public shooting ranges located throughout the state. The Shooting Range Grants Program, administered by the Arizona Game and Fish Department, was established in 1996 to encourage the…


Weed Control Successful at Dewart Lake

An aquatic herbicide application two years ago to control Eurasian water milfoil in Dewart Lake has nearly eliminated the noxious non-native weed from the 551-acre Kosciusko County lake. During sampling late this month, milfoil was found at only three of 90 locations checked by DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife…