conservation

Few Season Changes in Store for Popular Deer Hunting State

Changes in the bag limit for white-tailed deer and formal approval of a specific firearm category were among the regulations approved for the upcoming season. The Ohio Wildlife Council met April 12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and approved the 2017-18 hunting and trapping seasons. White-tailed deer hunting...

You May Be Surprised to Know This About Hunting

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has launched a new campaign called “You may be Surprised to know this about hunting” to connect and even surprise the non-hunting public with stories about improved wildlife populations and the conservation efforts of hunters. NSSF presents this social media campaign in a five-part infographic series...

Protected Deer Gets Good News After Years of Conservation Efforts

In a move signaling the success of ongoing conservation efforts in the Pacific Northwest and the benefits the Endangered Species Act (ESA) affords our most at risk wildlife, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to downlist the Columbian white-tailed deer from endangered to threatened. The Service is opening a...

whitetail deer management

NRC Approves 2015 U.P. Antlerless Deer Hunting Restrictions

After months of considering several options including a complete closure, state wildlife officials have made a decision about the upcoming white-tailed deer season that hunters likely will agree with. The Michigan Natural Resources Commission announced June 11 it has decided to eliminate the harvest of antlerless deer during the archery season...

Should Hunters be Allowed to Sell Deer Hides, Parts?

The legality of selling parts of a white-tailed deer depends on the state you live in and whether its laws or regulations apply to commercially licensed dealers or private individuals. That’s a point of contention among some hunters who wouldn’t mind picking up a few extra bucks — no pun intended — after...