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Conservation Board Wants Input From Hunters

The Alabama Conservation Advisory Board will hold its first scheduled meeting of 2014 on March 1, in Montgomery. The meeting will take place at the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, Richard Beard Building Auditorium located at 1445 Federal Dr. in Montgomery.  Registration for those wishing to address the board will be from 8...

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Ted Nugent: School is in Session – Hunting Education 101

The kids’ eyes looked like they would bug out of their happy faces. Oohs and ahhhs permeated the 4th grade classroom and the boys and girls were clearly gaga with fascinated excitement. I hauled the giant buffalo head around the room as I told thrilling stories of wild Indians on horseback with their bows...

Massive Poaching Investigation Ends With Jail, Fines

A massive investigation into illegal hunting activities has resulted in jail sentences, fines and other penalties for more than two dozen in multiple states. “Operation Cimmaron” resulted in two outfitters selling hunts in Texas and more than two dozen hunters being prosecuted. The investigation began a decade ago following citations written by Texas wildlife...

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Ted Nugent: A Deer Hunt Of A Lifetime

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO TED’S CLASSIC WEEKEND WARRIORS   By Ted Nugent Well here we go again backstrappers! Uncle Ted right back at ya here at deeranddeerhunting.com. And yet another loud and proud terminal backstrap breath greetings to my DeerandDeerhunting BloodBrothers all. I am oh so confident that, like mine, your freezers are full...

Hunter Ed Courses to be Streamlined?

A public hearing will be held on proposed changes to the New Hampshire Hunter Education rules on Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive in Concord Fish and Game is proposing to combine the...

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Ted Nugent: Deer Hunters Pay Their Fair Share

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO TED’S CLASSIC DOG EAT DOG   By Ted Nugent It is welcome news to conservationists that President Obama and former Secretary of State Clinton are stepping up efforts to combat poaching on the Dark Continent. While no one has actual knowledge of the dollars funneled to terrorist groups due to...

Hotline Calls Lead to Conviction of Four on Multiple Wildlife Charges

Anonymous tips through a telephone hotline helped wildlife officials during an investigation into illegal hunting activities that resulted in multiple charges, convictions and penalties for four men. On Aug. 22, 2013, Joseph A. Benjamin, age 44, of Walpole, N.H., pled guilty in the New Hampshire 8th Circuit Keene District Court to a Class A...

Deadline Near for State Park Deer Reduction Management Hunts

The deadline for hunters to apply for this year’s state park deer reduction hunts is Aug. 25. Hunters must apply online by visiting Hunting.IN.gov and clicking on the “Reserved Hunt Info” link. Paper applications are not available. Deer reduction hunts reduce the ecological damage that deer herds cause in state parks by helping to...

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Michigan Deer Management Group Responds to Column on Antler Proposals

This is a response from the Lower Peninsula Deer Management Initiative in Michigan in response to an opinion column by Richard Smith in the October issue of Deer & Deer Hunting. Smith lives in Michigan and is a longtime hunter and contributor to DDH. Dan Schmidt, Editor August 8th 2013 Deer and Deer Hunting Magazine...

Indiana deer hunters have some changes in store this season.

How Many Americans Support Hunting? The Numbers May Shock You

A recently released nationwide scientific survey by Responsive Management shows some surprising numbers in the responses of Americans ages 18 and older when asked specific questions about hunting, ethics of legal hunting and others that give solid data for trends compared to previous years. The survey shows that 79 percent of Americans 18 and...