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February Deer Hunting Could Expand, Based on Data and Biology

Alabama deer hunters watched in dismay for years as counterparts in northwest Florida and southeast Mississippi hunted into February during the peak of the rut. The season always ended Jan. 31 in Alabama, no matter what. No zones, no extension into February despite hunters’ proclaiming they were seeing chasing and breeding activity well into...

Billy Demong of New York is a member of the U.S. Ski Team and competes in the Nordic Combined, and is a passionate hunter.

Billy Demong: Olympic Gold Medalist and He Loves to Hunt

  Billy Demong grew up in New York, not terribly far from Lake Placid, and now resides in Utah where he trains as a member of the U.S. Ski Team as part of the Nordic combined squad competing in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Demong won the gold...

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Sunday Hunting in Virginia Clears Hurdles, Governor Approves

Hunters will finally, after decades of being told “No,” be able to hunt on Sunday in Virginia on private lands after bills were approved by the state’s Senate and House of Delegates bodies. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, has said he supports the repeal of one of the state’s last “blue laws” and...

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Pistol Cartridge Rifles Proposed for Ohio Deer Hunters

The Ohio Wildlife Council received the 2014-15 hunting proposals on Wednesday, Feb. 5 for deer season dates, changes to deer bag limits and the possibility of allowing some straight-walled rifle cartridges for deer hunting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Ohio deer hunters and other interested parties are invited to share their...

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Will You Fill Out a Deer Hunting Survey This Year?

Forty thousand of the approximately 120,000 hunters who hunted deer in Kansas last season will be contacted by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism via an online survey. The survey, which is conducted every year, asks deer hunters to provide information regarding harvest success, dates and seasons hunted, days spent in the...

License, Applications Available For Big Game Hunts

Montana’s new 2014 hunting and fishing year begins March 1. Licenses are now on sale along with applications for resident and nonresident buck deer and either-sex elk hunting permits. Resident and nonresident deer and elk permit applications and information is available online at fwp.mt.gov; click “March 15–Deer & Elk Permits“. Paper application pamphlets will...

Deer Hunting Seasons Receive Preliminary Approval

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners have given preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2014-15 license year. Hunters and trappers – particularly those setting vacations for this fall and winter – are advised that, once again, several seasons in the 2014-15 license year will open or run about a...