hunting ethics

More Game Wardens are on the Way Soon

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Law Enforcement Division will begin training cadets in December to bolster the ranks of agents in the field in 2014. The cadets will train at the department’s training facility housed within the Waddill Outdoor Education Center in Baton Rouge. Successful completion of six months of intensive physical...

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Nicole McClain: Crossbow Myth Busting

Join Nicole on Facebook for more tips, advice and inspiration! By Nicole McClain Crossbows are for girls. Crossbows will decimate the herds. Crossbows are faster than compound bows. Crossbow cocking straps are for pansies. Too many times I hear negative and misleading chatter about crossbows, including all of the above, compounded (no pun intended)...

Metallic Cartridges, Arrows Prohibited During Archery-Only Season

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks has received several inquiries as to whether a metallic cartridge device that attaches to an arrow can be used for hunting deer in Mississippi, and they cannot during the archery season. The devices are similar to “bang sticks” and allow a handgun or other metallic cartridge...

Roadblocks Scheduled to Catch Hunting Violators

The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during fall hunting and fishing seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations. New Mexico’s hunting seasons for deer, elk and small game are under way. Seasons for waterfowl and upland birds will open soon. Fishing is allowed year-round...

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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...

Register Now for Hunter Education Field Days

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Hunter Education program will offer two hunter education field days in the Upper Peninsula the weekend of Oct. 12-13. The field days are for hunter education students who have completed the online or home study course, and are a requirement to receive a hunter education safety certificate. On...

Better Get That Hunter Ed Course Now

Anyone needing a hunter education course in Georgia has several options including an online portion or the traditional classroom course. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division offers three options for hunter education: an 8-hour online course followed by a 2-hour review or the 10-hour traditional classroom course. “Because of the importance...

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Ted Nugent: Take a Newcomer Along this Hunting Season

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO TED’S CLASSIC BABY PLEASE DON’T GO   By Ted Nugent Ultra-Hi-velocity American BloodBrother greetings once again my Deer&DeerHunting friends from the indefatigable Nugent hunting addicted SpiritZone campfire. And what a blazing campfire it is! Mine smells like meat! Yours? It only took me a single morning to escape the brutal...

One of the arrows recovered during the Colorado DOW investigation. (Photo: Colorado DOW)

Bowhunters Convicted of Using Poison Arrows, One Claims ‘Everybody’ Uses Them in Their State

Four men have been convicted for using arrows laced with a paralyzing poison during big game hunts out west following a two-year investigation by state wildlife officials. South Carolina Sportsman reported Friday that George Plummer, 51, and Joseph Nevling 50, both of Timmonsville, S.C., Michael Courtney, 25, of Florence, S.C.,  and James Cole, 50,...

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...