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Primitive Weapons Week Popular for Deer Hunters

Hunters looking to pursue deer with firearms that harken back to a different time will have their chance, Oct. 12-18, during the week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season. During last year’s primitive weapons season, more than 45,000 hunters took home more than 10,500 deer representing about three percent of Georgia’s total...

Antlerless-Only Muzzleloader Weekend Is Set

Ohio hunters have the opportunity to participate in a new antlerless-only deer muzzleloader season Oct. 12-13, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. It is legal to hunt antlerless deer statewide with a muzzleloader or bow during the two-day season. No bucks may be killed regardless of hunting implement. Antlerless...

Crossbows, Muzzleloaders Get Updated Seasons

For some, the beginning of fall is heralded by leaves changing colors, for others it’s cooler temperatures and shorter days, but for hunters fall is marked by the start of deer season. In less than two weeks, hunters will take to tree stands and blinds throughout the state, bow in hand...

Crossbows, Muzzleloaders Added to Deer Seasons

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has announced that a number of proposed changes to hunting and trapping regulations were approved by the Legislative Regulations Review Committee. The changes were approved Aug. 27 and are effective upon filing with the Secretary of State. They will be implemented for the...

Primitive Weapons Special Deer Hunt is Set

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will conduct primitive weapon deer hunts in Bussey Point in Lincoln County, Ga. These annual hunts are held in order to maintain the deer population within the carrying capacity for the area and to improve the quality of the...

Wait, I Hear Aliens On My Deer Hunt

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, W.Va, has announced that applications are now available and are being accepted for the special resident-only controlled deer hunt at the NRAO site. This controlled hunt is organized and planned in cooperation with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR). Submitting an...

NRA Sporting Arms Museum to Open at Bass Pro Shops

The National Rifle Association will celebrate the grand opening of the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum, which is located at the Bass Pro Shops store in Springfield, Mo. “We are thrilled to bring such a wonderful collection of firearms to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World,” said NRA museum director Jim Supica....

Muzzleloader Deer Permit Applications Available Now

Vermont’s muzzleloader antlerless deer hunting permit applications are now available on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s website. A quick-link to the information and application is provided on the home page. “It’s a really quick and easy process that ensures your entry is immediately entered into the lottery,” said Deer Project...