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  1. Nuisance deer bow hunting rules raise safety concerns

    Under the Nuisance Deer Management Assistance Program, bow hunters are allowed to trespass if they believe they've wounded an animal and to discharge their weapon closer to homes than usual, says Hampton resident Gordon Gilmore. A man in Hampton is raising concerns about the provincial government's Nuisance Deer Management Assistance Program after he came face to face with a bow hunter in his backyard.

  2. Albino buck controversy: Death threats to child, 11, rally Michigan hunters to boy's defense

    Michigan hunters are lining up behind an 11-year-old boy who shot and killed an albino whitetail buck - a kill that has attracted national attention - after he has been subjected to death threats and other insults. Gavin Dingman, 11, took the white 12-point buck earlier this month and has since been praised for his hunting ability and scorned for the decision he and his father, Micky, made to take the rare animal.

  3. Cabin Country: Memories of the 'Swine Suite'

    The “Swine Suite” was never a pretty place - its floors once boasted a slope to match the roof. Yet it served as a happy hunting destination for 20 years.

  4. Deer Hunting Tips: Open Up the Lockdown

    Lockdown is a catchy word, but it doesn't accurately describe that stretch of peak breeding season when mature bucks seem to vanish. Bucks aren't imprisoned with their does during this seven- to 10-day phase.

  5. Deer Hunt 2014: Safety is now part of Wisconsin deer hunting culture

    Wisconsin is one of the safest places in the world to hunt deer, and this is no accident, said recreational safety officials with the state Department of Natural Resources. Experts trace the state's culture of hunting safety to 1967, almost a half century ago, when the DNR launched a six-hour course stressing firearm safety.

  6. Virginia: Expanded Hunting in Draft Plan for James River National Wildlife Refuge

    The US Fish and Wildlife Service has released a draft plan to guide management of the James River National Wildlife Refuge for the next 15 years. The 4,325-acre Refuge is located in Prince George County, Virginia, and is administered by staff at Eastern Virginia Rivers NWR Complex.

  7. ECU student bags albino deer

    Jack McDaniel knew it was a once in a lifetime opportunity when he took a shot Wednesday on his family's hunting land in Moore County. McDaniel and his roommate, Scott Gilmore, had been in their deer stands for about 90 minutes when he saw some movement coming out of the woods.

  8. Hunting season in full swing

    The hunting seasons are in full swing now and several hunters are doing well. Archery deer season is here, and I talked to my friend Jim Smith, and he and his hunting partner, Tim Snowden, have each harvested a couple of does.

  9. DNREC Designates Nov. 1 as Special Deer Hunting Day

    To promote the sport and provide additional opportunities for hunting in Delaware, DNREC's Division of Fish & Wildlife has designated Saturday, Nov. 1 as a special deer hunting day for youth hunters ages 10 through 15 and non-ambulatory disabled hunters on both public and private lands statewide. "Our youth hunting days are an excellent opportunity for experienced adult hunters to share their knowledge and skills with the next generation, thereby continuing one of Delaware's great conservation and outdoor recreation traditions," said David Saveikis, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Director.

  10. Jep Robertson forbidden to go duck hunting by doctors? 'Duck Dynasty' star mad

    " Duck Dynasty " star Jep Robertson had a massive seizure and almost died last week, but the star seemed to quickly bounce back. On life support for several days, the reality star seemed to be at death's door, but modern medicine seemed to have saved the celebrity.

  11. Tyler hunter gets first shot at Wyoming mule deer

    Alot of hunters will see a good deer on opening day but not take the shot thinking they will see something bigger and better before the hunt is over. Hans Dorey didn't wait, and it is a good thing because of the three people in his party hunting mule deer in Wyoming, Dorey was the only one to tag out in five days.

  12. PA fall turkey hunting season begins Saturday

    Turkey hunting season begins Saturday in Pennsylvania, but season starts and lengths vary throughout the state's 23 Wildlife Management Units . Now is the time to check the dates of when seasons open and close, advised R. Matthew Hough, executive director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

  13. Dog-deer hunting still banned at Kisatchie National Forest

    Hunters will not be allowed to use dogs to hunt deer on Kisatchie National Forest, after the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals this week dismissed a case brought by the Louisiana Sportsmen Alliance. (Photo by Todd Masson, The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this week ruled that the Louisiana Sportsmen Alliance, which sued the U.S. Forest Service after "deer-dog" hunting was banned at the 360,000-acre forest in 2012, had not made a "concrete" claim of any harm to their members caused by the ban.

  14. Harbor commissioner pleads guilty to poaching

    Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District Commissioner Aaron Lance Newman pleaded guilty today to three misdemeanor poaching and perjury charges. He was sentenced to three years probation, during which time he will be banned from recreational hunting or fishing in the U.S. Under the deal with the district attorney's office, Newman pleaded guilty to two violations of state Fish and Wildlife code for obtaining more than one set of hunting tags within one year and lying to a state agency under oath, as well as a code of regulations violation for misuse of abalone tags.

  15. Allegany County Man Found Guilty of Black Bear, Deer Hunting Charge

    A Flintstone man was found guilty Tuesday, October 28, in Allegany District Court of illegally hunting a black bear and a deer. He was fined $500, ordered to pay $800 in restitution to the state, and had his hunting privileges suspended for one year.

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