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  1. DNR: Turkey hunters should stress safety first before going into woods

    Hunters preparing to head to the woods for turkey season should review important turkey hunting safety tips, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division. "Before pulling the trigger, it is critical to know what is in front of and beyond your targeted area and you should never shoot at sound or movement," said Walter Lane, hunter development program manager for the Wildlife Resources Division.

  2. Turkey Hunting 101 at Parks and Wildlife

    With an estimated 7 million-plus wild turkeys in 49 states, turkey hunting continues to be the fastest growing hunting activity. Prospective and experienced gobbler hunters can take advantage of expert guidance from Colorado Parks and Wildlife in a free, one-evening seminar titled "Turkey Hunting 101," set for 6 p.m. on April 9 at the Parks and Wildlife Hunter Education Building, 711 Independent Ave. The clinic is co-sponsored by Parks and Wildlife and the Western Slope Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.

  3. Healthy mule deer population leads to proposal for more hunting permits

    State wildlife managers have boosted the number of general season hunting permits for the 2015 season in an attempt to control Utah's burgeoning mule deer population. "Utah's deer herds are in the best shape they've been in since the early 1990s," said Justin Shannon, big game manager for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources .

  4. Hunting gobblers - young and old

    Hunting gobblers - young and old Hunting gobblers - young and old Check out this story on Earlier this spring I was turkey hunting in Alabama. It's getting good light and I heard the old boy greet the dawn with his lusty gobble.

  5. 11 hunters cited during opening weekend of turkey season, 2 from our region

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited 11 people for alleged turkey hunting violations during the opening weekend of the 2015 turkey hunting season. On March 28th agents cited the following for hunting turkeys over a baited area: Shannon D. Gray, 45, of Oak Grove, in Concordia Parish; Brian C. Adamson, 41, of Many in Sabine Parish; Jimmy Gordon, 72, of Livingston, in Livingston Parish, Patrick Haggerty, 67, of Kenner, in Tangipahoa Parish; Gary L. Carter, 49, of Rayville, in Jackson Parish; and Neil Hunt, 38, of Sandy Hook, Miss., in Washington Parish.

  6. 2015-2016 Ohio Hunting Regulations Proposals Amended

    These changes were presented to the Ohio Wildlife Council at Wednesday's meeting. The council will vote on these amended proposals as well as all other fish and wildlife proposals at their next meeting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources .

  7. Rites of Spring

    This past weekend was alternately strikingly cold with a cloudless sky, followed by a blustery, wet and generally dank period which was followed by a day of sun, scattered clouds and temps in the mid-50s. The result was working-up a genuine sweat performing outdoor chores in the woods on a sunny 24 degree day.

  8. New Georgia Hunting Regulations Proposed; Public Comment Sought

    The Department of Natural Resources says some of the proposed changes include: uniform statewide deer season; expanding the hunting opportunity for alligators and bears; modifying either-sex days to manage white-tailed deer; and regulating hunting and other activities on wildlife management areas and other state lands.

  9. South Carolina Senate Passes Deer Bill - Currently in House Committee

    On March 18, 2015, the South Carolina Senate passed S. 454, a bill that will bring significant changes to deer hunting across the state. This bill will, among other things, change the bag limits on deer to 4 antlered and 4 antler-less deer a year and will require all deer be tagged.

  10. Changes Coming for South Carolina Turkey Hunters - Possibly as Soon as Next Year

    Turkey hunters across the state can expect to see changes to the season as well as to bag limits when a new bill goes into effect. These changes, first brought before the state's House of Representatives in bill H. 3118, will change the current bag limit from 5 turkeys a season to 3 with only 2 harvests allowed per day.

  11. Gerald Almy: Searching for shed deer antlers

    Lace up your hiking boots. It's time to start searching for shed deer antlers. And while you're at it, you'll be getting yourself in shape for the coming turkey season.

  12. A rescue on the river: Leyton Page was "tired and scared" but held on

    Leyton Page, the 16-year-old high school sophomore from Bogalusa, rescued two boys Saturday in the ripping current of the Pearl River Navigational Canal. The photo is from Bogalusa Then and Now!!!! Facebook page, where Page has already gotten more than 3,300 likes.

  13. Wild turkey hunt for youth and non-ambulatory disabled hunters set April 4

    Prior to the start of Delaware's 2015 spring wild turkey season, youths aged 10 to 15 and non-ambulatory disabled hunters will have a special one-day turkey hunt opportunity Saturday, April 4. Youth and disabled hunters will be able to hunt wild turkeys on private property, state wildlife areas and state forest lands. Hunters ages 13 to 15 must have a valid Delaware junior hunting license and must have completed a hunter education course, as well as a Division of Fish and Wildlife-approved turkey hunter safety class.

  14. A deer peers through the fence on an Indiana deer farm in this Star file photo.

    Amended captive-deer bill would prohibit drugged hunts Opponents say no to 'canned hunting' even after compromise. Check out this story on Owners of Indiana's fenced hunting preserves would be forbidden from selling a deer for a hunt within 24 hours of it being sedated, and only animals born and raised on Indiana deer farms could be hunted.

  15. Sportsman Channel's "Easton Bowhunting TV" Returns...

    Charging leopards, beastly grizzlies and massive polar bears are just the tip of the arrow for Sportsman Channel's Easton Bowhunting TV . The series returns Friday, April 3 at 10 p.m. ET with a three-part 10th anniversary special highlighting the history of Easton and Easton Bowhunting TV , including host Fred Eichler's wildest and most memorable hunting moments.

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