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South Carolina deer harvest remained stable in 2019

South Carolina deer harvest remained stable in 2019

Results of the 2019 Deer Hunter Survey conducted by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) indicate that the statewide harvest of deer decreased by only 1% last season. Hunters harvested an estimated 105,201 bucks, and 87,872 does, which made up a total harvest of 193,073 deer. That isContinue Reading…

Nonresident Sawtooth Zone elk tags go on sale May 11

Nonresident Sawtooth Zone elk tags go on sale May 11

Nonresident Sawtooth Zone elk tags go on sale 10 a.m. MDT, May 11. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, nonresident Sawtooth tags can only be purchased online at https://idfg.idaho.gov/buy-online. Sawtooth Zone tags are capped, and typically sell out extremely fast, because demand is much higher than the nonresident allocationContinue Reading…

Iowa deer application opens May 2

Iowa deer application opens May 2

The time to apply for your 2020 Iowa deer tags is less than two weeks away! While you wait, here are a few things you can do to prepare for your application: Log into your customer account: Update your customer profile. Make sure your mailing address, email address and phoneContinue Reading…

Fall tags reduced for some deer, elk hunts in eastern Oregon

Fall tags reduced for some deer, elk hunts in eastern Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — Tag numbers for some deer and elk hunts this fall have been reduced from the numbers shown in the 2020 Big Game Regulations. The reduction of a total of 3,953 buck tags and 287 antlerless deer tags affects deer hunts in Desolation, Fort Rock, Hood, Metolius, MtContinue Reading…

North Dakota 2019 Deer Season Summarized

North Dakota 2019 Deer Season Summarized

A total of 57,949 North Dakota deer hunters took approximately 37,250 deer during the 2019 deer gun hunting season, according to a post-season survey conducted by the state Game and Fish Department. Game and Fish made available 65,500 deer gun licenses last year. Overall hunter success was 64 percent, withContinue Reading…

Leftover hunt permit-tags available for Arizona 2020 elk hunts – Outdoor News Daily

Leftover hunt permit-tags available for Arizona 2020 elk hunts – Outdoor News Daily

PHOENIX — Arizona hunters still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for select 2020 elk hunts. There are 824 leftover hunt permit-tags — 677 for the minimal occurrence zone/low density (general) hunt in game management units 12A, 12B, 13A and 13B. All remaining hunt permit-tags will be availableContinue Reading…

All elk licenses for rifle hunters now limited in GMU 83 in the San Luis Valley – Outdoor News Daily

All elk licenses for rifle hunters now limited in GMU 83 in the San Luis Valley – Outdoor News Daily

MONTE VISTA, Colo. – Over-the-counter rifle elk-hunting licenses are no longer available for Game Management Unit 83 in the San Luis Valley during the second and third rifle seasons. All elk licenses for the unit are now limited; rifle hunters must apply for an elk tag through the Colorado ParksContinue Reading…

Oklahoma Deer Gun Season Remains 16 Days – Outdoor News Daily

Oklahoma Deer Gun Season Remains 16 Days – Outdoor News Daily

Oklahoma’s deer gun hunting season will not be lengthened but instead will remain 16 days long following the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission’s approval of administrative rules during its regular meeting Tuesday. A proposal to add a week to the regular deer gun season was initially put forth in late 2019,Continue Reading…

LDWF Announces Deer Hunting Closure in Deer Area 5 Due to Flooding – Outdoor News Daily

LDWF Announces Deer Hunting Closure in Deer Area 5 Due to Flooding – Outdoor News Daily

Deer hunting in Deer Area 5 in the Atchafalaya Basin is closed due to flooding, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced. The Atchafalaya River has reached 18 feet mean sea level (msl), triggering the automatic closure. Attakapas Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and DMAP lands in Deer AreaContinue Reading…

Deer Hunting Closed in Portions of Deer Area 5 Due to Flooding – Outdoor News Daily

Deer Hunting Closed in Portions of Deer Area 5 Due to Flooding – Outdoor News Daily

Deer hunting in portions of Deer Area 5 in the Atchafalaya Basin, including Attakapas Wildlife Management Area (WMA), is closed due to flooding, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced. The Atchafalaya River has reached 15 feet mean sea level (msl) at Butte LaRose, triggering the automatic closure.Continue Reading…