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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Deer Hunting Tactic: How to Kill the No-Cover Buck

    Here's the good news: You've got a nice buck hitting a field every night. Now the bad news: You can't set up on its entry trail because there are no trees at the edge of the field suitable for a stand.

  7. Citations issued by DNR wardens fall under Scott Walker administration

    Orders to U.S. companies for long-lasting manufactured goods fell for a second month in September, while a key category that signals business investment plans dropped by the biggest amount in eight months. Former DNR Secretary George Meyer, who served Republican Tommy Thompson, now leads the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation.

  8. Join us for live chat on deer hunting with sporting goods reps, hunting bloggers

    Get in gear for deer season by talking to experts during a MLive live at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30. Representatives from two of south-central Michigan's biggest sporting goods retailers - Knutson's and Schupbach's - and from the blog, , will join us to answer questions. They'll share information their biggest selling equipment and what's new this year, as well as talk about what hunters need to know before heading out, including licensing, safety and hot spots for deer.

  9. Division of Wildlife Resources recommends hunt changes for 2015

    Hunting changes for 2015 have been proposed by the state Division of Wildlife Resources, and the division is seeking feedback from the public. One proposal would allow limited entry deer hunting on six general season units, after the general rifle buck deer hunt on the units is over.

  10. Duck Dynasty Father and Son Release 'Faith and Family Bible'

    Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson and his eldest son Alan Robertson, both of whom are Christian ministers, released The Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible today, which is a New King James Version of the Bible complete with testimonials, selected indexes on Jesus's life, weekly readings, and devotional commentary from both men throughout the book. While noting the joys of duck hunting, family, and Miss Kay's cooking in the study Bible's introduction, Phil and Al Robertson say that "what really gets us fired up - what's the foundation of our daily lives and all that we do - is our relationship with the Almighty.

  11. Police: Hunting Companion Made False Statements in Fatal Shooting Investigation

    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Cherokee Sheriff's Office are looking for an Acworth man wanted for further questioning in an investigation of a hunting trip that turned deadly. Warrants have been taken out for Christopher K. Carver of Acworth, who is accused of making false statements to officers investigating the shooting death of Dennis David Orr of Robbinsville, North Carolina, said Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division spokesperson Mark McKinnon.

  12. Squirrel hunting, deer scouting go together

    Bringing home a bag of bushytails is not the only objective of an October squirrel hunt. For me, it's also a chance to get out and scout some of the woods in which I'll be deer hunting later on The early-morning woods were damp and still, the silence broken only by a trickle of hickory-nut hulls from a big shagbark up on the ridge.

  13. The boy who shot albino deer

    Editor's note: Ruben Navarrette is a CNN contributor, Daily Beast columnist and a nationally syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Writers Group. Follow him on Twitter: @rubennavarrette.

  14. Put Down the Deer Grunt Call

    Sure, the grunt call gets all the press, but sometimes it takes a different kind of sound to bring in the big buck. Here are a few deer calling tips that will have you on using the full range of deer vocalizations to your advantage.

  15. Group holds first youth pheasant hunt

    Coy Stauffer of Wapakoneta shows off the pheasant he shot Saturday at the Auglaize County Pheasants Forever youth hunt. Auglaize County Pheasants Forever held its first youth pheasant hunt Saturday at a hunting preserve on Fryburg Drive at Hardin Pike, just south of Wapakoneta.

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