Friday, December 21, 2012


  1. New Hampshire Has Change In Shot Sizes for Turkey Hunters: For more information on turkey hunting in New Hampshire, visit here

  2. Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission to Consider Hunting with Suppressors: For more information on suppressors and their advantages, please click here.

  3. Pennsylvania Takes First Steps Toward Permanent Crossbow Hunting: For more information visit the Pennsylvania Game Commission

  4. USFWS Releases New Guidelines on Importation of Trophies: For more information visit the Safari Club

  5. Antlerless Deer Permit Part of Nebraska Big Game Changes: For more information visit the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

  6. Board Votes to Increase Vermont's black bear Hunting: For more information visit Vermont Fish and Wildlife

  7. New Pennsylvania State Record Elk Confirmed: For more information visit the The Boone and Crockett Club

  8. Wildlife Commission Moves Toward Night Hunting of Coyotes and Feral Swine: For more information visit

  9. NSSF Will Intervene in Latest Lawsuit Against Traditional Ammunition: Learn more about traditional ammunition click here 

  10. Senate Passes Farm Bill: To view a copy of the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012, please visit the Senate Agriculture Committee website at 

  11. NYDEC Adopts Deer Hunting Regulation Changes: The full text of the adopted regulations is available at

  12. Top 10 Wolf Hunting Tips from RMEF Members: For more information visit the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

  13. Nebraska Game Commission Approves Hunting in Park Area: For more information visit the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

  14. DU Supports Opening Some CRP Lands for Drought-Stricken Ranchers: For more information visit Ducks Unlimited

  15. New Indiana waterfowl hunting zones go into effect: For more information visit Indiana Fish and Wildlife

  16. LDWF Agents Rescue More Than 1,500 In Hurricane Isaac Aftermath: LDWF is the lead agency for search and rescue operations during natural disasters. LDWF has over 200 agents with vessels at the ready to assist those in need during flooding conditions.

  17. Colorado Approves Lion Quotas, Tweaks Falconry: For more information visit the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission

  18. Apprentice Hunting License: New Way To "Take A Friend - Make A Hunter": For more information visit here 

  19. Louisiana's New Hog Trapping, Hunting Regs in EffectFor more information on using snares in areas occupied by bears, visit here 

  20. Oklahoma: Hunting With Suppressors Legal Nov. 1: For more information visit the Oklahoma Department of  Wildlife Conservation

  21. Portion of Funds from BP Settlement Will Benefit Gulf Coast Fish and WildlifeUnder the terms of the settlement, BP will pay approximately $4.5 billion in installments over a five-year period, with nearly $2.4 billion going to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), an independent non-profit conservation group chartered by Congress in 1984. NFWF will directly oversee the use of those funds to maximize benefits for fish and wildlife habitats in the Gulf Coast region.

  22. Florida Wildlife Commission moves forward with new hunting opportunities: For more information visit The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

  23. Kentucky Commission Proposes Modifications for Deer and Elk Hunting: For more information visit here

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