Archives for February 2014

New Hampshire’s Moose Hunt Lottery Open

New Hampshire Fish and GameCONCORD, N.H. — The lottery is open for New Hampshire’s 2014 moose hunt. Enter soon and try your luck on what many consider the adventure of a lifetime. Lottery applications are just $15 for New Hampshire residents and $25 for nonresidents. [Read more…]

VDGIF To Host 6th Annual Virginia NASP State Tournament

Virginia Dept of Game & Inland FisheriesVDGIF To Host 6th Annual Virginia National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament March 8 at the Meadow Event Park in Doswell.

The Flights begin at 9:00 and the last scheduled Flight is 4 pm. [Read more…]

Utah Big Game Hunt Applications Due by March 6

Utah Dept of Natural ResoucesTime is running out to submit your application to hunt big game animals in Utah this fall.

Applications to hunt big game-including deer-are due through www.wildlife.utah.gov no later than 11 p.m. on March 6. [Read more…]

Safari Club International Hosts Exceptional Hunting Auctions in Greater Atlanta

Greater Atlanta Chapter of SCIAtlanta, GA – The Greater Atlanta Chapter of Safari Club International (SCI) is proud to host their annual hunters’ auction and gala at Adventure Outdoors in Smyrna, Georgia on March 1, 2014. The evening will include hunting opportunities from around the world and unique gifts for every member of a family.

“Hunting and fishing in the south is a traditional part of our lifestyle, and the Greater Atlanta Chapter of SCI wants to bring the world of hunting opportunities to the front steps of our friends and family this coming weekend,” said Eric Wallace Chapter President. “We hope to see everyone at Adventure Outdoors, where everyone will have the chance to buy a hunt or a fishing trip that will create memories of a lifetime.” [Read more…]

Big Game Access Program cancelled after pilot study

Colorado Parks and WildlifeCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After a pilot study, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be suspending its Big Game Access Program (BGAP). BGAP was designed to evaluate the potential of a big game leasing program in southeastern Colorado and create hunting opportunities that both benefited landowners and hunters in the area. However, recent budgetary shortfalls have caused Colorado Parks and Wildlife to reevaluate all of its programs and as a result the decision was made to end BGAP. [Read more…]

RMEF Rides 2013 Momentum into 2014

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation - RMEFMISSOULA, Mont.–The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation rolls into its 30th year of existence fresh off a fifth consecutive year of record membership, the unveiling of a new endowment to boost its core mission programs and having topped 6.4 million acres of land protected or enhanced.

“There’s no doubt that 2013 was an incredible year for us, perhaps one of the best ever,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “We are so grateful to our volunteers and members because their dedication and commitment to elk, elk country and conservation made it all possible.” [Read more…]

Virginia Senate Passes Important Sunday Hunting Legislation

Sunday Hunting LegislationFairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association thanks the Virginia Senate for passing House Bill 1237 today by a bipartisan 28-11 vote. This important piece of legislation, which passed the Virginia House of Delegates by a bipartisan 71-27 vote on January 28, allows Sunday hunting on private lands with written permission from the landowner. [Read more…]

NSSF Hails Passage of Sunday Hunting in Virginia

National Shooting Sports FoundationNewtown, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) today hailed the bipartisan accomplishment of both houses of the Virginia General Assembly for passing legislation that will allow hunting on private property on Sundays in the Commonwealth. [Read more…]

Mountain House Not Affected by RECALL

Mountain HouseYou may have heard that on Saturday, February 15 the USDA announced a CLASS I recall on almost a quarter-million pounds of processed eggs from dried-egg supplier Nutriom due to serious concern of Salmonella contamination. [Read more…]

Annual student archery tournament set for Newberry

NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM - NASPThe 2014 Florida National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) State Tournament will be held in Newberry Feb. 22.

The tournament will be conducted in two formats: a live tournament competition that will take place at the Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave., and a virtual tournament for school students who cannot travel. [Read more…]