Archery Hunting News

Archery in the Schools Program Comes to Colorado
The Colorado Archery in the Schools Program (CASP) is a new program that will be implemented in middle and high schools physical education classrooms throughout the state. After a successful pilot program with 11 schools, the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) who sponsors the program recently received approval to expand the program statewide. Physical education teachers at participating schools will receive training to teach archery to their students as a unit in their classrooms.
State Archery Championship to be Held April 18
The Third Annual Archery in the Schools Program State Championship will take place on April 18, 2006, at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Approximately 1,000 students from across Alabama are expected to participate in three divisions: Elementary (grades K-6), Middle (grades 7-8), and High School (grades 9-12).
Archery Tournament Jump-Starts Shooting Sports Ed
More than 120 student archers from 13 public, private and charter schools descended on Temple Feb. 24 for the first annual Texas Archery in Schools Program tournament. Students from Holloway Middle School, Grandview ISD, Wimberly Junior High and Crockett High School took top honors.
Bowhunter Apprentice Instructor Training Classes Set
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) will conduct bowhunter education and firearm hunter education apprentice instructor training classes in April, according to Nebraska Hunter Education Coordinator Mike Streeter.
2006 Archery in Schools State Tournament Set
The second annual Minnesota Archery in the Schools State Tournament will be Saturday, April 1, at the Sauk Rapids-Rice High School in central Minnesota. The competition is open to students in schools that are participating in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP), a project sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Preliminary Archery Deer Harvest Numbers
Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Acting Director Sam Flood announced today bow hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary statewide total of 64,474 deer during the 2005-06 archery deer season in the state.
51 Minnesota Schools Receive Archery Grants from DNR
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has awarded grants to 51 schools to purchase archery equipment. The grants, which are part of Minnesota's National Archery in the Schools Program, enable schools to acquire state of the art archery gear at a greatly reduced cost.
Archery & Muzzleloader Deer Permits Still Available
Nebraska deer hunters are experiencing another great year of deer hunting and although the November firearm season has ended, there is still plenty of time to hunt deer with archery equipment or muzzleloaders.
2005 Bowhunter Survey
The Ohio Bowhunter Survey is a program the Division of Wildlife uses to track year-to-year changes in furbearer populations, and to record sightings of special interest species such as black bear, bobcat and river otter. Because bowhunters typically spend many hours in the field observing wildlife, this group of outdoorsmen and women provide some of the best information on certain wildlife species that are difficult to monitor using other survey methods.
Bowhunters Invited to Participate in DNR Survey
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) invites bowhunters to participate in the 11th annual West Virginia Bowhunter's Survey, according to Scott Warner, Wildlife Biologist for the Wildlife Resources Section of DNR. Since 1995, WVDNR has collected information from bowhunters on more than 75,000 trips, recording more than 250,000 hours of observations on white-tailed deer, black bear, wild turkey, and a variety of small game species providing a wealth of information on wildlife populations.