Archery Hunting News

Second Annual State Archery Championship
The second annual “National Archery in the Schools Program” State Championship will be held April 26 at the Autauga County Agricultural Arena in Autaugaville from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Approximately 550 students enrolled in 16 schools from Huntsville to Mobile will compete.
NWTF Targets School Archery Program for Support
With an eye to the future, the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has made a major commitment to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) burgeoning Archery in the Schools program.
New Agreement to Help Preserve the Bowhunting Tradition
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has signed an agreement with the Archery Trade Association and its two foundations – ArrowSport and the Bowhunting Preservation Alliance -- to increase archery and bowhunting opportunities while increasing long-time support from Tennessee bowhunters for wildlife conservation.
Permit Bow Deer Season Opens Oct. 30
The 2004 New Jersey Permit Bow Season for deer will open statewide on Saturday, Oct. 30. Bag limits and season lengths vary by zone, so hunters should always review current regulations in the Hunting Issue of the New Jersey Fish and Wildlife Digest before going afield.
LBL Archery Season
Hunters may harvest two deer during LBL's 2004-2005 archery season, only one of which may be an antlered buck. The season, however, is closed on LBL quota hunt days and one day immediately before each quota hunt. Appropriately licensed archers can also harvest one turkey (either sex), squirrels, groundhogs and coyotes during those dates as well.
Archery Hunts at Oak Mountain State Park
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announces that it will hold an archery deer hunt at Oak Mountain State Park on October 26-27, 2004, and another on December 15-16, 2004. A computer-generated selection process will choose 70 hunters for each of the regulated hunts.
Hunting Stand Rules Have Changed on Consolidated Conservation Lands
As the archery deer season opens throughout the state, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wants to remind all deer hunters that new rules are in effect this season on Consolidated Conservation Lands (or Con-Con Lands) in Beltrami, Marshall, and Roseau counties.
Tennessee Deer Archery Season Opens September 25
Tennessee's 2004 deer archery season will open across the state on Saturday morning, September 25th, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). The TWRA urges all archery hunters to pick up a 2004 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide to review and become familiar with all the changes for the upcoming deer season.
New Checkout Rule in Effect for Archery Deer Hunters
There is a new rule this year: all successful archery hunters must contact an Arizona Game and Fish Department office in person or by telephone at (866) 903-DEER (3337) within 10 days of taking a deer, unless the deer has been checked through a mandatory hunter checking station.
Unlimited Archery Permits Available
There are still plenty of deer hunting permits, including an unlimited number of archery permits, available for Nebraska's 2004 hunting seasons. Both resident and nonresident hunters may purchase deer permits, within permit limits, in any unit where permits remain, but Nebraska law allows any person to possess no more than two permits that allow for the taking of antlered deer.